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Fresh New Updates: Fixes & Improvements to Your Favorite Software

We’ve made a ton of updates to some of the best software in our Replay Capture Suite for Windows, including many fixes and enhancements to Replay Media Catcher, Replay Music, Replay Radio, Replay Video Capture and Replay Converter. Here’s a quick look at everything that’s new and improved:

Replay Media Catcher

  • Fix for Movie and TV Guide Providers
  • Upgrade for .NET 4.5, dropping XP support
  • Infragistics v17.2 UI controls
  • Improved HTTPS proxy
  • DVR fix for iFrames in latest chrome
  • Improved WebSocket protocol support for Ustream
  • Support for Google Drive File Stream as an output destination
  • Improved HDS protocol support on segment failure
  • Improved silence detection speed in audio recorder
  • Misc fixes and improvements

Replay Music

  • Upgrade for .NET 4.5, dropping XP support
  • Infragistics v17.2 UI controls
  • Improved silence detection speed
  • Support for Google Drive File Stream as an output destination
  • Misc fixes and improvements

Replay Converter

  • Upgrade for .NET 4.5, dropping XP support
  • Infragistics v17.2 UI controls
  • Support for Google Drive File Stream as an output destination
  • Handle & in file name when writing DVD
  • Misc fixes and improvements

Replay Radio

  • Upgrade for .NET 4.5, dropping XP support
  • Infragistics v17.2 UI controls
  • Support for Google Drive File Stream as an output destination
  • Misc fixes and improvements

Replay Video Capture

  • Fix for crash when recording movies from Amazon
  • Fix for recording from websites with long titles

Whew! That’s it for now… 

Any questions about our most recent software updates? Don’t be afraid to get in touch with our trusty team

The 3 Best Apps for Fans of Major League Baseball

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The 2018 Major League Baseball season is well underway, and we’re taking stock of some of the best ways to engage and get more out of every last game. With awesome developments like augmented reality experiences, live streaming games on social channels, personalized games, and tried-and-true fantasy leagues, there are endless ways to get your fill of MLB.

Another cool tech solution for baseball fans? Apps, apps, apps! Whether you’re a diehard fan or a newcomer to the community, you can make the 2018 MLB season even better with the help of a few key applications.

1. CBS Sports (Mobile App)

CBS Sports is one of our go-to resources for all things MLB, and unsurprisingly, the CBS Sports mobile application is a crowd-pleaser for baseball fanatics everywhere. With live scores of every game, a full news feed to provide real-time updates, and even a tweet feed to keep the conversation flowing in your community, it’s one of the most popular solutions for tracking games and getting stats. Bonus! You can even get wireless alerts set up so you receive photo and video updates via text and never miss a thing.

Key features of CBS Sports app include:

  • Watch on-demand videos of game previews, highlights, expert analysis, and interviews
  • Set-up scoring and breaking news alerts

Get CBS Sports here.

2. Replay Capture Suite (Desktop App)

What good is looking for fun, innovative experiences for MLB lovers without the actual games themselves? For cord-cutters out there, getting a baseball fix is easier said than done. Luckily for Twitter users accessing the MLB live streams and subscribers of MLB.TV and other services on desktop, our Replay Capture Suite software is ready to record and save every broadcast possible. The Suite of apps comes pre-loaded with some favorites that can get you the most from MLB:

Replay Radio is perfect for tracking specific stations covering the games and capturing crystal clear audio of each play-by-play. Key features of Replay Radio include:

  • Record multiple radio shows simultaneously, so you can capture your MLB games and more
  • Auto-sync audio to your smartphone or tablet to listen anywhere
  • Schedule recordings in advance to make sure you never miss a thing

Get Replay Radio here.

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 the games and keep them forever, in whatever format you want! Key features of Replay Video Capture include:

  • Screen record online videos from ANY source or website
  • Background mode to record streaming games from a hidden window
  • Automatically locates the video playing on your screen to record perfectly

Get Replay Video Capture here

3. MLB At Bat (Mobile App)

MLB At Bat is the official app of Major League Baseball, providing a mobile platform for news, videos, box scores, and recaps of every game – you can even select your top teams for lightning-fast access to specific information and live game scores. Free for any current subscriber of MLB.TV, the mobile app is one of the best ways to get in-depth coverage of your favorites from the beat reporters who live and breathe them.

