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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.

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Hello and Good Morning Everyone,

           As an extension to my previously closed questions regarding Playstation 4 consoles, I am wondering if they support playback of DVD and Bluray media or disk.  I will be purchasing a PS4 this month and wish to harness all of it features and potential.  

           Thank you

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I hear that waiting until the URL for a meeting arrives for first set up WebEx can be time consuming. So, is there a way to do this initialization beforehand?

Some time back we download an apps that you  would place the YouTube link and it would display the video in the apps, no web browser needed.   We haven't found the apps but wanted to know if there is an apps that can display a YouTube link and also stay on top of all open apps (so iy can be displaying continuously with no interruption of apps being opened and closed).
I'm trying to find a live streaming monitoring solution.
I have 3 live streams and I need a monitoring solution that will email me when the stream stops for any reason.
Does anyone have any recommendations?
I've asked a related question before but starting over is best.
The neighbor used this camera to take videos to upload to his Facebook page.
These videos are between 3 and 4 minutes. The size of these are 50-60MB which I think is high. The uploads to FB take around an hour or more. He says he has the setting on the camera to be "standard." Standard what I do not know.
I have the 160 page manual and will ask questions as I go.
Page 94 says standard is for shooting standard quality movies. Page 95 has image quality options.
Image quality choices:
1280 x 720 pixels for high definition videos.
640 x 480 pixels for standard quality.
320 x 240 pixels for lowest quality.

Shooting times:
1280 frame rate = 10 minute (2GB), 43 minutes (8GB)
640 = 23 minutes, 1 hour 35 minutes
320 = 1 hour 13 minutes, 4 hours 52 minutes.

Before proceeding
is there anything you see above that causes these 50-60MB movies of only 3-4 minutes and what can be done to change them to a reasonable size to be uploaded to Facebook.

I have a MP4 video , that i compressed by using Hand brake and it has reduced to 89MB. Please let me know if there is any  free or open source software which can reduce further to upload to whats app.

I have a Sony Handycam HDR CX240 camcorder.

This camera will be used to record video outside for a few hours.

A good few people would like to watch this video footage live while it is being recorded.

Facebook Live seems to be a good streaming service for this task.

How would I stream this video footage through Facebook Live through use of my Sony Handycam HDR CX240 camcorder?

I plan to get the 30-day free trial for Adobe Premiere and wonder if Adobe Premiere would replace Audacity (for me) for audio editing?

I have use Audacity for years to make my own recordings and am pretty handy with it. But if Adobe Premiere is good enough, I may have no need for Audacity.

I have a 60-inch plasma television connected to my laptop's docking station (port aggregator) by way of a USB-to-HDMI converter. In the following Settings dialog, it is identified as display number 3:

I have a subscription to NBCSports.com where I use Mozilla Firefox to stream live and recorded content. So that I can watch the videos on the 60 inch screen, I select the USB to HDMI speaker for audio output…

 and then drag my browser over to the television screen (i.e., display number 3).

After logging in and selecting the video I want to watch, I get the following:

Although  I can hear the audio through the speakers connected to my computer, there is no video until I maximize the window…

I'm not sure why that is, but I can live with it. The real problem is that the audio is coming from my computer's speakers instead of the television's speakers. I'm not sure whether this is unique to the NBCSports.com site or the way in which FlashPlayer is being called, but I don't have any problems routing audio through the USB-to-HDMI connection when watching YouTube videos.

By the way, for the purposes of preparing this question, I muted the audio on the NBCSports.com tab. I use speech recognition to interact with my computer, and that was interfering with the process. Before anyone had an aha moment, I just thought I'd let you know.

While playing the video in full-screen mode on display 3, the taskbar on Display 2 looks like this:

When I go into the monitor's onscreen menu, it shows my resolution as 3840x2160, 30Hz (connected via DisplayPort).
Next to that it shows 3840x2160, 60Hz (maximum).
Based on the information I've been reading, it looks like the Mac Mini can't do anything over 3840x2160, 30Hz so that makes sense.
However, when I go into SYSTEM PREFERENCES > DISPLAYS and choose "Scaled" for the resolution, I get only the following options:
- 2560x1440 (low resolution)
- 2304x1296 (low resolution)
- 1920x1080 <- this one is marked
- 1504x846
- 1280x720
I have an abundance of cables but nothing allows me to get this thing to 4K.  Dell doesn't support Apple's OS so they don't want anything to do with it but I've been reading online that THIS monitor is supposed to be one of the recommendations online for a budget 4K monitor.
Any help would really be appreciated.
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How to fix that error in chrome?
need steps to add water mark in iphone video.
any option in iphone or any free tool?
i want to know how unofficial/illegal websites get live streams of TV channels to show live sporting events and how they do it detail explanation preferred if u don't mind  thanks :)
I have a listing for our B&B on TripAdvisor, and am trying to upload two video virtual tours to their site.  The videos are in the correct format, but apparently they do not conform to other specifications, and the result is a distorted appearance (stretched horizontally and compressed vertically).  I am uninformed about video specs, and I'd appreciate some guidance as to how these videos might be adjusted to work with TripAdvisor's requirements.  Reproducing the videos de novo is not an option.

