MakeMKV 1.7.10 Beta is your one-click solution to ripping media to your hard drive
January 3, 2013 – 08:10 | Comments Off
MakeMKV 1.7.10 Beta is your one-click solution to ripping media to your hard drive

Everyone’s looking for that magic one-click solution to digitizing their personal video and movies collection. Often you find yourself having to jump through a number of hoops before you can get the movies in a …

Easily repair (some) broken MKV files with Meteorite
December 27, 2012 – 10:02 | Comments Off
Easily repair (some) broken MKV files with Meteorite

If you’ve just spent an age downloading a huge MKV file, then eventually discovering that it won’t play properly is always going to be, well, a little frustrating. To put it politely.
It’s best to resist …

Software roundup – 26 important downloads from the last seven days
June 22, 2012 – 17:27 | Comments Off
Software roundup – 26 important downloads from the last seven days

As we reach the end of June, commercial software developers are busy preparing software for a Q3 launch, so we’ll be entering a lean period for key new releases. This doesn’t mean it’s been a …

Handbrake 0.9.6 makes encoding MP4/MKV files simpler than ever
February 29, 2012 – 09:57 | Comments Off
Handbrake 0.9.6 makes encoding MP4/MKV files simpler than ever

The Handbrake Project has announced an update to its open-source, cross-platform video transcoding utility. Handbrake 0.9.6 includes new and updated codecs, improved filters and demuxers, a new “Normal” preset promising faster transcoding times and improvements …

AirPlay It launches new beta for Android, updates iOS client for better performance
January 13, 2012 – 12:56 | Comments Off
AirPlay It launches new beta for Android, updates iOS client for better performance

Digiarty Software Inc has launched the first public beta of an Android client of AirPlay It, its free media-streaming solution. The set of tools, which includes AirPlayit Server for Windows and Mac, allows users to stream …

Review: DivX Pro 8
March 21, 2010 – 09:00 | Comments Off

DivX is a video codec that’s become well known for producing compact movie files that still deliver high image and audio quality. As a result it’s been widely adopted as a video standard, and there …