Create animated GIFs from video clips with Movie to Gif
July 23, 2014 – 07:46 | No Comment
Create animated GIFs from video clips with Movie to Gif

They’re extremely basic, horribly limited, just about the most low-tech form of computer animation you can get. But then animated GIFs are almost 25 years old, so we probably shouldn’t expect too much. And even …

Need to take control of your Android mobile’s files? Tomi File Manager is just the ticket.
July 21, 2014 – 13:34 | No Comment
Need to take control of your Android mobile’s files? Tomi File Manager is just the ticket.

Ever struggled to find a particular file on your Android mobile? Wish you could exert more control over your photos and other media, or uninstall more than one app at once? You need a file …

CyberLink Media Suite 12 released, supports creating and editing 4K video
July 17, 2014 – 12:11 | No Comment
CyberLink Media Suite 12 released, supports creating and editing 4K video

CyberLink has announced the release of CyberLink Media Suite 12, its vast and comprehensive collection of playback, editing and convent creation tools.
Highlights include new support for creating and playing back UltraHD 4K Video. The suite …

Save frames from any video with Batch Video to Image Extractor
July 7, 2014 – 11:11 | No Comment
Save frames from any video with Batch Video to Image Extractor

If you’ve taken a video which you’d like to share with others, it can often be useful to include a few frames as well. They’ll give your recipients an immediate idea of the contents, and …

New company Icecream Apps debuts its freeware range
July 1, 2014 – 15:09 | No Comment
New company Icecream Apps debuts its freeware range

Icecream Apps is a new company which recently launched three freeware Windows tools: Media Converter, PDF Split and Merge and Image Resizer. Polished and professional, available in several languages and with Mac versions available “pretty …

Media Browser offers a great media streaming solution for shared households
July 1, 2014 – 14:41 | No Comment
Media Browser offers a great media streaming solution for shared households

In recent years there has been a lot of love shown for Plex, the slick and frankly brilliant media sharing solution that encompasses just about any platform. But it’s not the only media server in …

Icaros enables Explorer thumbnails for almost any video type
June 17, 2014 – 11:21 | No Comment
Icaros enables Explorer thumbnails for almost any video type

Windows Explorer does a reasonable job of displaying thumbnails for standard image types, but it’s not so good with videos. You might get lucky with a few basic formats, but others – FLV, MKV – …

Adobe Flash Player 14 and Adobe AIR 14 released, adds AIR Gamepad API, PPAPI Flash Player content debugger
June 10, 2014 – 13:09 | No Comment
Adobe Flash Player 14 and Adobe AIR 14 released, adds AIR Gamepad API, PPAPI Flash Player content debugger

Adobe has released a major update to its web media player and runtime platform with the release of Adobe Flash Player 14.0 and Adobe AIR 14.0.
The new releases deliver a number of new features and …

Adobe Voice allows iPad users to quickly create slideshow-based video
May 8, 2014 – 10:10 | Comments Off
Adobe Voice allows iPad users to quickly create slideshow-based video

Adobe has unveiled a new free app for iPad users. Dubbed an app for storytelling, Adobe Voice 1.0 allows users to create animated slideshow-based video stories based on their own narrated scripts.
Each slide – or …

OpenELEC 4.0 released, offers simple XBMC 13 install for standalone devices
May 6, 2014 – 14:48 | Comments Off
OpenELEC 4.0 released, offers simple XBMC 13 install for standalone devices

Those looking to build a low-cost, lightweight media server will be pleased to see that OpenELEC 4.0.0 (32-bit) and OpenELEC 4.0.0 (64-bit) have been released.
OpenELEC provides a complete Linux-based distribution based around XBMC that takes …

XBMC 13.0 FINAL released, adds stereoscopic 3D support, Android hardware decoding
May 5, 2014 – 08:16 | Comments Off
XBMC 13.0 FINAL released, adds stereoscopic 3D support, Android hardware decoding

After a relatively short two-month period in beta, Team XBMC has released XBMC 13.0 FINAL. Codenamed “Gotham”, XBMC 13 is packed full of new features and improvements across all platforms.
The open-source cross-platform media powerhouse gains …