Video Software

Vine creators look to revive looping videos with Byte

Vine co-founder Dom Hofmann announced on Twitter yesterday that he plans to launch a new video looping app called Byte next spring. The platform's website says it is "a new looping video app by the creator of vine" and has a space designated to attract creators to the new service, even asking them if they were initially users of vine and what apps they use now.

Nearly 200 million monthly users flocked to Vine after it was founded... Read More »

Topics: Video Software , Android Software , iOS Software

Apple enhances its Clips video app with new animated selfie scenes, stickers, and soundtracks

Those of you who want to create and share quick videos may want to try Apple's Clips app, especially with some of the cool new tricks and tools found in the latest version.

SEE: The best mobile apps for watching video

Apple has updated its Clips app for the iPhone and iPad with new content that you can add to spruce up your videos. The star of the show are the six new Selfie Scenes, which immerse you in a... Read More »

Topics: Social Networking Software , Video Software , iOS Software

Getting started with Premiere Rush, Adobe's new video-editing app

With the goal of creating an easy-to-use video-editing app that would let users create video for YouTube, Facebook, Instagram and other social-media platforms, Adobe has just release Premiere Rush. The new lightweight video editor is Adobe's next step in accelerating the creative experience with a dynamic link to Creative Cloud by letting users create video across platforms.

(For more on Adobe's vision and its plans for Premiere Rush check out my coverage of the recent Adobe Max conference... Read More »

Topics: Social Networking Software , Video Software , iOS Software

Adobe shows off full version of Photoshop on iPad Pro at Apple Event

The second Apple Event introduced the latest MacBook Air, Mac Mini, and iPad Pro. The new iPad Pro -- the thinnest iPad ever -- packs more pixels in a bigger display.

The new iPad focuses more on creativity and display.The new iPad will feature Adobe Photoshop CC in full. Adobe's Jamie Myrold gave a demonstration of the device's abilities for creatives.

Myrold used the new Apple Pencil to dive into pixel-level precision and, with a simple... Read More »

Topics: Apps And Software , Digital Photo Software , Graphic Design Software , iOS Software , Video Software

YouTube embedded videos now let you directly subscribe to a channel

You've spotted a cool YouTube video embedded on a webpage. You'd like to subscribe to the channel that created the video. In the old days, you'd have to head over to YouTube to access the video, find the channel, and subscribe to it. Well, not anymore.

SEE: Capture Your Screen for YouTube Videos and Tutorials

Thanks to the latest innovation to hit YouTube, you can now subscribe to a channel directly from an embedded video. The process is quick and simple.... Read More »

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With Adobe's new Premiere Rush app, create professional videos for YouTube and Instagram

Looking for a full-featured but friendly video editor to create online videos? You may want to take Adobe's new Premiere Rush CC app for a spin.

SEE: Facebook launches 3D photos to transform your everyday pictures

Unveiled at the Adobe Max Creativity Conference, Premiere Rush CC is designed specifically for online video creators who publish to such sites as YouTube and Instagram, according to Adobe. Through the app, you can capture and edit videos, apply color filters, add music... Read More »

Topics: Video Software

The best mobile apps for watching video

While it's easy to stream videos on your phone using YouTube, for example, there are plenty of other mobile apps for viewing, recording, editing, and sharing video with friends that you may not have thought of. With these apps you can watch TV shows, news broadcasts, and live streams of worldwide events on your phone.

What are the different kinds of mobile video players?

Which video player apps you use will largely depend on the videos you want to watch. If you're... Read More »

Topics: Video Software , Video Players , Android Software , iOS Software

Why YouTube may be slower in your non-Chrome browser and how to fix it

Do you find that YouTube videos take longer to load in Firefox and Microsoft Edge browsers than in Google Chrome? If so, it may not just be your imagination.

SEE: Discover, view, and share user-created videos with YouTube for Android

In a recent tweet, Chris Peterson, an engineering program manager with Firefox-maker Mozilla, cited testing data to back up his claim that YouTube page loads are slower in Firefox and Edge than in Google's own Chrome browser. In his tests... Read More »

Topics: Firefox Add-ons & Plugins , Video Software , Browsers , Windows Software , Mac Software

YouTube tests 'Explore' tab for iPhone app to help viewers discover new videos

YouTube announced a trial run for a new "Explore" feature on the YouTube iPhone app that the online video giant hopes will bring a more diverse array of content to their users.

In a YouTube video, director of product management Tom Leung told video creators about the "Explore Tab," which will affect about one percent of YouTube viewers on the iPhone app during the trial run.

"The idea behind 'Explore' is for viewers who say 'I like all these... Read More »

Topics: Video Software , Windows Software , Mac Software , Android Software , iOS Software

NFL and CBS All Access strike deal to stream NFL games on mobile apps and elsewhere

CBS announced a major addition to its National Football League broadcasts today, with live streaming of all NFL games coming to Android, iOS, Roku, Apple TV, and Google Chromecast via the CBS All Access service, plus an extension of the partnership to 2022. The financial terms of the deal were not publicized. (Disclosure: CBS Corp. is the parent company of CBS Interactive, which owns Download.com.)

SEE: The Best Live TV Streaming Apps in 2018

The NFL previously had an exclusive... Read More »

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