Monthly Archive: December 2009

Download YouTube Videos as MP4 Files

Download YouTube Videos as MP4 Files

Download YouTube Videos as MP4 Files. The above is the new official way from Google/YouTube. Its in test mode now but accessible by following those instructions. If you use Firefox, there are also many plug-ins available that can enable you to download .FLV and .MP4 video files from YouTube. Recently, YouTube’s HD videos are downloadable as MP4 video files but...

The “Lip Dub” video phenomena about to sweep YouTube

The “Lip Dub” video phenomena about to sweep YouTube

Back in July of 2008, students at Hochschule Furtwangen University created a video they called “University LipDub #1“. Go watch it – its fun! Created as a single long moving camera shot, the video features numerous students collectively lip synching to a piece of music. They created a web site, universitylipdub.com to encourage other campuses to create similar videos –...

YouTube now provides automatic subtitles, captions

YouTube now provides automatic subtitles, captions

Video News » Blog Archive » YouTube Adds Automatic Subtitles. The new feature can automatically generate on-screen captions, which is very useful and valuable to those who are hearing impaired. The system can even translate to other languages. As the narrator in the linked video notes,  “sometimes the automatic captions are pretty good” 🙂 Seriously – this is a fantastic...