The easiest way to watch, save and share your videos.

Video How-To & Tips

Watching videos is great, but there’s so much more you can do with video. That’s the idea behind our How To series of posts. We teach you how to do things like download videos, share videos on social media sites such as Facebook, and even how to watch videos stored on your computer on your TV. There’s no need to have to stay in one place to watch video, you can take it with you and watch wherever you want.

While the How To series provides steps on how to do more with video, the posts about video tips are for people interested in shooting video. Ever wonder the best way to shoot a fireworks video? We’ve got the video tips to help you get the job done. Maybe you want to know how to pull an image out of a video? It’s easier than you think. Read all about these tips and much more.

RealPlayer’s Daily Videos produces another parade of the best Internet movie trailers of this week. This week’s top five looks at movie trailer previews, but RealPlayer keeps tabs on the most popular videos in 15 different topical channels like Gaming, Music, Sports and more. You can also Bookmark the videos to store in your RealPlayer . . .

the Top 5 movie previews this week…

{ 2 comments }

One of Skype’s best features is its easy — and free — video calling feature. But what if you need to record a video interview? Or maybe you’d simply like to keep some personal conversations for posterity. Wondering how to record Skype video? It’s easier to do than you might think. Unfortunately, Skype doesn’t include . . .

how to record Skype video calls…

{ 5 comments }

Every time you watch a video on sites like YouTube or Netflix, you’re actually watching a video stream instead of say watching a video on your computer that you’ve downloaded and saved. When you stream video you need an Internet connection, when you watch a video you have saved on your computer it doesn’t matter . . .

how to stream video…

{ 2 comments }

With so much web video content produced every day you’re probably thinking it can’t be that difficult to do it yourself. And you’re right. Shooting and uploading video to YouTube and other sites full of user generated content such as Metacafe and Vimeo isn’t rocket science, though there are a few things you should know . . .

how to make YouTube videos…

{ 9 comments }

By Ken Myers When it comes to protecting our children from the content of the Internet, there is no such thing as too much security. Although the Internet is loaded with valuable information for all ages, it also can subject your child to content they may not be ready for or is otherwise inappropriate. Even . . .

parental controls for online video…

{ 2 comments }

How many times have parents heard these four words in rapid fire: “Are we there yet?” from the kids in the backseat whenever the family went for a road trip. Thanks to today’s digital media technology, fewer parents now need to resort to the time-honored response, “We’ll get there when we get there.” The Great . . .

creating road trip playlists…

{ 0 comments }

The holidays are a wonderful time to celebrate your traditions and express your  love, appreciation and warm wishes to family, friends, and associates. Mailing cards is a time-honored way of sharing these special times. More and more, people are turning online to share holiday video cards. Many websites have long specialized in still or animated . . .

Holiday video cards…

{ 88 comments }

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 . . .

Extract images from video files…

{ 1 comment }

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 . . .

How to burn a DVD…

{ 77 comments }

UPDATED GOOGLE CHROME AND REALPLAYER, DECEMBER 11, 2012: We have just released a new version of RealPlayer that works with Google Chrome. Please select Check for Updates in the drop-down menu in the RealPlayer app or simply click the orange button in the top right corner of this page to download and install the newest version . . .

the Chrome fix for RealPlayer…

{ 735 comments }