Multimedia articles

On this page you will find an overview of all articles that I have written myself. The more recent articles deal with software development with .NET (C#, Visual Studio, VSTS, Azure, LINQ, Entity Framework, Web services, WPF, Silverlight, ...) in particular. The older articles were often written for the purposes of courses or demonstrations at my computerclub and these articles are mostly about Delphi, PHP, databases, Javascript, Windows, Office, Multimedia applications, Atari, ...

Use the left panel to filter the more than 110 articles by category. These articles can be used freely for personal use. Placing the full articles on other websites is not allowed without the permission of the author.

Magix - Quality video DVD & video files
Short article about the best settings which can be used to create high quality DVD videos with Magix.
- Dutch - Multimedia
Magix - Multimedia travel coverages
This article provides a few ideas, tips and tricks on how to create nice looking multimedia travel coverage. It demonstrates how to create animated maps, use panoramic photos, ... in DVD videos.
- Dutch - Multimedia
Magix photos on CD&DVD
This is a small report, which is written in Dutch, about the application Magix Photos on CD&DVD. This software makes it possible to create good looking multimedia presentations which can be played on a DVD player on your TV.
- Dutch - Multimedia
Ulead DVD PictureShow
Short report about the features of Ulead DVD PictureShow which can be used to create photo slideshows on VCD, SVCD or DVD.
- Dutch - Multimedia
ACDSee - View, manage and edit photos
ACDSee is one of the best viewers for all kinds of graphical file formats. But this application has a lot more features; it allows you to resize/crop images, convert images to other file formats, rename files in batch, manage albums, view file info and EXIF info, ... In this article, which is written in Dutch, I will show how ACDSee can be used to view, edit and manage photos.
- Dutch - Multimedia
Improve photos with some easy steps
This short article, which is written in Dutch, demonstrates how you can use ACDSee and Corel PhotoPaint to edit a photo. Brightness, contrast and sharpness are often the key ingredients to improve a photo.
- Dutch - Multimedia
Different kinds of memory cards
This document gives a short summary of the different kinds of memory cards for digital cameras like Compact Flash, SD, MemoryStick, Smart Media, xD, ...
- Dutch - Multimedia
Save images as JPG
JPG or JPEG is the most used file format for photos and images. This file format offers compression but this also leads to quality loss. In this small document I will show the differences between compression, file size and quality of JPG files.
- Dutch - Multimedia
Picto - Creating a glyph for a TSpeedButton
This article demonstrates some features of my freeware application Picto. This article shows the fastest way to create a glyph containing 3 images which will represent the different states of a button. This new glyph will be used for a TSpeedButton in Delphi or C++Builder.
- English - Tools, Multimedia
Picto - Creating a TImageList with glyphs
This article demonstrates some features of my freeware application Picto. It shows you how to fill an imagelist with the small icons of all sorts of applications on your hard disk. Afterwards we will copy this TImageList component to Delphi or C++Builder and use it for a TTreeView component.
- English - Tools, Multimedia
Picto - Creating web buttons
This article demonstrates a few features of my freeware application Picto. This example will show how to create images which can be used as beveled web buttons.
- English - Tools, Multimedia
Icons and filetypes with icons
This article gives an overview of all file formats which can contain icons like ICO, CUR, EXE, DLL, SCR, ICL, OCX, BPL, RES, DCR, ANI, ... files.
- Dutch - Multimedia
Photo editing with Picture Publisher
A training course on general concepts and features of software programs to edit photos. The training will cover topics like how to draw and add text, cropping, contrast and brightness adjustments, sharpening, ... In this course we will use Micrografx Picture Publisher.
- Dutch - Multimedia