All about the most popular file format – MOV

What Is MOV File Format?   Characteristics and Uses A MOV or Quicktime Movie file is a file format developed by Apple Inc, and used in its Quicktime app. It is a multimedia container, which can also work as a […]

What to do if you have deleted MLV files

What Is MLV File Format?   Characteristics and Uses Magic Lantern is a software add-on for Canon DSLR cameras that offers increased functionality for DSLR pro and power users. It is free and open source, and it runs together with […]

How to open or recover MKV file format

What Is MKV File Format?   Characteristics and Uses A MKV file format is a container of video, audio and subtitles. It is based on Matroska, which is an extensible open source, open standard multimedia container developed by the Matroska […]

The main advantages of M4V file format

What Is M4V File Format?   Characteristics and Uses The M4V is a file container format developed by Apple Inc. It can contain audio and video in the H.264, AAC and Dolby Digital codecs. The container is protected by Apple’s […]

Some facts about M4P file format

What Is M4P File Format?   Characteristics and Uses M4P stands for MPEG 4 Protected (audio), and it is a protected audio file, encoded with advanced audio codec (AAC). It is sometimes called an iTunes Music Store audio file. The […]

Where and how to use M2TS file format

What Is M2TS File Format?   Characteristics and Uses Blu-ray Disk Audio-Video (BDAV) MPEG-2 Transport Stream, commonly known as M2TS (MPEG-2 Transport Stream) is an audio and video container developed by the Blu-ray Disk Association. This association is a group […]

High-definition video recording with M2T file format

What Is M2T File Format?   Characteristics and Uses The M2T file format is a high-definition video recording format. It is usually referred to as HDV, and it is used by many HD camcorders. This file format uses MPEG-2 compression […]

What you should know about FCPEVENT file format

What Is FCPEVENT File Format?   Characteristics and Uses Final Cut Pro X is a video editing app, initially developed by Apple and released in 2011. It is part of the Pro Apps family of programs. The app is available […]

All the most important about FLV file format

What Is FLV File Format?   Characteristics and Uses A FLV file is a binary file format that delivers a “bitmapped” video. The complete name of this file format is Macromedia Flash Video File Format, shortened as FLV. A FLV […]

FLA file format and where to use it

What is FLA File Format?   Characteristics and Uses This file format was created for authoring with Macromedia application software, and it is now owned by Adobe Systems. The full name of this file format is Macromedia Flash FLA Project […]

What you need to know about FCP file format

What Is FCP File Format?   Characteristics and Uses FCP files are used by Final Cut Pro, the video-editing software initially developed by Macromedia Inc. and later by Apple Inc. The latest version is Final Cut Pro X 10.3, which […]

Where to use and how to recover DXR files

What Is DXR File Format?   Characteristics and Uses DXR files are associated with Adobe Shockwave software. This app gives the user access to 3D games, interactive product demonstrations, and online learning systems. Shockwave Player displays Web content that has […]

The most common questions about DV files recovery

What Is DV File Format?   Characteristics and Uses A Digital Video (DV) file is a file created by a digital camera, and saved using a standard raw format. A DV file is formed of Digital Interface Blocks (DIF), each of […]

Tips to help you to recover deleted DIR files

What Is DIR File Format?   Characteristics and Uses The DIR file format is used in Shockwave movies or interactive web apps created with Adobe Director. This file format was originally created by Macromedia as a project file for its […]

The most popular video format – AVI

What Is AVI File Format?   Characteristics and Uses AVI stands for Audio Video Interleave. It is a video container format developed by Microsoft, and based on the Resource Interchange File Format (RIFF). AVI is part of Microsoft’s Video for […]

All about 3G2 & 3GP file formats and the difference between them

What is 3G2 & 3GP File Formats?     3G2 File Format: Characteristics and Uses A 3G2 file format is a multimedia file type created by the Third Generation Partnership Project 2 (3GPP2). It uses the file extension .3g2. It was designed […]

Best solution to recover deleted RDB files

Retrospect and the RDB (Retrospect Backup Set) File Format     Not to be confused with the RDB file extension used by Nintendo or the RDB file format associated with Gear CD Suite File, TrueVector Rules Database, Oracle Database Root […]

