Make Videos Square For Instagram

Instagram Video

 

On Instagram, you can not only display all your favorite shots and photos, but also short videos. We are not talking about IGTV or Instagram stories here, but about your actual Instagram profile, where you can upload videos with a length of up to 1 minute.

When adding a photo or video clip to your profile, however, they are often clipped into a square format. A video, however, usually has other dimensions.… Read the rest

Videos For The New Instagram TV – IGTV

 

A study from 2017 showed that Instagram is on the rise when it comes to social media. The popular image sharing app has no less than 800 million users with 500 million of those using the service on a daily basis.

To stay in those top spots Instagrams resides at the moment, they roll out new concepts and ideas regularly. By now, almost everyone is aware of and has adapted to the Snapchat-style stories, for example.… Read the rest

How To Solve Video Import Errors

Editing videos is a difficult and very creative task. It requires focus, a keen eye for details, and a lot of patience. The last thing you need during this process are obstacles that keep you from being productive and creative!

Many of these issues, errors or problems – however you want to put it – can be prevented. Or at least easily worked around and resolved.

 

Resolve Video Import Issues

This article is based on the personal and professional experiences of our co-workers.… Read the rest

How To Save Images & Videos From Snapchat

Snapchat is a widely popular and interactive app. There, you can share images (snaps) and videos with your friends. The special thing about Snapchat is that both images and videos will disappear after 24 hours. Thus, unlike with Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, there is no history of things and stories you have posted.

So far, so good. This is probably what you already knew about Snapchat. In this article, however, we will explain how to download videos and images from Snapchat in order to save them longer than 24 hours.… Read the rest

Apple’s New Video Format HEVC

When Apple updated its mobile operating system from iOS 10 to iOS 11, they introduced two new media formats – among other major changes and improvements.

We at Online-Convert.com watched this update very closely and of course, we are especially interested in these new file formats. Last week, we already had a closer look at the new image format HEIC. This article will sum up all you need to know about the new video format HEVC.… Read the rest

What’s The Difference Between Stereo And Mono [Audio Example]

Stereo And Mono

In games and on movie players you will find the option to change the audio channel between stereo and mono. With Online-Convert.com, you can change this for your video files as well, either on the website or using our API (check out the tutorial). But what does that even mean, stereo and mono? What’s the difference between the two. Can you even hear it?

Read more to find out what distinguishes stereo from mono.… Read the rest

Summary Of Video Editing Options

These past weeks, we have provided you with many different tutorials about how you can edit video files using the RESTful API of online-convert.com. This article will wrap up all you can do and list the tutorials for easier access.

There are a few preliminaries before you can start video editing though:

 

How To Edit Videos Using Our API

Online-Convert.com is no video editing service.… Read the rest

NEW Feature: Change Video Codec

Change Video Codec

In an earlier article, we have already touched on the topic of video codecs. In short, these codecs determine the compression of a video file and which players are able to play your video. This is the reason why some media players on your computer or even hardware players may not be able to play a movie or clip you downloaded. The codecs must be supported by the respective player in order to do so.… Read the rest

NEW Feature: Change Audio Codec

Change Audio Codec

There is more to audio files than just an icon to click on and an audio stream to listen to. When going a bit more in depth when it comes to audio files and audio file conversion, you have surely heard about different audio codecs. It is, among other things, responsible for the compression of audio data and determines which players and other hardware devices can play the file. For example, many media players have a huge list of supported codecs, but offer additional codec patches to be installed if one of your files does not play.… Read the rest

What’s The Difference Between MP4 And MPEG-4

There are so many different video files and video container formats out there, it’s easy to lose track of them all. Most of the time, you can tell them apart rather easily, but what if they are named almost identically.

MP4 and MPEG-4 (or MPEG4) are two formats that are easily confused with each other. They seemingly only differ by two letters. Yet, there is more that differentiates those two entities.… Read the rest