Posts Tagged ‘windows’

Jul 6, 2018

How To Play MIDI music files on Windows 10 with VLC Media Player

If you missed being able to play MIDI music files on Windows by default, now you can play those tunes you remember again with VLC Media Player version 3.0+. Apparently, there was a security flaw in FluidSynth for VLC version 2.0.x, so MIDI support was dropped until version 3.0+. So download the latest version 3.0.3 (as of this post) along with the free soundfont file VLC recommends, configure Fluidsynth to point to the soundfont through VLC settings, and you’ll be listening to those old video game tunes in no time!

Follow the instructions here:

Mar 2, 2017

Qt 4.8.5 c++ 3D demo update!!! No OpenGL or DirectX just pure Qt

Had to revert back to Qt 4.8.5 but it works nonetheless. The video is choppy because I’m screencapturing the video as it’s running, but on my quadcore it runs at steady 60 fps. On duo-core it runs a steady 20 to 40 fps, so it really depends on your hardware, or I just need to optimize it more. But check out pure 3D in Qt and c++, no third-party dependency on OpenGL or DirectX!

Jan 18, 2014

Widget Real-Estate: Unlimited Possibilities of Design for Software GUI Applications

Widget Real-Estate: Unlimited Possibilities of Design for Software GUI Applications
By Chongchen Saelee

As IO (input/output) devices become more high resolution, as developers we won’t be limited to designing our graphical symbols of interactivity to the finite resolution of the screen output. (more…)

Aug 5, 2013

My Recommended Awesome Free Software 2013

For anyone who is a cheapo like myself, or just have an idea of what tools I specifically need, here is a list of FREE software that you might find useful. None of that hacky, amatuer stuff. (more…)

Jul 13, 2013

Windows 7 + Vista Internet Router Disconnects Crash Solution

After many, many failed attempts to fix our home Internet network, I believe I have found the solution. (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…)