Posts Tagged ‘download’

Jan 8, 2017

How To Download m3u8 videos from Twitter

How To Download m3u8 videos from Twitter
By Chongchen Saelee

If you’re browsing websites like Twitter or Facebook, you may notice videos may not be accessible for download. Back in the day, it was quite easy because the actual video file is embedded right into the page. These days, with privacy concerns (and copyright issues), Internet videos are becoming harder to “save for offline viewing”. But with a little know-how, you could successfully save these videos for offline viewing. After all, the data has to be sent to your computer anyway.

So particularly for m3u8 file format, which is just a plain text file that includes a playlist of urls to source videos (and sometimes other playlists), what you’re looking for are ts video source urls. Of course, you have to track down the url of the m3u8 file first. In Google Chrome, there is the very helplful “inspect” tool in the Developer Tools menu. Or, if it hasn’t been obfuscated, you can right-click on the part of the webpage wear the video will render and click on “Inspect” if that option is enabled. Then you want to track down that url for the m3u8 file. Download the m3u8 file and open it with a plain text editor like Notepad. (more…)

Apr 26, 2013

GIMP Refocus-It Iterative Refocus Fix Motion Blur Windows

If you can’t afford the newest version of Adobe Photoshop CS, then you won’t have access to robust picture manipulating tools such as fixing motion blur among many other possibly useful tools. But there is help. If you don’t mind using the free image app called GIMP, there is a third-party plugin that will allow you to fix motion blur with suitable results. That plugin is called “Refocus-It”. Check this out… (more…)

Jun 26, 2011

More efficient Internet Image Format

JPEG is king. For now. But Google’s got their WebP image format. Microsoft’s got their JPEG-XR. BUT, as images get more high-rez, and users become less patient with downloading more content at high speeds (although higher bandwidth is becoming more household and hopefully more affordable), what needs to be done with the Internet “image” in order to make it a little more efficient? (more…)