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Wed
04
Jan
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'Vmware Player', and 'Hard Drive Indicator'

Vmware Player Run virtual machines created by VMware Workstation, GSX Server or ESX Server. VMware Player also supports Microsoft virtual machines and Symantec LiveState Recovery disk formats. Easily and safely evaluate pre-built application ... environments, beta software, or other software that is distributed in virtual machines, without any installation or configuration hassles. Share a virtual machine with a colleague or friend. And Try this: "VMWare Player cannot create VMWare images like VMWare Workstation can. Fortunately, a utility called QEMU can." http://www.vmware.com/products/player/ ... (view more)

Wed
21
Dec
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Organizer MP3 Review

Synopsis: Don't let your MP3s vanish into obscurity -- give them a professional look with Organizer MP3! With Organizer MP3, you can quickly and easily create MP3 CD collections and burn them directly to CD. The resulting CD includes all your MP3s, ... an MP3 player, covers, lyrics, info, slideshow pictures, and works on any Windows computer; simply insert the CD and play your MP3s (no additional software is required)! Creating mp3 collections was never so easy or convenient! Organizer MP3: How it works Organizer MP3 MP3 includes 2 programs: a Collection Builder and a Collection Player. Organizer ... (view more)

Thu
19
Aug
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CD Mastering Software

Since writing this newsletter, I have received a number of questions with respect to burning CD recordable discs. One question came from Infopackets Reader Bob T., who recently asked how it was possible to transport movie files from his computer ... onto his DVD player. Bob writes: " Dennis, I have a number of .MPEG movie files that I've downloaded through Kazaa. Friends tell me it is possible to play these files using my DVD player, but I need special CD burning software to do it. Is this true? If so, what program do you recommend? " And Infopackets Reader Sheila S. asked how to ... (view more)

Wed
04
Aug
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Digital Media Converter Review

With so many different audio and video formats circulating the Internet, keeping track of which media player plays which format is almost a next-to-impossible task. For example: .MOV files are made with Apple QuickTime, and won't play in Windows ... Media Player; QuickTime player (which plays .MOV files) won't play DivX movies, and RealAudio and RealVideo files won't play in either QuickTime or Windows Media Player. To top it all off, none of the above mentioned formats will play on a portable .WMA (Windows Media Audio) device. Confused yet? Audio and video files generally contain content meant ... (view more)

Wed
05
Nov
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Active Media Screensaver Review

Just recently, I discovered another totally cool screensaver. Quebec based Esm Software makes Active Media Player Screen Saver, an application designed to play streaming video while your computer is idle. What is Active Media Player Screen Saver? ... Active Media Player Screen Saver (AMPSS) is a screensaver application capable of playing live video streams in MPEG, AVI, ASF, WMV, or QuickTime format. AMPSS also plays full motion video from your hard drive, giving you unlimited choices for video playback. Active Media Player Screen Saver: Features Play local or remote files: Play video files from ... (view more)

Thu
18
Sep
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Window Washer Plug-ins?

Scorpian548 writes: " I read your review on Window Washer (Gazette, 20030715). Can it also clean Real One Player & Quick Time Player? " My response: Some of you may have missed the review on Window Washer in the Gazette on July 15th. To recap: " ... With web browsers and other applications constantly recording personal tidbits of information -- such as documents and pictures you've viewed, plus web sites recently visited -- maintaining privacy while using your PC can be a daunting task. Webroot's award-winning Window Washer is a comprehensive, simple-to-use utility which ... (view more)

Mon
30
Jun
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Real Audio player replacement?

Over the weekend, my mother asked me the following question: " My church offers previously-recorded sermons in the .RM format, and I use Real One Player to play these files. Regrettably, the free version of Real One Player comes bundled with adware, ... and now my computer has advertisements and 'suggestions' popping up on my desktop! I would like to know if there is a freeware alternative to Real One Player, which can handle the .RM and other Real Media formats. What can you suggest? " My Response: Unfortunately, I don't use Real Player and refuse to install it on my machine (for ... (view more)

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