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Free VLC media player handles variety of video, audio, other formats

Do you have a media file or DVD that won’t play in Windows Media Player or QuickTime? Try the VLC media player, a free, open-source, cross-platform (Windows, OSX, Linux, and more) software. It will play a wide variety of media formats without the need for downloading additional codec packs.

Some of the various functions of VLC include support for video and audio formats (MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, DivX, mp3, ogg, etc.), DVDs, VCDs, and various  streaming  protocols. Continue reading “Free VLC media player handles variety of video, audio, other formats”

Create videos easily with Jing

Have you ever wanted an easy way to make videos on your computer? Ever thought video screen capture would be great, but think it would too hard to figure out how to create the video, put it online, and stream it?

Jing is here to help. Jing provides an easy-to-use three-step process to:

  1. create a video
  2. upload it to a server
  3. embed or link to the video on a webpage or in an e-mail

After installing and running the Jing program, a small, sun-like icon appears at the top of or in the corner of your desktop. Upon clicking it, you have three options — you can capture, see your recorded history, or adjust the settings.

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