Free file converters for your PC

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Computer files are available in different formats and they have to be converted from one format to another in order to view them. In numerous occasions we find ourselves with a file which our computer can’t open. To view that specific file we either need to purchase a program which can open the file or have to use free converter software such as onlineconvertfree.com. This issue happens with all sorts of files like image, movie, or music file.

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Go Green with Video, Audio, and Web Conferencing

Tech Soup Blog

The multimedia applications allow virtual work groups to use the Internet to see each others' faces in small windows on their monitors, hear each others' voices on computer speakers, deliver presentations, edit files, and collaborate on whiteboards. Some interesting ones are: Skype — the overwhelming favorite free audio and video calling service internationally. So far, the Skype premium mobile phone app allows only group audio calls.

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Virtual Work, Real Success

Tech Soup Blog

Members of our team use different tools and platforms for their jobs, but everyone is connected to Jungle Disk, which allows for instant sharing of relevant files with the rest of the company. BetterWork TM is an organizing strategy that physically provides substitutions for commuting, travel and building activities through the implementation and adoption of current virtual work tools (audio, video conferencing, unified communications, and so on.).

10 Free Music Downloader for SoundCloud (PC & Android & iPhone)

Find the free stuff

Chances are, there are some audio clips you would like to download so you either have them offline or send them to someone else. Sadly, SoundCloud does not permit that; you can only share links of the audio files but not download them. Do you listen to podcasts and music a lot on SoundCloud? The post 10 Free Music Downloader for SoundCloud (PC & Android & iPhone) appeared first on PhreeSite.com. Free Stuff

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More Insecure Content Blocked By Google Chrome

Byte Technology

The usual culprits are images or JavaScript files being loaded from a third-party site. Website developers need to make adjustments to the site’s digital assets (the video, audio and images referred to earlier) to ensure they load properly.

How to Set Up Wordpress for Your Non-Profit

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Under high load, you will probably need to increase the amount of memory available to Wordpress by tweaking your.htaccess file and adding this line to it: “php_value memory_limit 128M&#. Now that you know which files are getting the most hits, the best way to reduce the cost of hosting them is to NOT host them at your server’s ISP. You can always host things on Youtube but then you’ll lose control over the file if you’re looking for good site statistics.

Live Streaming Basics for Virtual Events

AccelEvents

Every live stream has five major parts in order to function properly: a video source, an audio source, a video encoder, a streaming destination, and an internet connection. Audio Equipment. For some, the capabilities of the audio on the prosumer camera is just enough.

More Insecure Content Blocked By Google Chrome

Byte Technology

The usual culprits are images or JavaScript files being loaded from a third-party site. Website developers need to make adjustments to the site’s digital assets (the video, audio and images referred to earlier) to ensure they load properly.

Live Streaming Basics for Virtual Events

AccelEvents

Every live stream has five major parts in order to function properly: a video source, an audio source, a video encoder, a streaming destination, and an internet connection. Audio Equipment. For some, the capabilities of the audio on the prosumer camera is just enough.

Why Nonprofit Content Marketers Are Turning to Podcasts

TechImpact

For those that don’t know, podcasts are digital audio files available on the internet for downloading and are usually part of a larger series. There are many types of mediums content marketers use for their non-profits, but one unlikely candidate organizations are turning to is the podcast. Interested listeners can usually subscribe to podcasts and […].

Successful Communication for Virtual & Hybrid Events

Cadmium CD

This could be downloading a file, uploading their presentation or bio, or submitting information for the audience response system. How to Improve Communication Between Speakers, Exhibitors, and Attendees.

rethos — Social Entrepreneur Skypecast 1 | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Click here to download the.mp3 file. Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip.

Bookshare Members Enthusiastic Comments

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

The recent upgrades in our Bookshare site and service such as the new audio formats, images, and image descriptions motivated several Members to share their thoughts, and we sought their permission to share those thoughts with you! Another Member, Diane Fazackarley also commented on our new downloadable audio formats. In addition to our ability to download digital text in DAISY and Braille file formats, we recently added DAISY audio and MP3 formats.

All you should know about the pirate bay

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

When it comes to watching videos, or playing games and listening to audio clips, people are leaning more on the internet rather than following the traditional modes. Today it is possible to even share large sized video files such as high-quality TV shows and full-size films easily without much hassle. The concept of file sharing has become very popular and people all around the globe are sharing files at a growing rate. One such file-sharing site is the pirate bay.

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Successful Communication for Virtual & Hybrid Events

Cadmium CD

This could be downloading a file, uploading their presentation or bio, or submitting information for the audience response system. How to Improve Communication Between Speakers, Exhibitors, and Attendees.

Nonprofits: Make Your Voice Heard

Care2

Make Audio a Vital Medium for Your Non-Profit. Using audio files may be more powerful than you think. Jill Foster , a communications consultant in DC, recently spoke to me about the virtues of stand-alone audio. Karen: So what is different about stand-alone audio content versus other types of content that you can find online? With audio, the issue is speed because it’s a simpler type of content to produce.

