Jul 01

Who Else Wants Camera Videos to Blu-ray Burning for Families?

Are you looking for a way to record scenes with your high-def video camera on family or wedding or other parties, and watch it anywhere later? Did you like to back up precious holiday memories as high definition discs? It will be so great to enjoy home videos with high quality and large screen, for example, to watch them on your HDTV.

Here is a tutorial illustrating how to convert camera videos to Blu-ray movies and burn it on Blu-ray Discs.

 

What You Need:

High-def Camcorder: or called HD Video Cameras, used to record HD videos for fun, such as Sony HDR-XR100E and Cannon HF200.

One piece of blank Blu-ray Discs: Insert a blank Blu-Ray disc into the computer’s drive.

Blu-ray Disc Burner: Sony unveils BWU-100A Blu-ray burner, for example.

Blu-ray Burning Software: Sothink HD Movie Maker

 

Step 1: Transfer Camera Videos to PC

Attach the camera to PC and transfer the video from the camcorder into PC.

 

Step 2: Add and Edit Video

Add Files

Launch Sothink HD Movie Maker. Selecting “Add Files” from File in the Menu or directly clicking button “Add Files” on the Toolbar, a dialog pops up for choosing movie files to the program. You can add more than one movie file at one time.

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Jun 26

Sothink SWF Quicker V4.5 Lets You Import & Edit SWF of Flash CS3 (V9), Flash CS4 (V10)

The Adobe Corporation has consecutively released Flash CS3 (V9) and Flash CS4 (V10) after the Flash 8, and this was undoubtedly good news to all the Flash fans. Now, here comes more exciting news —- the long-awaited function that importing and editing SWF files created by Flash CS3 (V9), Flash CS4 (V10) is recently realized in Sothink SWF Quicker V4.5.

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Get Sothink SWF Quicker to import and edit SWF of Flash CS3 and Flash CS4 >>

As the leading Flash SWF editor in the market, Sothink SWF Quicker always keeps up with the latest technical updates in the Flash area. It is the best Flash animation editor to edit SWF files or create Flash animations from scratch. Sothink SWF Quicker supports applying plenty of built-in animated effects to Flash movie elements; provides quick-start templates to make Flash Albums, Banners, Navigation Buttons and Slide Shows easily. This Flash animation maker also allows you to export Flash movies to SWF, EXE, GIF, or AVI, which helps you to enjoy colorful Flash arts more conveniently.

More details about this Flash animation maker >>

When editing a SWF of Flash CS3 (V9) or Flash CS4 (V10), you can edit almost all elements of the SWF file, such as adding or changing texts and images, assigning new URL, adding ActionScript to control the animation more precisely, etc. The latest version (V4.5) of Sothink SWF Quicker supports ActionScript 3.0. And in the previous version, it has supported ActionScript 1.0 and 2.0 already. Besides this, you can find better Operating System compatibility in Sothink SWF Quicker V4.5, that is, it begins to support Windows Vista 64-bit now. I’m sure all of this will bring you totally new Flash creating and editing experience.

Try Sothink SWF Quicker V4.5 to import and edit SWF >>

Jun 08

How to Back up Your Blu-ray Disc?

We know that Blu-ray is the newest innovation and currently expensive, so it is better to back up your Blu-ray discs in case they break or get damaged. It is recommended that burn the Blu-ray Movies from your original disc to another Blu-ray Disc with Sothink HD Movie Maker, which can easily burn HD Blu-ray movies to Blu-ray Disc of 25GB or 50 GB capacity.

Here is a simple tutorial illustrating how to burn Blu-ray movies to Blu-ray Disc with Sothink HD Movie Maker:

What You Need:

  • Blu-ray Movies: Save the Blu-ray movie files, which are from the Blu-ray Disc you purchased or downloaded from Internet, in the computer.
  • Empty Blu-ray Disc: Insert an empty Blu-Ray disc into the computer’s drive.
  • Blu-ray Disc Burner: Sony unveils BWU-100A Blu-ray burner, for example.
  • Blu-ray Burning Software: Sothink HD Movie Maker

Start Burning:

  • Step 1: Add Files

Launch Sothink HD Movie Maker application program.Before burning Blu-ray movie(s) into Blu-ray Disc, the movie files need to be added in first.

Selecting “Add Files” from File in the Menu or directly clicking button “Add Files” on the Toolbar, a dialog pops up for choosing movie files to the program. You can add more than one movie file at one time.

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Jun 03

How to Make Flash Album for Children’s Day?

Children’s Day has just been celebrated. Have you prepared a gift for your kids? Did you have a party for them? Maybe you can make a Flash album for saving all the happy moments in that Children’s Day and share it with your families. So, how to realize that?

Here is a tutorial illustrating how to make a Flash album in clicks from Sothink SWF Easy template:

Tool Used in this Tutorial:

  • Adobe Flash Player

The following image shows appearance of a Flash album created by Sothink SWF Easy. The Flash album itself could be played under control or display photos automatically. When the photos changing, it also shows Flash tranform effects.

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Link to Sothink SWF Easy Album Samples >>

Following the tutorial below and you will create a same Flash album like the previewed one.

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Jun 02

Learn More about Blu-ray HD Video Formats

Recently Sothink released HD Movie Maker, which is used to convert a wide range of video formats to High-definition (HD) Blu-ray videos and burn videos into DVD or Blu-ray Discs.

What is Blu-ray Disc? Blu-ray Disc (also known as Blu-ray or BD) is an optical disc storage medium designed by Sony to supersede the standard DVD format. Its main uses are high-definition video and data storage up to 50GB per disc.

