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Black Friday Exclusive: Save 50% On the Replay Capture Suite

Want huge discounts? We’ve got ’em!

We’re offering you a whopping 50% off the complete Replay Capture Suite for Windows and Replay Capture Suite for Mac, so you can record, capture, edit and save all the media you could possibly hope for.

Just use the code BLACKFRIDAY17 during checkout to receive your discount!

Be quick to grab your exclusive discount – there are only a few days left!

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How to Stream & Record MLB Playoffs Online

Want to watch the MLB Playoffs without cable? For cord-cutting sports fans, finding and accessing live streaming baseball games online can be a struggle.

This year’s postseason games are no different, airing on the 5 tried-and-true cable networks: Fox, Fox Sports 1 (FS1), ESPN, TBS, and Major League Baseball Network (MLBN) — all of which won’t let you tune in without an antenna, unfortunately. Luckily, we were able to scrounge up some online options for you to live stream the MLB Playoffs and record with Replay Video Capture for Windows and Replay Video Capture for Mac.

Take a look at the full MLB Playoffs schedule here and the most up-to-date bracket below:

Hulu Live TV

Hulu’s live streaming service is definitely powerful and super easy-to-access. With a feature to watch Hulu live TV through some major networks, baseball fans can also catch the 2017 MLB postseason here. With a $39.99/month price tag for the subscription, it’s a little on the pricey side, BUT if you’re a dedicated fan looking forward to all that 2017 postseason has to offer, it’s probably worth investing in.

The pros:

  • Tap into a free trial for the postseason and cancel afterward if you want to save some cash.
  • Access 50+ top channels including sports and news from MLB, FS1, Fox, and dozens more.

The cons:

  • A $39.99 monthly subscription may not be sustainable for most budgets.

MLB.TV

MLB.TV subscribers already have streaming rights to some of the best postseason games. While the MLB’s blackout policies prevent it from actually live streaming the playoffs in some areas, archived streams are available to everyone in blacked-out areas as soon as 90 minutes after each game ends. Not currently a member? This may be one of the simplest options for watching and recording the games with Replay Video Capture.

The pros:

  • Available to watch postseason games on multiple devices.
  • Watch MLB games during the regular season and beyond.

The cons:

  • The package does not provide U.S. viewers with access to the entire postseason.
  • Tou’ll need to authenticate your MLB.TV account through your pay television provider (aka, still have a cable subscription)

These restrictions ONLY apply to U.S.-based viewers, however. Subscribers outside the United States can watch every postseason and World Series game on more than 400 devices, no authentication needed!

Never miss a pitch, slide or home run again. MLB fans can use Replay Video Capture to easily record the Playoffs online from any of the above sources! 

Replay Video Capture is the easiest way to capture any baseball game on your screen and turn it into a high quality, video movie file. Make personal copies of your favorite MLB Playoffs games and keep them forever, in whatever format you want.

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Temporary Order Error: All Fixed Up & Ready to Go!

Did you try to place an order on our website last week that didn’t go through? Don’t worry — it’s not you, it’s us!

We experienced a temporary server issue that impacted our ordering process from approximately 9:00 AM PT Thursday (8/10) to 12:30 PM PT on Friday (8/11).

So sorry for the inconvenience! Those responsible for the outage are now in a time-out.

Everything is all fixed up and back to normal, so if you take another crack at ordering now your payment method is sure to go through. Please note: any orders placed during this time frame have NOT been charged!

Go here to upgrade your software: http://applian.com/upgrade

Go here to make a purchase for Mac: http://applian.com/mac/order/

And here to make a purchase for Windows: https://applian.com/order/

Any questions? Comments? We’re here for you.

How to Download Videos from YouTube with Replay Media Catcher

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Replay Media Catcher is the fastest, most powerful way to capture any video from YouTube and thousands of other media sites. Just run any video along with the software, and it will be downloaded back to your computer faster than real-time; 10 times faster than playback speed!

