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[Update] Convert WTV video file to DVR-MS format on Windows Seven


The new version of Windows Media Center saves your programs in a new format: the wtv (Windows TV) which allows Media Center to record subtitles and multiple audio tracks in a single file (e.g. Experts in VO and VF). But this format is not yet supported by the majority of conversion, burning or video editing software. That’s why Windows Seven offers, with a simple click, to convert your files to dvr-ms format for more flexibility.

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Sync Picasa 3 with a Flickr account


On the one hand, we have Picasa 3 is a photo management software developed by Google. On the other, we find Flickr, an online photo sharing service created by Yahoo!. Both are known worldwide... without interacting. Yet there is a misappropriated method that will allow you to synchronise your Picasa clichés with your Flickr account

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Make a copy of a DVD with Nero


Over time, DVD media tend to get damaged. Scratches, deep scratches, micro breaks,... in short, so many irreversible damage that jeopardises the contents of your discs. Before they become unreadable, I suggest you take the lead by learning to quickly copy your DVDs using Nero Express.

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Remove ads from your recordings made with Windows Media Center


Windows Media Center is an excellent software for watching TV using a TV card installed on its computer. It allows you to record your favorite programs very easily and then burn them to a DVD. The only drawback is the advertising in your film. So far the trick was to edit the film via Movie Maker and then to convert it via DVD Maker. Not very practical and terribly long.

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Play AAC files with Windows Media Player on Windows Vista


If you are fans of iTunes and you own an iPod then it is highly likely that your files will be encoded in AAC — Advanced Audio Coding, the direct competitor of WMA — Windows Media Audio, Microsoft’s format. However, for some reason, it may be interesting to be able to play AAC files directly in Windows Media Player without going through iTunes — the main reason is the disappointing performance of the latter under a Windows system. The solution? Orban.

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Create a photographic film with Picasa 3


The new version of Picasa allows you to create real films with a sober but powerful look from your best shots. As usual, this software made by Google offers us judicious and easy-to-use features. In the end, you will get a video file in WMV format (Windows Media Video, Microsoft standard) that you can easily export to YouTube or any other video sharing service. A good way to share your best moments at the end of 2008!

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Change Windows Media Center Guide Update Frequency


Windows Media Center performs a daily update of its TV guide. The latter may contain up to 15 days of programming, which may include recordings of films or other favorite series. Only then, looking for the latest online content at such a high frequency is hardly very useful and it would be interesting to reduce it. In the end, warning tips more spaced over time and a somewhat relieved Internet connection from this process.