If you want to have any kind of impact in the discussion of video games online (and that is one big and jaded discussion) it will behoove you to be able to capture images of the games you're playing, be they console or PC. It's easy for the PC, but many people have no idea how ...more
How to Make a Video Capture Card
Looking to add your voice to the conversation? Get started recording gameplay on Xbox 360, PS3, or Wii, so that you can make commentaries, let's play's and how-to videos to share with the world. This video explains how to set up your Roxio capture card.
Hey, would you like to be as cool as this: You wish! But you could do the next best thing, and that's capturing your earth shattering game play with the Easycap DC60. Originally retailing for forty dollars, you can buy this at Amazon for $8.50. This device will capture video ...more
Thanks to modern "smart phones" and the internet, media by the people, for the people is finally a reality. Here's how to use your phone to be a mobile journalist. You Will Need * A cell phone that can record video * A memory card * A steady arm * A cell phone tripod WARNING: ...more
Video capture... how does it work? Apparently, I have no idea. What I thought would be a simple undertaking turned out to be a slow and annoying pain. I just wanted to capture video in high definition and to lessen the time it takes to setup, record, and upload the video. Or ...more
In order to make a card trick video, you will need the following: a YouTube account, Windows Movie Maker, Webcam Central, a computer, and your props. Open YouTube and sign into it. Open Windows Movie Maker. Open Webcam Central Open. Create an introduction. Capture video of th ...more
Your graphics card may be a little outdated in your Power Mac, so upgrade it to a one that can handle all of your gaming needs. See how to remove the graphics video card from your Power Mac desktop computer. PowerBook Medic is the ultimate resource for Mac computers and elect ...more
This video demonstrates how to capture a video of your screen without using any cameras. The video walks you through downloading and installing the right program and running the program to make your video.
Interested to know how to remove the video card and RAM riser boards from your Apple Mac Pro? This brief how-to will guide you through the process, the first necessary step of any upgrade or repair to either of the aforementioned parts. This tutorial will also be of use to tho ...more
5 minute video on how to overclock your graphics card. Includes installation of coolbits registry mod. Links to featured tools are included in the video.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to uninstall the video card drivers on a Windows computer. Begin by clicking on the Start menu. Then right-click on My Computer and select Properties. Now click on the Hardware tab and click on Device Manager. In the list, click on Dis ...more
Adobe Premiere Pro CS4 software is the start-to-finish video production solution ideal for editors, filmmakers, cable and network broadcasters, event and corporate videographers, rich media creative professionals, and hobbyists. In this Adobe Premiere Pro CS4 video tutorial, y ...more
In this video tutorial, we learn how to capture video within Photoshop Premiere Elements 9. Whether you're new to the light version of Adobe's popular non-linear editor or a seasoned digital video professional looking to better acquaint yourself with the new features and funct ...more
This video will show you how easy it is to install a new video card in your existing system.
Wondering how all of these videos of people's screens get made? Here's a video of someone's screen with the answer. Learn how to download and install CamStudio to capture video of your screen without using a camera, and then start making videos!
For $2400 this thing might as well be covered in diamonds and friend chicken. Looking to blow a month or two of rent on something less responsible? Sure, rent might put a roof over your head but it never gave you 49.99 frames per second on Crysis. Meet the $1200 Asus Ares: ...more
Want to make the best looking highlight/ tutorial/ let's play videos possible? Watch this video to learn how to use Fraps for screen capture and Sony Vegas for video editing in 1080p HD quality. Make awesome HD videos to share with the world.
Don Schechter explains how to capture your footage from your camera to your computer and log it for easy access later on. You can use Adobe Premiere to capture your movie, but you can not forget to put your tape in your camera.
Don Schechter demonstrates how to capture your footage from your camera to your computer and log it for easy access later on for Final Cut Pro. Logging clips allows you to organize your footage without having to waste hard drive space.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to find the hardware and operating system specifications in Windows 7. Begin by clicking on the Start menu. Then right-click on Computer and select Properties. There, users will be able to see all of their computer's specifications suc ...more
Screw gaming, let's get to the serious stuff! Here's an amazing video of a Kinect hack that lets one see what its camera sees - in 3D. Instead of 2D images of motion capture, we get the full spatial view. Think of the "bullet time" effect in The Matrix (freeze, rotate, conti ...more
Single-display performance mode: If you have only one active display, this is the setting for you. You can also specify this setting if you have problems with the multi-display modes. Note: This mode is faster than either of the multi-display modes described below. Compatibi ...more
This video shows you how to capture video from your console to your PC using a DAZZLE Video Creator Platinum. The total cost of this project was about $150 but I am sure you can do it for cheaper.
