MySpace.com and Viacom’s MTV have hooked up with Auditude as part of its quest to create revenue streams from online video piracy. Nowadays, Internet video piracy doesn’t just exist on BitTorrent sites or P2P networks. User-driven sites like YouTube and MySpace are packed full of videos published without authorization, providing easy access to the content and little or no control to owner of the content.
That’s where Auditude comes in. Auditude, theoretically, through partnerships with online social networking sites and content providers, gives another option besides removal; gaining advertising revenue. On the surface this sounds like a logical and professional move for content distributors to take. It can provide revenue with little or no extra work put in by the content companies. The work to get the content online is taken care of by the user and the bandwidth costs are covered by the service involved.
However, what it does take away from the content companies is a level of control. One thing that most content providers always want control of, is the distribution of its copyrighted works. Apple’s iTunes service sold billions of legal downloads after launching in an era of rampant music piracy, yet the control it demands over aspects of distribution has caused serious tension between the company and record labels.
Gaining partnerships like MySpace and MTV shows some confidence in the idea however, but whether or not Hollywood studios would embrace the service with open arms is not a question easily answered. Auditude’s technology is now being used by MySpace and will give Viacom the opportunity to place advertisements beside content from MTV published by users of MySpace.
Result for: sites like youtube
A few weeks ago, my niece needed to prepare a presentation for her college. She didn’t want to create another boring PowerPoint slideshow, so she decided to spice it up with some videos from YouTube.
So, she came to me (she knows I’m a technology geek, so I should know the answer), and asked: How do I download YouTube videos to my computer?
At first, I thought it would be simple. But when I tried, I was stunned. You can convert YouTube videos as much as you want, but there is no “Download” button anywhere! They just didn’t provide any way to download these videos.
I started asking in forums, and soon found out that many people had the same problem as me. Then I thought — why not find a way to download these videos so that everyone benefits?
I needed to hurry, because the presentation had to be ready in a week. It took me three nights to figure out how to do it, but, well, I’m a geek anyway, so it was fun After three nights of thinking and programming, I came up with my own YouTube video downloader!
But downloading the video does not suffice. If you are familiar with sites like YouTube, you might know that the videos are stored there in a so-called “Flash Video Format” (FLV).
They are not AVI or MPEG files, so you can’t do anything with them! You cannot play them in Media Player, you cannot embed them in your PowerPoint presentation, you practically cannot do anything. That’s why my software not only convert YouTube videos, but converts them to many useful formats as well!
Result for: sites like youtube
How to convert Flash Movies[tags]convert Flash Movies[/tags] (.FLV) to .AVI or .MPG or .MOV or .MP4 etc..
Sites like Youtube, Cinematube, tv-links, etc.. Offer free videos and Realplayer Download Plugin lets you download videos from ANY site on the internet, great isn’t it?
Here is the problem, these videos are downloaded in flash format i.e. .flv format which is not supported by traditional media players. This article will help you convert files in flash (.flv) to .avi, .mpeg or in any other desired format.
I did a little bit of research and found two free yet useful products which will help us convert media files format from .flv to avi or mpg or from .avi, mpg to .flv, etc…
I personally recommend “Super 2007 Build 23” as it supports a long list of media formats, offers more control to the user at the time of conversion and is easy to use.
Download Super 2007 Build 23 from Here (The file is fairly huge, 26.7MB)
How to Convert[tags]How to convert[/tags] from .FLV to .AVI or .MPG using SUPER 2007