With simple drag & drop functionality, Replay Media Catcher is the easiest way to “catch” all of the YouTube videos you can get your hands on, with just one quick movement. And, lightning-fast conversions make it possible to automatically convert these videos to MP3, WMV, AVI and more popular file formats.

Check out the video below for a step-by-step guide on how to download videos from YouTube:

 

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Do you still have questions about how Replay Media Catcher works? Please reach out to us at any time!

This article was originally published January 27, 2017.

Big Updates! New and Improved Replay Media Catcher, Replay Music & More

We’re kicking off the season with a ton of amazing updates to your favorite media-recording power pack, so you can download, record and save all the content you want all summer long!

We’ve made a ton of improvements to our Replay Capture Suite, including many fixes and enhancements to Replay Media Catcher, Replay Music, Replay Radio, and Replay Converter.

Here’s what’s new:

New On PC

Replay Media Catcher:

  • New capture methods menu for ease of access.
  • Improved MPEG Dash protocol detection and download.
  • Extraction engine 2017.05.23.
  • DVR improvements and quick links feature to cfg DVR for certain sites.
  • Support for HTTPS monitoring in Chrome >= v58
  • Extraction engine now supports sites requiring authentication. See Settings | Internet Downloads |
  • Advanced | Extractor Logins
  • Support for MPEG Dash protocol.
  • Improvements to RTMP recording.
  • Support for recording multiple RTMP streams over the same connection.
  • Fixed audio recording to WMA.
  • Fixed Firefox reported crashes.
  • New Tiles View.
  • Favor artist album instead of various artists when auto-tagging.
  • Support for converting to the same folder as the source file.
  • Misc fixes and improvements

Replay Radio:

  • All new user interface.
  • Fixed audio recording to WMA.
  • Fixed Firefox reported crashes.
  • Many fixes and improvements.

Replay Music:

  • Fixed audio recording to WMA.
  • Fixed Firefox reported crashes.
  • New Tiles View.
  • Favor artist album instead of various artists when auto-tagging.
  • Support for converting to the same folder as the source file.
  • Misc fixes and improvements.

Replay Converter:

  • New Tiles view
  • Favor artist album instead of various artists when auto-tagging.
  • Support for converting to the same folder as the source file.
  • Misc. fixes and improvements.

New On Mac

Replay Media Catcher: 

  • URL Bar downloader.
  • Support for recent changes to Vimeo.
  • Support for recent changes to Dailymotion.
  • Support for recent changes to BBC iPlayer.
  • Misc updates and bug fixes.

Replay Music:

  • URL Bar downloader.
  • Audio capture mode (allows you to record any audio playing on your Mac).
  • Support for recent changes to Vimeo.
  • Support for recent changes to Dailymotion.
  • Support for recent changes to BBC iPlayer.
  • Misc updates and bug fixes.

Replay Video Capture:

  • Misc updates and bug fixes.

Replay Converter:

  • Fixed user interface glitches on macOS Sierra.
  • Misc. fixes and improvements

Check to see if your software qualifies for an update or grab them all by purchasing the Suite for 40% off! Just use coupon code UPDATESRULE at checkout to get your discount. 

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Any questions? Reach out to us at any time!

9 Powerful Hacks for the Ultimate Netflix Experience

Love kicking back for a relaxing night with Netflix? Us too. No matter how much time you spend watching, though, you’ll never be a real power user if you don’t poke around under the entertainment hood. We took the time to really dive in (so you don’t have to), and rounded up a collection of tricks will greatly improve your Netflix experience.

Here are our top tips to take your Netflix binges to the next level:

1. Switch to high quality

High quality is the best quality when you’re enjoying movies online. You can manually force HD playback on Netflix on your TV to ensure your media is always shown in the highest-quality possible. First, make sure that your internet connection supports streaming 5 megabits/second or more, then log in and go to Account Settings > Playback Settings to select high quality.

(Note: Chrome users won’t be able to use this trick – sorry!)

