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6 of The Greatest Old Christmas Movies to Record Online

As Christmas festivities return every year, what we have on our screens will always be a talk of the household. Arguments may arise as one member of the group wants a classic but the other wants the latest Disney, but who will be the one to bring the recorded goods? There’s something about old Christmas movies that have a lasting effect on those who truly engross themselves, and when you record movies online you can keep them safely stored for years to come.

Monumental releases are those that will continue to be screened in our local cinema, but some of us are looking for their favorite classics to be streamed from the comfort next to their beautifully decorated tree. Here are 6 of the most satisfying Christmas movies that get everyone in the mood.

1. A Christmas Carol (1984)

There’s not many movies that rank 100% on Rotten Tomatoes, especially those that probably only get viewed once or twice a year. This makes A Christmas Carol particularly special and proved loved by millions as one of the greatest old Christmas movies of all time. You can watch and record A Christmas Carol on Hulu online.

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2. Miracle On 34th Street (1947)

One that has been through every generation since first filmed, introducing everyone’s favorite actors and actresses it has always succeeded with every remake. Not only does Miracle on 34th Street defend the spirit of Santa Claus, it also remains a sacred feature for all those with a passion for old Christmas movies. You can watch and record Miracle On 34th Street on Amazon Prime Video online.

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3. Frosty The Snowman (1969 – 2005 remastered)

It may ring a few bells that may have you singing until the Christmas period is over, but with good reason. This spirited snowman brings joy to the little girl as they join forces to elude a greedy magician, who is after his very special hat. You can watch and record Frosty The Snowman from Netflix online.

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4. The Nightmare Before Christmas (1994)

One story that we all wish wouldn’t happen before Christmas. As the spooky horrors of Halloween have followed us all at our wishful time, we celebrate the holiday with some profound consequences. It’s a classic for all ages and highly appreciated with a ranking of 95% on Rotten Tomatoes, this is worth the record. You can watch and record The Nightmare Before Christmas on Netflix online.

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5. Dr. Seuss’: How the Grinch Stole Christmas (1966)

A film that can only make you love Christmas even more! The Grinch has a particularly nasty outlook on Christmas and makes it worse by stealing all the local village’s toys. But despite the hatefulness, it has a sense of community power. One of the favorite and most memorable old Christmas movies of our time. You can watch and record How the Grinch Stole Christmas on Amazon Prime Video online.

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6. A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965)

Charlie Brown and his pal Snoopy are figures known by every household, inspiring children but also jazz musicians due to Vince Guaraldi’s part in conducting/composing the entire soundtrack. Charlie Brown takes the viewer on a quest to find the true meaning of Christmas. You can watch and record A Charlie Brown Christmas on ABC Go online.

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How to Record Christmas Movies Online

With the best movies on-hand, we have the best tools for recording movies offline. We’re dating back 65 years since the first movie out of our selection was first recorded. Nowadays it’s hard to find a suitable stream which can be recorded online – the quality has surely been lost as technology advances, so it’s absolutely necessary to use the best recording software online to avoid any Christmas Scrooge’s.

Replay Video Capture is the fastest software on the internet for recording movies and is super simple to use. Just play a video online and an exact copy is downloaded to your computer. Just like that. Download it now to get your old Christmas movies up and running.

 

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The Most Memorable Thanksgiving Dishes to Try This Year

A warm, delicious home-cooked meal is the hallmark of many families’ Thanksgiving celebrations.

If you’re the cook in the family, Thanksgiving can often feel like a stressful time — however, to lend a helping hand this season, we put together a collection of the best traditional dishes from Food Network and YouTube to kickstart your inspiration. Using Replay Media Catcher, you can download and save all of the best Thanksgiving meal videos, highlights and tips online, and store them in a high quality format to re-watch at anytime.

Click through to watch and download them all!

The Ultimate Turkey

How to Make a Juicy Thanksgiving Turkey

How to Make Herb Roasted Turkey

Savory Side Dishes

How to Make Spinach Gratin

How to Make Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes

How to Make Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

How to Make Buttery Baked Potato Dinner Rolls 

Sweet, Sweet Dessert

How to Make Pumpkin Pie From Scratch

How to Make Pecan Pie

How to Make a Perfect Pumpkin Roll Cake


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What’s your favorite tried-and-true Thanksgiving dish? Let us know in the comments below!

