VClip is a quick and easy desktop recorder
January 28, 2016 – 07:44 | No Comment
VClip is a quick and easy desktop recorder

BahraniApps has released VClip 1.0, a freeware tool for recording video and audio of your desktop.
The program has a strong emphasis on simplicity. Which means: it’s basic. Very basic. There’s no option to capture the …

PDF Multitool 6.20 extracts audio, video from PDFs
January 28, 2016 – 06:10 | No Comment
PDF Multitool 6.20 extracts audio, video from PDFs

ByteScout’s do-everything freeware PDF Multitool has been updated to 6.20 with new options for extracting embedded audio and video from PDFs.
Smarter text extraction means the program does a better job of auto-detecting document tables and …

Browse, play and organise your movie files with Saleen Video Manager
January 13, 2016 – 07:19 | No Comment
Browse, play and organise your movie files with Saleen Video Manager

We’re usually sceptical of media managers. They always promise big benefits, but often require a lot of setup time before they deliver, if you ever see them at all.
Saleen Video Manager is a little different. …

Freemake Video Converter 4.1.9 adds drag and drop support
November 25, 2015 – 06:06 | Comments Off on Freemake Video Converter 4.1.9 adds drag and drop support
Freemake Video Converter 4.1.9 adds drag and drop support

Freemake Video Converter is a great media conversion tool with a pile of features, and just one small but annoying omission.
No drag and drop support meant you had to click the Add button and manually …

Kodi 15.2 unveils bug fixes and improvements across desktop and mobile
October 20, 2015 – 06:50 | Comments Off on Kodi 15.2 unveils bug fixes and improvements across desktop and mobile
Kodi 15.2 unveils bug fixes and improvements across desktop and mobile

The XBMC Foundation has unveiled Kodi 15.2, a maintenance update of its open-source, cross-platform media center. This is the second release since version 15 debuted back in July.
The major focus of the new release is …

YouTube Kids is a friendly, safe(ish) video browser
October 7, 2015 – 04:09 | Comments Off on YouTube Kids is a friendly, safe(ish) video browser
YouTube Kids is a friendly, safe(ish) video browser

YouTube can be a great resource for young children, but there’s also a vast amount of adult content that you probably won’t want them to see.
The regular YouTube app and even the website can place …

YouTube for iOS 10.38 unveils major redesign, new in-app editing tools
October 6, 2015 – 08:31 | Comments Off on YouTube for iOS 10.38 unveils major redesign, new in-app editing tools
YouTube for iOS 10.38 unveils major redesign, new in-app editing tools

Google has rolled out YouTube for iOS 10.38 for iPhone and iPad. Despite the minor version number revision, the new app sports a major facelift, plus new in-app editing controls.
The new look sports a minimalist …

CyberLink launches new Director range
September 19, 2015 – 11:32 | Comments Off on CyberLink launches new Director range
CyberLink launches new Director range

CyberLink has announced the latest versions of its Director multimedia range.
Video editor PowerDirector 14’s new template-based Express Projects module makes it quick and easy for anyone to produce quality videos.

madVR 0.89 ships with black bar detection
September 8, 2015 – 08:50 | Comments Off on madVR 0.89 ships with black bar detection
madVR 0.89 ships with black bar detection

DirectShow video renderer madVR 0.89.1 has shipped with a host of new features and configuration options.
Anamorphic lens support allows the video image to be scaled correctly for even more screen sizes and ratios.

Synchronise media players for group viewing with Syncplay
August 24, 2015 – 10:15 | Comments Off on Synchronise media players for group viewing with Syncplay
Synchronise media players for group viewing with Syncplay

Syncplay is a free tool which syncs media players over the web, allowing a scattered group of friends to watch videos together.
To get started you must specify a server and choose a room name, something …

ScreenOut is an always-on-top Chrome video viewer
July 30, 2015 – 15:01 | Comments Off on ScreenOut is an always-on-top Chrome video viewer
ScreenOut is an always-on-top Chrome video viewer

You’re browsing with Chrome, and have found a great video. Ideally you’d watch it all, uninterrupted, but there’s other work to do, and so you have to resize all your various windows to fit.
ScreenOut is …