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[10 Jul 2009 | One Comment | ]
HandBrake – Free Open Source Video Transcoder

Overview
HandBrake is an open source and multiplatform program that can transcode video files. It is able to handle the most popular video file types and containers and it’s available for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X platforms.

Review
When it comes to video transcoders there are a lot of freeware options available right now, from simple straightforward programs to more complex and advanced software. You might already know about MeGui or the “classic” AutoGK, or maybe you were impressed by Rono’s review of XMedia Recode a few days ago. And these are …

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[8 Jul 2009 | 8 Comments | ]
XMedia Recode – Free Video Converter

This is a guest post written by Rono, the enthusiastic freeware reviewer.
Windows users definitely do not have a shortage of video converters at their disposal. That’s great on the one hand but on the other hand it could make the selection process quite difficult. The video converter applications differ greatly in complexity, some require minimal user input and knowledge of video terminology while others do require advanced knowledge about bitrates, codecs, filters or framerates.
XMedia Recode falls into both categories. The free video converter comes with several pre-configured profiles that can …

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[7 Jul 2009 | 17 Comments | ]
KMPlayer – Freeware Media Player

Overview
KMPlyer is a versatile freeware media player that supports many video file formats and containers. It can also handle various types of subtitle files.

Review
My favorite video player right now is the open source SMPlayer, I like the way it works and of course I love the fact that it’s open source. But since many people asked me over and over to try KMPlayer I finally decided to give it a go. I installed it in my PC a few months ago and I played some video files with it from …

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[25 Jun 2009 | No Comment | ]
Submagic – Freeware Subtitle Editor

This is a gues post written by Rono, a freeware enthusiast and one of our most faithful readers and commentators. My favorite subtitle editor is Aegisub, but Rono provides an interesting alternative, check it out!
Overview
Submagic is a freeware program for the Windows operating system that can be used to edit subtitles. It can help you create, edit, convert, synchronize or translate subtitles. The only feature missing to make this the perfect solution would be a subtitle downloader.