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WordPress 4.8: What’s New and Notable in the Latest Release

Byte Technology

And finally there’s the Audio Widget which (you guessed it) allows you to upload audio files such as MP3s and WAVs into the HTML5 audio player. Back in May we gave readers a sneak peek, thanks to WP Beginner editorial staff, of what was coming down the line with WordPress 4.8.

A look at 15 best and (almost) free mind mapping tools for nonprofits

Candid

Mindomo offers 24 templates, three account types, and opportunities to work on mind maps in teams, add video and audio files, set tasks priority, and add comments to branches. Let's imagine a tree, a spider, or an octopus.

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Converting GoToMeeting recording to something you can actually use

Judi Sohn

opening the room at the right time, filtering questions, and managing the recording so we have a file we can post afterwards. I record the webinar from my VMWare Fusion Windows 7 virtual machine, upload the file to our Vimeo Plus account , embed back on our website. But in addition, the default setting of their control panel gives you a file that is essentially useless. Extra important that the archive file of the webinar be ready and right. Playback was audio-only.

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Donor Spotlight: Lavelle Fund for the Blind

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

It was again a grant from the Lavelle Fund (our third) that allowed us to develop the ability to provide accessible MP3 audio versions of our materials and realize the enormous potential impact of mobile reading options for individuals with print disabilities. DAISY Audio and MP3 formats offer Bookshare members more choices to read on the go In this case, we upgraded the Bookshare website to allow direct downloads of accessible MP3 files for a small number of Bookshare ebooks.

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Technological Protection Measures and the Blind

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

The digital content is presented as text, but the built-in read-aloud capability is disabled because of ambiguity over audio rights. Since almost all content for the last decade originates as a digital file, using OCR on the scanned page or the PDF image document is a painful reverse engineering process that delivers lower quality access at much greater cost than native full access.

Digital asset management software-a to tool to save your time and efforts

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Mainly the file like audio, video, pictures, and presentations are streamlined on this digital asset management software. Customizations in the file. It is not easy for them to find those files sometimes and make some modifications to them.

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Implement Your Nonprofit’s Office 365 The Right Way

TechImpact

Easier file access. Office 365 offers offline file access, making it possible for your employees’ files accessible anywhere. Whether on the road, working from home, just somewhere with a faulty internet connection, files that may have been inaccessible are not a click away. See what local storage options you have available to you if your nonprofit is heavily interested in using Office 365 to create, share, and collaborate on larger multimedia files.

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ADA Lawsuits Against Website Owners Are Increasing: Mitigate Risk By Making Your Site Web Accessible

Byte Technology

According to law firm Seyfarth Shaw, its researchers counted a whopping 5,592 ADA Title III lawsuit filings within the first six months of 2019! AA standards, which includes captioning and audio description requirements.

Meet Cynthia

Connection Cafe

Download audio file Author: Corey Pudhorodsky. Meet Cynthia Balusek, Convio Support Manager and first interviewee for the new Connection Cafe podcast series. Each month you'll get to meet a Convio employee like Cynthia and learn what makes them tick. Sit back, relax and have a listen. Connection Cafe Podcast 1 - Cynthia Balusek.

Pheed and Sulia: Two New Social Networks for the Nonprofit Early Adopters

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Primarily a mobile social network, Pheed also allows easy desktop publishing of status updates, photos, video and audio files, and enables users to broadcast live. Nonprofits that have the capacity to be early adopters have learned that early adoption in and of itself is a wise social media strategy.

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New and Notable: What’s Coming With WordPress 4.9

Byte Technology

version introduced a whole bunch of new media widgets such as rich text, audio and video etc. As far as “under the hood” changes go, look for better mapping for theme widgets and navigation menus when you choose to switch themes; a ditching of the SWFUpload library; and recurring and automatic searches for files in plugin and theme editors. Back in May, we took a look at what was coming down the line with the WordPress update 4.8.

e-Learning Best Practice: How to Make Sure Your System Works

Gyrus

First is the file size of the course itself. This is the number you see when you look (in Windows Explorer for example) at the zip file after you have published your course. In fact, most LMS’s have a maximum file restrictor built in. If the file size of your zip file is 200 megabytes and your LMS has a restriction at 150 megabytes…well as you can see, plans will have to be made. Second is the type of video or audio files used in the course.

Advancing Reading Equality with Bookshare’s Exponential Growth

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Thousands of ebooks are pouring into the collection each month thanks to the dedication of our volunteers around the world and partnerships with more than 500 socially responsible publishers who donate their digital files. Bookshare also provides free reading technologies and apps for members to read the books they want in a variety of formats, including DAISY Text, DAISY Audio, Braille Ready Format, and MP3, on the device of their choice.

Telling your Nonprofit's Story through Video

VisionLink

Consider an audio slideshow Can even use an iPhone camera Ask corporate partners to donate/lend equipment Reach out and ask for free/cheap help from experts and students. Last night, a couple of us from the VisionLink team attended another wonderfully informative Tech4Good forum on the power and execution of video storytelling.

