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Frameserving from Premiere Pro CC 2019 to FFmpeg

This article discusses how to set up frameserving from Adobe Premiere CC 2019 or later for great results with free software.

MaxMind GeoLite v1 databases discontinued - install GeoLite2

I noticed recently that a few web sites are miscategorising my ISP's static IP as being in the wrong country. I knew it was a recent reallocation of a new block and suspected the web sites were using a stale version of a GeoIP database - probably MaxMind's GeoLite v1 offering. If you see stuff like this while surfing the […]

Schwing!

I've had really crummy quality audio clips from Wayne's World as my phone notification sounds for years -- thought it was time I make my own better ones from my DVD, and publish them online for other people who also want their phone to go "schwing!" for every Whatsapp. 😉 Here's four clips I particularly enjoy. http://chriswoods.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/Schaaa-wing.ogg http://chriswoods.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/Guitar-Signoff.ogg http://chriswoods.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/Schwing-Wayne.ogg http://chriswoods.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/Schwing-Garth.ogg

Replacing a FiiO E7 battery - simple! (Photos)

I've had a FiiO E7 headphone amp for a few years and it's recently gained a new lease of life -- as an audio interface! However, the OEM battery got a bit long in the tooth, so I set about replacing it. It's much easier than you might think. Click through for photos and step-by-step instructions, plus a list of components to buy. (Warning: magnifying glass and hot glue gun are advantageous!)

Drumfunk mixes

Over the past decade, I've occasionally put together mixes of tunes I particularly enjoy listening to, and stick them on the net. (Why not.) A somewhat ad hoc series I called 'Gunpowder Funk' arose from a Drumfunk/choppage/darkbeat mix I did back in 2005. I ended up doing annually for the next three years, culminating in Gunpowder Funk Part 4. I really like […]

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