PC User software
It’ll encode a good range of audio and video formats and will encode to MPEG-4, H.264 and WMV. It also supports encoding to the latest smartphone screen sizes.
The app is free for personal use and works on any Windows XP, Vista or 7 computer, 32-bit or 64-bit.
Grab it at www.pcuser.com.au.
To install the update, just launch RockPod 5 (available on the cover disc of PC User’s January 2012 issue) and you’ll get notification of the new update. Just follow the prompts.
The update fixes a bug in the way preset options were being loaded when users pressed the device slider controls too quickly, overwriting existing settings.
We also forgot to include the original preset file so after installing this update, you’ll get a one-time option to install those original More >
The YouTube site changes that broke all versions of PC User’s YouGrab 4 download manager have now been corrected. You should be able to launch YouGrab 4 in either Linux, Windows or Mac OS X, see an update notification and download the latest update.
Install it and everything should run as before.
The changes also broke YouGrab 3 but as that version is now more than a year old, there won’t be any further updates for this version.
It appears that new changes to the YouTube website have broken our popular YouGrab 4 video downloader, and its predecessor, YouGrab 3. This includes Windows, Mac OS X and Linux versions, plus the latest version built into our new UserOS Home Server 11.04 operating system.
Trying to download any video will result in an “OutofBoundsException” error, causing YouGrab 4 to crash.
At this stage, given the coding workload, it is unlikely that we will continue offering updates for YouGrab 3. We will endeavour to get updates out for YouGrab 4 as More >
UserOS Home Server 11.04 is so feature packed, we can’t cover it all in just a single issue. So to learn about its ins and outs, don’t forget to pick up the October and November 2011 issues as well.
In October, we’ll look at Home Server’s advanced networking extras and in November, how to get the most More >