Category Archives: Windows 8

Programming with C# and Unity 3D game engine – part 002

Today I will show you how to install Unity 5 for free.
First will need to download it from official website – free download.
You need to follow this steps: Select Unity 5 Personal Edition.
Fill with your email adress and password from Unity website account.
Select your answers …
Press the blue button Start Unity and will be ready to start your project.

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ffmpeg – windows record webcam with sounds and video.

If you want to record your webcam with sound then this is a great tutorial.

So …, this can be is very simple , just download ffmpeg last version and use this command :

The Front Camera and Microphone (Realtek High Definition Audio) – in my case – use with this command:

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Free Alarm Clock – version 3.1

This great application – Free Alarm Clock allows you to set as many alarms as you want.
You can set one-time alarms or repeating alarms every day every day in the week with different alarms to indicate your activities.
Also, comes with several tones and offers full access to your music library.
After you set the alarm will see a tray icon that can be added to the system tray.
tools, freeclock

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How to record sound from microphone with ffmpeg.

First you need to download the last ffmpeg software version.
You can find it here.
Next you need to see the microphone hardware. You need to use this command to see all your devices:

The result show you like strings

After that use this command to record your microphone:

Than will create a flv format file. I used VLC software because bsplayer got me some errors.

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Rainmeter – the new conky for Windows OS – part 001.

If you love it conky under Linux OS then for Wiondows OS you can try Rainmeter.
This application let you to customize your desktop with a lot of infos about web and PC.
Rainmeter is a free, open-source application, that enables skins to run on the desktop.
Some skins can interact with other skins and applications using special commands, called bangs and can be changing with short lines of text, called variables.
With some experience with Rainmeter’s code language you can make or changing someelese skins.
As you can see in this image , the application let you to set by GUI most of the skins and also to change it using your text editor. I used notepad , but you can also use any text editor (like sublime or something else).
Rainmeter tutorial 001
Also I set some default skins like network , data , disks and system.
You can have multimple layouts. I used illustro. Any layout can have many skins.
This skins can be loaded and unloaded by the user. In the bottom of this GUI will see one button named: Edit settings. This allow you to edit the file settings of Rainmeter.
Next will show you something about how to use the Rainmeter.ini file.
For example first line ( see the image from the top):

… tells us about logging -if set to 1, the log will be saved to a file, and also thepath to the skins folder.
Easy to do it if you know how to deal with this file. For example if I add the TrayIcon set by 0, you don’t see the Rainmeter trayicon.

Now will try to speak about some basic standard” features of this application.
First is meter and that allow you to defines a visual element.
This visual element is displayed in a skin, does not have a value, has a certain position with dimensions.
Let’s make one skin. Thirst you need to create one folder into this path:

Make also a text file named : MySkin001
… and fil with this :

I used this png file ( I also used gimp to set transparency).
The image is not very clean , but you can make some changes.
rainmeter sprites
Clicl left on trayicon and select Manage. Under Skins tab select illustro -> MySkin001 -> MySkin001.ini and press load button to load the skin.
The next video show you how is working.

If you don’t make yourself all of this settings then you can get a lot of skins from

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