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November 26 2013 3 26 /11 /November /2013 07:30

What is Dropbox?

Dropbox is a safe place to store all your photos, videos and document files. Once the files are added to Dropbox, they will be showed up on all your computers, phones and even the Dropbox website. In a word, you can access your stuff from anywhere. On November 13, 2013, Dropbox announced it had reached 200 million users, and announced changes to their “Dropbox for Business” product. The new version of Dropbox’s app for iOS was released on November 21, 2013, which has a whiter and simpler user interface and supports iOS 7.


With Dropbox, you can fast save and share photos, videos, and even work on the way. If your mobile devices or computers are out of whack, all your files will be safely backed up on Dropbox’s secure servers. Dropbox provides client software for Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, Android, iOS, BlackBerry OS and web browsers, as well as unofficial ports to Symbian, Windows Phone, and MeeGo.



Dropbox features

* Access all your photos, documents, and videos from any devices.
* View a file on the Dropbox website.
* View a record of changes made to a file.
* Sign up and get 2GB space for free.
* Lets you store up to 100GB by purchasing the service.
* Automatically save photos and videos to Dropbox.
* Sync your files across your various work and home computers and mobile devices.
* Share files links no matter how large the files are, no longer use attachments.
* Add files to Favorites for fast-checking when offline.
* Provide a great way to collaborate with friends, co-workers and family.
* Work on PC, Mac, Linux, iPhone, iPad, Android, Blackberry, Window phone.


Dropbox provides a very good data backup service with solid sharing and syncing abilities. You can access photos, docs, videos and files from multiple computers and mobile devices, which is an excellent feature. To a certain degree, Dropbox is a safe guard for backing up your files. By the way, if your files are deleted by accident or lost due to unknown reasons, File Recovery will give a big help. It is able to recover photos, videos, document files from computer hard disks, digital cameras, memory cards, USB flash drives, etc.

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November 20 2013 4 20 /11 /November /2013 02:57

Why AVCHD .MTS is popularly used in digital camcorder?

Standing for Advanced video codec high definition, the AVCHD camcorder format is a modern technological device utilized in the filming industry. It has actually provided a resolution of 1080p, 1080i, and 720p, and allows recorded video files to be captured on memory cards, hard disk drives, and optical disc media.

The AVCHD Folder Framework
The AVCHD Folder Framework

AVCHD Advantages

Basic AVCHD specifications have been set by Sony Corporation and Panasonic Corporation. Why digital cameras adopt to AVCHD format? Because it has three advantages.

1.Compatibility with Blu-ray Disc

DVDs recorded in the AVCHD format will play back not only on the camcorder itself, but also on a Blu-ray Disc drive or PLAYSTATION 3 that supports AVCHD with high definition quality. In addition, AVCHD files can be recorded to Blu-ray Disc without any degradation in image quality.

2.Record HD images to flash memory, hard disk drives and DVD discs

Regarding recording media, AVCHD camcorders use random access media such as Flash Memory,
hard disk drives, and 8cm DVD discs, which have proliferated in recent years. Non-linear media allows improved user-friendly operation with thumbnail image displays; it also eliminates concerns about accidental or unintentional overwriting of desired A/V material.

3.MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 is used as the compression format

This is a more efficient video compression technique when compared to the conventional MPEG-2/MPEG-4 compression systems. The user obtains a Full HD1080 picture, while using the same bitrates and obtaining the same recording times as a Standard Definition camcorder.

AVCHD MTS Converter for Mac OS X

Every video format has its advantages and disadvantages. AVCHD is not widely used as MP4. Although most media players can play AVCHD MTS files on PC, the files cannot be played conveniently on portable devices like mobile phones, tablets, and mp3/mp4 players.

On Mac OS X, iMovie, FCE, FCP can import most AVCHD .MTS files but need the entire AVCHD folder, which means individual .MTS files are not imported and edited in Mac video editing software. That’s why comes AVCHD MTS Converter for Mac! AVCHD MTS Converter for Mac is a good helper for converting AVCHD .mts files to other video formats that you require, such as MOV, MP4, MPG, MKV, VOB, AVI, WMV, FLV, 3GP, etc.