Here are the required specifications:
•Minimum resolution: 1280 pixels x 720 pixels for videos with a 16:9 aspect ratio; 640x480 for videos with a 4:3 aspect ratio.
•Minimum bitrate: Bitrate is dependent on encoding. For an MP4 video, videos should have a minimum bit rate of 5MB/s at 720p resolution.
•Framerate: Videos should be in their native framerates (often 24, 25, or 30 frames per second). We do not recommend resampling videos in a different frame rate, as it often erodes quality.
When shooting my videos it is saving them in 1.9 GB pieces.
Quality is very good
I drag the clips into the PowerDirector and build my movie.

What I would like to do...
Is to take a clip and "zoom in"

In other words...
In the 16:9 clip
Zoom in on a 16:9 section and make that the rendered video area.

The reason is that I do not have a proveffional or experienced cameraman every week and where my head is on the screen can often wind up too low.

I can't just slide it up..
I don't move around to much... I am a pastor and stay pretty much at the pulpit.

Any ideas?
Do you know how to convert a file that is AIFF-C Audio to MP3?

I have an audio file that I had recorded about 20 years ago, but need it updated to MP3.
I bought the MakeMKV .. which worked on all Blu Ray discs except for a 6 Chapter BluRay disc (This one happens to be Planet Earth documentary by BBC). MakeMKV produces an MKV file with just the first Chapter. Have tried <almost> everything. Does anyone have a solution for this?
We have a DVD which is an hour long church service. The 58 minutes is in clips of about 6 minutes each. The entire DVD is 2GB. We need to capture using an MP4 video cutter two 4 minute clips which we find in sections 2 and 9.
9 x 6:29 gets the 58 minute DVD.
The cutter is:
It works fine except section 2 is 97MB after converting it to MP4.
When I try to open this huge file with the video cutter my VLC opens and plays section 2. It is supposed to open in the video cutter.
This DVD is a friends and on his own system his WMP opens and plays the clip when we try to open it into the video cutter.
I'm guessing the size of the file is the issue?
What is the solution?
An online reviewer downloads tens of thousands of video and music files and it is a real mess with no organization. Additionally they have some on their laptops, others on their PCs and then some on several servers, with a few on MACs. Fortunately the MACs are few in number so I can manually move all those files but for the rest I would like to be able to take all the files, use their file names and create folders with the name and then move all the files with matching names into the matching folder. Looking at the video files (most of which are TV shows) they have a fairly consistent naming convention which I hope will make automating this process possible. Generally speaking the name of the video files are "name of the TV show then season number then episode number", example "Americas Got Talent S02E07". So would it be possible to take all of the name but not the S02E07 and create a folder "Americas Got Talent" and then move all the files that match that name into the newly created folder. The MP3's (mostly music but some are podcasts) do not have this "consistent" naming convention so not sure what to do here -- but if I can get the videos organized I think switching them to Media Monkey for future podcasts and music should provide the organization needed. Thanks!
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Currently some of my coworkers are using individual streaming sites to listen to internet radio on their computers. As responsible IT-admin I'd like to reduce bandwith-usage of these kind of streaming sites by providing my coworkers with a different solution.

I was thinking about a server that broadcasts one or two radio stations and a tool/website/device on the client side receiving them.

I am excited to hear your suggestions!
We have videos uploaded to Vimeo and trying to find out how to post them to a blog or forum, embedded or not embedded. Embedding may require a subscription paid by the month = ?

When playing MP3 audio files in VLC media player, how do you use hotkeys for [Pause only] and [Play only]?

In VLC media player, going to Tools > Preferences > Hotkeys results in the following window:
As can be seen, pressing {Space} is the default setting for toggling between [Play] & [Pause]. This hotkey works great.

Also shown however, are the hotkeys (Browser Stop & Browser Refresh) for the actions, [Pause only] & [Play only] respectively.

What do the latter hotkeys refer to? In other words, why would you even need to have a browser (eg Chrome) open in order to play MP3 files using VCL?

(Note: My understanding of the above two actions is that unlike toggle, which changes Play/Pause to the opposite of its current state, [Pause only] will pause the recording if it is currently playing but if currently paused, will leave it unchanged. And similarly, [Play only] will begin playing the recording if it is currently paused and if already playing, will leave it in that mode.)

The following two screenshots show how hotkeys can be modified:
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And the next screenshot displays the results after changing the hotkeys for [Pause only] & [Play only] to {Alt+s} & {Alt+p} respectively:
The problem however, is that when VLC is active, pressing either of those hotkeys has no effect.

What would prevent those hotkeys from working and what other shortcuts are available for activating [Pause only] & [Play only]?

John and Jim both have a You Tube account.
John has 10 videos and Jim has 33.
When I click a link to one of John's videos it opens and plays on You Tube. When I click John's user name, I only see one video. To see all 10 I have to go back to where the links were posted and click on each one separately.
When I open a video from john's channel and click on his channel name I can see all 33 videos.

What setting is different for the two channels?
Hi Experts,

I'm building a website for a music studio, which is not a one-pager, within WP.

When the visitor clicks on the music player, my client wants to have a play list playing while the visitor goes to other pages. Is there a good plug-in for that? I assume that I need a pop-up window?

I am considering making training videos which at some point may have a price attached to them. So, I am not keen on hosting these on YouTube.

What options to do have for private hosting?

Is it logical to consider using my WordPress site, where I already have WuCommerce up and running?

What is involved in video posting? Are there various WordPress plugins I cans use that would make this easy?

This is hosted on AWS. How do you calculate the cost of this kind of service for bandwidth?

What if I have 10 views per day and the video is 30 minutes long?

What might that cost for the month?


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.