Posts Tagged ‘video

New puzzle game If you like puzzles and enjoyed the recent “2048” craze as I did then you’ll probably like this – Game About Squares from Andrey Shevchuk. It’s been likened to Sokoban by some, that may or may not excite your neurons. Either way it’s a curious diversion that should last you at least […]

If you’ve lost your star button used to make a bookmark in Firefox then here’s how to find it. Edit: similar issue with Win XP. Firefox bookmarks star is missing Where’s it gone!? I’m in the process of uploading a video howto but for now … [see end of post] Learn your hotkeys! It really […]

Digikam can’t yet store metadata in video files so instead one can create a thumbnail file and store the metadata in that. Digikam uses exiv2 and this feature is apparently imminent. Here’s my find command to create a bordered thumbnail image: find . -iregex “.*\.\(mov\|avi\|mpg\|mp4\|mpeg\)$” -fprint0 ~/find-video-thumb-$(date +%s).log -exec convert ‘{}[2]’ -bordercolor Red -border 10%x0 […]

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A list of tools to create screencasts (screen capture videos) and screen captures as well as some online web page image capture tools and full screen screenshot apps. No-install screen cast applications Video of my screen

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Solved: Fixes flickering flash videos (eg YouTube) in both Opera and Firefox

You’re uploading or reviewing a video on YouTube and notice that the aspect ratio is wrong – the video image is squashed or their are black bars around the video. It’s really easy to fix!

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