Play YouTube Videos In Desktop Based UMPlayer

You might be using different media players in your computer system for watching videos, movies, and also for listening songs. It has been observed that most of the users either relies on default Windows Media Player or some uses open source players like VLC player. Although, there are large number of other players which are available on the web and can be easily downloaded and used, but still users are much more comfortable with the above mentioned robust players. But, today we are going to discuss one such player which is pretty simple and easy to use as the above mentioned two basic players and on the other hand it has several distinct features which makes it different from others.

UMPlayer or Universal Media player is basically a small, easy to use, useful and most importantly a freely available cross platform open source media player that can be used to fulfill all your needs and requirements while watching videos or while listening to audio files. It has an amazing capability as it has over 270 built-in Audio and Video codecs.

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It can be easily downloaded from the link given below and can be easily installed in your computers. If we look into the inner working of the player then we may observe that it uses the famous Mplayer engine with more integrated features which makes it superior as compared to others of its kind. As already mentioned, it can play almost any media format with support for 270 Audio and Video codecs which is really a big number for any media player. Some of these codecs are the ones which are widely used  such as AAC, AC3, ASF, AVI, DIVX, FLV, H.263, Matroska, MOV, MP3, MP4, MPEG, OGG, QT, RealMedia, VOB, Vorbis, WAV, WMA, WMV, XVID as well as audio support for  CDs, DVDs, (S)VCDs, as well as TV / Radio cards, SHOUTcast Radio streams. One of the most valuable features of this utility is that it can even play incomplete or damaged media files which proves to be really helpful for any of the file. You may observe that it comes with YouTube and SHOUTcast search integration which allows searching and streaming content from SHOUTcast and YouTube within UMPlayer and you may directly watch those videos.

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Along with all the above mentioned features, this utility comes packed with many other advanced features, such as multiple skins, built-in subtitles search and integration system, enhanced filter rendering and YouTube playing and recording capability which makes it different from other players. As already mentioned that it is a cross platform utility, and thus it has versions available for Windows, Mac OSX and Linux based operating systems and you may use according to your need and requirement.

Overall we can say that UMPlayer is really a universal media player with a huge collection of useful options which are really useful for the users. So, just download it from the below given link and explore its features.

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One Place To Access Multiple Web Services With Otixo

With the further advancement in technology, it has now become very easy to share data and information on the internet. Along with sharing, now storage is also being provided with the enhancements in the field of Cloud Computing. Storage through cloud computing is now becoming a vital part which takes off the load of the local drives from the system. One the one side it allows the user to have a complete backup and sync various files and on the other hand it also makes the user worry free about any malware and viruses destroying data. Cloud storage, as said with its increasing popularity is really one of the excellent concept and in the market there are number of companies which are offering it’s service in one form or the another.

Otixo is a newly launched one of such web services that allows the user to sync various files on clouds and various FTP servers. The most important and beneficial part of such kind of service is that it allows the user to access all the files present on various clouds from a single account. Currently the service providers with which it provides the sync for the user are Dropbox, Google Docs, Box.net, MobileMe and various other FTP servers. Otixo allows the user to move files between all these mentioned services which are supported by it and allows the user to upload new files or to download the files. It also allows the user to remove them or if the user wants to rename the existing files and folders.

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The most important feature of this cloud based software is that you get access to all your documents and files present on various clouds from a single interface of this application. Through a single and that too a very simple step, you can look for your files across all the above mentioned cloud-based services.  Not only this, but you can also directly transfer any of your files from one cloud service to another without even downloading them to your PC first. This feature makes it really a wonderful online tool. Furthermore, you can access all your accounts with a single username and password and there is no need to remember the username and passwords for all of them.

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After downloading and installing this application, you may simply start by just adding the various cloud services that you use and where you have your documents stored to Otixo. These services can be added only after you sign up and creates your account with Otixo. All services will be listed to you and in order to view your files that are present on any of the other cloud, you just have to simply click it and files will be synced for you to view. As we mentioned earlier, in order to move files between different clouds, just select a file that you want to transfer, copy or cut it and paste it to another cloud. It is so simple that you just have to perform few cut/copy/paste operations to move these files.

To use this tool you can simply add it as one of the network drives to your system. In this way it will allow you to access all the files present on the various cloud drives from your desktop. For adding it as a network drive, simply right-click on My Computer and select Map Network Drive, and enterhttps://app.otixo.com/webdav in the folder address. After clicking on finish, the system will ask you to enter your Otixo login username and password. In this way you may add this tool and after adding it you can view all your files on different clouds by selecting this drive.

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Files Get Copied To Another Directory If File Size or Content Changes

You may have come across several situations where you need to analyze only the changed or the modified files of a particular directory structure present in your computer system. There could be several reasons for viewing this and it can be helpful to detect all the unauthorized file modifications for instance, files that have been updated automatically or manually recently, or project files that other team members have worked with, or to detect files that need to be updated in a remote location depending upon the scenario which you are facing. Normally, if we ask you how to do this, then yes the obvious answer would be that it is possible to sort all files by modification date in Windows Explorer, and then to manually copy all the modified files. But, it doesn’t look like a best solution and is not that of a practicable solution especially if files are also stored in subfolders. This may be time consuming and also may leave you frustrated.