Free to try the demo, it’s very easy to use.

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The AVCHD Folder Framework

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November 18 2013 2 18 /11 /November /2013 07:06

Samsung Galaxy S I9000

The Galaxy S I9000 was released for sale in June 2010, representing Samsung’s first entry into its Galaxy S series of Android smartphones. It features a 480×800 Super AMOLED touchscreen display, a 5 MP rear camera, a 0.3 MP VGA front-facing camera, and a 1 GHz processor. At the time of its release, the Galaxy S included the fastest graphical processing of any smartphone, was the thinnest smartphone at 9.9mm and was the first Android phone to be certified for DixX HD.

As of 2013, over 25 million Galaxy S units have been sold. The Galaxy S name continued on with the semi-related Snapdragon-based Galaxy S Plus and NovaThor-based Galaxy S Advance smartphone. The next successors of Galaxy S are Galaxy S II, Galaxy S III, Galaxy S4, both of which have taken good sales. Up to January 14, 2013, Samsung’s Galaxy S series smartphones have crossed the threshold of 100 million sales.


Galaxy S Photo Recovery

The photo recovery software developed by Jihosoft is good at retrieving deleted, lost, or formatted data from Samsung Galaxy S Android smartphone. All stored pictures, videos and music files on your Galaxy S can be easily retrieved to computer, so you won’t worry about losing important data. No matter the multimedia files are stored on your internal storage or external microSD memory card, Galaxy Photo Recovery will work with them. Free download the demo version and install it on your Windows or Mac, then start to recover your Galaxy S lost files.

Samsung Galaxy S Photo Recovery for Windows Samsung Galaxy S Photo Recovery for Mac

How to recover Galaxy S lost photos?

Step 1: Launch Galaxy photo recovery software, then connect your Galaxy S phone to computer via USB cable, the software will detect your phone and allocate two removable drivers for your Galaxy S2 internal storage and external memory. Select the driver, and click Advance Scan.
Galaxy S Photo Recovery, recover deleted photos from Samsung Galaxy S

Step 2: In the Advance Scan dialog box, you can select the file types you want to recover offered by the photo recovery software. Any popular photo, audio and video file types can be supported to recover, just mark them. Next, click Start Scan button.

Galaxy S Photo Recovery, recover deleted photos from Samsung Galaxy S

Step 3: The scanned file types will be displayed on the left panel, click them, you can view the file name and path, and preview the photos. Finally, select the files to recover, and click Recover button to store the lost files to your computer.

Galaxy S Photo Recovery, recover deleted photos from Samsung Galaxy S

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November 14 2013 5 14 /11 /November /2013 06:32

Open DOC/DOCX files

DOC or DOCX is Microsoft’s proprietary word format, which can contain more text formating as well as scripts and undo information than some other document file formats like RTF (Rich Text Format)and HTML (HyperText Markup Language), but is usually less widely compatible. With each version of Microsoft Word, the standards for the DOC format change slightly which can cause some compatibility issues.

The DOC files created with Microsoft Word versions differ. Microsoft Word versions up to Word 97 used a different format from Microsoft Word 97 – 2003. In Microsoft Word 2007 and later, the binary file format was replaced as the default format by the Office Open XML format, though Microsoft Word can still produce DOC files. So a file with the DOCX extension is a Word Microsoft Office Open XML Format Document File.

Are you trying to access Word 2007 document .docx file extension in Office 2003 and can’t? Here is the trick:
Download the Office compatibility pack that lets Word 2003 open and save files in Office Open XML docx format.
Or you can use the free online converter tool to convert DOCX to DOC format.

Recover DOC/DOCX files on Mac

DOC or DOCX files can be lost in certain situations. For example, the document maybe lost if an error occurs that forces Word to quit, if you experience a power interruption while editing, or if you close the document without saving changes. If you can’t find the lost or deleted Word documents in All items, Trash, or by searching, the following content tells you how to recover the lost DOC or DOCX document files to Mac’s hard drive.

