Category Archive: video

Dec 05 2016

4 of the Most Underrated Features in VLC Player

There are plenty of features in VLC player. Here are a few more hidden gems that really demonstrate just how amazing VLC is. Check them out. Source: 4 of the Most Underrated Features in VLC Player – Make Tech Easier

Sep 23 2016

10 FFmpeg Commands You Should Know for Media File Conversions

FFmpeg is a powerful command line tool for manipulating your media files. Here are some of the FFmpeg commands you should know for media conversions. Source: 10 FFmpeg Commands You Should Know for Media File Conversions – Make Tech Easier

Sep 20 2016

Video Stabilization Using VidStab and FFmpeg on Linux

FFmpeg with an optional library vidstab can stabilize and smooth out shaky video on Linux. Here is a quick how-to and example video! Source: Video Stabilization Using VidStab and FFmpeg on Linux (scottlinux.com | Linux Blog)

Jul 31 2016

Top 10 Free Movie Download Websites That Are Completely Legal

WARNING: I am not an attorney, and therefore I do NOT offer any opinion on the legality of these sites, particularly since what is legal varies from country to country, and laws change and are reinterpreted by the courts. I am simply passing along the link to this article, for those who may find it …

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Jun 29 2016

Improve YouTube Video Playback on Low Power Intel mini PCs by Disabling VP9 Support in Chrome or Firefox

I’ve been reviewing several Intel Bay Trail, Cherry Trail, and Braswell mini PCs in the last year or so, and I always end up recommending Microsoft Edge browser over Firefox or Chrome for people wanting to watch YouTube videos, as the last two browsers always drop many frames with the video stuttering regularly. However I …

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Apr 03 2016

OpenShot 2.0.x Crowd Funded Video Editor Available for Ubuntu/Linux Mint – NoobsLab | Ubuntu/Linux News, Reviews, Tutorials, Apps

OpenShot video editor is an open-source video editor for Linux but also available for Windows and Mac, it is free and released under GNU GPL 3 license. Using OpenShot video editor you can create a film with your videos, photos, and audio tracks that you have always thought of. It lets you add transitions, effects, …

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Nov 02 2015

A Practical Guide Of FFmpeg – Part 1 | Unixmen

FFmpeg is a great multimedia framework that helps you deal with your audio and video files. Source: A Practical Guide Of FFmpeg – Part 1 | Unixmen

Oct 12 2015

How to Watch HBO Now on Ubuntu – Make Tech Easier

If you try to watch your favorite HBO content on your Ubuntu machine, it just plain won’t work. Here is how you can watch HBO Now on Ubuntu and other distro Source: How to Watch HBO Now on Ubuntu – Make Tech Easier

Sep 16 2015

How to install Windows Media Center on Windows 10 (unofficially) – Liliputing

Remember when Microsoft said Windows 10 wouldn’t support Windows Media Center? Well, that’s only kind of true. While the latest version of Windows doesn’t ship with the software, it turns out you can install it… unofficially. The process for doing this isn’t officially supported by Microsoft, so there’s no way to know if it will work indefinitely. …

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Sep 06 2015

How to “downgrade” Kodi back to 14.2 (Helix) in Ubuntu 14.04 (EDIT: or maybe back to 15.2 Isengard)

In perusing Reddit I discovered that someone associated with the Kodi forums may have tried to censor this information.  So, I figured I’d give them a little taste of the Streisand effect.  And this is useful technical information that should be made available, IMHO, because new versions of software sometimes introduce bugs not present in …

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