MultiMedia Applications

Multimedia applications are those programs that integrate more than one media at a time; browsers are the most obvious. However, the term has come to include the use of programs that enable the use of any component that isn’t simple text and static graphics, such as audio, video, animation, virtual reality, conferencing and monitoring.

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Make Hulu come up on my TV with a single button press.

Currently, my steps are as follows

1. I press the TV Power on my universal TiVo remote which controls my TiVo and my TCL Roku TV.  This remote is pictured here.
2. I press the Input source button on the remote three times which navigates through my TCL Roku TV menu to the custom input source icon that I have named TiVo and then wait three (3) seconds for the source TiVo source to be activated.
3. I now press the TiVo Central (top button) on my TiVo remote and navigate down three (3) items to Apps and then down (6) items to Hulu, and wait a good 20 seconds or more for the Hulu screen to appear.
4. I now go down one (1) click to the Hulu watch-list which has the show highlighted where I left off.

No wonder people are not watching as much TV anymore.

Assistance is greatly appreciated.
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User would like to watch Netflix while they are in Spain.

Do they need a VPN connection for that?   If so, what would be a good product for Mac OS?  They have Mojave.


Thanks
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I was asked to help setup some TVs for a small restaurant. I wouldn't be doing the actual install of the physical TVs but was asked to figure out the best way to control the TVs. There will be 6 TVs spread across the restaurant.

I was asked for a couple things: That each TV be able to play it's own "unique" media and that any number of the TVs could be set to view the same channel/input(ie Channel 200 on a Reciever, or a DVD on a DVD player).

What are the best solutions for something like this? I know that places like Applebees and Buffalo Wild Wings have "sophisticated" racks that they use to control all the channels on all the TVs from, but for something this scale I don't think it needs to be that "sophisticated". I know that some of the newer smart TVs can also receive signal by Ethernet, but we will most likely go with HDMI for this Application.

Thank you for the help!
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User would like to become a 'cable cutter'
They have some 'smart TVs' (I dislike the interface these have) and 2 Apple TV (If they are not recent, they will replace)

Big requirement - Watching all the major sports events.

Are there paid apps/services for the Apple TV that will allow live sports?

Thanks.
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Hello, we are create internal documentation, and recording the screen of how to setup say a firewall would be helpful. Is there a free software that does taht we can use to store for configurations?
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Can I use CREATIVE BLUETOOTH speakers to help adit Mac.Audacity audio files?

My MacBook has little speakers and I need a louder set. Can I use CREATIVE BLUETOOTH speakers as output for my Audacity?

I connected the speakers to my Mac via BT but when I open Audacity, I do not see CREATIVE as an option on the speaker drop down.

Is this a connect that should work?

Thanks
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How to create a YouTube channel?

I created the GMail account but need to create a new channel for videos and podcasts

How?
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Can anyone find my podcast on Google Play?

It's called "EagleEye Outlook"

it was approved on 12/7/18 around 1:00 PM EST

it said it'd take 24 hours.

I looked here:
https://play.google.com/store?hl=en

I find it here...
https://play.google.com/music/listen#/sr/eagleeye+outlook

Thanks.
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Using 'VSDC Free Video Editor', I am trying to capture an movie playing on the screen.

But I don't get any audio. when I go to the audio config, I don't see any devices in the pick-list ?

Any help is appreciated.
Thanks
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Audacity: How to mute all silent periods?

I have pauses between my speech, but sometimes I hear breathing and other small sounds which forces me to edit each one. Or, even a jet overhead which could not be heard as I spoke.

Is there a way to fix all these silent periods at once? Is there a feature (like Amplify) where I could reduce them all by about 10 Db?

Thanks.
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Starting Sketchup 2017 on Microsoft Surface Pro produces a Google Bug Spat and the application closes just after loading the tools dock.  


BTW....also experiencing an issue when launching KODI - <<ERROR: Unable to create GUI. Exiting>> Could these issues be graphic card related?

Device has a built-in HD540 Display Adaptor, with latest drivers installed.

Both Sketchup and KODI used to work perfectly well earlier this year.

Hope you can help. Thank you
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Is there a freeware screen capture that is very similar to SnagIT
that could
1. capture a scrolling region
2. turn on/off the cursor when capturing screen
3. change the pixel density (ppi) when saving the file (as sometimes I want a smaller file)
4. when editing image, can rotate at a specified angle (sometimes screen captured is slanted)
5. could adjust the shades (darker or lighter) of a font as well as the background (that I'm
    erasing so that a section of the background erased has the same shade as the sections
    around it)
6. supports various font types & allows a  range of the font size of the text added into image
7. adjust dimness/brightness & sharpness of the image (MS Photo editor in Win XP does this).


