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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.

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...

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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...

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For several years now, the podcast has been a popular form of syndicated media content on the web. While audio podcasts remain the most familiar format, video podcasts are gaining traction. Think of a video podcast as an episodic web TV series that you can subscribe to. You can also download video podcasts, watch them . . .

author podcasts

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Exactly what is a story? Perhaps, you will argue that a single photograph can in fact tell a story and you are right it does; but it also tells the story of what has happened (the time leading up to the photograph) and/or what is about to happen (especially when the photograph is in motion). . . .

time lapse videos...

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RealPlayer is committed to helping people discover world-class video content. The recent social video boom has allowed many unknown individuals to skyrocket and become household names through YouTube and other online video sites. To save you from endless hours of searching for videos, we focus on finding new names in online video and highlight the . . .

about artist Hong Yi (Red)...

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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...

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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 . . .

Extract images from video files...

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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 . . .

How to burn a DVD...

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Ever had the idea you wanted to be a video news reporter? Got a smartphone with a video camera? Yes? Congratulations, here’s your chance to be a citizen journalist. For a couple of hundred bucks, you have a compact video recorder and maybe even an editing studio that fits in the palm of your hand. . . .

citizen journalism...

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Fireworks mesmerized cultures in Asia and Europe centuries before 4th of July pyrotechnics became a tradition marking the United States’ Declaration of Independence in 1776. This year, many people have the ability to record video of the fireworks using the smartphone they carry in their pocket or purse. There’s nothing like being at an actual . . .

recording video of Fireworks...

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