If you want to download some music or even movie files playing in Embedded objects like Flash player or Quicktime player, here is a trick for you. Embedded objects is a Firefox add-ons allow you to download any media files (mp3, flv, avi, wav, wmv, mov) from the web page content. The little green arrow icon will appear lower right corner of Firefox browser when it found media files. You just need to click on it and select the files from its Download dialog window.
If you don’t have any software in your machine to convert music files to another music file type like mp3 or wma, Media.io is for you. Media.io is an online tool that allows you to upload any music files and convert into mp3, ogg, wav and wma file format. You just need to upload your music file and once uploaded, it will let you choose music file type and bit rate you’re going to convert. Media.io allows up to 250MB file size for each file.
I really don’t know how this app managed to pass the policy of Apple iTunes’ store and listed in iPhone app directory. w.Tv, an iPhone app where you can watch Chinese TV channels, TV Series and Hollywood movies and even it lets you download for FREE of charge. You can download the entire movie from its DVD library. The only thing is that, it is written in Chinese language. Don’t worry, at least you can know by looking at the thumbnail picture. If you’re interested, just download it before it get banned from iTunes.
Inbox2 a desktop client application for combining all your Emails and Social messaging in one place. It can fetch all the mails from Gmail, Hotmail, Yahoo, AOL, MS Exchange mail servers, IMAP and POP3 account as well. Not only that It can receive and update to your Facebook, Twitter, Yammer and LinkedIn updates and messages.
In Photoshop, Photoshop actions are the collection of adjustment steps which may contain adjusting color and situation, gradient mapping, adjusting color balance, etc. It is really useful and save you a lot of time when you’re editing bunch of photos to get the same effect. I am falling in love with retro and vintage photos especially low situated and soft color tone. Sometimes, my friends asked me how to create those kind of effect for photos in Photoshop. Well, there are lot of actions and tutorials, even online generator on internet. Today, I created one Photoshop action set contains three actions that can make your photos retro and vintage look with low situated and soft color tone. (more…)
PicPick is not just a screen capturing tool. It has everything you need from screen capturing to measuring pixel distance on the screen. Simple interface and easy to use its tools from Windows system tray. Built-in Image Editor allows you to do all the basic operations. If you are looking for something like this, PicPick is your answer. Well, It is FREE too. only for Windows.
Exif data is a specification in the photo used by Digital camera. Every information like Camera model, Manufacturer, Aperture, Shutter speed, ISO, etc. are stored in Exif in the photo. You can check basic information of Exif data in your photos in Windows XP and later version of Windows, of course Mac supports as well.
I wrote about how to check shutter count in your camera with Opanda before and it works great because it shows every information from Exif, but the problem is that it works on Windows only. But if you’re Mac user, you can try Simple EXIF Viewer. I stumbled upon a web site, Jeffrey’s Exif viewer that can easily check tons of Exif information in photo on the fly without installing any of those software. You just need to give the photo url from web or upload the photo.
I have been using Flickr to share my photos with my friends for a while. After upgrading to Pro account on Flickr and I saw that I have uploaded more than 300 photos in my Flickr account. I always upload the photos in original size and some of the photos I uploaded in Flickr weren’t not found back in my machine. I have been searching for a tool that can backup photos in Flickr in original format. I even decided to write an application to download the photos from Flickr using Flickr API if I can’t find app.
I’m addicted in blogging and of course, I read many other blogs every day. I can’t visit all the blogs I read. I just simply subscribe their feeds in my favorite RSS reader, Google Reader. I can read the recently updated blog posts in rss reader just like I’m reading emails.
I wish everybody have a very happy new year …