What formats that Sothink HD Movie Maker can export to? What does BD9 or BD5 mean? What……OK, maybe the video formats that Sothink HD Movie Maker can convert or burn to confuse you. Here are some information listed below, and you will find some clue about the popular high definition BDMV formats:

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May 25

Top 10 Most Popular Sothink Tutorials

1. How to Extract Elements from Flash Movies?

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In this tutorial, we will show you how to extract an image from a SWF file by the Sothink Flash decompiler.

 

2. How to Capture Flash form IE and Firefox?

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This tutorial tells you how to capture your favorite Flash movies from IE or Firefox.

 

3. How to download video online from YouTube?

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Please learn to use a Flash video downloader to download wonderful videos from YouTube and share them conveniently with persons around you.

 

4. How to Make a Page Flip Effect?

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Please follow this tutorial and adopt the Flash animation maker to make a natural page flip effect.

 

5. How to use Video Encoder for Adobe Flash?

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From this step-to-step tutorial, you can learn to use Video Encoder for Adobe Flash – a professional flash video encoder to convert video to Flash SWF and FLV.

 

6. How to Make a Blur Filter Effect Slideshow?

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In this tutorial, you will learn how to apply the Flash SWF editor tool from Sothink to make a slideshow with Flash blur effect easily.

 

7. Create Flash Album from Template

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Please follow this tutorial to create a beautiful Flash album easily from template.

 

8. How to Convert Video to Apple iPhone?

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Try to use a video converter to convert videos to the iPhone formats, and then enjoy them on Apple iPhone.

 

9. How to put video on your web site?

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FLV format is so popular to share your video on web. In this tutorial, you can learn to convert videos to FLV format, and then put them on your website.

 

10. How to use Video Encoder Engine for Adobe Flash (Windows Version)?
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Want to build your own YouTube-clone video sharing site? Try this video sharing script tool.

May 19

How to Import Video and Add Playback Button on Your Flash Movie?

ince SWF Easy 6.2 was released, Sothink updates some tutorials for users to learn the Flash animation creation on the new program interface. Here is a tutorial about with Sothink SWF Easy 6.2, how to import video and add playback button on the Flash movie:

Summary

If having downloaded a wonderful video, you want to control the video playing progress completely, stop playing the video in a specific time or add a preface scene for this video, how to do? It is not so difficult; we can use Sothink SWF Easy to realize what you want.

Tools Used in this Tutorial:

Sothink SWF Easy 6.2
Adobe Flash Player

This tutorial will introduce you:

1. How to Import Video into Flash Animation?
2. How to Set Canvas?
3. How to Add Playback Button for This Video?
4. How to Create a Preface Scene?
5. How to Preview This SWF?

Part One: Import Video into Flash Animation

1. Launch Sothink SWF Easy and create a new Flash animation from a blank document.

2. Click button “Import” on Toolbar to open a dialog, and then pick up a video file from the folder to import into the canvas.

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Apr 08

How to Make a Blur Filter Effect Slideshow?

In this tutorial, you will learn how to make a slideshow with Flash blur effect. This is a popular special effect which is always applied in transforming pictures of Flash album, advertisement, etc.

If you only grasp basic Flash knowledge, or know nothing about ActionScript, it may be difficult for you to realize this Flash effect. Then you can turn to some good tool for help. In this tutorial, I will show you a simple way to get this Flash blur effect without adopting any ActionScript.

The tool used in this tutorial is Sothink SWF Quicker V4.0. People interested can go to http://www.sothink.com/product/swfquicker/index.htm to download it.

The final Flash blur effect is as follows:

Please see the following step-by-step tutorial.

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Apr 07

How to Convert Video to iPod?

Watching videos on iPod becomes more and more popular among the users of iPod nano, iPod classic and iPod touch. Since iPod only supports its own video format, how to realize watching videos of different formats on iPod? Here is a simple and quick “Video to iPod” solution.

Just choose a video converter as the iPod converter tool. Here the iPod converter selected is Sothink Video Converter.

Follow the easy guide below and users can complete “Video to iPod” task in clicks.

Part One: Convert Video to iPod Format

Step 1: Load and Edit Source Video

Launch Sothink Video Converter and click button Add to add the video to the program. It can also add more videos and convert them together in one time.

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Apr 02

Recommended 10 FREE Video Downloader, FLV Player, and DVD Maker

Say goodbye to the way of enjoying favorite videos or Flash movies only on Internet. With the help of following 10 FREE media tools I suggested, you can capture and download videos for offline enjoyment, or even burn the video to DVD.

10. Free FLV Player for PC
FLV Player for PC, also known as Flash Video Player, can play all files with an FLV extension (*.flv). This FLV Player can play FLV video files encoded by different codecs, including Screen Video, Sorenson H. 263 and H.264, on2 vp6, etc. It is a small-sized and easy-to-use FLV Player. By double-clicking FLV files or dragging and dropping them to the window of FLV Player, you can enjoy Flash videos offline at any time you like.

9. Free FLV Player for Mac
Free FLV Player for Mac, also known as Mac Flash Video Player, is an easy-to-use FLV Player on Mac OS. Users can view Flash videos as zoom in / zoom out / fit to window / full screen modes. And the slider control can make the Flash video stop at a specific scene. Meanwhile, it offers convenient play list and easy play control buttons.

8. Movie DVD Maker
Movie DVD Maker is a free DVD authoring software for you to convert video to DVD. It supports converting almost all formats of video files, thus you can convert AVI to DVD, MPEG to DVD, etc. This DVD maker also provides advanced video editing features. If you want to burn videos onto DVD disk and enjoy it on home DVD player, Movie DVD Maker is your best choice.

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