HOURS:

Monday - Thursday
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Saturday
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Sunday
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Media Center Highlight

HD edit station

The Media Center now boasts a High Definition digital video editing station


Media Center Spotlight

Students on SMP Presentation Day

We also have a new digital recording studio.


Video

MPEG Streamclip - is a powerful free video converter, player, editor for Mac and Windows. It can play many movie files, not only MPEGs; it can convert MPEG files between muxed/demuxed formats for authoring; it can encode movies to many formats, including iPod; it can cut, trim and join movies. MPEG Streamclip can also download videos from YouTube and Google by entering the page URL.

FFMpegX - is a Mac OS X graphic user interface designed to easily operate more than 20 powerful Unix open-source video and audio processing tools including ffmpeg the "hyper fast video and audio encoder"

AVS Video Converter - Rip and burn personal DVDs, convert video, create HD Video, split, join, edit, apply effects, copy to mobile devices! ALL KEY FORMATS ARE SUPPORTED! (Windows Only)

Free Video Converter by Extendsoft - allows you to convert, split, merge and edit your movie files. It supports wide variety of video formats from AVI to Flash (FLV) and high-definition movies (MTS) captured with new HD cameras. The simple and intuitive interface makes it easy to perform basic conversion tasks, while supporting additional features like joining and splitting movie clips, and batch conversion for converting multiple movies in one step. (Windows)

Handbrake - is an open-source, GPL-licensed, multiplatform, multithreaded DVD to MPEG-4 converter, available for MacOS X, Linux and Windows.

RoadMovie - let's you render beautiful subtitles for your movies. They will work on your iPod, iPhone or Apple TV, supports iTunes/QuickTime metadata tagging, and provides an easy way to index your movie with chapters. ($)

CosmoPod - is a Safari add-on that helps you download and convert Flash, DivX, WMV and Real Media videos from the Internet to your Mac / iPod / iPhone / AppleTV automatically.

Senuti - a simple Mac OS X application for transferring songs from your iPod back to your computer.

iSquint - is an iPod video conversion app for Mac OS X. It's many times faster than QuickTime Pro, works with almost all popular video formats, and it's infinitely free-er. It's also really easy.

Time Code Calculator - is the software to perform basing operations on video timings. You can add, subtract, multiply or divide pieces of video tapes in many formats.

Audio

Sound Studio 4 - an easy-to-use Mac OS X application for recording and editing digital audio on your computer. ($$)

Fission - streamlined audio editing, you can quickly copy, paste and trim audio, as well as split files. Fission also works with compressed MP3 and AAC formats to edit without the quality loss caused by other editors. Get perfect quality audio when editing natively in the MP3, AAC, Apple Lossless, AIFF and WAV formats.

Soundflower - is a Mac OS X (10.2 and later) system extension that allows applications to pass audio to other applications. Soundflower is easy to use, it simply presents itself as an audio device, allowing any audio application to send and receive audio with no other support needed. Soundflower is free, open-source, and runs on Mac Intel and PPC computers.

Audacity - free, open source software for recording and editing sounds. It is available for Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows, GNU/Linux, and other operating systems.

WavePad - is a full featured professional audio editor for Windows or Mac. It lets you make and edit music, voice and other audio recordings. When editing audio files you can cut, copy and paste parts of recordings and, if required, add effects like echo, amplification and noise reduction.

iRecordMusic - enables you to easily record audio from web pages and Internet radio streams. If you can use a web browser, you can use iRecordMusic. Simply use iRecordMusic like a web browser to visit your favorite web-sites which play music, and with one click you can record the audio for later playback in iTunes or on your iPod.av editor or mp3 editor but it also supports a number of other file formats including vox, gsm, real audio, au, aif, flac, ogg and more.


Image Editing

GIMP - is the GNU Image Manipulation Program. It is a freely distributed piece of software for such tasks as photo retouching, image composition and image authoring. It works on many operating systems, in many languages.

Irfanview - is a very fast, small, compact and innovative FREEWARE (for non-commercial use) graphic viewer for Windows 9x/ME/NT/2000/XP/2003/Vista.

Seashore - is an open source image editor for Mac OS X's Cocoa framework. It features gradients, textures and anti-aliasing for both text and brush strokes. It supports multiple layers and alpha channel editing. It is based around the GIMP's technology and uses the same native file format.

Naked Light - a non-destructive image editing. Node-based compositing. Live filters. High-end tools. And infinite resolution. It's image editing, re-invented. Mac-OSX only.

SoundSlides - allows storytellers to concentrate on the story, rather than the application. Created for journalists and other storytellers on deadline, Soundslides is designed to make quick work of slide show production. (Mac and Windows)

Inkscape- an Open Source vector graphics editor, with capabilities similar to Illustrator, CorelDraw, or Xara X, using the W3C standard Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) file format. Inkscape supports many advanced SVG features (markers, clones, alpha blending, etc.) and great care is taken in designing a streamlined interface.

Web Editors

Rapid Weaver - is a revolutionary piece of web design software made exclusively for the Mac. It's the perfect choice for creating and publishing beautiful, modern sites, compliant with today's web standards.

KompoZer - is a complete web authoring system that combines web file management and easy-to-use WYSIWYG web page editing.

Trellian WebPage - a free HTML editor (PC only)

Selida - features a very effective WYSIWYG editor, Code Completion and a complete HTML 4 reference.

HTML-KIT - a full-featured free editor for HTML, XHTML, XML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP and other text files. 400+ plugins are available for it, including HTML Tidy for creating standards-compliant web pages.

SquareSpace - A fully hosted, completely managed environment for creating and maintaining a website, blog or portfolio.

Free online media conversion

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