Category Archives: Tips and Tricks

Get the useful software tips and tricks that help make you more productive and your overall software experience a lot more enjoyable.

Free Tips to Defeat DVD Region Code

May 01st, 2012by Boren 5,839 views |Comments Off

Just imagine you buy a DVD from another country while on tourism, or order it online. But when you put the disc in your DVD player, there is just a message telling you “wrong region”. You would feel very upset, right? Read More »

How to Install MP4 Codec for Windows Media Player to Play MP4 Files?

Apr 28th, 2012by Boren 10,966 views |Comments Off

Windows Media Player must be the most popular media playback application for computer users. It can be used to play movies, pictures and music. Its success and popularity has a lot to do with its developer Microsoft Corporation. Microsoft holds different versions that are especially suitable for Windows, Mac, Solaris, etc. It also provides codec package to support different video formats. One of these codec is MP4. If you Windows Media Player fail to play MP4 files, I’m afraid you need to install media player MP4 codec in your computer. Read More »

The History of DivX and the Latest Software Players That Can Play DivX

Apr 26th, 2012by Boren 3,908 views |Comments Off

DivX is known to create a balance between file size and quality with its very effective compression capabilities. Due to these capabilities, it becomes one of the codecs used for extracting audio and video from a source to the hard disk of the PC for archiving and transcoding copies. And many software developers released their own styles of DivX players.

The commercial DivX in competition with Microsoft video for Windows in WMV, QuickTime from Apple in the MOV and Real Video in the RMM file formats. A version of open source Xvid is released by Xvid in 2001. Read More »

How to Play DivX Media Files on Windows and Mac with Free DivX Player?

Apr 25th, 2012by Boren 2,876 views |Comments Off

DivX is a popular video compression technology developed by DivX, Inc. DivX has the ability to compress lengthy segments into small size while maintaining the high visual quality. The DivX codec is currently the most popular MPEG-4 based codec.

Play DivX File with DivX Player

DivX offers the same quality image as DVD at 1/10 of the size. The video is usually combined with AC3 or MP3 audio to provide both nice video and audio quality. All these factors contributed to the popularity of DivX. There are lots of DivX videos Read More »

Download a Movie Player for Windows to Get Unlimited Access to Entertainment

Apr 24th, 2012by Boren 2,800 views |Comments Off

Nowadays, more and more people are making full use of their personal computers to endlessly access to entertainment by means of movie downloads. Just a few clicks on the mouse, you can get movies at home comfortably. In this era of highly developed technology, movie downloads have become an every-day practice.

Internationally renowned Hollywood films are also available for downloading and playing over the Internet of your computer. Also understand that, on the Internet, the term “movie” does not necessarily refer to a feature film. Read More »

How Much Do You Know about MP4 Player?

Apr 24th, 2012by Boren 3,100 views |Comments Off

The most popular digital format online is MP4 now. Computer technology moves fast, while many people enjoy the benefits it brings. Few really understand them and are less possible to make maximum use of their potentials.

What is MP4?

MP4 stands for MPEG-4, is a compressed video and audio format. MP4 reduces the audio and video size to provide more disk space. MP3 player refers to the music playing device. Read More »

The Importance of DVD Decoder Software

Apr 23rd, 2012by Boren 3,601 views |Comments Off

One of the luxuries of today’s computer is the capability of playing DVD movies. Does every computer have this ability to play DVD movies perfectly? The answer may not satisfy you unless your computer is a Windows OS computer with Windows Media Center preinstalled. Even you have a Windows Media Player in your computer, you may not be able to play DVD movies successfully because there is no DVD decoder software included in the Windows Media Player. Read More »

Recordable DVD Players Play an Important Role in Our Life

Apr 20th, 2012by Boren 2,886 views |Comments Off

Recordable DVD players are the best solution to record movies, sport events and your favorite TV series. They are also can be called DVD players recorders because they have both the DVD playing and recording capabilities. DVD players recorders include advanced player features such as progressive scan video output, built-in Dolby Digital and DTS, audio recorders, high quality video, audio inputs and outputs, connections. They carry out top quality recording to a digital disc which has available space. Read More »

Free Tips to Overcome the DVD Playback Problems in Windows 7

Apr 19th, 2012by Boren 6,721 views |Comments Off

“I just got a new notebook with Windows 7, and Windows Media Player won’t play any DVD. But I can play the same DVD in an XP machine. The Windows Media Player first told me that I didn’t have the proper codec software. I downloaded it, and it still won’t play.” Many people have encountered such kind of DVD playback problems.

The codec software is actually a DVD decoder which allows playback of DVD Movies on a Windows based PC. Most commonly used within Windows Media Player, but default WMP doesn’t include a DVD decoder. If you really want to watch the DVD right away, then, you need to download a DVD decoder for Windows 7. Read More »

High Definition DVD Players on the Market

Apr 18th, 2012by Boren 4,822 views |Comments Off

High definition DVD player offer consumers high-quality image and sound. HD DVD player work even better with high-definition DVD which includes two hours 720p or 1080i video on it. HD DVD player can play DVDs in MP3 and JPEG format. The output sound can be in two different formats, such as Dolby digital and DTS digital. Some DVD players are equipped with high-definition recording and read in DVD±R and DVD±RW. High-definition DVD players newly produced are able to play almost all types of discs. Read More »