Track & edit video objects with Sensarea
June 30, 2015 – 09:03 | No Comment
Track & edit video objects with Sensarea

Most video editors provide various effects you can apply to a movie, maybe tweaking its brightness, contrast or colours. But typically these filters work with the entire frame only, which seriously limits their usefulness.
Sensarea is …

ffDiaporama: not just another video slideshow builder
June 3, 2015 – 14:39 | No Comment
ffDiaporama: not just another video slideshow builder

If you’ve used one or two video slideshow builders then you’ll know they tend to work in a very similar way. Open a set of pictures or videos; drag or drop to rearrange them; optionally …

SUPER 2015 Build 65 gets H.265 support
June 2, 2015 – 08:41 | No Comment
SUPER 2015 Build 65 gets H.265 support

ERightSoft’s veteran encoder SUPER has been updated to build 65 with new support for playing and encoding HEVC/H.265 4K video streams.
There’s no extra work involved to make this happen. Just choose an Output Video Codec …

Take up to 10x more photos/ videos on your phone with FotoFox
May 14, 2015 – 06:21 | No Comment
Take up to 10x more photos/ videos on your phone with FotoFox

No matter how much storage your phone has, it’s easily filled, especially if you’re always taking photos and videos.
FotoFox is a free iOS/ Android app which compresses images and videos as they’re shot, reducing quality …

Media file manager Konvertor FM goes freeware
April 12, 2015 – 15:14 | Comments Off
Media file manager Konvertor FM goes freeware

Logipole has announced that its Windows 7+ media file manager Konvertor FM is now freeware.
There are so many media managers around that you might be wondering why you should care, but this one is a …

Twitter’s live video streaming Periscope app now available
March 26, 2015 – 13:49 | Comments Off
Twitter’s live video streaming Periscope app now available

Twitter has launched Periscope, a Meerkat-like iOS app which broadcasts live video to your followers.
Going live sends an instant notification to your friends, who can tune in via Twitter or the app, see what you’re …

Turn videos into self-playing EXEs with Audio/Video to EXE
March 7, 2015 – 10:14 | Comments Off
Turn videos into self-playing EXEs with Audio/Video to EXE

When creating media files to share with others, it’s normally best to save them in a standard format, maybe MP3 or MP4, something you know just about everything in the world can play.
Audio/Video to EXE …

Cut video file sizes in half with IFME
January 6, 2015 – 09:33 | Comments Off
Cut video file sizes in half with IFME

HEVC (High Efficiency Video Coding, aka H.265) is an amazing video standard which is just as good as its name suggests, routinely producing videos half the size of their H.264 equivalents.
It’s becoming more widely supported, …

Light Alloy is an ultra-configurable media player
December 4, 2014 – 10:09 | Comments Off
Light Alloy is an ultra-configurable media player

At first glance, Light Alloy looks and feels much like any other free media player. Drag and drop your source files, open discs, play and pause individual tracks, manage playlists, all the usual core basics.
The …

Build full HD animated video slideshows with Cofeshow
December 3, 2014 – 05:13 | Comments Off
Build full HD animated video slideshows with Cofeshow

Cofeshow is a free Windows and Mac program for converting your chosen images into full HD animated video slideshows.
It’s a familiar idea, but Cofeshow is a little different, and that became obvious from the moment …

Handbrake 0.10 adds H.265, ends XP support
November 23, 2014 – 18:28 | Comments Off
Handbrake 0.10 adds H.265, ends XP support

Popular open source video transcoder Handbrake has been updated to version 0.10 with some major additions and improvements.
New encoders include Intel Quick Sync Video, a speedy hardware-based H.264 encoder. Basic H.265 support is provided by …