So, in order to provide a better solution for the above mentioned scenario, a small utility has been developed which may prove to be lot more helpful and may reduce the manual effort to a great extent. Copy Changed Files is basically a small, easy to use, useful and a freely available utility which definitely offers a much simpler solution. You may download this utility from the link given below and it can be easily installed in few simple steps. After installing it, you can simply launch it in order to automate the copying of files that have been modified in a specified time period as already discussed.

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Now, if we look into its working then we may observe that it comes with a nice and friendly user interface which allows the user to select operations in a better and easier way. First of all, you need to select the source and target directories from the interface itself. Here, you may see that the source directory will be analyzed according to the specifications that you configure in the second configuration step, thus make sure that you pay attention towards the complete configuration and do it properly.

In order to know how it internally works, we may tell you that the program can compare the file contents based on binary comparisons or by copying files automatically that have been modified after a selected date and time which allows the user to make the decision that which files to monitor. User may configure the utility to copy only files that have been modified in a specific period of time interval. As already said, the binary comparison option compares files in the source and destination directories. Once the comparison is completed it will automatically copy the non-identical or non-existing files from the source folder to the destination folder.

So, overall it is a nice utility and you may try it out in order to explore more of its features. Of interested then download it from the link given below which takes you directly to the developer website.

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Desktop Shortcuts For Most Used Programs In Windows

How often it happens that you want to access one of the most frequently used applications in your system, but for that also it takes lot of time as you need to look out for its icon first from the list and then you may start it. Although, there are various utilities available on the web which allows you to create a shortcut for your frequently used applications, but rarely someone uses them and the reason behind this is either the complexity of that tool or the size which it consumes. So, today we are going to discuss one similar utility but with distinct features and is really small, simple and fast as compared to its predecessors.

Coolbarz is basically a small, simple, easy to use and a helpful utility which allows its users to add application shortcuts for all the frequently used apps to desktop toolbars. It allows the user to add these shortcuts on all the four edges of the screen which saves lot of time for the user. You can see that the toolbars comes with auto hide functionality, which allows the user to perform the regular tasks normally and without any interference.

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You may download this utility easily from the link given below and after the installation, you may observe that it runs in the system tray and will not interfere in any of your currently running application or utility. For configuring the utility you need to simply right-click on its system tray icon and from the menu just select Settings in order to access the configuration menu and for editing it. As already mentioned, that the application allows you to add up to 4 toolbars on your desktop on all the four sides. While configuring, you may choose the positions of toolbars shortcut icons, alignment of icons within toolbars, color of toolbars and buttons. Other options such as the show and hide delay, maximum width of buttons, buttons with and without text, and fading options, such as fade in/fade out opacity interval can also be set from the same settings menu which is really simple and helpful.

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In order to add a new item to the toolbar, you just need to drag that item with your mouse and drop it over the toolbar and rest will be taken care by the utility itself. Similarly, for accessing the toolbars you need to hover the mouse over the edges of the screen.

So, overall we can say that it is a nice little utility which may come handy for you. Download it from the link given below and try it out for once.

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Manage Free Disk Space Better With Diskboss Disk Management Software

It often happens that you end up in all confusion that where to locate any specific files or folders in your own system. This happens due to improper management of the hard disk in your computer. While installing any software in your system, you don’t even know that how much space those temporary/unwanted files consumes which you don’t even want to be present there in the system. For all the above mentioned scenario, it becomes very essential to regularly monitor and manage the hard disk in your computer. We know it is very hard to manage this manually and that is why we recommend a small tool which may prove to be really helpful in above mentioned scenarios.

DiskBoss is a small, easy to use, useful and an advanced file and disk management tool which can provide disk analysis, detect and remove duplicate files, organize files according to defined rules. One may observe that this tool work as a trace eraser and along with this it also synchronize disks and directories, remove junk and duplicate files. Thus, we can say that Disk Boss is a nice free utility and along with all the above mentioned features, there are some additional plugins to further sort and classify your hard disk files and view disk changes in a graph but they are available only with the paid version.

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This utility can be easily downloaded from the link given below and then you may easily install it in your system. As soon as you launch it for the very first time, you may observe that it provides some options to refine the way you wish to use it. These options include, hiding all the file extensions, excluding the protected operating system files from the analysis list. You may also view the file deletion confirmation box when disk cleanup is completed, in order to make sure that you may not end up in some wrong file selection for deletion. So, among these options, you may easily select those options which you wish to include and uncheck any that you wish to exclude from main functionality.

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Now, in order to analyze a disk, or in order to search for duplicate files or for organizing files by pre-defined rules, you need to choose the appropriate option from the right-click context menu available with the utility. For instance, you can right-click on a drive which you want to analyze and choose Find Duplicate Files in order to start locating duplicate files and hence may further remove them from the disk.

Along with all the features discussed above, you can even use Disk Boss to Synchronize folders or entire drives by making use of the Sync button present on the top of the main interface. To sync data between drives or directories, choose a source and destination path and click Sync, and rest will be taken care by the utility itself.

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So, overall we can say that it is a nice little utility which may be helpful in above mentioned scenarios. So, download it and give it a try. It works fine on Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7.

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