2. Stream off peak hours

This may seem a little more on the obvious side, but choosing to stream Netflix shows NOT during peak hours will always award you with better quality. When less people are using Netflix overall, it improves downstream data traffic and thus, your viewing experience.

3. Use your phone as a remote

Lost the remote in your couch cushions again? You can turn any smartphone into a remote control just by downloading the Netflix app for iPhone, Android or Windows Phone. Once installed and synced properly, you’ll be able to play, pause, stop and browse all from your connected device. Technology rules.

4. Create multiple profiles

We all have those guilty, yet amazing, pleasures we jump to when no one else is around to judge our viewing habits. Now you don’t have to hide when you create multiple profiles on Netflix! It’s free, easy to set up, and you’ll be able to generate a different profile for your chick flicks, horror movies, or anything else you may want to keep separate from your main account.

5. Say goodbye to buffering

Buffering movies and shows on your laptop can be a serious time-waster. To get rid of buffering in Netflix while playing a title, select Shift+Opt (Shift+Alt for Windows) and left click to open up a “hidden” menu called the Stream Manage. You’ll find buffering fixes, along with some other helpful tips!

(Note: For Chrome users, press Ctrl+Shift+Alt/Opt+S to access this menu.)

6. Find the best flicks

Reddit brings out the best (and sometimes worst) parts of the Internet. Use it to your advantage and head to r/netflixbestof to check out all of the best, most painstakingly-selected shows and movies to see so you never have to browse aimlessly again.

7. Record anything for later

Technology now allows us to record streaming movies and television shows from Netflix to watch forever, even after the site has taken them down. Using Replay Video Capture, you can screen record ANYTHING on Netflix in amazingly high-quality formats.

8. Enhance your viewing

Browser extensions are better than they’ve ever been. With one add-on in Chrome called Netflix Enhancements, you can instantly access IMDB profiles, movie trailers, pop-up ratings from sources like Metacritic and Rotten Tomatoes, and more. You can even customize what you see once it’s installed.

9. Utilize keyboard shortcuts

Because streaming TV shows and movies should be as efficient as any other kind of digital hacking, Netflix keyboard shortcuts exist to streamline your viewing:

  • Play/Pause – Space bar OR Enter key
  • Play – Page Up key
  • Pause – Page Down key
  • Enable Full screen – F key
  • Disable Full screen – Esc key
  • Rewind 10 seconds – Shift + Left Arrow
  • Fast Forward 10 seconds – Shift + Right Arrow
  • Volume Up/Down – Up Arrow/Down Arrow
  • Mute On/Off – M key
  • Toggle by frame – CTRL + Space bar

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How to Grow Your Personal Music Collection for Free

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With the number of music access points online, you can listen to practically anything these days. In fact, streaming music online has nearly doubled in the last year, making this form of consumption the most used and consistent in growth by far.

It’s pretty incredible to have access to these vast catalogs of music, but listening is often limited to an Internet connection and, in some cases, a paid subscription. Along with the constant battle between streaming sites, it’s impossible to tap into a complete library of music at any time without being connected. In short, the benefits to building out your own collection of music may outweigh the “convenience” of online access alone.

Record Music Anywhere Online

Enter Replay Music into the music scene – a powerful, unique audio recorder built and specifically optimized for capturing music from online streaming services or media players. Designed for both Mac and PC, you can record from sites like Spotify, Pandora, Apple Music and more.

  • Save any music into high-quality MP3 files.
  • Separate individual tracks.
  • Automatically tag with metadata and add artwork.
  • Eliminate system sounds and background noises for a clean recording.

Here’s how to use Replay Music to capture music online:

 

Replay Music is 100% legal to use, just like a CD ripping program, tape recorder or DVR! Fear not – you can record and convert all of the music you want to expand your personal collection!

 

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Fresh Updates! New Improvements to Replay Video Capture

It’s another great day for updates! Our developers just launched some new improvements to Replay Video Capture for PC. Update your software at any time to take advantage of these fixes and additions.

