Synchronise media players for group viewing with Syncplay
August 24, 2015 – 10:15 | No Comment
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 | No Comment
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 …

CyberLink launches Media Suite 13
July 22, 2015 – 11:17 | No Comment
CyberLink launches Media Suite 13

CyberLink Corporation has released Media Suite 13, its comprehensive do-everything collection of multimedia software.
Highlights include the leading consumer video editor PowerDirector 13, PowerDVD 15 for media playback, and an excellent image editor in PhotoDirector 6.

Track & edit video objects with Sensarea
June 30, 2015 – 09:03 | Comments Off on Track & edit video objects with Sensarea
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 | Comments Off on ffDiaporama: not just another video slideshow builder
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 | Comments Off on SUPER 2015 Build 65 gets H.265 support
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 | Comments Off on Take up to 10x more photos/ videos on your phone with FotoFox
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 on Media file manager Konvertor FM goes freeware
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 on Twitter’s live video streaming Periscope app now available
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 on Turn videos into self-playing EXEs with Audio/Video to EXE
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 on Cut video file sizes in half with IFME
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, …