Ashampoo Music Studio 5 adds Opus support, improves tag editor
June 16, 2014 – 11:39 | Comments Off
Ashampoo Music Studio 5 adds Opus support, improves tag editor

German multimedia developer Ashampoo has announced the release of Ashampoo Music Studio 5, its all-in-one music management suite.
Improvements include an extended Analyze tool which checks your chosen audio files for common problems (missing tags, incorrect …

As the end draws near for Winamp, how to migrate your playlists elsewhere
December 5, 2013 – 11:32 | Comments Off
As the end draws near for Winamp, how to migrate your playlists elsewhere

With just 15 days until it’s pulled from the web, the future is increasingly looking bleak for popular media player Winamp. Now is the time to download the latest version while you still can before …

Winamp 5.64 adds more accessible Safe Mode troubleshooting option, XPSF playlist support
June 20, 2013 – 13:08 | Comments Off
Winamp 5.64 adds more accessible Safe Mode troubleshooting option, XPSF playlist support

Winamp 5.64 and its more fully functional, paid-for sibling, Winamp Pro 5.64 have been released, with a couple of new features joined by a myriad of improvements and bug fixes.
The latest minor update to Nullsoft’s …

HandBrake 0.9.9 makes transcoding to MP4 or MKV video easier than ever
May 20, 2013 – 07:00 | Comments Off
HandBrake 0.9.9 makes transcoding to MP4 or MKV video easier than ever

Popular cross-platform, open-source video transcoder HandBrake 0.9.9 has been released, and despite the version number increment is actually a major update. HandBrake allows users to convert video from a wide variety of formats – including …

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 …

14 tools to rip, convert and stream video from DVD and Blu-ray
April 3, 2012 – 06:01 | Comments Off
14 tools to rip, convert and stream video from DVD and Blu-ray

These days, more and more of us watch video in a variety of different ways. The ease and versatility of modern media can leave you looking at your old collection of videos and DVDs with …

Free VidCoder download offers easy DVD ripping and converting
May 10, 2011 – 12:29 | One Comment
Free VidCoder download offers easy DVD ripping and converting

One of the most popular open-source tools for ripping and encoding video from DVD and Blu-ray is the cross-platform tool, Handbrake. One of the charges levelled at it – particularly from a Windows user’s point …