Online Videos with MySpeed Annapolis MD

Using MySpeed in Annapolis is simplicity itself. Start the program and then visit a video site. When you want to change the speed with which the video plays, just move the slider to the proper speed. That's all it takes.

Cable Speed by Millennium Digi
(410) 987-9300
406 Headquarters Dr Ste 201
Millersville, MD
 
NerdHeadz
(703) 203-9921
Bowie, MD
Services
Information Technology Services, Internet Products and Services, Electronics, Computer Consultants
Hours
Mon-Sun: 08:00 AM-08:00 PM
Payment Options
American Express, MasterCard, VISA, Debit Cards, Discover, Personal Checks,

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Community Television of Prince George's
(301) 773-0900
9475 Lottsford Rd
Upper Marlboro, MD
 
Video Production Services
(301) 306-5700
4609 Annapolis Rd
Lanham, MD
 
Sony Style
(410) 224-4971
2002 Annapolis Mall
Annapolis, MD
Hours
Mon-Fri 10:30AM-9PM
Sat 10AM-9PM
Sun 11AM-6PM

North Arundel Cable Tv
(301) 497-5400
406 Headquarters Dr
Millersville, MD
 
Jones Communications
(410) 729-7216
815 Route 3 N
Severn, MD
 
FADEK COMPUTER ANALYST,INC.
(301) 577-8417
9127 5TH STREET
LANHAM, MD
Services
Information Technology Services, Electronics, Multimedia, Computer Consultants, Computer Graphics and Imaging
Hours
Mon-Fri: 08:00 AM-05:00 PM
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Best Buy
(410) 571-9011
2643 Housley Rd Gateway Village Shopping Ctr
Annapolis, MD
Hours
Mon: 10-9
Tue: 10-9
Wed: 10-9
Thurs: 10-9
Fri: 10-10
Sat: 10-10
Sun: 11-7;

Best Buy
(301) 464-3080
15800 Collington Rd
Bowie, MD
Hours
Mon: 10-9
Tue: 10-9
Wed: 10-9
Thurs: 10-9
Fri: 10-9
Sat: 10-9
Sun: 11-7;

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Online Videos with MySpeed

Online video sites such as YouTube have one primary drawback: You can't speed up or slow down the videos, as you normally can with a DVD player. That means that if there are ads in the videos, you have to sit through them. And if you need to slow down the video--say for transcribing the audio--you're out of luck. That's where MySpeed ($30, 7-day free trial) comes in. It lets you speed up video by up to five times, and slow down playback all the way down to 30 percent of the original speed. That way, you can zip through ads, and slow down people's speech to hear it more clearly.

MySpeed screenshot MySpeed lets you slow down or speed up videos that you watch on Flash-using sites, such as YouTube.

Using MySpeed is simplicity itself. Start the program and then visit a video site. When you want to change the speed with which the video plays, just move the slider to the proper speed. That's all it takes.

Keep in mind, though, that the sound gets sped up or slowed down to match the speed of the video. At very high speeds the sound may suffer from the "chipmunk effect," and at very low speeds it may suffers from a monster-voice effect. MySpeed's developer says steps have been taken to minimize those effects, but they're still noticeable. Transcibers should note that slowing down the speed moderately distorts the voice only slightly, so that it's still suitable for transcriptions. Slow it down too much, though, and the voice is hard to understand.

MySpeed works only with sites that use Flash for video play. YouTube and most other video sites use Flash, but there is a chance that it won't work with every site you come across.

The only serious drawback to this program is its price. At $30, it doesn't come cheap. It may not be worthwhile to pay for it if all you want to do is get through ads quickly. But for those who need to transcribe from online video, MySpeed may well be worth a shot.

Note that there are two versions of this program: MySpeed at $30, and MySpeed Premier at $100. The Premier version does everything the standard version does, and also allows you to save videos and view them offline.

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