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I have to admit that out of every website in existence,rnYouTube is probably my favorite. Not only do I have many of my own videosrnshared on it, I like watching other people’s videos as well. YouTube containsrnan endless variety of content and I have gotten into the habit of watchingrnrandom channels each night while I’m exercising.
As great as YouTube is on its own, however, there are plentyrnof apps out there that make it even better. Most of the YouTube-oriented appsrnthat are available today are simple downloaders, but there are some other typesrnof apps that provide more unique functionality. This article discusses fivernsuch apps.
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Free YouTube to MP3 Converter
One more thing I want to quickly mention about Free YouTubernto MP3 Converter: You have to be careful when you install it or it will installrna number of nonrelated browser “tools.”
Many of the hotels that I have stayed in over the last fewrnyears block Websites such as YouTube, Netflix, and Hulu. Some people claim thatrnthis is done in an effort to encourage hotel guests to order pay per view.rnOthers have suggested that hotels block such sites as a way of conserving internetrnbandwidth. Whatever the reason, Hotspot Shield will likely be able to get yournaccess to YouTube and other blocked sites.
Hotspot Shield acts as an Internet proxy. The clientrncomputer establishes an encrypted tunnel to a remote Hotspot Shield server,rnwhich then accesses web content on the client’s behalf.
DFX Audio Enhancer
DFX Audio Enhancer improves the quality of the audio that’s playing on your PC.rnThe audio source doesn’t seem to matter, so this tool works fine for improvingrnthe sound quality of YouTube videos.
DFX Audio Enhancer
DFX Audio Enhancer appears to be geared toward audiophiles.rnIt works similarly to some of the home theatre receivers, in that it allows yournto use preset configurations or to manually control settings such as fidelity,rnambience, 3D surround, dynamic boost, and hyperbass.
DFX Audio Enhancer sells for $29.99, but a free trialrnversion is available for download.
Ashampoo ClipFinder HD 2
In addition to allowing you to play videos from the variousrnvideo hosting sites, this tool includes a built-in video downloader.
Axara 2D to 3D Video Converter
Going in, I honestly wasn’t sure how well a 3D converter wasrngoing to work on a video that wasn’t originally filmed in 3D. However, thernresults were surprisingly good, considering that the source material wasn’trnnative 3D.
Axara 2D to 3D Video Converter sells for $29.95, but a freerntrial is available for download.