Mac: We’ve shown you how to download subtitles for movie files on your computer through services such as Opensubtitles or Subscene. If that seems too difficult, Subtitles for Mac makes the process as simple as dragging and dropping a video file.
Quickflix has announced a new range of subscription plans which provide “unlimited” access to a library of 60,000 movies and TV shows via a combination of video streaming and DVD/Blu-ray rentals. Pricing starts at $14.99 per month with no lock-in contracts. Here’s how the new deals compare to other options on the market.
Dear Lifehacker, I want to build an awesome media centre and download digital copies of my movies and TV shows, but everything is riddled with DRM these days. I don’t want to pirate shows. Is there any legal way to get DRM-free movies and TV on my media centre?
If you want to make sure you see all the great movies coming out this year, ToDoMovies can help. The app lets you build a watch list of movies you want to see, reminds you when they premiere, and can even show you reviews, so you don’t waste your money on poorly rated movies.
UltraViolet (UV) is a cloud-based video distribution service designed to give you instant access to your entertainment library via any device you see fit. The main selling point of UV is that all your purchases will be stored under the one account, regardless of the retailer, media player or hardware platform you happen to be using at the time of purchase.
In today’s cinema, 3D is almost as synonymous with the movies as popcorn. You simply can’t escape it. Even classic films that were released decades ago are getting dusted off for some 3D treatment, alongside an endless stream of shiny comic book movie sequels. If you’ve been holding off from 3D cinema due to the inflated ticket prices or fear of motion sickness, here are the facts you need to know.
Dear Lifehacker, I was hoping you could help me with a problem I’ve had for a little while now. I have a couple of movies and video files (your standard .AVI, .MP4, .MKV) that are split into two separate files. Obviously doing so makes the files easier to transport, but it plays havoc with my media library, and I’d love a quick and easy way to merge the files into one. I’m using a Mac, I’ve been looking for ages, but surely there’s a free option to do this, right? Thanks, Splitting Up