How to pack multiple files into one with ZIP archive file format

Meet ZIP (Extended Zip File): The Most Popular Archive File Format   Created in 1989 by Phil Katz, the ZIP archive file format is the most common way how to pack multiple files into one. In this article, we’re going […]

All the basics about TAR.XZ: how to use and recover it

What Makes TAR.XZ (XZ Compressed Tar Archive) Different and How to Use It       The TAR.XZ file format is very different when compared to more common file formats like RAR, ZIP, or 7z. As such, it’s mostly used […]

The most common questions about RAR file format

Save Disk Space with RAR (WinRAR Compressed Archive)   Created in 1993 by Eugene Roshal, a Russian software engineer who is also responsible for the FAR file manager and the WinRAR file archiver, the RAR compression algorithm is a proprietary […]

Where to use PST file format and how to recover PST files

PST (Microsoft Outlook Personal Folders)   Created by Microsoft for use with Microsoft Exchange Client, Windows Messaging, and Microsoft Outlook, the PST file format is used to store messages, calendar, and other data from Microsoft Exchange Server for offline use […]

What you should know about MBX file format

What Is an MBX (Apple Mail mailbox file) File? In this article, we are taking a closer look at Apple’s mailbox file format. You can recognize this file format by its .mbx file extension. However, the file extension alone isn’t […]

All about JAR files and where they are used

JAR (Java Archive) Isn’t Just for Old School Mobile Games       Built on the ZIP file format, a JAR file typically has a .jar file extension. Many of you probably remember these files from back in the day […]

What to do if you have deleted ISO files

What Are ISO (ISO-9660 CD Disc Image) Files and What to Do with Them   To better illustrate what an ISO file is, imagine that you’re buying a piece of furniture from IKEA—let’s say a chair. Like everything from the […]

Steps on how to recover deleted DMG files

Using DMG (Mac OS X Disk Image) Files Across Operating Systems   Native to the Mac OS X operating system, the DMG file format is often compared to the ISO file format because both formats can be used to create […]

The main features of a CAB files recovery

What Is a CAB (Microsoft Cabinet Format) File?   Developed by Microsoft for use with their Windows operating system, CAB file format is an archive file format with support for lossless data compression, across-boundary compression, and embedded digital certificates. CAB […]

Best method to recover deleted ARJ files

Going Down the Memory Line with ARJ (ARJ Compressed File Archive) File Format   There was a time when the ARJ file format was one of two mainstream file archives used in the warez scene and by anyone who was […]

How to open files with the 7z extension and create your 7z archives

Everything You Need to Know About 7z (7-Zip Compressed)   The 7z archive file is the youngest of the famous trifecta of archive file types, which also includes RAR and ZIP. Being the youngest of the three, the 7z file […]

How to protect your Mac with Password Manager

Top 5 Password Managers for Mac Revised Today’s online life has brought great benefits to the average person. However, it has also created some extra complications. One of them is the massive amount of passwords that people need to manage. […]

How to find multifunctional Text Editor for Mac

Top 5 Text Editors for Mac Text editing is a very important part of a developer’s life. This is even more significant for Mac developers, who are accustomed to a captivating environment. For them, there is a good selection of […]

What you should know about mice and their options

Top 5 Mice for Mac Revised The mouse is an essential complement of our computers. This is particularly true for Mac users, who are artists, gamers or belong to many other professions that require intensive interaction between the user and […]

The most excellent photo tools to assist Mac lovers

Top 5 Photo Editing Applications for Mac Reviewed Photos are part of people’s lives in modern times. They can be taken from cellphones, computers and cameras. Organizing and fixing them according to personal tastes can be tricky. Luckily, there are […]

The list of the best printers for Mac users

Top 5 Printers for Mac Revised Apple has produced several lines of Mac printers, but it doesn’t support them anymore. The Apple’s owner must therefore rely on third-party products. In addition, as Mac users are frequently related to art production, […]

The most popular video editing applications

Top 5 Video Editing Apps for Mac Revised Video editing can be a very sophisticated task. Mac users are famous for their skills in this area. Two applications stand out for their excellence and quality, namely Final Cut Pro and […]

