Oct 112012

By Aaron Couch at MakeUseOf.com…

We’ve all been there, some more than others, but at one point or another we’ve all had to convert a file. But whether we knew how to or not, was the question. Sometimes with this sort of thing it’s simply the lack of knowledge of what to use. The other common issue is how to use it. Well now that you’re reading this article, those should no longer be problems that you’re familiar with.

via Format Factory: Quickly & Easily Convert Multimedia Files Without The Headache [Windows].

 Posted by at 1:49 am
Feb 102012

For anyone contemplating a new stereo system read this by Thorin Losowski at Lifehacker.com…

You love music, but even if you consider yourself a true audiophile, the cost of high-end sound can be, frankly, a little absurd. We talked with a handful of audio experts to find out how to get audiophile-calibre sound without emptying your savings account. Here’s what they had to say.

via How to Be an Audiophile on the Cheap.

 Posted by at 9:33 am
Jan 092012

For my Digital Media students that will need an MP3 file, and anyone else interested, here are some free music downloads.

I also recommend http://commons.wikimedia.org for various types of free and open source media and I like the blues music, in the open source OGG format, here.

A more complete selection of audio: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Audio_files_of_music


 Posted by at 9:15 am