If you want to change the world, take notice—viral web videos are the new weapons of mass instruction. In recent weeks, a watershed of online videos has done as much to influence political sentiment than advertising or traditional organizing. The controversial but remarkably successful “Kony 2012” video is one of many recent examples showing how . . .
“You can’t get something for nothing” have long been words to heed when engaging in any endeavor. So the notion of free video players for PC naturally raises the question, are you indeed getting something for nothing? In this case, the answer is actually, “Yes.” MANY VIDEO PLAYERS FOR PC TO CHOOSE FROM With video . . .
MP4 players open the door to a more contemporary and expansive world of video and audio capabilities for computers, the Internet, and mobile devices. With its roots based on one of the several parts of the overall MPEG-4 standard and direct links to Apple’s QuickTime technology, MP4 is ideal for streaming video on the Internet and . . .
Buckle your seat belts, because we’re going to jerk you back some twenty years to trace the history of the impressive AVI player. Developed by Microsoft for use in their Windows PC architecture, the formal name for the AVI container format is Audio Video Interleave (Interleave because the video and audio are bound together in . . .
In addition to its venerable, but aging offering, AVI, Microsoft makes another, more modern player to accommodate today’s more advanced codecs and the demands for quality and convenience by consumers. It’s called Windows Media Video (WMV), and is said to have first come about as a response to a RealNetworks product built for Internet streaming on . . .
Ever wonder why some movies have additional features like subtitles and surround sound and others dont? You can thank something called Matroska for all those features. Matroska, now there’s an exotic sounding name for a media player! You’re probably more familiar with its file name extension .MKV, and recognize it is a container format for . . .