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Posted June 23, 2017 by

How to Record Your Windows Screen Using VLC Media Player

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 April 23, 2020 by

How to Make VLC the default Media Player (Windows, Mac, Android/iOS)

Let’s say it out loud: VLC is the best media player. Its versatility is unmatched. It can play almost every video format and has better sound amplifiers than any other media player in the world. However, despite these kickass features, it’s not always set to default. When you install it, you get the option to […]

Category Windows 10, Windows 7

Posted April 6, 2020 by

How to Open and Exit the Full Screen Mode in MS Word in Easy Steps

In MS word, sometimes, a document launches into full-screen mode accidentally. For novices, who aren’t familiar with the nitty-gritty of the application, this can pose some problems. For starters, accessing the toolbar, where the tabs are accessible disappears. This isn’t an ideal situation, especially when you have to constantly open the review tab or some […]

Posted April 6, 2018 by

Download Facebook Live Video in Easy Steps

Can you download Facebook live Video? That’s one question I get asked a lot. Well, certainly! There are a lot of ways to save a live video to your computer or your phone, but in this article, I’m going to tell you one that’s easiest of them all. But, before that, let me clarify the purpose […]

Category Facebook

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 February 22, 2021 by

How to Play .MKV Files on Your Computer

Matroska video (file extension) is a file format, much like .MP4. Less commonly used than other video file formats, .MKV files generally have short video clips, movies and/or TV shows stored in them. Playing a file with a .MKV extension in your computer is pretty much the same as playing a file with .MP3, .MP4 […]

Category Windows 10

Posted June 3, 2018 by

How to Download Facebook Videos Without Any Software

There are times we are just scrolling through our Facebook and find videos which we find funny, informative, or interesting. The next thought that flashes in our mind are to save the video. But how? You might want to download the video and share it on WhatsApp to your friend who is not on Facebook.

Category Facebook