Convert DVD’s to iPod for free



This video will show you some free programs to use for converting DVD’s to play on iPod’s or other portable media devices. For all the links used in this video, as well as alternatives for Mac users, please refer to the link below:

This video will show you some free programs to use for converting DVD’s to play on iPod’s or other portable media devices. You can find the links to the software used in the video below:


DVD Fab (free) -http://www.dvdfab.com/free.htm

Handbrake (free) – http://handbrake.fr/?article=download

iTunes (free) – http://www.apple.com/itunes/download/


FOR MAC USERS: As I do not have a Mac, I cannot test this method, but a free program to remove dvd encryption is MacTheRipper. Once it has ripped the DVD to your computer, you can then use Handbrake to convert it as shown in the video.

Free WebApp Alternatives to Expensive Software

This video shows some free web based alternatives to common, expensive, software such as Photoshop, Microsoft Office, Camtasia, Illustrator, Acrobat, etc. These web based applications do not require you to pay anything or download anything. You can upload, edit, and save documents from directly within your browser.

 

Microsoft Office – Google Docs

Microsoft PowerPoint – Preezo

Adobe Photoshop – Splashup

Adobe Illustrator – Aviary

Adobe Flash – Ajax Animator

Instant Messenger Clients – Meebo

Camtasia – ScreenToaster

Windows Movie Maker – Jaycut

Quicken – Mint

Fax Software – FaxZero

Adobe Acrobat – PDF Escape

 

Special thanks to the suggestions by MikeTheDJ4 found here and here.

Free Face Recognition

***UPDATE*** New free software is now available and is much more stable than the mentioned version. You can find it here:

http://www.luxand.com/blink/

This video shows how to use facial recognition software to lock/unlock your computer using your computers webcam and your face. While the current version of the software is 20 USD, you can download a previous freeware version from here.

Download version 1.2.1 (Please read NOTE)

NOTE: Since this is an older version of the program, the company no longer offers any support for it. Do not use this version unless you are willing to assume the risks. If you have any doubts about this version, please don’t use it and simply purchase the most current version from KeyLemon.com. Just becaue it works on my computer doesn’t mean it will work on everyone’s computer.

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Special Thanks to babyhughey14 for this video:

This video will show you how to make a screensaver using your own photos or videos. It requires two free programs: Format Factory and WG Screensaver Creator