Trinity Banter has been upgraded!

The Trinity Banter WordPress instance has been upgraded to WordPress version 3.5.1.

Most plugins and themes have been updated as well.  If you notice any issue or problems please contact david.tatem@trincoll.edu.

Download Youtube Videos

Here’s how to download videos from Youtube and save them to your computer

For Macs:

Use the MacX YouTube Downloader:

Download the program from: http://www.macxdvd.com/free-youtube-video-downloader-mac/

Open the Program and click on Add Youtube URL. Then, copy and paste the link and click on Analyze.

Select the format you want, and press OK. Next, Select the video showing on the left, select the target folder as in where would you like to save the video, and click on Download now.

For Windows:

Open this link  http://www.clipconverter.cc/

Insert the URL, the click on Continue. Select the quality, the conversion format and the conversion options. The press Start.

 

 

 

 

 

 

After the conversion is completed, click on Download to save the video to your computer.

Digitizing Resources

Over the years we have published many posts and guides focused on capturing and digitizing video, however, they are located in various locations on the blog. The purpose of this post is to centralize the links to these posts for your convenience.

How to Digitize VHS Tape

Direct Digitizing from VHS to DVD

Capturing . . . → Read More: Digitizing Resources

Creating Forms with Google Drive

Google Drive (formerly Google Docs) provides an easy-to-use tool for creating forms.  In this post, we will go over some of the basic capabilities of Google Drive and how they can benefit you.  To access Google Drive, go to http://drive.google.com and log in using your google account information.  If you do not have an . . . → Read More: Creating Forms with Google Drive

Installing Hawkes College Algebra on a MAC

If you are experiencing problems installing the College Algebra package from Hawkes Learning Systems on a MAC, then this blog post provides a potential easy fix. Assuming that you have already installed College Algebra on your MAC and the program does not load, you will have to follow these steps in order to repair . . . → Read More: Installing Hawkes College Algebra on a MAC

WordPress Basics QuickStart Guide

There is a new QuickStart Guide on how to create a simple WordPress Page/Post! Click the following link to check it out:  QuickStart guide for WordPress

Useful Plugins available on Trinity Banter

Trinity Banter has a wide variety of plugins that you can use on your blog ranging from sharing plugins to Google Analytics. Some of the top Plugins include:

Google Analyticator

The Plugin adds the necessary code to use Google Anayltics, which is a solution provided by Google to monitor traffic on your website or . . . → Read More: Useful Plugins available on Trinity Banter

Using the Trinity College Dropbox Service

Dropbox is a widespread file-sharing service.  Trinity College has a special Dropbox site which is available to all faculty and students. It can be found here: https://dropbox.trincoll.edu . This site can be used for dropping off and picking up files.  The Trinity College Dropbox Service also offers users the ability to designate a recipient for their . . . → Read More: Using the Trinity College Dropbox Service

Working with unfamiliar file formats, a guide

Each day there is a new software that is released which deals with anything from word processing to video editing. Sometimes the software we come across saves the finished product in a file format that other software cannot understand or media files that cannot be played through the computer or playback devices such as . . . → Read More: Working with unfamiliar file formats, a guide

How to Check if Your Mac is Infected with the Flashback Virus

First detected in September 2011, the Mac Flashback Virus has infected over 700,000 Mac computers due to vulnerability in particular Java updates. This virus is problematic as it was created to steal  usernames and passwords to various websites, and send that information to cyber criminals over the internet.  Patches have since been created to . . . → Read More: How to Check if Your Mac is Infected with the Flashback Virus