Image to ZX Spec takes your pictures back in time
January 6, 2017 – 05:11 | No Comment
Image to ZX Spec takes your pictures back in time

Image to ZX Spec is a free Java-based application which shows you how your pictures and videos might have looked on the classic old ZX Spectrum home computer.
Never heard the Spectrum? It was released almost …

Quickly watermark your movies with uMark Video Watermarker
December 29, 2016 – 08:24 | No Comment
Quickly watermark your movies with uMark Video Watermarker

UMark Video Watermarker provides a quick and easy way to add text or image watermarks to videos.
Choose an image or enter your preferred text and you’re able to set the watermark position, transparency, font, text …

Edit video in 4K for free with OpenShot 2.2
December 28, 2016 – 07:38 | No Comment
Edit video in 4K for free with OpenShot 2.2

The future is Ultra HD, or 4K as it’s known to its friends. Ultra HD TVs and displays are slowly coming into the mainstream, and of course they’re being joined by 4K-capable cameras. But how …

HandBrake 1.0.0 released
December 25, 2016 – 17:11 | No Comment
HandBrake 1.0.0 released

Veteran video transcoder HandBrake has finally hit version 1.0.0, more than 13 years after development began.
The most obvious change is in the pile of new presets. Whether you’re after a quick general-purpose option (HQ 720p30 …

Plex Media Player 1.2 is now free to all users
December 1, 2016 – 10:19 | No Comment
Plex Media Player 1.2 is now free to all users

Non-Plex Pass holders rejoice – Plex has made its desktop-friendly media player app for Windows and Mac completely free with the release of Plex Media Player 1.2.
Version 1.2 also introduces a major new feature – …

VLC Media Player previews 360-degree video support
November 25, 2016 – 09:25 | No Comment
VLC Media Player previews 360-degree video support

VideoLAN has released a technical preview of VLC Media Player 3.0 with 360-degree video support.
The new build handles videos following the Spatial Video format, and photos and panoramas following the Spherical spec (the official test …

Restart your graphics driver instantly with this hotkey
November 13, 2016 – 15:50 | Comments Off on Restart your graphics driver instantly with this hotkey
Restart your graphics driver instantly with this hotkey

Your PC suddenly locks up. Nothing responds. The screen turns black. It looks like disaster…
But no. There’s a beep from the speaker, your screen comes back to life, and a message explains that your display …

Prisma-like NeuralStyler 1.2 brings more creative control
November 7, 2016 – 09:29 | Comments Off on Prisma-like NeuralStyler 1.2 brings more creative control
Prisma-like NeuralStyler 1.2 brings more creative control

Open-source video-to-art creator NeuralStyler has hit version 1.2 with some handy new features.
A simple video trimmer allows selecting the scene you’d like to transform. It’s not precise – you choose your start and end points …

Analyze and compare video quality with QCTools
November 1, 2016 – 10:14 | Comments Off on Analyze and compare video quality with QCTools
Analyze and compare video quality with QCTools

QCTools is an open-source cross-platform tool for analysing and objectively measuring video quality.
The program is aimed at helping professional users identify problems with digitized footage, but it could also help to compare video codecs, conversion …

Screen recorders for Chrome: ViewedIt vs Openvid
October 28, 2016 – 11:39 | Comments Off on Screen recorders for Chrome: ViewedIt vs Openvid
Screen recorders for Chrome: ViewedIt vs Openvid

Recording what’s happening on your desktop can help you create presentations, share ideas, troubleshoot problems, or just impress others with your gaming skills.
Getting started is surprisingly easy. There’s no need for complex native clients, just …

Camtasia 9 license now gets you Windows and Mac versions
October 11, 2016 – 16:43 | Comments Off on Camtasia 9 license now gets you Windows and Mac versions
Camtasia 9 license now gets you Windows and Mac versions

TechSmith has unveiled Camtasia 9 ($199), a major release for the comprehensive video creator.
License changes don’t usually top the “new features” list, but this one is big: buying a single license now allows you to …