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How to add facecam to videos using Windows
We’ve all watched those videos where a narrator is speaking from a smaller part of the screen while referring to the main picture. But how do you actually create this effect? First of all, this type of content is known as a picture-in-picture, or video-in-video, recording. Most people just... Read more
The Most Popular Media Player Downloads on FileHippo
Media Players are among the most popular software downloads for FileHippo, but which are the highest rated? From movies to music, more and more people are consuming media through their laptops, tablets, and phones. But what software is being used to do so? And with so many to choose... Read more
Achieve Video Editing Perfection with Ashampoo Video Optimizer Pro | Ad
Ashampoo Video Optimizer Pro is getting a lot of attention right now. So, we’ve had a play around with it to discover how video editing perfection can be achieved seamlessly thanks to this new program. It goes without saying that having access to high-quality video editing software is of... Read more
How to Voiceover a YouTube Video Like a Pro
A YouTube voiceover may sound like a simple thing to just throw together. You just talk while a video is playing, right? Well, although that may be true, there’s a subtle art behind creating the perfect voiceover. Get it right and you can revolutionise your content and help maintain... Read more
How to Record Video Games on PC for YouTube
So, you want to be a YouTuber? It’s hardly surprising. YouTube has given people the world over the ability to share their hobbies and passions with the internet, and a relative handful of them have gone on to be huge stars who rake in a considerable amount of money.... Read more
How to Make a Watermark for YouTube
Creating a watermark for your YouTube channel is not as difficult as it may first appear And, with a little skill with image and photo editor software, you can create a professional looking logo with ease. YouTube has come a long way since it first launched just 13 years ago... Read more
Netflix Jumps Apple Fees, Bypassing App Store Signup
This could be bad news for Apple… Netflix has proven something in its nearly two decade-history: it’s a game-changing innovator who’s constantly experimenting in order to stay relevant and profitable. From its start taking on the age-old video rental store concept as a DVD-by-mail subscription all the way through... Read more
How To Choose The Best Video Editing Software For You 
As video editing software becomes ever more accessible for the masses, there’s never been a better time to get involved. And that’s great and all that, but there’s a lot of choice on our website, so how do you choose the one that’s best for you? It’s a good... Read more
Is This The Best Video Editing Software for Windows?
There’s a video editor to suit everyone at FileHippo. Following on from our recent article about Great Video Editing Software For Mac To Download Today, we thought it best to craft a companion piece for all you users of Microsoft’s own operating system behemoth out there. There are probably... Read more
Walmart Aims To Take On Netflix, Hulu, And More
Walmart-owned Vudu is nothing new, at least not in terms of the basic function. It’s actually quite a refreshing break from the “pay for it all, consume everything” nature of most video streaming services. Like a lazy man’s Redbox, Vudu lets you pay only for titles you want to... Read more
Great Video Editing Software For Mac To Download Today
Whether you’re an experienced filmmaker or just starting out, we’ve got some great video editing software choices for you. Apple’s Macintosh platform has traditionally been the operating system for “creatives”, and video editing software has earned a place as one of the top tools in the armoury for creators... Read more
Sony Accidentally Posts Entire Movie To YouTube Instead Of Just The Trailer…
News has emerged that Sony unintentionally uploaded a full 90 minute movie to YouTube, when all they were trying to do was upload a teaser trailer. The mistake made by Sony’s US distributor stayed online for over 6 hours, before the error was spotted, and the movie removed, earlier... Read more
How to Convert Video to MP3 For Free
For lovers of soundtracks and sound effects, here are some free downloads of MP3 converter software for PC or Mac, to enable you to convert video to MP3 audio Among the more consistently popular free downloads of software for PC or Mac is the MP3 converter – a utility... Read more
KMPlayer Review: Brilliant Versatile Lightweight Media Player 
Perfect for advanced users who want something different from the crowd, and a good choice for novices as well.   It would be easy to paint the latest release of KMPlayer from Pandora as just another free ad-supported media player, and that’s because in many ways that’s exactly what it is. But it’s also... Read more
Software Review PowerDVD18
Optimized for 4K DHR PowerDVD18 plays much more than just DVDs and Blu-rays. This year’s CyberLink PowerDVD is here, and as you would expect it’s still a fantastic solution for anyone wanting to play media at its highest quality. In essence, PowerDVD is the sort of premium media player... Read more
GOM Player Plus Software Review
Watch 4k videos; 360 degree VR video and more, with no ads. There’s an entire world of desktop video players out there, each offering a few standard features and a few specific bonuses unique to that title. The worldwide library of software titles available means individual users can find... Read more
Downloads Rule, But Is Physical Media Really Dead?
The ability to download software and other media has undoubtedly changed the way those products are consumed. But are the days of physical media really over for good? Almost every type of media we humans enjoy consuming has now been digitised and are available – either for free or... Read more
Record High Quality Audio With Recordify
Easily record MP3 or FLAC audio files with Recordify. There are a lot of reasons why you might need to record music files from your device, such as for incorporating into a presentation, saving for later use in case of files crashing, losing all your files to hard drive or... Read more