Free download Jihosoft File Recovery for Mac, install and launch it on your Mac OS X, Mavericks 10.9 is supported.

Download Jihosoft DOC/DOCX recovery for Mac

Select a storage device to scan your lost documents, Mac OS hard drives ane external devices are supported such as SD memory cards, Android smartphones or tablets, USB flash disks, etc. The click Start Scan button to scan your lost DOC or DOCX files.

DOC/DOCX Recovery for Mac, recover .doc .docx files to Mac OS X

Click Filter Options, you can select the file types for recovery. All popular document, photo, video, audio, archive, and other file types are supported. Here we select Microsoft Office Document (doc/xls/ppt/vsd/…) option.

DOC/DOCX Recovery for Mac, recover .doc .docx files to Mac OS X

After scanning, all the scanned documents will be displayed in the Scan Results, and you can preview them on the right panel. Mark the files that need to be recovered, and click Recover to save them onto your Mac hard drive.

DOC/DOCX Recovery for Mac, recover .doc .docx files to Mac OS X

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November 13 2013 4 13 /11 /November /2013 10:37

Kindle Fire HDX

The newest Amazon’s flagship tablet is Kindle Fire HDX, which provides 7" and 8.9" two versions. With Kindle Fire HDX, you can download films and TV from Amazon, read books and browse the web or check your email. It is fully integrated with Facebook and Twitter, making it easy to connect and share with friends and family. And you can enjoy your favorite YouTube videos as you like.

Play video files on Kindle Fire HDX

Kindle Fire HDX is able to play MP4, M4V, MKV, 3GP, VP8 videos, MP3, WAV, OGG, M4A, AAC, and AC3 audio files. If you have some video and audio files on your Mac that can’t be played on Kindle Fire HDX, don’t worry, free to try video converter to change your files to Kindle Fire HDX supported formats. It is easy to use, and you’ll get new video format with great quality same as the original one.

The Kindle Fire HDX video converter for Mac is able to convert video files to Kindle Fire HDX from almost all popular video formats: AVI, MPEG4, VOB, MPG, WMV, RM, RMVB, 3GP, FLV, SWF, MOV, DV, M4V, MKV, MTS, M2TS, MXF, TS, TP, TRP, MOD, TOD, etc.

Video to Kindle Fire HDX conversion steps

Step 1: Launch software
Download, install and run Kindle Fire HDX Video Converter on your Mac OS X. It is compatible with Mavericks 10.9, Mountain Lion 10.8, Lion 10.7, and Snow Leopard 10.6.

Free Download Kindle Fire HDX Converter for WindowsFree Download Kindle Fire HDX Converter for Mac

Step 2: Import videos
Add Kindle Fire HDX unsupported video files by clicking the “Import” button. “Merge into one file” option is supported to combine different files into a continuous file.

Step 3: Output settings
From the “Profile”, select others and Amazon Kindle Fire HD H.264 (*.mp4) box. To get ideal video quality, you can customize video and audio parameters, such as video codec, bit rate, audio bit rate and channel, etc.

Step 4: Start conversion
Click “Start” button to start converting videos. Once the conversion is finished, you can click "Output Folder" button to get the output files.

Now, connect your Kindle Fire HDX to computer, and transfer the converted video files into your Kindle Fire HDX 7 or Kindle Fire HDX 8.9, then enjoy you favorite movies whenever you go!

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November 12 2013 3 12 /11 /November /2013 10:34

Moto G

As a cheaper of the Motorola Moto X, Moto G will be Motorola’s new flagship smartphone. The details of Moto G have been accidentally leaked on Amazon before its official release, revealing the 16GB black model will cost £159.99.

The Amazon says Moto G will have a 4.5-inch HD screen, 5-megapixel rear camera, 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera, 8GB inbuilt storage, quad-core processor and personalised coloured backs, and coming with Android 4.4 KitKat.

