Archive for 'Misc'

Compiling libcaca for Windows using Visual Studio 2012

As the authors describe it, “libcaca is a graphics library that outputs text instead of pixels, so that it can work on older video cards or text terminals“. I’ve always been fascinated by console-based applications and the ingenuity that some programmers have demonstrated when trying to provide a usable and attractive UI through ASCII characters. […]

OnlineVideos SiteManager

I’m an avid user of MediaPortal. Actually, since about 4 months ago, it has been my only mean of watching TV… just last week I cancelled my cable subscription and, right now, the only thing that is shown on my TV comes from MediaPortal. I have to admit that it is not (yet) perfect but […]

Subtitles Editor (Beta 1)

Here’s the first beta version of Subtitles Offset which includes many improvements and changes. This version is considered to be feature complete so all future version (until 1.0 is released) will only include bug fixes, performance and UI improvements. Changed the name of the program from Subtitles Offset to Subtitles Editor The Captions Browser has […]

Subtitles Offset (Alpha 4)

Subtitles Offset (Alpha 4)

For the past few months I have been extremely busy working on a new (and very exciting) project so I haven’t had much time to get bored… besides, I’ve switched from Cable/Satellite to a Media Center using MediaPortal so I’ve been pretty entertained. But because now I get to watch a lot of content downloaded […]

Subtitles Offset (Alpha 3)

Subtitles Offset (Alpha 3)

So far, the previous version (alpha 2), worked quite well for me mainly because most of the edits I had to do were simple offset changes that were applied to all the subtitles. But, three days ago I had to adjust a subtitles file which required many edits to large groups of subtitles, something that […]