Things you need to know about web browsers

Top 5 Web Browsers for Mac Revised Today’s Macs are not isolated, they need the Internet to breath. Social networking, file sharing, information search, shopping, banking, are some of the many things that define today’s online lives. The web browser […]

Essential Mac applications to make your life easier

Top 5 Apps for Mac Revised Mac users are benefited by many essential applications available on the market for them. These applications enrich their computers and lives. Although it is practically impossible to describe all the best apps for Mac […]

All about best and high quality Mac games

Top 5 Games for Mac Revised Games are getting more sophisticated and engaging every year. Fantasy stories look almost real, and have a variety that presents choices for every taste. From playing with aliens, to becoming a hero detective or […]

Protect your Mac with the best and most popular antivirus

Top 5 Antivirus for Mac Revised Mac OS X is considered one of the most secure operating systems. However, today’s user must protect himself not only against viruses, but also against identity and money theft. Therefore, it is a good […]

How to find best hard drives for Mac

Top 5 External Hard Drives for Mac Revised When it comes to data storage, enough space is never a possible word. Fortunately, thanks to the constant changes in technology, users are empowered with storage options that were unthinkable a few […]

Free programs to help you to find duplicate files on Mac

Top 5 Free Duplicate File Finder Apps for Mac Revised When your Mac is running low on disk space it may begin to act unusual, slow down or lock up. The solution sounds easy, right? Delete files to free up […]

How to free up disk space on Mac easily

List of the Best 5 Free Disk Space Analyzers for Mac Sometimes the Mac shows a message on the monitor saying that there is not enough disk space Mac available on the computer. A Mac disk space analyzer is a […]

How to choose data recovery software for Mac OS X

Top 5 Best Free Data Recovery Apps for Mac OS X Revised The best free data recovery software for Mac available online is described below. These five applications vary in their characteristics. However, all share one commonality, they are free, […]

Data recovery tools: advantages and functionality

Top 5 Best Free Data Recovery Software For Windows Revised There are several best file recovery apps available for free.  Some of them are well known in the market, others not. This article summarizes the top 5. For each of […]

Best methods to help you to backup Mac data efficiently

Top 5 Ways to Backup Data on Mac Revised Today’s life is filled with data. From work related files to personal photos and documents, these important sources of information can be easily lost by unintended actions. Having an archived copy […]

Frequently asked questions about micro SD recovery software

What’s the Best Micro SD Card Recovery Software on the Market? This question gets asked a lot more than many of us would imagine. Why? Because micro SD cards are used in just about every modern electronic device, and it’s […]

Tips to help you to recover video from SD card easily

Recover Video from SD Card Easily Modern SD cards can store hours of high-definition video footage, making them fantastic for both small outdoor cameras and smartphones. The flipside of their ever-increasing storage capacity is a higher risk of losing hours’ […]

Data corruption and how to recover a corrupted SD card

Ways to Recover Deleted Files from Corrupted SD Card Data corrupting has been with us for as long as humans attempted to store data onto a storage medium. The Sumerians were using blunt reeds to write wedge-shaped marks on clay […]

How to recover formatted SD card on Mac and Windows

Recover Formatted SD Card and All Its Content When you type the phrase “recover formatted sd card” into Google, you get 33,110 results. That’s an awful lot of results for something so specific. Apparently, many people often manage to format […]

A simple guide on how to recover photos from SD card

Is It Possible to Recover Deleted Photos from SD Card? Most consumer point-and-shoot cameras and DSLRs make it very easy to format SD cards and delete individual photos & pictures. DSLRs, in particular, are designed with speed and efficiency in […]

What you need to know about SD card picture recovery

A Simple 3-Step Guide on How to Recover Deleted Pictures from your SD Card Have you lost or accidentally deleted pictures from an SD or MicroSD card? Don’t worry! In this guide, we will show you how you can recover […]

How to recover deleted images from your SD card

Deleted Image Recovery from SD card in Under a Minute Modern SD cards are incredibly convenient, but they can also be unbelievably frustrating. Almost every camera, tablet, and smartphone manufacturer write images onto an SD card in a slightly different […]

