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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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.

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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?
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.
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
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);
SCREENSHOT Before and AfterI JUST upgraded VLC to version 3.0.4.  in the previous version, when streaming from a radio station, the title and artist would show in the title bar and in a Windows notification in the lower-right of the screen.  Now only the title of the mp3 (the part of the URL following the "/.com/" shows in the title bar.  Perhaps a setting was changed during the update, but it's not something I remember setting when I did the original setup.

On another computer, with Version 2.2.1, the titlebar shows the title and artist as shown in the screensnip, so I uninstalled Version 3.0.4 on the subject computer and installed 2.2.1, and it still only shows the URL, so I don't think it's a VERSION issue.  

When I click view, status bar, the status bar doesn't show the title and artist either - it DOES on the computer I'm comparing.
Upon using Youtube Creator Studio, a student in a public school uploaded a video to a verified channel of which Youtube Creator Studio rejected the video because of length.  The account has been verified and we have been able to ascertain that a video can be up to twelve hours.  We need a way to get Creator Studio to recognize videos longer than 15 minutes in length.
I would like to convert HTTP streaming HLS  to UDP or RTP, I  have tried VLC  and it works only in windows 10, does anyone  have any other software example that is validated  and is working properly?

I have a client who has a lot of old wmp files (windows media photo), which I need to convert to any modern file type.  I cannot find anything which will open them, let alone convert them.  Does anyone have any suggestions?

I've tried all the Adobe Apps and even gone back to an XP machine with Windows Photo Viewer and Windows media Player, but no go :(

I have a laptop and I want to record audio. I have 2 microphones (a budget one and a "real" one) But: recording audio with one of the two mics doesn't work: the internal mic of my laptop is used in stead. How can I fix this? Do I need to contact Lenovo?
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I have used this webcam before and it worked fine. The program, application, or website, turned the camera on. It's a Windows 7 desktop. When inserted in the front USB port it recognizes the device.

How to turn the camera on manually.
Maybe I wish to take a photo of something and save the image as a file.
The latest failure was trying to get photo of myself for travel via Airbnb. Their program gave a window to allow the camera but it never came on. Microsoft LifeCam HD 3000.
Hi, my teams often bring new designs to me for Websites and Apps.

I have been looking for a way to markup my feedback on their designs digitally and send back to them quickly.

I have looked into Google Jamboard and other similar screens but they are not available in Ireland.

I have an iPad Pro and a Pencil and I was thinking of getting them to do the following, however the process is very cumbersome for the designers:

01 - email each design / screen to me
02 - I save them to Camera Roll
03 - import into a sketch program / app
04 - mark up
05 - save back to camera roll
06 - email marked up screenshots back to designers

Is anyone aware of an app or web app that reduces the amount of steps above or provides a more productive way?

Thanks in advance for your help.

We am looking for a camera to buy for our conference/ meeting room which will be used with Skype for business.

The conference room includes a conference table which seats 4-6 people (2 on right of table and 2 on left) and a 55 inch display mounted on a TV stand beside the wall about 4 foot from the table.

We may also need a microphone on the meeting room table for the Skype calls.

1. What would you recommend as the best camera to buy for this room?

2. Is there any other products you would recommend to use with the camera you recommended?

Help configure a video editing rig for Windows most  likely using Adobe Premier. I am looking at the Dell precision and the budget is in $2,500 t o $3,000ish range. I would appreciate reasons for any recommendations that get added on to to this or another brand/option.

I have already checked the specs from Adobe for minimum requirements but real world experience  here will really help.  I know you can keep throwing  money at memory and other hardware and rendering videos takes up a lot of resources. At some point there must be diminishing returns though.
There is a Google app that can be used on a phone whereby someone speaks English and the interpretation can be in Spanish and shows on the screen.

There is also a physical device on Amazon where you can type English and Spanish version appears on the screen.

What we need is a technical device or app that lets us speak English through a small microphone attached to our shirt and the Spanish version of what we say is shown on an overhead large screen.

Need more brain power than I have to get it done.
I would like to recognize sounds within an audio stream.  For instance, a doorbell.
Basically it would be the equivalent to using OpenCV to identify a face within a video stream.
So I am looking for the equivalent of an OpenCV library for audio (rather than images/video).  Or perhaps some cloud-based solution -- although I have not see anything on AWS or Azure.
This is my command: vlc --width=1920 --height=1375 --video-x=0 --video-y=1175 video.mp4 --no-video-deco --no-embedded-video

