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Video Tools and software – Tools for video editing, video production, and online video marketing. Find video tools that you can use for online video sharing, posting, distribution, tracking, syndication, video analytics, and more…

How The HTML 5 War Has Been Won, By Adobe and Kaltura

How The HTML 5 War Has Been Won, By Adobe and Kaltura

Many people out there think that a war was brewing. That it was us versus them, that one thing is better than the other and that, in Highlander style: There can be only one. Adobe proved them all wrong this week by incorporating Kaltura's HTML5 ...

YouTube Helps Conan O'Brien Promote Show With 24-Hour Live Stream

YouTube Helps Conan OBrien Promote Show With 24 Hour Live Stream

If you've spent any time on the Internet in the last six months, you probably know that Conan O'Brien has a new talk show debuting on TBS next month.  There have been some amazing viral clips from Conan, and tons of press coverage.  And now... ...

JW Video Player 5.3 - Combines Flash, HTML5, Plus New Javascript API for Consistent Experience

JW Video Player 5.3   Combines Flash, HTML5, Plus New Javascript API for Consistent Experience

LongTailVideo is set to fully release an updated version of the popular JW Player which includes some all new features as well as some updated features. The major features include auto-detect Flash and HTML5 in one, a Javascript API and new HTML5 playback features.

Behind-the-Scenes With Coincident TV – Tying Content Together in Creative, Interactive Ways

Behind the Scenes With Coincident TV – Tying Content Together in Creative, Interactive Ways

Coincident TV, like Qoof, wants to make your video content more interactive. However, unlike Qoof who was aimed more at eRetailers, Coincident TV is aiming to bring more content into the video viewing experience and integrating other content as well. I did not get to ...

Video Distribution: Where Should You Upload Your Videos? Online Video Marketing Basics Part 5

Video Distribution: Where Should You Upload Your Videos? Online Video Marketing Basics Part 5

This is Part Five of our ongoing series of Online Video Marketing Basics, and it's long overdue.  This series is intended for the novices among us, businesses and individuals who have only recently decided to take the plunge into online video.  And for that decision, ...

Opera Sings for Widget TV Revolution

Opera Sings for Widget TV Revolution

The TV widgets, or is it Widget TV? I like Widget TV, after all, we've got Google TV and Apple TV so why not Widget TV. Plus, it's just fun to say widget. Widgety widgety widgety whack! Alright, let's get to it.

The Reel Weekend: Super Cool, Kick Ass Video Production Gear!

The Reel Weekend: Super Cool, Kick Ass Video Production Gear!

I honestly had no idea what to write about this weekend. But I did come across some really kick ass video production gear and thought, hey that might be interesting. So here you go. I imagined what it would be like to take a little ...

Silverlight Gets Streaming Surround Sound With SRS 5.1 Support and Toolkit

Silverlight Gets Streaming Surround Sound With SRS 5.1 Support and Toolkit

SRS Labs, Inc. has teamed up with Microsoft to offer full SRS 5.1 Surround Sound via a new toolkit for the platform. That means Silverlight will soon feature encoding and decoding of surround sound for streaming content.

In-Depth Review of InPlay Video Analytics

It's not quite Google Analytics, yet. But it is certainly a step in the right direction. While we originally had some implementation problems over at Gamers Daily News, TubeMogul was more than helpful in getting everything working properly with us.

Online Video Gets Free Analytics From TubeMogul With InPlay

Wherein Chris describes himself as a flappy head and gives you the scoop on TubeMogul's now-free-to-use video analytics package, InPlay.

YouTube Ready - Seal of Approval for Trusted Video Captioning

YouTube is clearly very high on video captioning.  They've continued over the last few years to roll out and refine services for captioning—including an auto captioning service we wrote about back in March.  And now they've created a badge of sorts for the various vendors ...

Friendly Music Service Lets YouTubers Buy Licensed Songs for Use In Video

One of the most common ways that YouTube users violate copyright laws is by using unlicensed background music in their video.  Unfortunately, this act also tends to get videos pulled, after copyright holders are alerted to the infringement via YouTube's Content ID service.  And to ...

List of WebM Browsers and Media Players: Watch WebM VP8 Video

You all know you want to know how to do stuff and we the Reel Masters are back with a new how-to round up. This time we're going to show you how to watch WebM/VP8 encoded video.

PopScreen To Help Monitor and Predict The Rise of Viral Videos

PopScreen, which I first wrote about last fall, is a fantastic service.  I remarked at the time that it filled a definite void for me as a video viewer—specifically in how it allowed me to keep a running list of all my favorite web videos ...

Get Rolling With WebM Video - VP8 Encoding Tools for WebM

Get Rolling With WebM Video   VP8 Encoding Tools for WebM

So Google wrapped up Vorbis and VP8 into WebM and is offering it as open source to help drive a fully open standard for media online including video. Nearly everyone and their brother have jumped on board (except Intel, who said they will consider it ...