How to recover permanently deleted files with Disk Drill

Recovering Permanently Deleted Files All modern operating systems geared toward general computing come with a handy safety net for your files. Instead of immediately deleting them with no option how to get them back, they hide them inside a place […]

Steps on how to recover overwritten files on your computer

Recovering Accidentally Overwritten Files It happens to all of us, and all it takes are two identical file names. Sure, Word or Excel will ask you if you are 100% sure about overwriting the original document, but before your brain […]

Frequently asked questions about data restoration

How Complicated Disk Restoration Really Is? In the minds of many people, the phrase “disk restoration” conjures up images of IT professionals in white lab coats using highly specialized equipment inside a dust-free room to restore small fragments of information […]

Tips to help you to get your files back from a dead hard drive

Recovering Files from a Dead Hard Drive Hard drives, just like all electronic and mechanical devices, can die for many reasons. Unless you are a hardware engineer or a tech-obsessed geek, you probably mostly care about how to get your […]

How to prevent the Hard Drive or SD card formatting

Saving Accidentally Formatted Hard Drive Computers are fantastic tools that allow us to do many wonderful things, but they sometimes obey our commands almost too well. If you are a boss in a company and tell your employees to do […]

Things you need to know about Hard Drive crash

A Hard Drive Crash Doesn’t Have to Be a Disaster What sounds like an oxymoron can be true with a few simple steps. We’ve all read expert advice about the importance of frequent backups and disk health monitoring. However, there’s […]

Reasons of data corruption and their prevention

Preventing Hard Drive Corruption and Recovering Corrupted Data Data corruption is inseparable from all commonly used data storage devices. It differs from bugs, results of badly written code, in its unpredictability. Data often become corrupted without any warning, and they […]

How to understand the warning signs of a hard drive failure

How to Deal with a Hard Drive Failure There’s a huge difference between a hard drive failure and an operating system crash. The infamous Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) that shows whenever a computer running Windows experiences a fatal system […]

Everything you need to know about damaged SD card recovery

Recovering Files from a Damaged SD Card Modern electronic devices rely on SD cards — either regular or micro — to store files, just like you rely on your smartphone, digital camera, or portable audio player to get you through […]

Tips to help you to recover files from a bad hard disk

What to Do with a Bad Hard Drive The subject of this article is the dreaded topic of bad hard drives and other storage devices, such as SD cards and USB flash drives. It’s unfortunate when a hard drive goes […]

Reasons why you need to recover data from a broken hard drive

Why Hard Drives Fail? Nearly everyone who has ever experience a hard drive failure has wondered, “Why did it happen?!” The fact of the matter is, hard drives are complex mechanical devices, and, as the famous Murphy’s law states, “If […]

What you should know about data loss prevention tools

Top 3 Tips on How to Prevent Loss of Data The possibility of data loss may seem like a scary boogieman hiding in your closet, waiting for you to fall asleep so he can creep out unnoticed and get you. […]

All you need to know about data recovery tools

Must-Have Data Management Tools You know how it goes: you install a fresh version of your favorite operating system, briefly enjoy its speed and lots of free spaces on your hard drive, knowing that it won’t last. After a few […]

How to find a good file recovery program

Good file recovery apps available on the market Data loss, unfortunately, goes hand-in-hand with all modern data storage devices. Even modern SSDs are not immortal. Take, for example, the 750 GB version of Crucial MX300. The manufacturer rates it at […]

How to recover lost or deleted Fleetwood Mac songs

On With The Show. Fleetwood Mac’s Long Career Fleetwood Mac is a British-American rock band. Formed in 1967 in London, they are still around, creating wonderful music. Throughout the years, they have has sold more than 100 million records worldwide, being […]

Everything you need to know about Apple Keyboard generation

The Apple Keyboard: Quality You Can Feel The Apple Keyboard is a keyboard designed by Apple Inc. for their Apple and Macintosh lines of computers. Apple has released several models. At present, there are two available: the Apple keyboard with […]

All the most important about the new iPhone 7

This is 7. The World Is Not Enough The New iPhone 7 The last in the line of iPhones, the new Apple iPhone 7 comes in two models: iPhone 7 Smartphone and iPhone 7 Plus Phablet. They were released on […]

