Hot on HuffPost Tech:

See More Stories
Engadget for the iPhone: download the app now
AOL Tech

Tag: ENCODING

Nice entity is a beautiful, quick reference for HTML entities

nice entity is a slick, clean website that does just one thing and does it well. It's a large, interactive table that shows all HTML entities and it lists each with its Unicode character and entity text. To the uninitiated, HTML entities are little pieces of text that you may use instead of punctuation that would otherwise be "confusing" for the computer or break the page. For example, a "greater...

Handbrake 0.94 transcodes DVDs even faster

Handbrake, the insanely great multi-platform video transcoder - or "dvd ripper," if you're really being honest - just got its first update in almost a year. The biggest new change is 64-bit support, which means a 10% jump in encoding speed. According to our sister site, TUAW, Mac users don't even need to be running Snow Leopard to get the 64-bit advantage: it also works on OS X 10.5 on 64-bit ca...

HandBrake now encodes any video file, not just DVDs

HandBrake is a cross-platform utility for ripping and encoding DVDs in high quality, compressed video formats including XviD and H.264. And the latest version of HandBrake lets you use the powerful application to encode any video file, no DVD required. There are a handful of other changes as well, including a GUI for the Linux version, improved video quality, and more control over audio tracks....

MediaInfo Mac: multimedia information tool for Mac OS X

MediaInfo Mac is a Mac utility for displaying information about audio and video files. Similar to GSpot for Windows, MediaInfo can provide codec information, bit rate, resolution, frame rate, and aspect ratio. The program displays a URL to the codec used (in case you don't have a capable player), and you can export all of the information to a text file. If you open a file in VLC and press Apple+I ...

Upload and convert videos to any format with Hey!Watch

If you ever have the need to convert video formats on the fly, but just don't seem to have the proper applications available that can do it for you, Hey!Watch might do the trick for you. Hey!Watch, which officially launched on January 10th, is a simple online solution that lets users upload videos, or point to online videos from locations like YouTube, Google Video and other social networks, and h...

Windows Media Encoder 9

This may be one of the many long lost files tucked away on Microsoft's website that you could never find if you looked for 100 years unless you had nifty things like Google to find it. Some of you are thinking "I already knew about this, why is this news." Well, if you knew about it, why didn't you say so, help a techie out, okay? Holding out on me, huh? Whatever. For anyone (like me) late to t...