For the longest time playing a DVD movie in Windows was as easy as popping the disc in the tray and wait for the video to start automatically. Now that is not longer the case in Windows 8 or Windows 8 Pro, since Microsoft decided to remove the support of DVD playback from the operating [...]
Cliplets is a Microsoft Research application project that basically allows you to easily create animated GIFs images. Cliplets are a type of imagery that falls between a still image and a video, and they allow you to capture a moment in time to a suppose instance in time. The app enables this by using computer vision [...]
The best video player of all, VLC 2.0 code name “Twoflower” has been released and it is ready for download on Windows, Linux and Mac. What is new? A lot. But not to worry, VideoLan still plays, like always, almost any file you try to watch or listen. Out of the box VideoLan 2.0 has support for [...]
Movie Explorer for Windows is a great piece of free software for those who have many movies backed up on their hard drive. For movie enthusiasts can be a little bit complicated and time consuming to track and organize all their movies with all the details. Movie Explorer is a standalone free software — currently in beta [...]
Today you are going to learn how easy is to create your own holiday playlist using Spotify. You’ll also see all the ways in which you can share it with your family and friends. Playing all the same songs year-after-year can make the holidays a little bit annoying, and it shouldn’t be that way, you already [...]
BlueStacks runs Android apps on Windows 7, this is a really sweet application that is not only useful for people with Android devices, but also for everyone else, because you can test Android apps before installing them in your device or you can just use them in your Windows PC. BlueStacks is a free app [...]
Well… It’s been a couple of weeks already since the online music streaming service, Spotify, arrived in the US and it is making a big buzz; even more with the “invite-only” access — very similar to Google+ –. They already managed to get over 70,000 paid subscribers — not too bad! One of the great thing about [...]
In Part 1 you learned a little bit about Windows Live Photo Gallery 2011 and how to install it in Windows 7. Now, in Part 2, you are going to learn the settings that are available and also the top features that are included in this release. The first time that you run it you [...]
Are you looking for the “workhorse” of media players software? Look no further, VLC (VideoLAN) is your answer. VideoLAN is an open source media player, it is cross-platform (meaning that you can use it in Mac OS x, Windows & Linux), it support many audio and video formats and codecs (mpeg, wmv, h.264, real video, xvid, divx, avi, ogg, mp3, aac, wma, lpcm, flac, dolby digital plus, just to name a few), it is user friendly and best of all it is free!
Today we have a lot of devices that enables us to play music files and the most common File Format is MP3, you can change these default settings in Windows Media Player so that every time you insert a new audio CD in your computer and click Rip WMP will copy your favorites songs in MP3 audio file format. Here is how is done.