Posts Categorized: Replay Media Catcher

Mac Update: Enhancements to Your Favorite Recording Software

Quick announcement!

We’re happy to let you know that we’ve recently released some great new updates to some of our best-selling media recording software for Mac: Replay Media Catcher, Replay Music and Replay Converter.

These powerful pieces of software give you the ability to capture, record and save all kinds of online audio/video without a second thought!

Updates and enhancements include:

  • Improved downloading from Vimeo and BBC iPlayer
  • Even better conversations

Click below to see all of our amazing media recording products and experience the awesome improvements yourself!

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The Best Science & Technology Channels on YouTube Today

We’re all nerds here – there’s no shame in that. As fans of all nerd-ery (and videos!), we naturally have subscriptions to a few of the best science and technology channels YouTube has to offer.

With Replay Media Catcher, you can capture and record every one of these amazing videos from YouTube. Whether you’re all about the learning process, or just enjoy a good experiment, these channels are sure to satiate your nerdy needs!

1. Minute Physics

Visual learners and cartoon enthusiasts alike will love Minute Physics. This YouTube series utilizes a simple whiteboard, stick figures and a variety of colored pens to explain physics in an illustrated way. Previous guest stars include Neil deGrasse Tyson, Neil Turok and Max Tegmark. Watch + record Minute Physics on YouTube.

Creepy crawlers and yucky things inhabit the Earth anywhere you are. NOVA producer Anna Rothchild hosts YouTube series Gross Science, that dives into the deep, dark depths of nature to explain some of the wildest, grossest and impressive creatures found on our beautiful planet. Watch + record Gross Science on YouTube.

3. Talk Nerdy to Me

Brought to you by the geniuses at Huffington Post, Talk Nerdy to Me is a video series that explores the science behind “the mundane and the magnificent.” From how dogs became man’s best friend to autism to black holes, host Jacqueline Howard tackles each topic with an infectious enthusiasm. Watch + record Talk Nerdy to Me on YouTube.

4. Veritasium

Veritasium, hosted by Derek Muller, examines the engineering of our incredibly advanced world with both knowledge and pure silliness. Learn about the physics behind the ever-popular slinky, the science of the 6 degrees of separation theory and more. Watch + record Veritasium on YouTube.

5. The Backyard Scientist

We’ve all come across some zany experiments that have made us think “Wow, I should try that!” Well, normally you shouldn’t — luckily for you, The Backyard Scientist demonstrates these kinds of action-packed experiments so you don’t have to! Have you ever seen liquid nitrogen being tossed into a swimming pool? Watch + record The Backyard Scientist on YouTube.


Have a favorite science or technology related show we missed? Be sure to let us know!

Academy Awards 2016: Record & Save All the Best Films

The 88th Academy Awards (The Oscars) will be live this Sunday on ABC!

Now if you’re anything like us, you’ll want to get caught up on every one of the big name movies nominated for an award before the big night. You can use the built-in Media Guides in your version of Replay Media Catcher to find and record all of your favorite films from the Best Picture category!

Watch all of the trailers below, and be sure to download Replay Media Catcher to grab the full-length flicks for yourself.

The Big Short

Based on the 2010 novel, The Big Short stars Christian Bale, Steve Carell and Ryan Gosling in a comedy-drama about the 2008 housing market and financial crisis.

 

Bridge of Spies

Steven Spielberg directs this historical drama-thriller, starring Tom Hanks, Mark Rylance and Amy Ryan. Bridge of Spies is sure to be a classic Cold War espionage movie.

 

Brooklyn

Brooklyn is a beautiful historical drama for the modern day person. Based in New York in the 1950’s, Saoirse Ronan plays an Irish immigrant who falls in love with an Italian plumber, but faces temptation while visiting home.

 

Mad Max

A collapse of a civilization leads to full-on war (and lots of speedy chases) among survivors. Starring Tom Hardy and directed by George Miller, Mad Max is as adrenaline-pumping as it is visually stunning.

 

The Martian

Matt Damon stars as an astronaut who gets left behind on Mars. Can they bring him back home while he fights to survive on a new planet? Based on the book by Andy Weir, The Martian is science fiction for the realist.

