If you find yourself frequently loading your iPod or Blackberry or any other portable device with audio and videos from CDs or DVDs, you’ll find the need for a multimedia converter. Format Factory is a free Windows audio, video and photo converter that supports a large range of formats for encoding and ripping. The software a wide range of multimedia formats including conversion to MP4/3GP/MPG/AVI/WMV/FLV/SWF and MP3/WMA/AMR/OGG/AAC/WAV.
Are you worried that your precious DVD collection may one day be inaccessible due to scratched disks? And, you have an hard disk lying around? Then, its high time you back it up.
There is a wealth of music available on the internet. While internet radio has been around forever, it is only recently that I tried it out. The problem with internet radio is that you need a fast enough (and unmetered) connection to listen to the music, which isn’t a luxury we have in India.
A good alternative in this case is to record the music from the radio station. AudialsOne is one powerful software that allows you to record music from radio stations as a basic option and a lot more as an advanced option.
The software is so feature rich, that one post cannot do justice on it. I’ll try to do some justice to the software in this review by covering some of the main features.
Got your whole pile of CDs lying around and worried of losing the music due to CDs getting scratched? Then, it’s about time you converted them into MP3 format and store them safely on your hard disk… or even multiple copies across several hard disks.
So, you have a huge collection of photos and other images. You can either view them in Microsoft Picture Viewer or you get better full fledged image viewers. Or you can get hold of IrfanView.
Facing a blank screen in your videos? Or maybe you can’t hear the audio playing? Today almost all avi movies are compressed with DivX, Xvid or similar codec packs.
Quick Media Converter (QMC) is a universal video converter that was specifically designed to convert video formats to other video formats. QMC comes with two modes, viz. easy and expert.
Got that brand new music player that supports DivX files and you have the videos but in a language that, well, you need to read the subtitles. On the PC is it extremely simple as several media players have support for subtitle files. You can use AVIAddXSubs for adding the subtitles to your avi file.