Create contact sheets of your videos with Thumbnail me
March 21, 2014 – 07:45 | No Comment
Create contact sheets of your videos with Thumbnail me

Thumbnail me is an open source Windows and Linux tool which extracts frames from a video, then presents them as a single image, a quick and easy way to preview the movie’s contents.
The program imports …

VLC for Windows 8 Beta launched, early promise undermined by stability issues
March 13, 2014 – 11:57 | No Comment
VLC for Windows 8 Beta launched, early promise undermined by stability issues

Windows RT/8 users rejoice: a Modern UI version of the fan-favourite VLC Media Player tool has just surfaced in the Windows App Store. VLC for Windows 8 Beta 0.2 is currently available for Intel-based processors …

FileBot 4.0 makes media analysis and renaming easier than ever
March 7, 2014 – 13:16 | No Comment
FileBot 4.0 makes media analysis and renaming easier than ever

The larger your movie and media collection, the harder it can be to manage. What happens if your carefully crafted naming convention proves incompatible with the new media server you’ve switched to? Or you’re missing …

XBMC 13.0 Beta 1 released, adds limited 3D support, hardware decoding to Android devices
March 5, 2014 – 06:41 | No Comment
XBMC 13.0 Beta 1 released, adds limited 3D support, hardware decoding to Android devices

Team XBMC has unveiled the first public beta of XBMC 13.0, its open-source, cross-platform media server and center. Version 13.0, codenamed “Gotham”, ships after more than a year of development, and is packed full of …

RealCloud Player gives you the best of all worlds when it comes to playing video
February 20, 2014 – 12:37 | No Comment
RealCloud Player gives you the best of all worlds when it comes to playing video

When it comes to playing video on your PC or mobile, the choices are vast and sometimes confusing. Do you restrict yourself to access from one device, or do you manually transfer media between devices …

Find similar videos by content with Video Comparer
February 17, 2014 – 12:07 | No Comment
Find similar videos by content with Video Comparer

Video Comparer is an interesting commercial tool which can find similar videos by their content.
The key word here is “similar”. The program doesn’t just look for identical files. It can also match files when one …

Create animated GIFs from videos with QGifer
February 13, 2014 – 13:53 | Comments Off
Create animated GIFs from videos with QGifer

Animated GIFs may be the most dated and inefficient form of animation around, but they can still be useful. In particular, you can use them almost anywhere, no need for a special movie player, and …

VLC Media Player 2.1.3 increases stability, fixes bugs and regressions
February 5, 2014 – 10:29 | Comments Off
VLC Media Player 2.1.3 increases stability, fixes bugs and regressions

VideoLAN has released VLC Media Player 2.1.3, the latest minor release of its open-source, cross-platform media player for Windows, Mac and Linux. Version 2.1.3 comes with the promise of fixing multiple bugs and regressions introduced …

Free Audio Video Pack 2.0 handles all your audio/ video conversion needs
January 23, 2014 – 05:55 | Comments Off
Free Audio Video Pack 2.0 handles all your audio/ video conversion needs

Pazera Software has announced the release of Free Audio Video Pack 2.0, a renamed update of its Pazera Video Converters Suite.
As you’ll guess from the name, the package provides tools to handle audio and video …

Adobe Flash Player 12 and Adobe Air 4 released
January 14, 2014 – 12:40 | Comments Off
Adobe Flash Player 12 and Adobe Air 4 released

Adobe has unveiled three major updates with the release of Adobe Flash Player for Other Browsers 12.0, Adobe Flash Player for Internet Explorer 12.0 and Adobe AIR 4.0.
The new versions of Adobe’s cross-platform web media …

oCam is a very configurable screen recorder
January 13, 2014 – 07:46 | Comments Off
oCam is a very configurable screen recorder

Screen recorders are great for creating tutorials, saving streaming videos and otherwise recording your desktop activities. There are plenty to choose from, each with their own advantages, but if you’re new to the technology then …