No matter what I change the --width= setting to, it doesn't make any difference. The video window is always the same (very large. Am I missing something? I'm using version VLC 3.0.2 for Windows.
I am looking for a way to automatically run a MP4 or MOV video file every 15 minutes on my tv while it is playing live tv.  I am not sure how it would work, maybe there is a device that can run a scheduler to automatically interrupt live tv with my video file every 15 minutes or maybe some software running on a computer that is attached to the tv?  The other issue is how to automatically change the input of the tv to show my video and then go back to the live broadcast input when done?  I hope I have explained this clearly enough.  Please ask me questions if you need to.  Thank you very much for any help with this.
I am working on this program from last 4 days. But still I can't find any solution.
I want to create a organizer program. Which will be move images from one folder to another.
So here is my Code.
    import os , shutil
    path = open(r"/home/ironman/Desktop/lists.txt","r+")
    save_name = open("/home/ironman/Desktop/files.txt","w+")
    insp = ['inspiration', 'motivational']
    names =['girls','fitness','women','girl','Kids','friend','life','gym','exam','daily','religious','swami']
    for file in path:
        for Folder , SubFolder , Files in os.walk(file.strip()):
            for files in Files:
                ff = os.path.join(file, files)
                x = os.path.abspath(files)

                for sr in insp:
                    if files.endswith(".jpg") and sr in files:

                        global full_path
                        if not os.path.isdir('/home/ironman/Pictures/'+sr):
                            os.mkdir('/home/ironman/Pictures/'+ sr)
                    for filename in names:
                        full_path = ("/home/ironman/Pictures/%s" % sr)
                        if filename in files:
                            src = os.path.join(full_path,files)
                            srt = os.path.join(full_path,filename)
                            if not os.path.isdir(srt):

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I have a lot of photo and movie files in our company. I would like to setup a server where our employees can login to, and find & download media files.
These should be cataloged in groups and contain metadata.
Does such a webserver exist which I can setup upon a Ubuntu server (or Windows server) ?
I prefer open source, but if we need to buy one, this should be no problem is it is affordable. No monthly subscription.
Hi All,

I am using 6 Sonos speakers in multiple rooms at the same floor.
There are 2 accespoints with the same channel and same SSID .

When one accespoints is online the most 2 far removed speakers stutter sometimes or loses connection, the other speakers wont stutter or lose connection when this happends.

If I connect both accespoints then only 1 or 2 speakers keep working while it has the same configuration as the other accespoint.

I tried several things like changing the channels or disable mesh encryption but Sonos keeps failing.

I searched online for multiple options but it seems a lot of people have issues with the Sonos speakers with multiple accespoints in the same configuration.

Does anyone here know a solution so i can use all my Sonos speakers at once over 2 accespoints?

Kind Regards,

I can't seem to play Blu Ray discs on the my laptop anymore.  I pop them in and nada,  Toshiba Blu Ray Disc player opens but nothing after that it just wont play it.  had this before But can't remember how I fixed it. I think its a codec issue.  how can I update it?

It's Win 7 64-bit Toshiba Qosmio X870  laptop.    toshiba blu ray disc player

I don't want to buy a new player either.  

says this in the manual  

6.2 AACS Key Update
AACS key is essential part of Blu-ray disc playback, new AACS key is required when old AACS key expired. When that happens, Player will prompt to download new key from internet. Please make sure your PC is connected to internet at that time.
If old key is used, new release Blu-ray title may not play in your player.
It is highly recommended to download new AACS key to keep playability of your player.

How can I do that never seen a popup for one.  constantly connected to the internet as well..

I have a video clip that is 15 seconds long. (film grain) stock footage. My goal is to overlay this (film grain stock footage that is 15 seconds long) over another video that is ..lets say 2 minutes long. I would like to know, in Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2018 how do I adjust the length of the 15 seconds video clip to 2 minutes long, without adjusting the speed? I would like to keep the speed the same but only adjust the length of the video clip to something longer. Can this be done in Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2018? I remember VEGAS doing this so easily.
I know this is a long-obsolete utility but DVD Shrink v3.2 is still a very good utility for shrinking the size of a DVD.   I've used it for at least 15 years, and it works perfectly on all versions of Windows, up to and including the latest build of Win 10.

HOWEVER ... as I've moved it from machine to machine over the years, it always got faster at the process of shrinking a DVD.    Things that used to take close to two hours (on a P-IV) evolved to where they'd take less than 10 minutes on later CPU's.    For example, one DVD I tested takes ~ 14 min to shrink on an i5-2500; but only about 9 min on an i7-4770; and 7 minutes on an i7-6770.   BUT on a brand new build I just did with an 8th gen CPU (6 core i7-8700) that same DVD takes ~ 35 minutes to shrink !!    Looking at the core temps & utilization, it is clearly only using one core on this CPU, whereas it has always used all of the cores available on the previous generations.     I've confirmed the affinity is set to all cores are available; and set the priority of the task as high as possible ("real time"), but all to no avail.    It simply uses one core with this CPU.    This is the first CPU I've used it on with more than 4 cores -- I don't know if that has some impact on it or not, but even if it's limited to 4 cores, I'd expect it to at least use 4 of the cores.    

I suspect that's simply "the way it is" -- and clearly there's no support for this program anymore, but I'm just curious if anyone has any ideas as to…
Recently I got this installed & it worked ( one day). Tried it today, can't get it to work. I change tv input ( on the cable remote)  to HDMI. DOESN't stick. Remote from firestick doesn't respond,

What do I have to do to make this work?


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.