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iflicks version 2

iFlicks, if you’re not already aware, is an awesome app that gets video artwork as well as meta data and then converts and imports your videos to iTunes. Way back when I first started this website, I did a review of iFlicks version 1. If you’ve read that review you know I really like iFlicks.

With the major update to iFlicks 2, we are getting a redesigned interface, better chapter and subtitle support and even faster processing… oh and my favorite new feature, it can now automatically get the squared TV artwork.

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resize images mac automator

There are many reason to resize images, among those reasons are it saves space and makes uploading go faster. Large images are great for their high resolutions, they aren’t as good when you want to upload your photos to Facebook.

Automator, if you’ve never used it before is a very powerful application that is heavily underused. This tutorial will show a few ways how Automator can be used to resize images.

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without iTunes sync

In a previous article I talked about how to sync unconverted videos in iTunes. In this article I’ll go through how to sync videos without having to use iTunes at all.

There are a few ways of using VLC to bypass the need for iTunes when it comes to syncing videos. You can transfer without iTunes via your browser, Dropbox and even from Web Servers and Network Streams.

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watch any video format iphone iPad iPod itunes sync

VLC has for a long time been one of the best video player for computers. Now it’s available on the iPhone, iPad and iPod. VLC became famous because of its ability to play pretty much every video format (also didn’t hurt that it’s a great media player). When I first found out about VLC years ago I was overjoyed that I no longer had to search for odd and sometimes outdated codec packages.

A while ago VLC was released for iPhones, iPad and iPods. And with it, it brought it’s ability to play practically every video format.

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easy simple free convert rip a dvd to iTunes iPad iphone iPod touch mac

So you have an awesome movie in your hands, and you want to play it on your Apple TV, iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch. To get the video from the DVD onto your Mac or iOS device it will have to be converted into an iTunes friendly format. There are a lot of applications that can rip a DVD onto your computer. Some are free, some cost money and some really don’t work all that well. There is however one application that stands out, and it’s a favorite amongst many people, including myself.

This app is called HandBrake, it is by far the best tool for easily converting your DVDs to iTunes, and to top it off, it’s completely free.

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convert audio music formats for itunes into apple mp3 lossless

There are certain music formats that iTunes and iOS devices can’t play, this does not mean that it can not be converted into a format that it can play. This article will go through a couple of different ways of converting the music so you can sync it, as well as the best methods and audio formats for retaining the quality of the music file.

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easy convert with iflicks mac

I’ve tried a lot of different ways to get all my TV Shows and Movies into iTunes, on both Windows and Mac. And there are a lot of different programs that can do it, or at least say that they can. But there are a few that stand out, and in this review I’m going to tell you about iFlicks; my favourite app that I use to convert all my media into iTunes.

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