SPlayer is a free, open source media player, assures to play every media format including DVD's and streaming media. Its features include: Lightweight: low footprint, low startup and playback memory footprints, low energy consumption; audio and video equalizer - optimizes audio and video quality to best utilize the hardware specifications; streams any format; a screenshot tool to capture individual frames and three types of interface – minimal, compact and standard; support for subtitles- "subtitle matching" automatically downloads and displays subtitles,supports these formats: aif, aifc, aiff, alac, au, snd, wav, cda, csf, drc, dsm, dsv, dsa, dss, ac3, dts, vob, ifo, d2v, flac, flv, flc, flic, ivf, ivm, mka, midi, 3gp, 3gpp, ape, mp3, m4a, m4b, aac, mpc, ogm, ogg, rmvb, ratdvd, ra, rm, swf, dat, avi, wma, and wmv.
SPlayer for WinXP/2003/Vista/
A 4.44 MB download, SPlayer decompresses to 21.6 MB, still much less than KMPlayer and VLC. More details at http://www.splayer.
CamStudio, a free and open source Streaming Video software, can record all the screen and audio activity and create industry-standard AVI video files and convert them into streaming flash videos (SWFs) using its own built-in SWF Producer. Among the couple of ways you could use this utility are - create demonstration videos, create video tutorials for school or college classes, produce a set of videos to answer most frequently asked questions, create 'video brochure' for products, record new tips, tricks and techniques which you wish to remember, record a recurring problem to show to tech support, and more. The unique Video Annotation feature helps to add high-quality, anti-aliased (no jagged edges) screen captions. You can even personalise the videos by including a webcam movie of yourself "picture-in-
CamStudio can be downloaded at http://www.camstudio.org/CamStudio20.exe
CamStudio Support Forum at http://camstudio.org/forum CamStudio is absolutely free, the developer would appreciate if you send him across a copy of whatever you produce.
Personal Knowledge Base
Alex Personal Knowledge Base can help organize your knowledge, notes, ideas and other information. Its features include: Simple and clear interface to manage, categorize and search knowledge; add, edit, or delete; Both HTML and plain text format supported; backup or restore knowledge data; export knowledge data as html files; very little footprint, everything under one directory, move and use it anywhere; Full text search with highlighted keywords; Simple yet smart categorization - just create the category, the utility will automatically categorize all your knowledge; Fully integrated with the browser (can be used as a browser too); Configurable interface: can turn on/off category view, adjust fonts and etc, and no installation needed.
The 9.3 MB Alex Personal Knowledge Base v.1.3.0 can be downloaded at http://sourceforge.net/projects/pkb/files/pkb/1.3.0/pkb1.3.0.zip/download
Alex PKB is platform independent- You can run it under Windows, Linux, Mac OSX , AIX or Solaris. For instructions on OS other than Windows OS, visit http://pkb.sourcefo
I want to extract audio from video files, suggest a utility.
You could try the 4.5 MB Free Video to MP3 Converter
supports 3g2, 3gp, asf, avi, flv, mov, mp4, mpg, rm, swf,
vom, wmv video formats.
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