Best Open Source Video and Music Players

Video and Music Player

Computers function as full entertainment systems by now. This means that the programs you have on your computer must be able to play music as well as videos and movies. On Windows computers, you have the Windows Media Player for this, and Mac users oftentimes rely on the Quicktime Player. However, there are formats that are not supported by those operating system native programs. Over the past years, they have developed, featuring more settings, features, and functions.

Lossless File Formats

Lossless File Formats

It does not matter if you are making use of music, images, or plain video files; everyone needs to understand what various types of formats are and how to use them. By this we mean, by using the right format, you can retain a file’s audio and visual quality without making it too big in size. Many people prefer to make use of lossless music files. Lossless are the files that reproduce exactly what you

Song Conversion 101

Song Conversion 101

You may think that there is not much to converting an audio file that you downloaded from iTunes. It is true that it’s simple, but did anyone ever tell you the mechanics behind it all. Here is how you can convert a song from iTunes to a different file format and keep a copy of the original intact. When you are converting files from a compressed format to an uncompressed one, for example converting an MP3

Which Audio File Format Should I Use?

Which Audio File Format Should I Use?

When you’ve been out and about, collecting music from the web, or digitizing your music collection, you have surely found out that there are way more audio formats out there than just MP3 – or Apple iTunes’ AIFF. Usually, it doesn’t matter much in which format you download or save a song or piece of music. But especially when iTunes or Windows Media Player aren’t able to open those files, a fast solution is needed. Furthermore,

Media Files supported by Windows Software

Windows

There are many free programs you can use to watch videos, listen to audio files, or view pictures and images with. Yet, not many people feel comfortable downloading and installing unknown software – especially since some can’t even open all formats. After having had a look at native Apple files before, we will have a look at media files that are supported by Windows native programs this time. We will concentrate on Media files like videos,