Pictureal Offers iPod Video Conversion Service

New video conversion service makes it easy to have your videos converted for ipod / podcasting, sony psp, etc.

From podcasting news:

Pictureal has announced a new service for video iPod owners. Send your raw footage to Pictureal via a pre-paid FedEx kit, and within days a professionally-edited version will be posted online, along with the unedited footage and a scene index.

Choose the scene you want, click “Download to iPod” on the Pictureal menu, add the file to your iTunes library, and it will show up on your Video iPod the next time you sync.

Pictureal accepts video by upload or in any format including VHS, S-VHS, VHS-C, MiniDV, Hi8, Digital8, MicroMV, DVCAM, Beta and DVD. Pricing for tapes shipped begins at $29 per hour of video sent, with prepaid packages ranging from $99 (3 hours of video and one DVD) to $299 (12 hours of video and three DVDs).

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New Site Offers Free Audio Books as MP3s / Podcasts

Free audiobooks via mp3 and podcasts; we’ll be volunteering for this one…

Free audiobooks via mp3 and podcasts; we’ll be volunteering for this one…
Podcasting News: New Site Offers Free Audio Books as MP3s
According to the site, “Our objective is to make all books in the public domain available, for free, in audio format on the internet. We are a totally volunteer, open source, free content, public domain project. ”

How it works:

1. LibriVox volunteers suggest books from the public domain, and we’ll choose some to record.
2. Volunteers “claim” chapters, and record them to mp3.
3. Volunteers submit files to LibriVox
4. The files are hosted on the Internet Archive
5. LibriVox maintains a catalog of complete and incomplete books, and podcasts selected books

LibriVox was founded by Hugh McGuire, a Montreal-based writer interested in the “free movement” in its many guises.

Check it out at ww.librivox.org

Podcasting News: New Software Records Video for iPods, PSPs

now they have a new software suite that will convert video on your PC into the ipod video format for your portable video playe

Hauppauge has been working in the computer video arena for some time, with good hardware for getting video onto your computer, now they have a new software suite that will convert video on your PC into the ipod video format for your portable video player… This may be a decent alternative to using Quicktime Pro for videocast creation…

Podcasting News: New Software Records Video for iPods, PSPs