Category «Media»

Options to extract Audio from Chromecast, now that Chromecast Audio has been Discontinued

It is sad to learn that Google has discontinued their Chromecast Audio. One of their best inexpensive devices that could be plugged to any receiver or speaker via RCA/line-out or mini-toslink (digital) connectors. I have been using them for almost 4 years, 3 of them enabled as Multi-Room, allowing me to stream music around the …

Archiving MiniDV videos to MP4/M4V

HandBrake

I forgot how to, and it took me some time to remember. I decided to itemize my steps in a blog post. What you need before you start: Ensure that you got a video camera that can playback MiniDV tapes. A Firewire (IEEE 1394)┬áinterface in your PC or laptop. A Firewire cable that connects your …