Moto G

Moto G Photo Recovery

The file recovery software developed by Jihosoft is a versatile data retrieving program. It provides two versions for Windows and Mac OS X users to recover deleted, lost, or formatted photos, videos, music files, documents, and archives from Moto G internal and external memory storage. Besides Moto G, it supports all other Android phone data retrieving, including Samsung Galaxy series, HTC series, and LG smartphones, etc. Moreover, you can restore lost pictures and videos to computer from digital cameras, camcorders, SD/SDHC/SDXC memory cards, CF cards, P2 cards, PC hard drives, flash USB drives, etc.

Download Jihosoft File Recovery for Mac

Recover Moto G Photos with File Recovery

Connect your Moto G to PC, the File Recovery will recognise your smartphone as Disk 2, select it. Then choose the scan mode Normal or Deep, after that click Scan to scan your Moto G deleted, formatted or lost data.

Moto G Photo Recovery, recover lost photos from Moto G

When the scanning is over, all the recoverable files will be listed in the left panel by folders. You can view the file’s details such as file name, size, type, modified time and contents in the right panel. Then select the files you want to recover by hitting Recover button to start the file recovering process.

Moto G Photo Recovery, recover lost photos from Moto G

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November 11 2013 2 11 /11 /November /2013 06:16

Canon PowerShot G16

The PowerShot G16 is Canon’s premium compact camera. It has a 12.1 megapixel high-sensitivity CMOS sensor and DIGIC 6 image processor, which ensures you to get spectacular images and standout 1080p movies at 60fps. The built-in Wi-Fi helps you easily upload still pictures and videos to Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Flickr, share to your tablets and smartphones via iOS and Android apps.

Canon PowerShot G16

Recover PowerShot G16 Files

With PowerShot G16, you can take pictures and record movies to the SD, SDHC or SDXC card. When the memory card is almost full, you should erase the content and release more storage to record new files. During the erasing, you may delete some important data by accident, or format SD card to improve the storage performance but forget to backup all the files to your computer. How to recover the deleted or formatted photos or videos from PowerShot G16? Free to try Jihosoft Photo Recovery, which is an extremely useful software to get lost files from your PowerShot G16 camera or memory cards.

Download Canon PowerShot G16 Photo Recovery for Mac

Start to recover PowerShot G16 photos

Run Photo Recovery, remove the SD, SDHC or SDXC memory card from PowerShot G16, and insert it to your laptop’s card slot, or plug the card to a card reader then connect it to your computer via USB cable. The software will detect the memory card as a Removable Driver.

Recover JPEG/MOV files from Canon PowerShot G16

Select the Removable Driver, and click Advance Scan, you can select file format to scan. From the file list tab, you can select file types that you need, including photo, video and audio types. For PowerShot G16, you can choose JPEG, RAW, MOV and MP4 files format, then click Start Scan.

Recover JPEG/MOV files from Canon PowerShot G16

The software will recover files with fast speed, when the scanning completes, you can preview the found photos and videos, then select the needed ones to recover them to your computer hard drive by clicking Recover button.

Recover JPEG/MOV files from Canon PowerShot G16

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November 5 2013 3 05 /11 /November /2013 09:29

What is HEVC/H.265?

HEVC/H.265 HEVC, short for High Efficiency Video Coding, is a new standard for video compression developed by the ISO and ITU-T. The first version of the standard was completed and published in January 2013.

HEVC is said to double the data compression ratio compared to H.264/MPEG-4 AVC at the same level of video quality. It can alternatively be used to provide substantially improved video quality at the same bit rate. It can support 8K UHD and resolutions up to 8192×4320.

Like H.264 and MPEG-2, HEVC uses three frame types, I-, B- and P-frames within a group of pictures, incorporating elements of both inter-frame and intraframe compression.

