How to Capture frames in WebM videos using FVI

August 25, 2011
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How to Capture frames in WebM videos using FVI

Capture frames in WebM videos using FVI A little info about webM, WebM is an open media file format designed for the web. Its files consist of video streams compressed with the VP8 video codec and audio streams compressed with the Vorbis audio codec. The file structure is based on the Matroska media container. more info Ok, so now you have downloaded, or had a WebM video that you want to put up in a site, and you want to make thumbnails for it to post in your blog, social site etc. And, you probably have already installed the...

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Fast Video Indexer 1.23 Update

August 25, 2011
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Fast Video Indexer 1.23 Update

Capture video frame thumbnails and generate html, jpeg pictures for your videos. A new update from Fast Video Indexer, from the past a lot of version have been made and all have been greatly helpful. Fast video indexer v1.23 Added new advanced option (Name by ImageNo) to name the first image using the same name as the video and the following images in integer sequence 1,2,3… This option is turned off by default. Default mode: Sample Clips, Captured every frame at 20s (Name by ImageNo set to 1) Note: Be careful to avoid name duplication’s if you have saved index pictures...

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3 Ways to play any video format

August 23, 2011
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3 Ways to play any video format

Let’s start from the easiest, and to a more time consuming approach. Easy Catch! 1. Download the VLC Player. Playing DVD’s videos on your desktop/laptop wouldn’t be a problem if you have a VLC player. The Famous VLC player, a  free open source software that has helped millions of users worldwide in playing different video formats without using or installing any codecs. Pro vs Cons Pros FREE Supports a large number of audio, video and streaming formats! Not memory-intensive Simple user interface Platform-independent Cons Lacks multiple selection feature Can’t use escape key to exit full-screen view No comprehensive help...

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How to play WebM files in windows media player

August 22, 2011
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How to play WebM files in windows media player

Playing WebM files into Windows Media Player Let’s take a recap. WebM files or formats where meant and designed for use on the web. With its high resolution and fast playback, it competes with other web media formats like FLV and H.264. Its files consist of video streams compressed with the VP8 video codec and audio streams compressed with the Vorbis audio codec. The file structure is based on the Matroska media container, like so. Check my blog here if you want to know why do I want webM videos. This isn’t much of a problem, since you can easily...

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Video Files and Convert it to any Format

August 19, 2011
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Video Files and Convert it to any Format

Any Video Converter  So, in using the AVC (Any Video Converter) we will convert your downloaded videos in any format.  This is a continuation from How to Download Video Files and Convert it to any Format Let’s continue, These are the formats that you could choose from. MPEG-4 Movie for mobile phones; AVI, MPEG I-II, Matroska, Also Supports Webm Vidoes, so its great for uploading it to websites using HTML5. HTML5 Tutorial here. We have chosen our format to convert, now let’s configure it and find out some tweaks AVC has to offer. AVC is one of the  very useful tools for...

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How to Download Video Files and Convert it to any Format.

August 18, 2011
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How to Download Video Files and Convert it to any Format.

Download Video Files and Convert it to any Format. Do you want to grab a video on YouTube or in any other sites? You could put it in your mp4 players, zune, ipod, or any other media softwares that could play your video. You could also download High-Definition videos from any site. Here’s a cool software that has helped me a lot, all you need is this two softwares and you’re done. The problem in downloading YouTube videos or any other hosting sites  is that you can only download it in FLV or SWF format. FLV formats are flash...

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How to Add-Media to your site by HTML5

August 18, 2011
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Add-Media to your site by HTML5 Developers are now setting the standards on the new code for web pages, which is HTML5 the 5th revision source code for HTML that is used in making templates and pages for browsers. Using HTML5 is somewhat like coding through HMTL, but it focuses on media development. The big problem with html5 is that the standard is not final yet, and different browsers support different subsets of the proposed standard. For more info about HTML5, click here. Here’s a code example for adding a video through html5.. Playing Video on the WEB VIDEO<!DOCTYPE HTML>...

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Converting Old movie Films to Digital Formats

August 16, 2011
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Converting Old movie Films to Digital Formats

Old movie Films to Digital Formats There are several ways where you can convert your old video tapes like VHS, Betamax, Negatives, Film reel, etc to most digital formats. Some methods are easy and affordable while some are not. Let’s proceed into some methods that I have gathered throughout the web. Recording your Old Video tape through a Digital camcorder.. I have used this method several times and it turns out quite well, the image is quite the same and no quality is degraded (well, it depends on the camcorder you are using and the medium that you use)....

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Restoring Old Home Videos – Making Slideshows

August 16, 2011
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Restoring Old Home Videos – Making Slideshows

Restoring Old Home Videos It started out as cleaning the garage and decided to put up a garage sale for freeing up some space, then stumbled an old home video hiding in a box of old video tapes for years. Then ask yourself, why not remake the videos and start an archiving all of it.   Yes, may it be your grandparents wedding, childhood videos, special occasions that you don’t see every day. It’s nice to see them time to time. If you have those reel-film projectors still working you can watch them. How about the other’s? VCR, Betamax...

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Windows 7, codecs and video frame capture

June 17, 2011
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Windows 7, codecs and video frame capture

The number one problem I get from people trying to use Fast video indexer is some type of codec related issue. When they finally install the codec they need for the video file everything usually works fine. It used to be so that if windows media player could play a video it could be captured with Fast video indexer. But, in Windows 7 this might no longer be true. I personally discovered this when I got myself a new laptop computer. Windows 7 and windows media player has a number of build in codecs for mp4 that are not...

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