Tag: codec

Fix Choppy Audio in VLC Player

Update: If this doesn’t work for you then read this post. For a long time, VLC has been one of the well regarded media players with its ability to play almost any audio and video format without having to install special codec packs. It’s relatively small size in terms of disk space consumption and memory …

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iTunes Playing Audio Out of Sync With Audio

This is just an observation that I have made on my own computer so I don’t know if this is more widespread. Today, I was troubleshooting an issue when playing videos and the audio going in and out of sync (or maybe vice versa depending on how you anchor things). This was happening in Windows …

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Why You Shouldn’t Install Third Party Codecs on Windows 7

Another quick update for this evening. What many people may not know but Windows 7 actually supports a wider range of codecs (i.e. COmpression / DECompression software) compared to Windows XP and Vista, specifically: H.264 (popular for Apple devices and web streaming), AAC (a popular audio format also preferred by Apple), DivX, Xvid. As a …

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Keep YouTube Videos for Posterity with KeepVid

KeepVid Video Link Submission

I’m sure we have all come across a YouTube video or two that, for one reason or another, became an instant favourite or stirred up some sort of nostalgia for the old days. Whilst broadband speeds have been increasing and video sharing has become more popular, sometimes it isn’t so possible to get to YouTube …

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