Today's Best Tech Deals
Picked by PCWorld's Editors
Top Deals On Great Products
Picked by Techconnect's Editors
Blip.tv lets you upload video via its Web site, an FTP address, or a cross-platform desktop utility called UpperBlip; you can also upload a clip from your cell phone. We found uploading via the Web site to be a cinch, though an average upload speed of 105 kilobits per second meant that our test file took about 15 minutes to upload versus the norm of around 5 minutes we found at most other sites. However, once uploaded, the video was processed and available to for viewing almost immediately.
We liked being given the option to upload our own thumbnails or to have one created for us, and we appreciated the ability to cross-post videos automatically to numerous blogging platforms.
Like most of the video sharing sites we tested, Blip.tv converts videos you upload into generally average-looking Flash 8 video. Its Flash 8 video actually seemed a little worse than that of rivals, but thankfully (and uniquely), Blip.tv also lets users stream or download the original high-quality file that you first uploaded--fantastic. You can also provide viewers with multiple video formats to download (for iPod or cell phone playback, for instance) by converting them yourself and uploading them to a single Blip.tv video page.
Blip.tv has a number of HTML code options when it comes to embedding videos into your Web site or blog. Choices include "Flipper" style (an image thumbnail is first clicked on to play the video), "Inline" style (standard embedded Flash player), pop-up style (opens a new window with your video in it), and linked style (plays your video in a new, otherwise empty browser window). You can also embed the "Show Player" Flash player, which lets viewers watch your video in full-screen mode.
Bottom line: Web video connoisseurs will like Blip.tv's superior-quality raw video feeds and optional revenue sharing.
Web video connoisseurs will like Blip.tv's superior- quality raw video feeds and optional revenue sharing
eBay coupons and sales
20% off on $25 & up shoe purchases using eBay coupon
Lenovo coupons for November 2019
$100 off your next purchase - Lenovo discount
Microsoft sales for November 2019
Students & parents get 10% off sitewide at Microsoft
iRobot coupons for November 2019
Enjoy $330 off Roomba i7+ Vacuum & Braava Jet m6 robot Mop Bundle at iRobot
Newegg promo codes for November 2019
Take an extra $10 off with Newegg code on Rosewill power supply
HP coupon codes for November 2019
Take $10 off on $50 accessories order with HP coupon code