AppTip Video – Rip Music From a CD


Certainly this is nothing new, but you may find it useful if you have a memory like I do – poor.

Have you been in the middle of preparing a slideshow or similar project and needed to add some background music from a CD you? You know you can do it, in fact you have done it before – months ago. That is exactly what happened to me.

Because it had been so long since I had ripped music from a CD, I had forgotten how to get started and a couple of key steps. As I was doing this, I thought maybe there are others out there who follow my blog, and may want a quick review.

Below is  video that reviews how to rip music using Windows Media Player.

I hoped you found the video helpful.

Until next time…

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Using Microsoft’s 3D PhotoSynthesis Program


Microsoft has a free program that allows you to create three dimensional views of your environment from a series of photos you upload.

The style of view is controlled by how you take the photos and then control the synthesizing process. They call these views the spin, panorama, wall, and the walk.

You can check out some really cool  results and find out all you need to know to begin creating your own synths by going to
http://photosynth.net/

The link below will take you to my first attempt at using Photosynth. It’s a 360-degree panorama of my cluttered computer room. I used 21 images for this synth. To stop the spinning, click on the image, and then drag your mouse around at your leisure.

Office 360

Photosynth Office 360

I plan to try other techniques, for example, the walk. The site includes a detailed user guide. I’m also going to revisit the iPad app.

TRy it out and let me know what you think by leaving a comment.