Producer/editor Paul Mitton of Creation Trek Productions demonstrates how to capture video from a camcorder directly into Avid Liquid. Scroll down and click the "watch the video" link. Capture and import video into Avid Liquid. Click through to watch this video on studiodaily.com
This tutorial by Israel offers some great tips and tricks on how to capture fireworks on video. Two of the key things to remember are to turn off your auto-focus and manually set the gain.
In this tutorial, we learn how to capture audio when shooting video. First, you will need to choose the location and survey the environment. Make sure you can control the noise outside. You will also need to close the gap between what you are recording and where the microphone ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to capture HV30/HV20 HD video in Sony Vegas with Bill Meyers. First, go to "file" then "capture video" if nothing is happening, you can fix this. Go to "options" then "preferences". Now, click on the video tab and if you are uploading in high def ...more
Learn how to record audio from video files (even Flash .flv files or Youtube videos) using the Windows sound recorder. All of the software used in this tutorial comes bundled with Windows.
Screenshots are great, but sometimes they don't tell the whole story. You can show off that new app you got or that awesome new live wallpaper, but a screenshot isn't going to get the point across. What exactly am I trying to show you in the screenshot above? You probably have ...more
Creating your own video tutorials - part 2. In this second part of our tutorial series on how to create your own video tutorial for free we will go into editing your video using Windows Movie Maker, which is provided free with all new versions of Windows. Read the first artic ...more
Creating your own video tutorials. Over the last few years we have created a whole database of short video tutorials at helpvids.com - showing you how to use different programs. In this article I will explain some of the ways You can create your own video tutorials that you ...more
This video covers the steps needed to convert a VHS video tape to DVD. You will need to purchase a video capture card in order to do this project. Connect your VCR to your computer using a coaxial cable. This is a great way to preserve and restore old VHS tapes by digitizing t ...more
Want to learn how to broadcast live & record from your game console while viewing game-play in HD - using the BlitzBox B1-HD (for under $100). THis is an easy way to record your PS3, PS2, XBOX 360 or Wii games. The BlitzBox B1-HD features a built-in video capture card. The B1 ...more
It has been 7 long years since the PlayStation 3 was released, which makes it no surprise that over 1 million gamers purchased the new PlayStation 4 this weekend. One of the coolest new features on the PS4 is its all-in-one video and screenshot editor. Recording your gameplay ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to import media from devices in Corel Video Studio. Begin by connecting your mobile device to the computer. It can be any device with a memory card or hard drive. Open the program and click on the Capture tab. Click on the option, Impo ...more
In this video, we learn how to create a memorable birth video. You will first need to buy a video camera or use a digital camera that takes movies as well. Make sure it has a microphone so you capture all the action. Make sure you have a large memory card to capture everything ...more
Some of you may stick with your iPads, but for those looking for a similar Android version, you finally have a winner. To master your new Motorola XOOM from Verizon Wireless, check out the product support page. There, you'll find interactive walkthroughs for getting started, ...more
Video games and art have somewhat of a sticky relationship. Many video games have large teams of talented artists doing amazingly creative work, and yet the art community is only just beginning to utilize video games as art (sometimes). Perhaps if video games were shown not ju ...more
It's somewhat funny that the HTC ThunderBolt smartphone would be released around the same time as Apple's new Thunderbolt technology. Mainly because HTC's smartphone isn't exactly something I would compare to a flash of lightning, which averages around 60,000 miles per second. ...more
Apple has yet to create a successful social networking app, but that doesn't mean they want to be left out of the social video conversation. Case in point: Today they announced a new video app set to debut for iOS in April called Clips. Clips is separate from the core Camera ...more
If you're a lucky owner of the iPhone 4, you know that the upgrade to its camera app includes a front-facing camera feature which acts like a video cam on your computer. Apple, of course, intends the front-facing feature to be mainly used for the FaceTime application which ena ...more
A spectrometer is a device that splits light into all of the different colors it's composed of that can't be seen with the naked eye. It does this by using a prism to refract or bend the light. Jeffrey Warren over at Public Labs created a tutorial showing how you can make your ...more