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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How to Stream & Record Every Game from the 2017 NFL Season

Ever wonder how to record NFL games online? With the 2017 NFL Season kicking off, it’s a question that’s been at the top of every football fan’s mind. This year there are more than a few great ways to get in on the action, with live streaming options available for many subscription (and even non-subscription based) services.

If you can stream it, you can record it! Anyone with Internet access can easily live stream NFL games from NBC Sports, NFL GamePass, ESPN Online and more online sources, and save every last match up from your season bracket with Replay Video Capture.

Check out the full, interactive 2017 NFL game schedule here, and a grid overview of all the games below:

NFL fans can capture every tackle and touchdown – streaming live from select sources online – and store them in a high-quality format with Replay Video Capture

Our best-selling media recording software makes it simple to create incredible quality videos of every single NFL game, so you can watch your favorite teams go head-to-head on your own schedule. Bonus! It’s the only program of its kind that can record online streaming video 100% legally, too. Download Replay Video Capture today and record all of the 2017 NFL Season to keep forever!

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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This article was originally published January 27, 2017.

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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Video of the Month: Best March Madness Moments

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 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!


He stumbles, he trips, he… scores?! March Madness is the pinnacle event for every college basketball fanatic, featuring the absolute best players from the NCAA doing what they do best. To celebrate all of the completely mind-blowing, unexpected and seat-gripping moments of the NCAA championship tournament, we thought we’d share some of the best March Madness highlights from years’ past.

Don’t forget — the madness starts soon! Be sure to read our guide on where to live stream and record every game.

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Making Room for Romance: 8 Best Valentine’s Movies to Watch Online

Ahhhh, love is in the air and we’re gearing up for an awesome Valentine’s movie marathon with our favorite people.

No matter your plans this Valentine’s Day, we’ve scoured the collections from Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Prime to find the best romantic movies available to stream online. Watch them with a loved one after a nice meal, or by yourself whenever you want! As always, you can record streaming movies to watch offline whenever, wherever using the power of Replay Video Capture.

Here are the best romantic movies you can stream online now:

1. Titanic (1997) // Amazon Prime

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When you think of super-romantic 90’s movies, Titanic comes to mind first just about every time. It’s the quintessential Valentine’s Day movie that blasted DiCaprio and Winslet into stardom, as well as a beautifully-directed visual experience. If you’re gonna snuggle up to one film this year, make this one it. Stream Titanic online and record from Amazon Prime with Replay Video Capture

2. How To Lose A Guy In 10 Days (2003) // Netflix

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Well before Interstellar and True Detective, Matthew McConaughey was an early 2000’s heartthrob in How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days. The movie follows McConaughey’s character (a high profile ad guy) who places a bet that he can make any woman fall in love with him in 10 days. Plot twist! Kate Hudson’s character has a different agenda. Stream How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days online and record from Netflix with Replay Video Capture

3. Love Actually (2003) // Netflix

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There’s something about a British romantic comedy that’s just overwhelmingly wonderful. Love Actually is one of the most-watched flicks from year-to-year, and understandably so. With endless A-list actors and other familiar faces, and a weaving plot of friendships and love stories, it’s a film of unrequited feelings and classic charms. Stream Love Actually online and record from Netflix with Replay Video Capture

4. Annie Hall (1977) // Hulu

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You’ll either love it or hate it, but Annie Hall is a classic that’ll never be anything less. Arguably Woody Allen’s best film of all time (and one that he also stars in), it’s a perfectly-written rom-com that covers every angle of new and neurotic love. With Diane Keaton gleaming as Allen’s love interest, it’s a stunning representation of life and love in the 1970’s. Stream Annie Hall online and record from Hulu with Replay Video Capture

