Since there is still an enormous evolution in external hard drives, information becomes stale while you write it, so here is an update on the subject that starts with a question from one of my pupils: “I didn’t know hard drives can die on me so quickly” Any piece of hardware can die on you … Read more For video an extra hard drive is no luxury – part II
Last week, I’ve got a question about which camcorder or webcam is best for use with a teleprompter. There are camcorders you can attach on the monitor while others need a mini-tripod. As you obviously do not want to buy 2 camcorders in the beginning, what do you need? The answer depends largely on your … Read more Which type of camcorder/webcam to chose when using a teleprompter?
Below you find an interesting article about the issues of accessibility and why you should check if your site keeps blind users in mind. I wrote some notes on this article because some of the suggestions there are obsolete. Browsers have evolved a lot, so do come back after you read the article. Since MiracleTutorials.com … Read more Is your blog blind reader ready?
This old post has been removed originally but I had to place it back because it had many external links. It referred to the new Free Utilities section, which in the meantime is not-so-new anymore 🙂 For the time being, all free utilities can be accessed via Free Utilities on the top navigation bar but … Read more New section with free utilities
There are a lot of audio services out there, one cheaper then the other, but what is it you have to look out for? There are 7 points you need to look at when comparing services: The audio service: what do I get? Quality of support: mail, phone, how quick do they react? Flexibility: Can … Read more Comparing audio and video services
The immediate answer is No, you don’t need High Definition Video for podcasting on iTunes or YouTube. With a regular standard video format you can do everything on the web you want and more. However, in the not-so-distant future, I’m sure there is place for the HD format on the web, Brightcove.tv is already experimenting … Read more Do you need high definition video for iTunes or YouTube?
I was racing against a deadline to get my video finished. All went well until I discovered that something was wrong with my audio, so I had to redo the whole thing. Ok, these things happen, even among the best of us, so I started all over again and when I was half way… BAM!!! … Read more Problems with Halogen light bulbs and how to avoid them
Jump to updated part >> I had mixed feelings after reading the reviews about the Sony HDR FX1 camcorder which is already on the market for some time (beginning 2005, if I’m correct). But I luckily found a video demo from a professional guy who made a fashion movie with it. This convinced me that … Read more Sony HDR FX1 camcorder review – updated
With CamStudio – Free Streaming Video Desktop Recording Software for MS Windows, you can create screen captured videos, ideal to produce video tutorials because it records everything you do on the screen of your computer. There are actually loads of things you can do with this kind of software if you are a bit creative. … Read more CamStudio review, free screen capture software
This review is about “My Website Talks!” from www.mywebsitetalks.com/ an audio package for Windows, complete with a headset and, for a limited time, also the option to record video. Here you find the advantages and disadvantages about using this software. What does this software do for you? You can record, playback, and publish your voice … Read more My Website Talks! Review
Whether you have a laptop or a desktop computer, when you create lots of video and audio, an extra hard drive is no luxury because videos and audios not only take up a lot of space, they fragment your hard drive as well. “What’s that?”, I hear you say, so let me explain: Try to … Read more For video an extra hard drive is no luxury – part I
Let me give you 4 reasons why you should consider Brightcove.tv as your prime video channel to start with as an entrepreneur. In the beginning I was not really charmed by the way Brightcove was set up to upload videos but when you understand how it works, it has some very convincing advantages over the … Read more Brightcove, a neglected star by many!
Today I uploaded a video to YouTube of 459MB. It was a video of only 1 minute, but it contained only graphics and then you really want no compression before you upload or the result will be awful. It took about 5 hours and the end result was very peculiar because it was upside down … Read more Uploading big movies? Reset your Power Saving options.
This poll is totally anonimous and you will see the results immediately after the survey. There are 5 possible answers and you can select up to 3. You can come back later to see how the survey evolves and if you are interested in this research, you can include it in your website too. Online … Read more Survey on the term ‘videocast’.
Here you find a list of important video channels reviewed from the standpoint of the content provider, namely you. Whether you are an entrepreneur, an alterpreneur or an artist, changes in policies by those networks will affect you immediately. Therefore, the reviews are updated when there are important changes. www.videojug.com To upload helpful and practical … Read more Video channel reviews
Let me show you how to achieve the best results when uploading your video to YouTube if you have to edit the movie after shooting. Through extensive testing, I found the best way to upload with the least artifacts and blurry edges as a result. The test movie used for this purpose is a regular … Read more Recommended movie settings for YouTube (17 April ’11)
TubeMogul is a free service to upload your video in one go to an increasing list of video channels like YouTube, Metacafe, Brightcove, GoogleVideo, YahooVideo and others, the list grows in time. It is actually comparable with Traffic Geyser, a paid service. You only have to upload your movie once to get them on all … Read more TubeMogul free upload service (revised)
I didn’t understand why my Brightcove movies looked so pixelated and blurry, but now I understand: Brightcove has 2 display formats 480×360 pixels and 400×300 px, while my movie was 320×240 px. The biggest version of their player is used when you do a search on Brightcove and then play it from there. While if … Read more Recommended movie settings for Brightcove