Watching YouTube videos doesn’t have to be limited to the browser window. Here are two Youtube desktop players for Linux: Atraci and QMPlay2.
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mpv is a simple yet powerful command line media player. it is free, open source and cross-platform compatible. Let’s check it out.
Vox is a lightweight music player and an iTunes alternative for Mac. Here I will show you how easily you can use your Mac keyboard’s media keys to control Vox instead of iTunes.
There are several ways to set up a media server in your home, but the simplest solution is to use Plex. Learn how to setup Plex media server on Windows.
If you are looking for a lightweight media player that couples capability with a tiny footprint, here are three choices that you may wish to take a look at.
Most podcast fanatics on Windows and Mac OS X use iTunes as their main podcast client. What about Linux users? What are the podcast client that you can use? Here are five alternative podcast clients for Linux that I would recommend.
If you’re wondering what to do with an old computer, check out these fourteen ways to make good use of your old coomputer before you throw it away.
When it comes to media storage, most people save all their media files (photo, audio and video) in their computers. This makes it very convenient for you to enjoy your music or video directly on your computer. However, if you want to enjoy your Blu-ray video on your HDTV, how can you get the video from your computer to the TV quickly and without much hassle?
Although Windows comes with its own media player, Windows Media Player, there is a wide variety of third party media player software available in free and paid versions. Windows Media Player is the preferred audio and video player for most people but some people like to go for more convenient media players like VLC Player […]
There’s been a lot of hype regarding Microsoft’s new Metro interface in Windows 8, but many people might be disappointed as the applications they know and love in previous versions of Windows might just go *poof* in Windows 8. While most Windows software that worked in previous versions will work in Windows 8, Microsoft has […]
There are a lot of applications you can use to play your video. Many people use Windows Media Player because that is what your Windows machine came with. There are other options like QuickTime/iTunes and the wildly popular VLC. Noow is a pretty new competitor to the media playback game. Its claim is that it […]
In the upcoming version of Ubuntu (11.04 Natty Narwhal), Banshee will be replacing Rhythmbox as the default music player. A quick look at our archive and we were surprised that we have not covered Banshee before. It is always better late than never. In this article, we are going to take a closer look at […]
As good as it may be, Windows Media Player is still not the best. Long time fans will know that WMP does not support all the media formats out there and there are plenty of times where you have to source elsewhere just to play that particular media file. Here we have gathered a list […]
The best thing about living in 2010 and owning an Android phone is the incredible number of apps. My mission over the past few months has been to find the best apps that I can use to control my PC with my phone. I have tested a number of free and paid apps and put […]
This is a guest post by James Adams The world has no shortage of media players, and most of them are free. If you just started out listening to music and are looking for some guide to help you filter out all the noises. We have got you covered. To figure out what combination of […]
There’s a good chance that if you’re reading this, you’re familiar with VLC, the high quality audio and video player for Linux, Mac, and Windows. Its speed, portability, and built-in support for most common codecs make VLC an extremely popular choice for playing video. While that’s all well and good, VLC can do a lot […]
Anyone who knows me will have heard me rant about the poor state of music software, particularly for Linux. There seem to be two types of music players out there: the tiny ones that don’t get in your way but often lack important playlist features or format support, and the monstrous software beasts that drag […]
Being a versatile media player, VLC has the ability to transcode a media file from one format to one another. Here is how you can convert from .ogg (or .ogm) format to mp4.