Here’s what’s new in Replay Video Capture 8.8.2:

  • Significantly lower CPU loading in Preview mode
  • Improved audio volume boost for recordings
  • Improved monitor scaling
  • Use different stop recording times for normal and scheduled recordings
  • Fixed a bug preventing installation on non-administrator Windows accounts
  • Fixed scheduler crash in File-View window
  • Fixed recording multiple scheduled recordings in background mode
  • Fixed browser selection for background mode
  • Fixed bug when selecting default media player for recordings

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Any questions on these recent updates? You can reach out to our Support Staff at any time!

5 Awesome & Illuminating Podcasts for Your Mind-Body Wellness

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Turning your brain and body to “OFF” for awhile can be the best thing for it, and other times you need to kick things up a notch. Whether you’re sitting at home or out on-the-go, podcasts can be an awesome way to learn about your mental and physical well-being, and start to introduce newer and healthier habits into your everyday life.

We rounded up this shortlist of mind-body podcasts to indulge your interests in nutrition, mindfulness, fitness and overall happiness. With our podcast and radio show downloader, Replay Radio, just pick a podcast from the built-in media guide and the software will automatically schedule and download the episodes. Go ahead, start growing!

School of Greatness

Lewis Howes is a literal professional where pursuing dreams are concerned. His award-winning, book-inspiring podcast, School of Greatness, has been a helpful audio resource for passionate people everywhere. Full of fascinating personal stories and interviews with other experts in all areas of life, each episode is both a powerful lesson and a great source of on-the-go entertainment.

Happier with Gretchen Rubin

Gretchen Rubin is perhaps the most well-known happy people on the planet. After her project (and book based on the project) went viral, she launched her Happier with Gretchen Rubin podcast to continue her never ending pursuit of living a fabulously happy life — and helping others do the same. It’s uplifting, it’s motivating, it’s the perfect way to learn about one of the best feelings ever.

Logical Weight Loss

Sometimes all you need is the help of someone who’s been through it; even if it’s not a one-on-one conversation. Logical Weight Loss is for all the folks who want to cut the noise and get straight to the facts. Packed with tips and motivation for a healthy life, it’s one of our favorite ways to tap into free, experience-based information for losing weight and getting healthier.

Audio Dharma

Buddhism teaches all-encompassing peace in life — not a bad thing to attain if you ask us. While the show does highlight the religion itself, Audio Dharma also has a catalog of episodes on topics on how to let go, self-reflection practices, and meditations. Featuring a constant rotation of guest teachers and speakers, it’s an audio journey of enlightenment and mental clarity.

Radio Headspace

While it ceased operations early on last year, the Radio Headspace archives are as good as gold! Each of the existing episodes features interviews with mindfulness game-changers, innovative philanthropists, and more. With simplified teachings on community, reconnecting, and understanding life and death, your mind and body will be more in tune with the world around you.


Get Replay Radio today to record and save all your favorite podcasts, or download the full Replay Capture Suite for even more great recording software!

Curious what other podcasts we’re listening to, scheduling and archiving? See more on our blog.

Introducing Our New Audio/Video Editor: Replay Media Splitter 3.0

Our developers have been taking advantage of that special January productivity boost to release the all-new Replay Media Splitter 3.0, our easy-to-use audio and video editor for online media files.

The program allows you to remove, merge and join segments of media from audio / video files, and works with all of the most popular file formats (MP3 & WMA; AVI, WMV & ASF), so you can archive podcasts and audiobooks, customize home videos, and create file mashups with the best of them.

The new Replay Media Splitter includes:

  • New, more flexible timeline.
  • Updated and modernized user interface.
  • Media library control for easy access to your project source files.
  • Two easy edit modes: Remove unwanted fragments with CUT or save desired fragments only with KEEP.

See the full Replay Media Splitter user guide here and view the short demo video below.

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Any questions? Reach out to our Support Staff any time.