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Free, Cool Multimedia Tools
Show or hide file name extensions
A file name extension is a set of characters added to the end of a file name that determine which program should open it. Follow these steps to choose for Windows 7 to display file extensions.
  1. Open Folder Options by clicking the Start button Picture of the Start button, clicking Control Panel, clicking Appearance and Personalization, and then clicking Folder Options.

  2. Click the View tab, and then, under Advanced settings, do one of the following:

    • To hide file extensions, select the Hide extensions for known file types check box, and then click OK.

    • To display file extensions, clear the Hide extensions for known file types check box, and then click OK.

Audio Files
.aif - Audio Interchange File Format
.mid - MIDI File
.mp3 - MP3 Audio File
.ra - Real Audio File
.wav - WAVE Audio File
.wma - Windows Media Audio File

Video Files
.avi - Audio Video Interleave File
.flv - Flash Video File
.mov - Apple QuickTime Movie
.mp4 - MPEG-4 Video File
.mpg - MPEG Video File
.swf - Shockwave Flash Movie
.wmv - Windows Media Video File

Play with pictures

volume Audio Resources

25 Free Digital Audio Editors

Audacity Links

How to Install LAME


1) http://www.how-to-podcast-tutorial.com/videos/03-audacity-tutorial-tools/audacity-tutorial-tools.html

2) http://www.how-to-podcast-tutorial.com/videos/05-audacity-tutorial-trim/audacity-tutorial-trim.html

3) http://www.how-to-podcast-tutorial.com/videos/07-audacity-tutorial-levels/audacity-tutorial-levels.html

4) http://www.how-to-podcast-tutorial.com/videos/09-audacity-tutorial-import/audacity-tutorial-import.html

5) http://www.how-to-podcast-tutorial.com/videos/11-audacity-tutorial-saving/audacity-tutorial-saving.html

For music, you can use the following websites:


video Video Resources
Video download tips - update the newest real Player will allow you to download the video
Video conversion tools - Format Factory SWF to Video Converter
Jing download
User Guide (PDF)

Video Tutorials

    • Quick overview - Jing Tutorial
    • Screencasting - Creating a Narrated PowerPoint with Jing (VIDEO)
    • "Hands-on" Interactive Tutorial (VIDEO)

Screencast.com Uploader (URL)


User Guide (PDF)

Video Tutorials

    • Using Camstudio to Screen Record Video Tutorials (VIDEO)
    • Screen Annotations in CamStudio (VIDEO)

Camstudio Lossless Codec Instructions for Windows 7 Users (DOC)

How to Produce a Good Video Tutorial