5. Amélie (2001) // Hulu

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Love foreign films? Quirky plot points? Beautiful cinematography? Amélie is one of those incredibly whimsical, romantic journeys that can break down language barriers (and probably the ones in your heart, too). A girl who takes pleasure in the little things in life, Amelie’s goal in life is to help others, including a lonely shop owner. Stream Amélie online and record from Hulu with Replay Video Capture

6. Runaway Bride (1999) // Amazon Prime

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She can’t commit, but she’s so darn endearing! In quite possibly one of Julia Roberts’ most well-known, highly-acclaimed roles, Runaway Bride is a late 90’s romance we’ll love forever. With Richard Gere playing the older, handsome man attempting to get this pathological wedding-ditcher to finally settle down for good, it’s got the spirit and heart to make us “aww” all over the place. Stream Runaway Bride online and record from Amazon Prime with Replay Video Capture

7. Pretty in Pink (1986) // Amazon Prime

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It doesn’t matter if you grew up in the 1980’s or not — Pretty in Pink is a timeless coming-of-age film that more than likely inspired your teenage love life. Another iconic John Hughes film, it features a young, unpopular and terribly lovesick Molly Ringwald whose infatuation with the trendy, rich boy in school is basically all-consuming. Stream Pretty in Pink online and record from Amazon Prime with Replay Video Capture

8. Lars and the Real Girl (2007) // Amazon Prime

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We still can’t quite tell if it’s more bizarre or creative, but Lars and the Real Girl is most certainly unique. Ryan Gosling (as Lars) and his girl (an anatomically correct doll) have an unconventional kind of love that most people just don’t understand. If you’re open-minded and your loved one is too, it’s a super-weird, can’t-miss kind of love story. Stream Lars and the Real Girl online and record from Amazon Prime with Replay Video Capture


 

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10 Super-Creative Music Videos To Watch & Download From YouTube

Music lovers, design enthusiasts, visual nerds and creatives everywhere can enjoy the incredible talent being showcased in YouTube music videos. Artists are expressing themselves, and their music, in entirely new and unique ways to blur the line of music and media just a little bit more. With colors and movements that complement melodies and lyrics, and experiments in animation and other visual elements, musicians of all genres are able to share more of themselves with YouTube music videos.

To honor the amazing creativity of these musicians and bands over the years, here’s a hand-picked selection of some of the most creative, unique, interesting and thought-provoking music videos today — you can use Replay Media Catcher to download from YouTube and save them all! Please note: Some of these videos occasionally contain strong language or sexual themes.

1. Ingrid Michaelson – “Hell No”

Music video or ad for Snapchat? We can’t really tell and, honestly, don’t care because it’s amazing.

2. Pharrell – “Happy”

Want to be happy for the next 24 hours? Pharrell’s entire video for Happy lasts a day and is full of amazing cameos.

3. OK Go – “The One Moment”

Science, music, a beautiful palette, and highly-calculated timing all collide in OK Go’s most recent viral music video.

4. Francis and the Lights (ft. Bon Iver & Kanye) – “Friends”

Smooth lines, seamless camera movement, and just the right amount of Kanye in a flawless one-take clip.

5. Radiohead – “Burn the Witch”

Don’t let the cute ‘n cuddly clay animation fool you — this visual storytelling is just as dark as it is adorable.

6. David Bowie – “Lazarus”

2016 was the year of the music-video-meets-short-film, and Bowie (as always) mastered the art.

7. JeanGa and George – “Compromise”

Catchy music, bold colors, stunning visuals and incredible animation. Need we say more?

8. Majedalesa – “Hwages”

Three Saudi women kicking butt, taking names and going completely viral everywhere.

9. Young Thug – “Wyclef Jean”

We’re pretty sure the fact that the artist never made it to the video shoot makes this one even better.

10. Beyonce – “Sorry”

Taking visual arts to a whole new level, every single video off of Lemonade deserves an award.


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Video of the Month: It’s a Brand New Year

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!


We’ve all heard the saying: “new year, new you!” Whether you’re into the idea of fresh starts or not, resolutions are a pretty universal thing we all tend to think about when a new year begins. Trying to save more money but ALSO want to join a gym? This classic Jimmy Fallon clip shares the pros and cons of whipping up that list of resolutions for 2017.

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