Portitle: right-click to look up movie and TV show information, trailers, and subtitles

We like to showcase right click functions that are unique and/or useful, and in fact have published a series of collections of interesting right click functions. This time around we would like to feature Portitle, a free utility that can look up movie summaries, reviews, trailers and download subtitles for your media files via right

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Record motion-detected video while you’re away, with iSpy

Ever wonder what your cat is doing while you’re at work all day? Is she sharpening her claws on that priceless bust of Ben Franklin in the hallway, or throwing wild feline parties with the neighbor cats and getting hopped up on the catnip? Well now you can find out, using iSpy and the built


Edit and upload your Android videos with MovieAid Free

Do you like making videos for your friends to watch? Do you love capturing life’s little (but important) moments on your Android’s video camera? If so, you may want to take a closer look at a handy little ‘droid app called MovieAid, which allows you to do all of that directly on your Android powered

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How to download videos from Hulu: a step by step guide (updated)

Here’s a step by step guide to downloading videos from Hulu using free software Freemake Video Downloader. This post updated Oct 23rd 2012. Note that while other tools were mentioned in previous versions of this article (e.g. Streamtransport), Hulu had changed their encryption since, and at the time of writing this article Freemake Video Downloader

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Stream YouTube videos to your desktop-based media player with SVPTube

Ever wanted to watch YouTube inside your favorite desktop-based media player instead of in the browser? Perhaps the latter offers some functionality such as the ability to resize it, set transparency, or whatever, that you want. Or maybe you want to create a video playlist that combines online and offline videos, etc. Whatever the reason,

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Play full length videos in your desktop background, with DesktopMovie

This is not a ‘video wallpaper’ type software, like Windows Dreamscenes or Okozo; rather, DesktopMovie is a free program designed to play full-length videos with sound inside your desktop background and under your icons. The reason you would do that is up to you!

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Play or pause your music or videos with a wave of your hand using Flutter and your webcam

Flutter is one of those rare finds that is just absolutely fun and brilliant in it’s conception. It is a program for Windows or Mac that will let you control your media with a wave of your hand. If you have a webcam, Flutter will monitor to and respond to your hand movements, Kinect-style, in

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Organize and update your videos, songs, books, games, and programs with myCollections

myCollections is a tool to organize and access your media library that stresses visual organization paired with tag reference. It’s totally free to download and use and can handle a number of different kinds of media. The average person that owns a computer has at least one or two movies, games and who knows how


Download and save YouTube videos with VSVideo Downloader Lite

VSVideo Downloader Lite lets you download YouTube videos to your computer so you can view them offline or at a later time. It’s simple, easy to use, and will let you choose the size and video file formats that you would like to download. YouTube has so many videos on it now it’s a pretty


Two great FREE ways to enhance your YouTube browsing

YouTube Preview and ViewTubeare two great, free Chrome extensions that will enhance your YouTube browsing and viewing experience. They are both must haves for anyone who spends even a moderate amount of time viewing or exploring YouTube videos. I admit it: I do a lot of watching online videos. I don’t get out of the


Create an instant database of movies in your collection with Movie Explorer

Movie Explorer is a handy tool that will help you build a database or a kind of overview of what movies are available on a specific source. It’s really meant for those of us who have a large collection of movies, most likely in a number of digital locations like various hard drives or external


Add thumbnails to all your media files in Windows with Media Preview

We take thumbnails for images and video files for granted in Windows Explorer. Unless, of course, we do not have them. If you have media files that display icons instead of a thumbnail preview, then you probably feel mildly annoyed to say the least. Rest assured: Media Preview is a free, small utility that will