Apple has finally released iOS 10 for iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch. You've probably heard about some of the new features since the developer and public betas have been out months beforehand, but there are a lot of little changes that haven't gotten as much attention. To help ...more
So, you scratched up your $500 Adobe CD and now it's unreadable. You could go buy a new one, but you already purchased it! Searching The Pirate Bay and downloading some Adobe software can usually be easy enough, but what should you watch out for? And what about your movies? W ...more
Sometimes, for whatever reason it may be, we just want to take a photo without anyone noticing. Unfortunately, thanks to the extremely large screen and loud shutter sound, taking a picture discreetly with our Samsung Galaxy Note 2 is a hard thing to do. This chick is so not ob ...more
Don't jeopardize your memories. Learn how to preserve your old home movies by digitizing your VHS tapes. You Will Need * A capture card * A computer with movie-making software * A VCR * RCA cables * An external hard drive Step 1: Purchase an external or internal capture card ...more
One of the lesser known features brought along by the roll-out of Android 4.4 KitKat is the ability to screen record from within the device. This features isn't overtly obvious, nor is its implementation the most streamlined, but if you were ever looking for a way to capture v ...more
Whether it's because you want to make a quick tutorial video or want to show off your gameplay skills, recording the screen your Nexus 7 tablet isn't an easy feat. At least, until now. Hidden inside Android 4.4 KitKat is a built-in screen capturing feature, but it takes a litt ...more
If you'd like to capture footage from your Nintendo DS, either to share online or make walkthroughs or playthroughs with commentaries, download all of the necessary files from Lifehacker, then watch this video for step-by-step instructions on how to get capturing. For recordin ...more
The '90s were a great decade to be alive. Before the internet became a high-availability service, we were untethered from the bombardment of media present in today's culture. Children ran through the streets with levels of physical exertion beyond what's required to capture fi ...more
Computer crashes, fried hard drives, red rings of death, delinquent memory cards... nothing is worse than dysfunctional technology. In just a minute, your favorite and most used device has become the biggest headache of your life, frustrating you to the brink of madness. But w ...more
Every magician needs to know how to do a little manipulation with playing cards! So grab a deck and get ready to learn The Toss Up Vanish! You need a single playing card to perform the Toss Up Vanish. Sometimes we use materials that require adult supervision... like scissors s ...more
MacPhun, the company who brought FX Photo Studio to the iPhoneography community, and MobiTog, have teamed up to create the upcoming International iPhoneography Show. The first exhibition will kick off in New York on December 16-22 at The Soho Gallery for Digital Art. It will f ...more
Watch this video tutorial to learn how to play war. Not only is War a great way to pass the time with a friend, but it's so easy to learn that both children and adults can play. You Will Need * A deck of cards * Two players Step 1. Deal the cards Shuffle the deck and deal ...more
Before jumping right into becoming the next James Neely or Moose Peterson, you're going to have get situated with your new digital SLR. No matter if you purchased the Canon EOS 5D Mark II body and lens separately or together, you've got everything you need to get started excep ...more
Welcome back, my neophyte hackers! I have already done a few tutorials on password cracking, including ones for Linux and Windows, WEP and WPA2, and even online passwords using THC Hydra. Now, I thought it might be worthwhile to begin a series on password cracking in general. ...more
An internet connection has become a basic necessity in our modern lives. Wireless hotspots (commonly known as Wi-Fi) can be found everywhere! If you have a PC with a wireless network card, then you must have seen many networks around you. Sadly, most of these networks are sec ...more
Need to make a homemade business card for you new company. Maybe you're about to take freelancing to the next level, a more professional level. Well, Word 2008 for Mac allows you to make your very own, personal business cards, and they give you tons of pre-formatted templates ...more
If you're running a Mac and have always wanted to be able to get the videos of your gameplay from your PlayStation 3 or Xbox 360 onto your computer to share with the world without video taping a tv screen, then check out this video! In it you'll learn how to capture your gamep ...more
Are you a vigorous notetaker? But are your notes disorganized and cluttered? Drop the paper and pen and pick up Word 2008 for Mac. Word contains a new feature that allows you to take notes, not to mention add audio notes and video notes. The Microsoft Office for Mac team shows ...more