Media Files supported by Windows Software

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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.… Read the rest

Create animated Gifs from Movies

Animated GifEveryone loves animated GIFs!

They are smaller in size than movies and focus on the short sequences you want to re-watch or share. They are view-able without a problem in all browsers on almost every device. Reactions to forum posts, funny sequences from videos, pointing something out in a specific scene – those are just a few reasons for why you may want to create a moving and animated GIF.

Most people use Adobe Photoshop or another photo-editing software to create these small moving pictures, but not everyone knows how to utilize them – or can afford buying such a program.… Read the rest

What is the Best Video Format?

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“Back in the day”, it was easy to make a video, or to watch one. While the options were very limited and we didn’t have all the tools and extras that we have today, it was a much simpler time. If you were going to shoot a video, you would use a camcorder and if you wanted to transfer it to something to watch outside of the recorder, you put it on a VHS tape.… Read the rest

Why and How to Use a Video to iPhone Converter

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In the past, a phone was something you used to call someone and talk to them. However, the use of a phone may have changed more than anything else due to the technological revolution of the last decade. “Yesterday”, they were a phone, “today” they are our whole lives. That is part of the reason you need to keep a good video to iPhone converter handy.… Read the rest

How to Open Unknown Files

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Did it ever happen to you that you downloaded a song or video clip, or someone sent you a file via email and once you want to open and view it, it doesn’t work? Of course you wonder why, and after checking the file you see that you may have never heard of this kind of file before. Don’t panic. The next time you encounter such an unknown file, you will be well prepared!… Read the rest

Improve your Presentations!

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Presentations are key in many fields nowadays.

In school, you have to present certain topics to the class, in university you are asked to present your research findings, and in your company, sales numbers and marketing strategies have to be presented to your boss or coworkers. Talks, speeches, workshops… Even when showing off your vacation photos to your family and friends, all thee things involve presentation skills.… Read the rest

How to Convert Video to Wii

The days of relying on your Wii gaming system just to play games are over. Clearly, the Wii is really great at video games and that makes sense since it was primarily designed to allow a great gaming experience.

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Then we learned the Wii could help you get healthy and get in shape with things like Wii fitness. But then we learned that Wii could actually play movies, and it opened up a whole new world.… Read the rest

Editing Videos using a Video Converter

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The basic usage of an online video file converter is – as the name most probably told you already – converting different types of video file formats. From MOV to MKV, from AVI to MP4, or any other possible combination. But there are several other features a video converter can offer!

In earlier blog entries we have looked at how to extract a still image from a movie, or how to rip music from a video clip very easily.… Read the rest

Cross-Conversion – What is possible?

The basic and general features of a file converter, whether it’s a software tool you have to install on your computer or whether it’s an online service, are mostly the same: You upload a file and convert it into another format, either because you can’t open the initial file, because you want to reduce the file size to send it over the internet, or because you want to send it to people that may not be able to open the original file format.… Read the rest

Common Questions About Video Converters

If you suddenly run up against the need to use video converters, it can be daunting. If you’re already familiar with terms like codecs, containers, formats, MP4 and FLV, you’re all set. However when most people see the message on their screen indicating their computer can’t open a video file, they panic.

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You don’t need to panic. Finding and using video converters to change your video file into a different type of file is quick and easy, once you learn how.… Read the rest