Frequently asked questions about computer forensics definition

Mac Forensics: Computer Forensics in the Mac Environment What is Digital Forensics Forensic science or digital forensics is the application of computer science and investigative procedures for legal purposes. It can be applied in criminal and civil cases, and in […]

The history of the Apple Macintosh computer

Apple Computer. On Creating Addicts and Success What is Apple Computer Apple Inc. is a multinational corporation that creates and markets consumer electronic products, personal computers, servers and software. It also distributes media content. Founded as Apple Computer, Inc. on […]

All you need to know about Apple Stock market

7 Things That You Need To Know About Apple Stock About Apple Inc. Apple Inc. (AAPL) is the largest U.S. corporation in terms of market capitalization, and among the largest firms in the world when considering total revenue. The company […]

What you should know about Apple TV recovery methods

Apple TV. A New TV Concept Since the appearance of Apple TV on September 12, 2006, things are not the same. Some basic fundamentals in our lives have changed. Here are two of them: Fundamental 1: Apps Are The Future […]

Interesting facts about the Apple Smart Watch

Apple Watch. The Future Everyday Life Essential Apple Watch: Integrating Life Although Apple’s CEO Tim Cook admits that the Apple Watch is until to now in learning mode, the Apple iWatch still revolutionizes the way we live. iWatch, the new […]

How to recover Mac Miller songs with Disk Drill

Thanks Disk Drill, My Mackin’ Ain’t Easy No More. Who is Mac Miller? Mac Miller is an American rapper, whose real name is Malcolm James McCormick. Born on the 19 January, 1992, he is a self-taught musician, who plays the […]

Steps on how to take a screenshot on Mac

How To Take A Screenshot On A Mac Ever wondered why a Mac has no Print Screen key?  So, how do you take a screenshot on a Mac? There are other ways to do it. Although initially it may look […]

Tips to help you to start Mac in Safe mode

Mac Safe Mode Fundamentals Mac Safe Mode Start Up Mac safe mode, sometimes called safe boot, is a way to start up your Mac computer. Safe mode OS X was designed for troubleshooting purposes. Mac OS X safe mode performs […]

Methods and options of Android recovery mode

How To Fix Your Android Device With Android Recovery Mode What Is Recovery Mode Android Android devices have a feature called Android Recovery Mode, which allows users to fix some problems in their phones or tablets. It may be useful […]

How to start up a Mac in OS X recovery mode

OS X Recovery Mode. A Quick Overview What Is OS X Recovery Mode OS X Recovery Mode is a facility provided by Apple computers that loads OS X’s built-in recovery tools. The system loads the tools from a recovery image […]

Tips on how to put iPhone into recovery mode

iPhone Basics: How To Put iPhone In Recovery Mode What Is iPhone Recovery Mode Basically, iPhone Recovery Mode is a facility that your iPhone has, which allows you to restore a damaged iOS. If you are trying to update your […]

The reasons to put iPod in Recovery Mode

iPod Fundamentals: Recovery Mode What Is iPod Recovery Mode iPod Recovery Mode is a method to reload the iPod with a new operating system. The reason for it can be a device upgrade, a damaged operating system, and many more. […]

What you should know about IP Address and IP Location

What is My IP Address? Essentials Explained What Is IP Address An Internet Protocol Address (IP Address) is a numerical identifier assigned to a device attached to a network that uses the Internet Protocol for communication. At present there are […]

The most common questions about iOS

iOS For Beginners What Is iOS iOS is an operating system for mobile devices created and developed by Apple Inc. for its hardware. Originally launched in 2007 for the iPhone, Apple Inc. extended it to other Apple devices. At present […]

All you need to know about MAC address

A Two-Minute Guide To Your MAC Address What Is A MAC Address? MAC stands for Media Access Control. It is a unique identifier for network interfaces. It is used as a network address for most IEEE 802 network technologies. Sometimes […]

Necessary tips on how to get iPad recovery mode

iPad Recovery Mode In Easy Steps If you want to upgrade your iOS, or you have any problems with your iPad, and you need to reinstall the operating system, you will have to use iPad recovery mode. This article gives […]