HEVC Converter

Do you have some HEVC files stored on your Windows or Mac PC, and wonder how to play them with Windows Media Player, QuickTime, VLC, or Real Player? Download Jihosoft Video Converter, which supports import HEVC files and convert to the video format that you need, such as AVI, WMV, RMVB, MOV, MPEG-4, H.264, MKV, VOB, etc. You can also convert HEVC files to specific video format for using in video editing software like Windows Live Movie Maker, Apple iMovie, Avid, Adobe Premiere Pro, etc. Or convert HEVC files to MP4 for playing on portable devices like smartphones and tablets (iPhone, iPad, Galaxy S4/S3/Note 3, etc. )

Free Download HEVC/H.265 Converter for WindowsFree Download HEVC/H.265 Converter for Mac

Simple guide to convert HEVC files

1: Load HEVC Files
Add the HEVC files from your computer hard drive to the video converter by clicking Import button.

2: Output Settings
Choose the needed output video format and specify output path, if necessary, click Settings to adjust the video and audio parameters to get ideal quality.

3: Convert HEVC files
Press Start button, the program will start to transcode HEVC files to your specified video format with fast speed.

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November 4 2013 2 04 /11 /November /2013 06:17

Google Nexus 5

The Nexus 5 is Google’s new 5 inch Android phone, powered by Android 4.4, KitKat. Built with precision, Nexus 5 delivers an intelligently simple design and showcases a stunning full HD display. It comes in black and white, 16GB and 32GB.

Tech Specs
* 4.8 oz. and 8.59mm
* 4.95” 1920×1080 display (445 ppi)
* Snapdragon? 800, 2.26GHz processor
* 4G/LTE and Dualband Wi-Fi
* Android? 4.4, KitKat?
* Wireless charging

Nexus 5

Recover Nexus 5 Photos

Google Nexus 5 enables you to capture photos and videos with excellent quality. And you can enjoy your favourite music, videos and image files with different formats, including mp3, flac, aac, midi, vorbis, amr, h.264, mp4, jpeg, gif, png, bmp. Can’t find your multimedia files on your Nexus 5 phone? Perhaps they are deleted or formatted, but you can recover them to your PC or Mac using Android Phone Photo Recovery.


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Following below simple guide, you can easily retrieve the lost files from Google Nexus 5.

Step 1: Download and install
Choose the proper version, then download, install and run photo recovery on your Windows or Mac computer.

Recover photos from Nexus 5


Step 2: Detect Nexus 5
Connect your Nexus 5 to computer, the Android photo recovery will recognise your phone as a removable driver. Then select the driver to start scan.

Recover photos from Nexus 5


Step 3: Nexus 5 Photo Recovery
The scanned files will be displayed according to the photo, video, and audio file formats. Now, you can preview and recover them to your computer specified destination.

Recover photos from Nexus 5

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November 4 2013 2 04 /11 /November /2013 06:11

AVI to iPad Air Converter

How to play AVI files on iPad Air? iPad Air can play MP4 or H.264 videos, but AVI files are not supported format. However, with iPad Air Video Converter, you can convert AVI files to iPad Air supported MP4 or H.264 video format, and even can rip the audio track from AVI files and convert it into MP3, WAV, AAC format. After converting AVI files to MP4 or H.264 video for iPad Air, import the converted video to iTunes, and then Sync your iPad Air to iTunes.

Free Download iPad Air Converter for WindowsFree Download iPad Air Converter for Mac

Step by step guide to convert AVI files to iPad Air

Step 1: Download iPad Air Video Converter developed by Jihosoft Studio, install and run it on your PC or Mac.

Step 2: Locate the .avi files on your PC and import them into the software. Multiple .avi files can be added at once. You can play the loaded AVI movies using the built-in player.

Step 3: From the Profile drop down list, click Apple option to choose the proper video for iPad Air. Here I select iPad Video MPEG-4 (*.mp4). After that, define an output folder to store final files.

Step 4: Now, hit the Start button, the Jihosoft Video Converter will start to convert AVI files to MP4 video format with fast speed and excellent quality.

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