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Converting a Photo to VR

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The Internet is full of programs offering to convert your photos into virtual reality (VR). I didn’t believe it, and I still don’t know what these programs do. However, I looked into the concept myself and gave it a try with Photoshop.

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Video Compression for the Web

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Learn about video compression best practices for hosting your videos on your website. Bit Rates, Resolution, Frame Rates and Buffering.

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Understanding and Reducing Buffering

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Buffering is the act to downloading a section of an Internet stream (Broadcast) in advance, this is often not seen, but many people do see a waiting for buffer event, this occurs when the stream does not download faster than the broadcast playback.

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Play any Music or Video on Your Mac

Posted: , By Patcoola

Downloading videos from the Internet may contain many different video types that Quick Time and iTunes for example may not beadle to play on your Mac. The following describes what you can download to support all these formats with your Mac.
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Media Player Displaying Wrong Aspect Ratio

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Windows Media Player and many other Windows applications display video(s) with the wrong image dimensions.

People trying to compress or convert video(s) to iPod or any other format using the 16:9 (wide screen) aspect ratio probably have encountered this problem.

The video is in wide screen but Windows Media Player displays the video in Standard Definition (a square.)

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Codec: Playing Media On Your Computer

Posted: , By Patcoola

Audio and Video. How to play them all!

The Internet is full of many different audio and video formats, but how do you play this formats on your computer? Often when you download a video your computer can’t play; you maybe able to hear the sound but not video, this is because your computer doesn’t understand how to read the video’s data. Read more…