Category: Audio & Video

Super Happy Fun YouTube Downloader

A while ago I mentioned a cool program that could download and convert YouTube videos. It was a Mac only program called Evom. I lamented that I wished there was an easy program for Windows that could do what Evom did. Well, it’s here in the form of Fastest YouTube Downloader. I know, what a

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Evom. Is it Mov(i)e backwards?

Flickr photo by ShellyS Welcome to the new school year. I’m still shaking my head about where the summer went. I’m also still grinding gears from vacation last week, but despite those issues, I’m very excited about 2010/11 at UMW. While perusing my RSS feed today, Lifehacker reminded me about Evom, a Mac only (sorry)

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Recording DVD Segments on a Mac

In the “how long were you going to have that feature and not tell me” category comes the ability to record in the Mac version of VLC. What it allows you to do is record segments from a DVD. You see, in the Windows version of VLC (since version 1.0 came on the scene), you

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Cool new feature in VLC Player

Thanks to LifeHacker for pointing out a very cool and interesting feature of the latest version of the VLC media player (one of UMW’s favorite tools). By enabling the Advanced Controls under the View menu, you can now record a segment or an entire DVD as it plays in the VLC player window. As of

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Any 8 year-old can do it

liamlivestrong.MP4 — powered by http://www.livestrong.com He may not be your ordinary Internet user, but Lance Armstrong comes up with some pretty compelling content to entertain us with. 8 year-old Liam is riding up the Col de la Columbiere with our boy Lance, and he’s making it look easy. The Columbiere is not the steepest climb

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Giro Heroes

Lance and Levi Postrace Recap After Giro’s Stage 15 — powered by http://www.livestrong.com I’ve got lots of things on the burners right now, but along with the Hockey play-offs, I’m watching unprecedented coverage of the Giro d’Italia (even as I write this). The Tour de France has gotten lots of play over the years, with

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New Media Faculty Academy

This is just a quick post that will be used as an introduction to my New Media Buffet presentation. Actually this is old, new media, but the Video Toaster/Webcam Max/Ustream.tv was put into service once again this year to stream the events. We also recorded the video so that we can post them online for

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A little Blu-ray salve for my wounds

Here’s a deal from Warner Bros. Studios that is intriguing. In their effort to get me started on my Blu-ray library, they are offering to let me buy the Blu-ray version of movies that I have purchased on HD-DVD format. You remember HD-DVD right? Their “upgrade” (teehee) program works pretty simply. I Select the HD-DVD’s

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