Windows snipping tool lacks the above & MSPaint can't select a section of the screen.

SnagIT used to release a 'free' licence key for an old version but I'll need it for Win 10.

Something that costs less than USD10 is fine as well.
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any android app that plays .mpg video files which is free
please advise
mx player i tried which did not work
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We have Excel & Desktop objects embedded into a Word doc
which by clicking on the objects' icons, will launch Excel/objects
but when the Word doc is printed/converted to PDF (using
Adobe PDF printer or CutePdf writer), these objects became
images in the converted PDF.

Is there a way to embed these Excel objects in the PDF such
that we can still open/launch the Excel from within the PDF?

Free tools will be appreiciated.
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https://publications.europa.eu/en/publication-detail/-/publication/a30d111d-df3f-4aa0-b816-9f515c2f6f85

I've seen some scrolling ebooks like one in above URL but somehow when I tried to print to PDF or
'Select All' & paste into MSWord, it's only partially printed/pasted.

Any tools/method to extract them out?
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hi i have 13 hour .mpg video file which i am trying to play in my phone which is not working

how to conver tthat to say mp4 which easily play in my anroid phone.
i am using mx player to play videos on phone

any free good tool for this conversion

please advise
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How many people can access podcasts on iTunes and Google Play?

I have a podcast coming up hosted on podbean and distributed through iTunes and Google Play.

How many people could potentially access it?

Thanks
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Using iOS - Ipod.

Found some interesting podcasts with big libraries - hundreds of episodes.

So far, only way to download them all would be to...click each one and select download.

Need top find an iOS podcast app that allows me to bulk download all podcasts.

I know Podbean allows this.  But, it is super buggy and crashes all the time.

Any others?

Thanks!

OT
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Got a lecture on MP3.  About an hour long.

Want to cut bits of it into a loop.

Looking for super simple drag & drop audio cutting and splicing.

Audacity seems too complicated.  Need something simpler.  Only requirement is to select blocks of audio and splice them together.  No need for processing or enhancing.

What looks like an easy piece of software to do this?
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I have sever genre folders containing mp4 video stored on a Synology network drive feeding a couple of Media servers. Plex, for example.

I'd like to be able to determine  how many times each video is being watched over time. Is that possible, and how would I go about creating something like that?
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We use iTextSharp to create PDFs throughout our site.  We have a Comments field that can grow.
It doesn't look like iTextSharp supports dynamic attributes - or at least the way we are using it with a pre-defined template.

sample of the code for the comments section:

  stamper.AcroFields.SetField("Comments", sb.ToString());
  stamper.AcroFields.SetFieldProperty("Comments", "textsize", 6f, null);
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How strict is iTunes for podcast approvals?

I have done extensive research on the 9/11 attacks and have found new historical connections to 9/11 attacks in U.S. and world history that seem to have been scrubbed from the narrative. But I worry that iTunes will filter my podcast out, because it does sometimes touch on the political motivations of various entities.

How concerned should I be that iTunes will filter me out? Or, is the approval process towed out violence, porn, etc?

I hope iTunes does not act as the "thought police" and block my extensive historical narratives.

I hope to hear about other people's experiences with potential filtering of podcasts.

Thanks
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Is there any way/tools to convert/port softwares to portable versions:
I'm looking at converting freewares like ATube catcher (a video
downloader), WPS Pdf to Word converter, PDFsam.

Curious how virtualization tools that do P2V make the various
softwares work esp when migrating from say physical Win2003
to virtual Win2008R2 VMs : must be along similar lines
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Removing my TwitterFeed from LinkedIn

I can see the Twitter feed URL but not how to edit it.

How do I do this?
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Getting a feeling for podcasting

I am about to launch my own podcast, but have little experience with podcasting.

Does a mobile user need a podcasting app? If so, what are the popular one for the iPhone?

I assume I could download it and see how various podcasts are displayed and accessed within the app. This would be very educational for me.

Thanks
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MultiMedia Applications

Multimedia applications are those programs that integrate more than one media at a time; browsers are the most obvious. However, the term has come to include the use of programs that enable the use of any component that isn’t simple text and static graphics, such as audio, video, animation, virtual reality, conferencing and monitoring.