Lifehacker Lists the Five Best Video Players

August 11, 2009 at 7:33 am

VLC Video Player

VLC Video Player

Recently, Lifehacker asked its readers to recommend their favorite video player. Not surprisingly, all of the resulting players are free. All of them run on Windows, and two of them run on Macs. I’ve been using VLC on both platforms for years. With all the different platforms, media, and codecs out there, it’s nice to know that one piece of software will be able to play any video file.

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I Hate Drake Animation

December 22, 2006 at 8:13 am

Mortified Short Bus has put together a brilliant short animation based on the journal of an 11-year old kid and his experience with a bully. Watch the video on YouTube.

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“Humans!” from Three Legged Legs

May 30, 2006 at 6:47 am

They’re everywhere! Watch and enjoy this animated short from Three Legged Legs.

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Pleix Films

January 20, 2006 at 4:55 pm

Pleix has some pretty creative film clips in their showcase. Feast your eyes.

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Flash Video: The Most Widely Accepted Online Video

4:18 pm

Macromedia Flash content reaches 97.3% of internet viewers. If you can watch a website with Flash, you can watch Flash Video. Why publish video online in any other format? Macromedia shamelessly flaunts their stats.

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Apple and The Postal Service

January 12, 2006 at 3:37 pm

Leander points out the similarities between the new Apple Intel ad and The Postal Service’s music video for “Such Great Heights” in Wired Magazines’s The Cult of Mac Blog.

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Google Video Store Launches

January 10, 2006 at 4:42 pm

Buy, rent, and sync videos to your iPod from the new Google Video Store.

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Top 50 Music Videos Of 2005

January 5, 2006 at 4:00 pm

DoCopenhagen has compiled a nice, clean list of the Top 50 Music Videos Of 2005 (with Flash video).

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Creating Video for iPod

December 15, 2005 at 10:44 am

Want to get your own video onto your new video iPod? Apple has a straightforward tutorial that outlines the process. You’ll need QuickTime 7 Pro.

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PodART

December 8, 2005 at 5:22 pm

An entire gallery of video art on the iPod at Fine Art in Space.

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