Active Captions 1.51 Active Captions is a handy utility that extends window's caption buttons with additional features. Right mouse button click on minimize button minimizes the window into the system tray.
Cool Desk 3.87 Cool Desk is a virtual desktop manager. Ever wish to have several screens on your computer? Cool Desk creates up to 9 virtual desktops and allows you to have different windows in each of them.
Description: Active WMA Studio is the audio conversion utility with Explorer-like interface, It allows you to encode WAV, MP3 and OGG files to WMA (Windows Media Audio) format with a lot of format options(from 8000 to 48000Hz, up to 192kbps), convert WMA and MP3 files to WAV PCM format, convert WMA files to MP3 format with LAME 3.92 encoder library, convert WMA to OGG Vorbis format, resample WMA files, grab audio CDs into WMA.
Audio formats conversion process in real time, without any temporary WAV files, this means the high conversion speed and does not takes hard disk resources.
Active WMA Studio internally supports WMA 8 format. WMA 8 encoder improve quality of encoded audio of 30 to 50 percents over WMA 7.
You can convert and encode audio files one by one, also you can use built-in batch queue to increase perfomance in case of mass encoding/decoding. Active WMA Studio allows you to edit ID3v2 Tags, copy it from MP3 to WMA and from WMA to MP3 file while recoding.
Built-In CD ripper allows you to grab tracks from the audio CD into WMA files. CDDB and LocalDB options provides you with convient access to songs titles and artists information.
MWSF: LaCie intros real-time DV to MPEG encoder LaCie will show at Macworld Conference & Expo a new tool for users to aid in DVD creation. The LaCie FastCoder allows people to convert DV NTSC video files to MPEG-1 and/or MPEG-2 in real-time using a G3-equipped Mac or higher.
U.S. to Aid Nations in Methane Conversion Hoping to export U.S. technology under the banner of fighting global warming, the Bush administration said Wednesday it will provide seed money for private companies to help other nations use their own methane gas emissions as a cheap fuel.