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How to Stretch and Configure the FFdshow Decoder Tool

November 17, 2011
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How to Stretch and Configure the FFdshow Decoder Tool

Windows uses codecs, programs that encode or decode video/audio. This program will let you be able to edit and convert video and audio files. Codecs use audio and video applications, regarding the codec to learn a recorded video or audio recording. Some codecs, including the open-source ffdshow, include configuration tools that enable you resize videos if it plays, display subtitles, remove video noise, correct large and get a new aspect ratio to compress or stretch the playback quality image. Instructions Step 1 Click “Start,” “All Programs” and scroll for your “ffdshow” folder. Select the folder, then click “Video Decoder...

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How to Play DivX files unto your Media player?

September 19, 2011
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How to Play DivX files unto your Media player?

Normally, a DivX player is the one you need to play DivX videos.     But, Do you know that standard divx files could also be played with just using your own Windows media player?.     which you can download here Download the divx codec pack or ( this one is optional ) Download the FFdshowfilter codec pack to play divx videos unto your windows media player for a more complete codec pack. There are two DivX codecs; the regular MPEG-4 Part 2 DivX codec and the H.264/MPEG-4 AVC DivX Plus HD codec. The Windows Media Player already has all types of filter for MPEG, AVI and...

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What Windows Codec Pack to choose for your Video player?

September 15, 2011
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What Windows Codec Pack to choose for your Video player?

Codec Pack to choose for your Media Player If you really having trouble playing your videos and audio on your media player, then better start updating your codec because media players rarely update themselves. It also depends on the media player you use and what type of format you want to play. Video formats had been abundant these days, from the latest web video formats, to the evolving Blu-ray disc films, we all have to find a real media player that stays. Well, if you have a pc windows media player can play all your video formats with the...

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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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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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What are the browsers with webM support?

April 12, 2011
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What are the browsers with webM support?

WebM video files play directly in your web browser using a new technology called HTML5. No plug-ins are required, but you must install a web browser that supports WebM files. Whats great about WebM video is that its a very high quality video,which has a great video playback performance, even on older computers. It’s also 100% free, open to everyone and supported on popular video sites like YouTube. It supported web browsers like Mozilla Firefox 4, opera 10.60, Google Chrome 6 and Microsoft internet explorer 9.The easiest way is downloading a rough developer-oriented test version of two browsers that...

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Can WebM videos be frame captured by Fast Video Indexer?

April 12, 2011
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Can WebM videos be frame captured by Fast Video Indexer?

The WebM project is dedicated in developing a high-quality, open video format for the web that is freely available to everyone. WebM is supported by Mozilla, Opera, Adobe, Google and more than seventy other publishers and software and hardware vendors. It is a format that is backed up by the majority of browser developers. Fast video indexer is the leading professional software to capture images from video files. The Fast Video Indexer  video frame capture program that use the same video playback system as Windows media player. Windows media player uses a system called DirectShow to play video and...

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WebM is a codec–but what’s a codec?

April 9, 2011
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WebM is a codec–but what’s a codec?

A codec is a device or computer program capable of encoding and/or decoding a digital data stream or signal.A codec encodes a data stream or signal for transmission, storage or encryption, or decodes it for playback or editing. Codecs are used in videoconferencing, streaming media and video editing applications. A video camera’s analog-to-digital converter (ADC) converts its analog signals into digital signals, which are then passed through a video compressor for digital transmission or storage. A receiving device then runs the signal through a video decompressor, then a digital-to-analog converter (DAC) for analog display. The term codec is also...

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The most common video problem

May 26, 2010
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Without any doubt the single most common problem people have today with Fast video indexer are codec related crashes. Lets start with the technical bit and and the end of the text I will give you a practical tip on how you can solve your codec issues the easy way. Windows has a really awesome, but at the same time, very complicated system for programming videos applications, called direct show. There are other alternative programming interfaces but if you want the best of features and speed you need to go the direct show way. That is what Fast video...

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