Tips to help you recover Hard Drive files in case of loss

What is a Hard Drive? A hard drive is a storage media that store information on a computer. It’s responsible for keeping your documents, music, videos, pictures, preference files and even your operating system files. When the hard drive fails […]

How to use and protect a Floppy Disk

What is a Floppy Disk? Floppy disk also known as a diskette is one of the most old disk storage media device to be used on computers. The first diskette was developed by IBM in 1967 as an alternative storage […]

What you should know about Compact Disk

What is a CD? Compact disk abbreviated as CD is a small, round medium portable device used for recording, playing back audio, storing information and manipulating data in digital form. CDs were co-developed and invented by Sony and Philips. The […]

Frequently asked questions about Lion OS X recovery

What is Lion OS? OS X Lion version 10.7 was the 8th major release of Apple’s Mac OS X. It can be run on Macintosh PCs, desktops, and Apple’s servers. Lion was released on Jul 1, 2011, while the final […]

All you need to know about Snow Leopard OS

What is Snow Leopard OS? Snow Leopard OS version 10.6 was the 7th major release of OS X (Mac OS X). The software is developed and marketed by Apple Inc. , one of the world leading companies on PC production. […]

Things you need to know about Yosemite OS X

What is Yosemite OS? Yosemite OS X is the 11th release of Mac OS X (now known as OS X) lineup of operating systems. The 10.10 version released and announced on 2 June 2014 by Apple Inc. at WWDC. The […]

Where and how to use xD-Picture Card

What is xD-Picture Card? An XD Picture Card is a type of a flash memory-card format used in most digital cameras such as Fujifilm and Olympus cameras. The name xD stands for extreme digital. xD-Picture Cards are not commonly used nowadays […]

Tips to help you recover lost files on Windows

What is Windows? Windows is graphical OS that was developed and marketed by Microsoft. The 1st Windows operating system was developed in 1985, and over the years other better versions of the PC based operating system have been developed. Current […]

Data loss and format errors on SmartMedia cards

What is SmartMedia? A  SmartMedia card is a media storage device that consists of a Flash-Memory chip that stores data. The first card was developed by Toshiba and over the years SmartMedia cards have been manufactured with storage capacities ranging […]

The most common questions about Sierra MacOS

What is Sierra macOS? MacOS Sierra was the 13th major release of Apple’s lineup up of operating systems known as OS X. The OS can be installed on Apple’s servers, desktops and Macintosh computers. macOS Sierra succeeded OS X EL […]

How to protect files on your Secure Digital (SD) card

What is Secure Digital card (SD card)? Secure Digital is a non-volatile type of a memory card format that was developed by SD Card Association and its commonly used in most portable devices such as cameras, tablets, smartphones, and PDAs. […]

Data loss scenarios on Multimedia Cards and how to avoid them

What is Multimedia Card?      A MultiMediaCard (abbreviated as MMC) is type of a tiny memory card standard that is used to store data among different compatible portable devices. The first card was co-developed by Siemens AG and SanDisk in […]

All you need to know about Mountain Lion OS

What is Mountain Lion OS? Mac Mountain Lion OS is one of the 9th major releases of Mac OS X versions. It was developed by Apple Inc. and released on July 25, 2012. Unlike other prior versions where users were […]

Types of flash-memory storage devices and how to recover miniSD

What is MiniSD? A MiniSD card is one of the many types of flash-memory storage device used to store media files and information. It’s mainly used in mobile phones, handheld gadgets, and digital cameras. MiniSD cards are quite smaller than […]

What is Microsoft Surface and some of its features

What is Microsoft Surface? Microsoft Surface comprises a series of Windows based personal computing-devices developed and manufactured by Microsoft. The first Microsoft Surface device was launched on 18th June 2012. Over the past few years, Microsoft has continued to show […]

How to recover hard drive data on your Mac Pro

What is Mac Pro? A Mac Pro is a series of Xeon based server and workstation computer that is manufactured by Apple. It’s one of the most powerful computer ever manufactured by Apple, and it’s widely used by professionals from […]