How to Use the Area Auto Detection Mode of Icecream Screen Recorder

How to Use the Area Auto Detection Mode of Icecream Screen RecorderPlenty of people not only want to capture their desktops, but also record certain programs, YouTube videos, or other types of content that require you to record or screenshot precise areas. With our screen capture software it’s possible to manually select the areas and record video and take screenshots of the full screen. When it comes to separate windows or areas, such recording and screenshot taking mode as “Area auto detection” will become handy. If you’re not familiar with this feature of the screen recorder by Icecream Apps yet, read on to learn more about how to use the “Area auto detection” mode of Icecream Screen Recorder.
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How to Convert SWF to Video

How to Convert SWF to VideoSWF format is a video format that was originally used for browser games and browser videos. A lot of online videos are available in this video format; however SWF is not usually simple to open – not all the default media players have the support of this format. The most convenient way here is to convert SWF to video formats that are perfectly supported by any video player; for example to MP4 or MKV. Icecream Screen Recorder will be very handy in such a case as it supports both MP4 and MKV video formats as the output, thus you can turn your SWF videos to MP4 or MKV format with ease. Read on to learn more on how to convert SWF to video formats like MP4 or MKV with the use of Icecream Screen Recorder.
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How to Set Screen Recording on a Timer

How to Set Screen Recording on a TimerTwo weeks ago we released the 4.0 version of Icecream Screen Recorder, which we polished with new, cool features and a new design for the History panel. The features added to this version were taken mostly from our hotlist that we created from the tips and suggestions we received from our users. The ability to finish the recording within a certain period of time was one of the most frequently demanded features. Thus, this feature was successfully implemented to the program, and we decided to provide a tutorial on how to set screen recording on a timer with Icecream Screen Recorder.
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How to Convert JPG to Word

How to Convert JPG to WordKeeping documents printed out on paper is a common way of storing them. However, if you need to somehow edit them, obviously you will need to transfer them into digital form. The best option here is to scan them and then keep all the documents in Word format, since that’s one of the most widely spread and easiest formats to work with. Plenty of scanners scan the papers and save the resulting scans in JPG image format. Unlike DOC format, JPG doesn’t provide the option to edit the text as it keeps the text as an image. We’ve created a tutorial on how to convert JPG to Word with Icecream PDF Converter so that you can edit them further, just like any other text document. Read the instructions on how to do that below.
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How to Merge Audio: Online and Offline Solutions

How to Merge Audio: Online and Offline SolutionsSometimes, when you wish to use some audio files as background music for your videos, slideshows, or presentations, the audio track might turn out to be shorter than the video. In such a case, merging two or more audio tracks into a single one can save you time from switching the audio tracks manually. You can merge audio files both online (with the help of web-based services) and offline (using software installed on your PC). In this article, we provide you with step-by-step instructions on how to merge audio for free both online and offline.
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How to Convert Videos with Google Drive for Free

How to Convert Videos with Google Drive for FreeWorking with various video formats can sometimes be a tricky task due to the large number of formats available today. All of them have their specific features and require all sorts of codecs for successful playback, editing, and other types of routines. The most effortless way to skip the problems caused by the diversity of the formats is to convert them to a single video format that works best for you. The easiest way to do that is to convert them online with Google Drive’s app CloudConvert. Read on to learn how to convert videos with Google Drive for free.
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How to Convert Scanned PDF to Word

How to Convert Scanned PDF to WordConverting PDF to Word is a great way to edit PDF documents just like any other text files. The main difficulty is to edit and, as we just found out, convert scanned PDF documents. We decided to figure out the ways to convert scanned PDF documents to Word that require OCR recognition. It was rather surprising when it came to testing out the software and online tools that were meant for PDF to Word conversion, since we couldn’t find any other free ways to convert scanned PDFs to Doc format other than with the use of Icecream PDF Converter. This software turned out to be the only OCR software that is capable of turning scanned PDF files into text for free out of the five programs we tested. We also tried seven online tools and all of them failed as well. Take a look at the results of our research on how to convert scanned PDF documents to Word documents below.
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How to Make a GIF

How to Make a GIFGIF files are a widespread and popular way of sharing small animation. Such images are widely used on entertainment resources thanks to the fact that they can show some motion but take considerably smaller space than videos. You can make a GIF from videos (both YouTube and video files) and from a sequence of images. There are plenty of online services that can help you to make a GIF, however some of them add watermarks, which is not ideal for a GIF maker. If you are wondering how to make a GIF from a video, be it a YouTube video or a saved file, or from the images online, and without any watermarks, this how-to guide will definitely help you with that.
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How to Open DjVu Files on your PC

How to Open DjVu FilesDjVu is a file format that is primarily used for storing scanned documents. It’s popular thanks to the high level of compression it offers — the same files in PDF format will take up much more space than one in DjVu. It’s not just scanned documents that can be kept in this format, but plenty of eBooks can also be downloaded in this format. No doubt, the compact size of DjVu files is a huge advantage, however it’s actually a bit problematic to open DjVu files since only specific programs can do that. Worries aside, we have reviewed how to open DjVu files using various free programs. Take a look and pick the right DjVu reader for your needs.
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How to Edit a PDF – Online and Offline Solutions

How to Edit a PDFPDF format requires the use of special programs that can open and edit PDF files. Editing PDF files is actually a pretty wide definition of what you can do when altering such a document. The most popular type of edit is changing the text of a PDF file, as well as adding various graphic elements, changing the style and the formatting of the file, commenting on the PDF document, using password protection, adding signatures and forms, organizing pages, and many other features. All in all, making corrections to a PDF document is not a difficult task — the key to success is having the right program at your disposal. If you don’t know how to edit a PDF, we can show you three ways of how it can be done: by means of a freeware, shareware (using PRO version of software), and online.
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