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Posted June 23, 2017 by

How to Record Your Windows Screen Using VLC Media Player

How to Screen Capture on Windows

By default, Windows does not have any utility that can record your computer’s screen. Windows 10 came close to the idea with Game DVR. However, the feature can only record app videos. Outside of an app, Game DVR will not function. Tech-Recipes has a detailed tutorial on recording app videos on Windows 10 using Game […]

Posted July 14, 2012 by

VLC Media Player: Installing Custom Skins


Customizing the amazing VLC media player can be accomplished through the use of skins. This tech-recipe describes to how to install and use them.

Category Windows

Posted October 6, 2011 by

Convert .FLV to .MP3 in VLC Media Player

Not only is VLC Media Player a great free open-source tool, but you can convert a .flv file to .mp3 very easily! Learn how in this article and screen-cast.

Category Music

Posted September 20, 2009 by

VLC Media Player: How To Take Screenshots from Videos and DVD

Sometimes grabbing screenshots from video or DVD can be a major pain. The VLC Player makes it easy and delivers sharp looking images.

Category Entertainment

Posted April 26, 2009 by

VLC Media Player for Mac: Listen to Shoutcast Radio

I love listening to internet radio, it allows me to explore all kinds of music for free. You can use the VLC Media Player to listen to Shoutcast Radio without installing any other software or add-ons.

Category Apple Mac

Posted September 15, 2008 by

VLC Media Player: Make Fullscreen the Default Display Mode

If you use the VLC media player to watch your videos, you probably watch them in fullscreen mode. Instead of constantly having to change the display mode everytime you launch a new video to watch, change the default to fullscreen and start enjoying your movie immediately.

Category Windows

Posted August 8, 2010 by

Windows: How to preview videos while actively downloading

Internet users watch video from many untrusted sources on internet. Often these videos are fake or mislabeled videos. By previewing these videos as they are being downloaded, the user can spot problems and abort the download of any problematic files. If the file cannot be previewed, it may not be a video at all and […]

Category Internet

Posted July 18, 2010 by

Windows XP: How to use Videos as Wallpaper or Background

More modern versions of Windows such as Vista and Windows 7 have DreamScene which allows videos to be used as wallpaper for the desktop. XP users cannot use DreamScene but we can still show you how to use a video for your desktop wallpaper or background.

Category Windows

Posted October 21, 2005 by

XP/2000/2003: Play DVDs in Windows with Free Decoder Software

Buying expensive DVD playing software is no longer necessary.  Packages are available for free.

Category Windows