Five free video converters

Lifehacker has a list of the five best media converters voted on by readers of the popular blog. The favorites?

1. Super (Windows)

2. Format Factory (Windows)

3. Media Coder (all platforms)

4. Handbrake (all platforms)

5. FFmpeg (all platforms)

Remember that the Media Lab in 302 has Premiere CS4, which will convert most formats as well.

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If you’re just getting started with WordPress, or want to learn how to do more advanced features, WordPress now has a video section with visual tutorials that are nicely categorized. To get started, learn how to write and publish a post. allows you to set up a free blog, though many people go beyond blogging to create portfolio sites and web magazines.