Key features of MLB At Bat include:

  • Customize your iPhone and iPad home screens with MLB Club-branded app icons
  • Breaking news, schedules, interactive rosters and player stats for every team
  • Sortable batting, pitching and fielding statistics

Get MLB At Bat here

 

No matter which app solution is right for your MLB experience, Replay Video Capture is here to help save every last game. 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.

Learn more about how it works or get a free trial before the season is over!

The 5 Most Popular Series on BBC iPlayer to Download and Save

Among the streaming giants we normally keep up-to-date on, BBC iPlayer is one of the largest abroad. While noticing that services like Netflix and Amazon were taking a big portion of the viewers, the BBC took a digital approach when they made full series of shows available online after being shown on live TV. Now, BBC iPlayer is at its absolute best; viewers are streaming an average of 272 million shows every month.

With BBC being one of the leading providers of amazing content like shows, movies, and documentaries, there’s a comprehensive catalog of media to consume and enjoy on their platform, including many top-rated UK series. We’ve taken a deep dive into the most popular titles on BBC iPlayer – you can record every last one of them using (a DNS service like Getflix. if you’re in the United States and) the power of Replay Media Catcher!

1. The Young Offenders

The Young Offenders, while fairly new, has already rounded up a ton of acclaim from comedy viewers in the UK, USA, and beyond who enjoy a good belly laugh. Starring Alex Murphy, Chris Walley as two teenage friends (Conor and Jock) from Cork, the show follows their follies and journeys in stealing bikes, hatching up crazy plans, and going on impromptu adventures ultimately on the quest to find a missing bale of cocaine worth 7,000,000 euros. 

2. EastEnders

EastEnders is a truly classic British drama/soap opera that was created by Julia Smith and Tony Holland in the early 80’s and has been featured regularly on BBC One since 1985. Like many other soap operas, the general storyline sounds simple enough, following a family or working-class folks of Albert Square; however, it manages to discuss many social, societal, and even “taboo” issues that made the show way ahead of its time.

3. MasterChef

 

MasterChef is one of those cooking shows that you can kick but can never keep down. There’s nothing people love more than watching competitive cooking, baking, and perfecting of food that you can practically smell it looks so good. After a brief hiatus of the program in the early 2000’s, MasterChef has been better than ever (and making our mouths water!). Pro tip: check out all of the spin-off programs to get all of the cooking competition you can handle.

4. Shetland

If you love Scottish accents, beautiful scenery, and a whole bunch of true crime, Shetland is the perfect show for you. This crime drama series stars Douglas Henshall as Detective Inspector Jimmy Perez, a Detective Inspector on the Scottish archipelago of Shetland who has a no-B.S. attitude when it comes to cracking cases. For fans of the recent true crime drama movement, this is one show you won’t want to keep off your list.

5. Call the Midwife

Call the Midwife is a period piece that some might describe as “perfect.” Adapted by Heidi Thomas from the best-selling memoirs of Jennifer Worth, this dramatic show provides a new perspective on the lives and women behind midwifery in 1950s East End London. Chiefly following a midwife named Jenny and a crew of lovable nuns, Call the Midwife is a refreshing series full of amazing women who care for people.

 

Important Note: BBC iPlayer lets you stream shows and movies, but only if you’re watching in the UK. The easiest way to watch BBC iPlayer in the United States and other areas abroad is to use a DNS service like Getflix.

Replay Media Catcher is the only software out there that can record high-quality video of streaming movies and other media online. BONUS TIP! Use the live stream monitor feature to easily keep track of your favorite streaming shows and entertainment on BBC iPlayer, and automatically download. Don’t miss these exclusive series and shows before they’re gone – use Replay Media Catcher to save them all.

 

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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

Download Videos from YouTube

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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