Tag: App Showdown

App Showdown #2: Linux Media Converters (Part 2: The Results)

On the first part of this article, I have broken down the interfaces of three converters: Curlew, FF Multi Converter, and dmMediaConverter. But how good are they really in converting and editing videos? To find out, I've created two tasks. Let's see how the converters handled them. Test 1: Converting video and change its volume … Continue reading App Showdown #2: Linux Media Converters (Part 2: The Results)

App Showdown #2: Linux Media Converters (Part 1: The Apps)

I've been struggling to search for something that resembles XMedia Recode, my favorite media converter, for Linux. Something easy to use that allows me to convert audio and video files to other formats and to edit videos, preferably with a preview pane. I don't want a preset-based converter, like Arista or WinFF. Presets can be … Continue reading App Showdown #2: Linux Media Converters (Part 1: The Apps)

App Showdown #1: WP Write vs ScribeFire Next, tested using WordPress

After a long search, I have come to conclusion that there's no good blog editor for Linux. Some have ugly interface. Some have ridiculously limited set of features. Some won't let you save drafts or post your writings. And all of them haven't been updated for years, or have been discontinued. (Hell, I even wrote … Continue reading App Showdown #1: WP Write vs ScribeFire Next, tested using WordPress