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Video Formats

Ever wonder why a video that will play on one device, won’t play on another? Well that all comes down to video formats and which video format works with which players. Trying to figure out which video format is needed for the device you have can at times be a real head scratcher. After all, most of us just want to play a video with ease on whatever device we choose. Knowing a little bit about video formats can help make that process a whole lot easier.

When it comes to video there are so many file formats and more coming every day that keeping track of them all can be daunting. Not to worry, that’s what these posts are all about. We have the video format breakdown. Whether you want to learn about what video formats like MKV, AVI, and FLV have to offer or just want to know which video formats will work with your devices, you can find that information in these posts.

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Flash video is all over the Internet, but at the same time Flash video on the Internet is a dying format. On one hand, you see Flash used on all of the major streaming video sites like YouTube or Facebook. On the other hand, Flash is jumping into the dustbin of history — its maker . . .

free FLV players…

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Navigating the world of video file formats can get confusing, even more so when it comes to playing video on different types of devices. Not all videos can play on all types of devices. In fact, there are plenty of smartphones that can’t play FLV videos. Before you even start downloading videos, it’s best to . . .

video formats for movie downloads…

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Buckle up your seat belt. Online video is about to get a much-needed jolt that will mean faster downloading and more storage space for your online videos. As an added bonus, it will deliver higher levels of video quality that were ridiculed only a few years ago. HEVC – DOUBLE YOUR PLEASURE, DOUBLE YOUR CAPACITY . . .

HEVC

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If you like acronyms, particularly for digital media, you’re going to get your fill here. In this case, we’re talking about Advanced Video Coding High Definition (AVCHD) and like other acronyms it can be a bit confusing. The essential message is that you can shoot and edit high-definition (HD) video with AVCHD camcorders, and then . . .

AVCHD…

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The unique capability of motion pictures to tell stories in ways that no other medium can is a true art. But as archaic as the saying goes, “A picture is worth a thousand words” still has meaning in today’s fast pace society. Some videos are so beautifully shot that each frame is a perfect picture . . .

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How to Burn a DVD

by RealPlayer on November 29, 2012

DVDs are a great way to create and share compilations of family videos or create a disc of videos just for kids. You can watch your favorite home movies on DVDs with family and friends or bring them along in the car so kids can watch their favorite videos on long car rides. Whether you . . .

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how to burn a DVD…

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Can you believe it? In 2012, Americans are on track to watch more video streaming over the Internet than they will on DVD or Blu-ray combined, according to a new study by IHS. Consumers will pay to legally stream over 3.4 billion movies online, 1 billion more than physical media this year! It’s amazing to . . .

digital video file formats.

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Flash. It’s everywhere. Just everywhere. You can barely peek into any corner of the Internet without bumping into it in some form or other. Either as a streaming movie, clips posted on YouTube or Facebook, a pop up banner ad, or a simple animation. Although Flash (FLV) and now F4V, an expanded version of the . . .

FLV players.

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