 

The Revenant 

After sustaining brutal injuries from a bear attack while exploring the wilderness and being left behind, a frontiersman fights for his life. Leonardo DiCaprio stars in The Revenant, inspired by true (scary) events.

 

Room

A newly released captive and her 5 year old son learn how to navigate the real world together. Brie Larson stars in this dramatic, heart-wrenching film based on the novel, Room, by Emma Donoghue.

 

Spotlight

Based on a true story and starring Michael Keaton, Spotlight follows the story of The Boston Globe sending reporters to investigate a cover-up of sexual abuse within the Roman Catholic Church.

Which of these nominated movies for Best Picture do you think will win? Be sure to cast in your vote in the comments below.

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Video of the Month: What Happens When You Toss Boiling Water into Sub-Zero Air?

We spend a lot of time analyzing debug logs and frequently give customers a quick video to test, which means we’re often in search of short clips that end play a vital role in the data logging process. Needless to say, we watch a lot of videos (and other types of media) and want to share them with you!


 

Sometimes, you just have to try something for yourself.

This month, our “video of the month” series brings you an impromptu science experiment in freezing cold Canada with seriously cool results.

Apparently, boiling hot water can often freeze faster than cold water… who knew?!

Get Replay Media Catcher to capture this crazy moment for yourself!

Fresh Updates! New Fixes to Replay Media Catcher & More

Today is a good day. We’ve recently launched some great new updates and enhancements to a ton of our Applian products; Replay Media Catcher, Replay Video Capture, Replay Music and Replay Converter!

You can update your software at any time to take advantage of these additions and improvements.

Replay Media Catcher 6.0.1.8:

  • Support for “Run as soon as possible after a scheduled start is missed” in scheduler.
  • Improved Radio Station Guide, with search that now looks up Applian Radio guides as well as TuneIn.
  • Improved art image lookup, and lookup for default media player.
  • Improve startup time.
  • Fixed YouTube channel downloads by scheduler.
  • Fixed video guide to support recent Google Search changes.
  • Support for corrupt ABC radio playlists.
  • Support for new Ustream.tv protocols and recent YouTube changes.

Replay Video Capture 8.4.2:

  • Fixed scheduler – open at start and schedule multiple recordings.
  • Improved MP4 recording modes and bitrates.
  • New automatic scaling for secondary monitors (Windows 10 and 8.1).

Replay Music 7.0.1.7:

  • Improved art image lookup and lookup of default player for media.
  • Improved startup time.

Replay Converter 5.0.1.7:

  • Improved art image lookup and lookup of default player.
  • Improved startup time.

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

The Best, Most Amazing Commercials from Super Bowl 50

First of all… WOW, what an incredible game. But now it’s time to give it up for the expectation-exceeding commercials highlighted at the Super Bowl this year.

We couldn’t tear ourselves away from the screen for the entire championship or endless array of commercial entertainment. Lucky for us, Replay Video Capture was there to save everything, so we can re-live the best moments!

If you didn’t catch them during the live stream, just use Replay Media Catcher to download Super Bowl commercials straight from YouTube – it’s the best way to quickly snag all of the most popular highlights, or even make a mashup of funny clips.

Check out some of our favorite commercials right here:

Heinz

Amazon Echo

Pokemon

Colgate

Shock Top

Hyundai 

Snickers

 

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What was your favorite commercial from Super Bowl 50? Share with us on Facebook!

How to Capture the New Years’ Times Square Ball Drop in NYC

Every December 31st the world tunes in to watch the iconic symbol of the start to a new year. The ball drop at Times Square in New York City has been one of the most historical live moments across the United States for over 100 years.

Start a new tradition this New Years’ Eve – use Replay Media Catcher to save this year’s ball drop! You can make a cool New Years mashup video, share with those who couldn’t watch it, and more.

Catch the NYE 2016 ball drop live stream here:

Get Replay Media Catcher today to download and save the NYE 2016 ball drop at Times’ Square!