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Meet Nikhil Kumar

Connection Cafe

Download audio file Author: Corey Pudhorodsky. Nikhil Kumar. This month's interview with a Convio employee is with Nikhil Kumar, our Vice President of Service Delivery. In a nutshell, his team is the group that builds things for clients using Convio solutions. Whether it's a new donation form, advocacy page, CRM configuration, or data integration project, Nikhil's team is the group that is getting it done at Convio.

TechSoup Tools for Desktop Publishing and Presentations

Tech Soup Blog

It's easy to combine files from multiple applications and file types into a single PDF document. You can save entire PDF files or just selected portions of them as Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, or Excel documents, retaining layout, fonts, formatting, and tables. Cool features are: It allows you to incorporate text, images, audio, and video, including embedded video from sites like YouTube or Hulu.

Telecommuting Toolkit: What You Need to Work Remotely

Tech Soup Blog

Huddle is a cloud-based project management tool that supports file sharing, virtual workspaces, content management, and task prioritization. Need to send large files, such as image albums or reports to your remote coworkers? Citrix Sharefile makes it easy to securely upload and share large files. Audio and Web Conferencing. You can use ReadyTalk to host webinars for internal training or for audio and video conferencing services.

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Five Tech Tips for Every Executive Director

NTEN

Evernote lets me organize files, web sites, pictures, audio, and notes, from any device. Another resource that lets you work on the files you want, when you want, is Dropbox. I can also email a link to the file to anyone else, like a collaborator on the document or a staff member that needs a copy. TripIt organizes all your travel information into a cohesive file for each trip, keeping your confirmation numbers and locations all in one place.

Podcasting at NPOtech Events/Conferences

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Gregory Heller did a little snippet of a audio clip of his conversation with Amanda Hickman about tagging. I mean maybe the idea would be to somehow aggregate all the audio feeds of all npotech sessions podcast that one could subscribe to. Sort of do what nptech tag in delicious does for audio. I hope he follows through on his pledge to get better with the recording. Maybe Marnie Webb and the others presenting at the Chicago conference in July will podcast their session.

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Objecting to Accessibility Weaseling

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Last week, the National Federation of the Blind and 22 organizations serving people with disabilities filed detailed objections to a petition from a group of makers of e-reader devices led by Amazon to be exempted from accessibility requirements under the relatively new Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act.

Your Guide to TechSoup's Cloud Services and Products

Tech Soup Blog

If you need to send large files, such as image albums or reports, to your remote coworkers, try Citrix Sharefile. Because your files are stored in the cloud, you'll save space on your network drives and email inboxes. Staff can also access files from Sharefile via their mobile devices. Huddle is a cloud-based project management tool that supports file sharing, virtual workspaces, content management, and task prioritization.

09NTC Nonprofit Radio: How to Make Podcasts That Promote Your Brand and Engage Supporters

Amy Sample Ward

general awareness at around 40%, though… people don’t necessarily know they are consuming a podcast, audio embedded in rss etc. if you are recroding with multiple people, you can record them to separate audio files so you can edit more easily. allows you to backup the files by recording to multiple devices. Want one that recrods to mp3 or wav files (will be sending mp3 out for production eventually).

A Chat With The Interns

Connection Cafe

Connection Cafe Podcast 10 Download audio file Author: Corey Pudhorodsky. For the second month in a row, this month's podcast interview is with two people at the same time. This month I got a chance to speak with two college interns that are working at Blackbaud Austin in the Engineering Department.

July Is Web Conferencing Month

Tech Soup Blog

cents/minute for Adobe Connect and audio conferencing services combined, just for nonprofits. Read on to learn what web conferencing is, why you should also use audio conferencing, how Adobe Connect stacks up, and tips and tricks for wildly successful web conferences. Why Should You Also Use Audio Conferencing Services? However, this VoIP audio service adds a per minute rate that is more expensive than calling on a separate, purely audio conferencing line.

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On the Future of Braille: Thoughts by Radical Braille Advocates

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

argued that we must shift from spending on the provision of hard copy braille to the provision of refreshable braille and the associated digital file formats to enable people to read so much more. “As Granted, due to the limitations of fully automated conversion, this is not perfect braille, and we continuously work with experts to improve the quality of our Braille Ready Files (in the BRF format).

A Chat With Vinay Bhagat

Connection Cafe

While my favorite thing about doing these audio interviews is getting to know Convio coworkers and let you meet some of our staff that you may not otherwise run into, I think most people familiar with Convio will know how important Vinay Bhagat is to our company and the nonprofit sector. Connection Cafe Podcast 7 - Vinay Bhagat Download audio file Author: Corey Pudhorodsky. I am super excited to bring you a special podcast interview on the Connection Café this month.

Stimulating the Senses with Dynamic Images, Photos, & Video – Part I

NetWits

There are so many thoughtful, forward-thinking, flexible, and versatile options out there for multimedia publishing; it’s hard to imagine anyone would bog down their website with large video, audio and image files. The options discussed below even have security parameters (along with your CMS security) to determine who can see, view, and edit these files.

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