Holiday Miracle: How to Download Your Favorite Movies

Finding and watching the best holiday movies and shows this winter has never been easier!

With Replay Media Catcher’s built-in Media Guides, you can explore popular streams and download classics like A Christmas Story, Miracle on 34th Street, and White Christmas to curl up with. From television to videos to full-length movies, our powerful guides have your back this holiday season.

Replay Media Catcher will help you find and save your favorite online movies from directly within the software – never having to touch your browser. We made it simple to find and grab the best online content you want in one click.

Coupled with Replay Media Catcher’s powerful downloader, multiple conversion settings and handy scheduling features, our Media Guides are the perfect companion to your annual holiday movie binge. Learn how to use the Replay Media Catcher software:

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Applian Updates! Your Favorite Software, Made Better

We’ve just launched some improvements to Replay Media Catcher, Replay Music and Replay Converter! You can update your software at any time to take advantage of these enhancements.

Replay Media Catcher 6.0.0.96:

  • Support for YouTube page extraction
  • Added WAV conversion preset (reset to defaults required)
  • Added Network Trace Debug log switch
  • Added support for cam4 downloading
  • Added Chaterbate as a secure site
  • Exposed iframe player list in DVR settings
  • Updated adblock domains
  • Check for TCP segmentation off loading
  • Detect Adobe HDS over https
  • Misc. fixes and improvements

Replay Music 7.0.0.96:

  • Added WAV conversion preset (reset to defaults required)
  • Misc. fixes and improvements

Replay Converter 5.0.0.96:

  • Import any file type for conversion
  • Added WAV conversion preset (reset to defaults required)
  • Fixed Audio CD Burning duration check
  • Misc. fixes and improvements

Any questions? You can reach out to our Support staff at any time!

Using Replay Capture Suite Software to Streamline Your Business

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Eighteen years ago, when we started building software to keep the media we watch and listen to online, it was the classic case of developing a solution for a problem we experienced first-hand.

A lot has changed on the web since then – the rise of Flash, HTML, and powerful server technologies, has given us more media, more accessibly than ever. The need for tools to save and access this content on our own terms has grown steadily ever since.

We have a lot of fun with the Replay Capture Suite and other Applian products. As we have grown as a business, though, we’ve found that our need to store platform-specific content has grown as well. The solutions for keeping and organizing that content was found right under our noses, within the very products we’d been developing.

Here are some of the best tips we’ve learned for streamlining your business with the amazing software included in the Replay Capture Suite:

Indexing Meetings
With the rise of telecommuting at companies large and small, the need to document the productivity and remote meetings has, too.

Agendas, meeting minutes, and action items are old tricks – a newer technique is using Replay Video Capture to record the audio and/or video from Skype, or any other VoIP platform your company relies on. Knowing what you’ve done and how you’ve spent your time as a company is critical to making better decisions down the line.

Streamlining Training
Whether you’re a global company or a startup, training is draining on time and other resources. Face-to-face training will always be a requisite for many tasks and positions, but being smart about what you can record and reuse can lighten the load substantially.

Do you have an employee with solid presentation skills, or who is particularly strong at communicating company values? Use Replay Video Capture to record their entire spiel and send it over to new hires to study up on, along with other on-boarding materials to make the transition run smoothly.

Staying Sharp
No matter your industry, there’s a slew of online educators, thought leaders and visionaries building their own personal brands around industry-specific content; some of these figures are for real, others are pretenders.

Luckily, Replay Media Catcher’s embedded media guides make finding the best industry and educational content specifically for your business easier than ever, and our recording scheduler helps make sure you don’t miss any of the good stuff once you find it. Sharing is caring. Knowledge is power.

Building Company Culture
Cultures are made when people’s interests intersect, and there’s a large body of evidence to suggest that companies need culture as much as individuals and societies do. But, the divergence of interest topics in the web-connected world can make it tricky to find those water cooler chat items.

Using Replay Media Catcher to record enjoyment media (as opposed to professional), and using shared company storage to disseminate that content, is a great way to start non-work related dialogue.

Are you already using Replay Capture Suite software to improve your business? Tell us how on Facebook!