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Creating a Windows 10/11 ISO image from the downloaded UUP files

Creating a Windows 10/11 ISO image from the downloaded UUP files

Hi everyone, Today, we will see how to create a Windows 10 or Windows 11 ISO image using the downloaded Universal Update Platform files we downloaded on our previous post. For this, we will need to download a tool called uup-converter-wimlib. This tool is responsible for converting the UUP files into a working ISO file we can burn to a disc, use to make a bootable USB drive, or do an in-place OS upgrade. Downloading uup-converter-wimlib This tool can be…

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Updating the Pioneer DVR-XD09 Firmware

Updating the Pioneer DVR-XD09 Firmware

Hi everyone, Today, I’ll show you how to update the Pioneer DVR-XD09 firmware. This is important as firmware updates should improve the drive operation, including better reading and burning stability. This Pioneer DVR-XD09 drive came with the 1.02 firmware. The latest firmware available for this drive is 1.05. To download and update it, we first need to go to Pioneer’s optical drive firmware update download page. We will scroll down until we see the firmware file for our DVR-X09 drive….

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Quick fix for Ubuntu WSL failing to update because of systemd

Quick fix for Ubuntu WSL failing to update because of systemd

Hi everyone, I’m a user of the Windows 10 WSL feature, where I run the Ubuntu distribution and always install the latest versions. I like to keep my packages up to date. Unfortunately, the latest Ubuntu release, 21.04 was not installed correctly and whenever I tried to update the system packages, it would error out when setting up systemd. The solution to this seem to be a quick one. Turns out, the file libsystemd-shared-247.so was there, in the /usr/lib/systemd folder:…

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Downloading ffmpeg for use with my Media tools – Updated Guide

Downloading ffmpeg for use with my Media tools – Updated Guide

Hi everyone, In this post, I’ll detail the steps to download and use ffmpeg with my tools that supports it. Tools that makes use of it are the following: Audio MD5 Checker Exhale GUI Opus GUI rav1e GUI SVT-AV1 GUI Ffmpeg allows these tools to work with a variety of formats. For example, on Exhale and Opus GUI, it allows a number of formats to be encoded into .opus and xHE-AAC formats. On rav1e and SVT-AV1 GUI, it is needed…

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Downloading ffmpeg for Exhale GUI

Downloading ffmpeg for Exhale GUI

Note: This guide is obsolete. Please refer to the new guide to download ffmpeg by clicking here. Hi everyone, In this post, I’ll guide you through the steps to download ffmpeg and use it in Exhale GUI. This is needed if you want to encode files in formats other than WAV. To download ffmpeg, follow these easy steps: Go to https://ffmpeg.zeranoe.com/builds/: We will leave everything as is and press the Download Build button: Once downloaded, click on the file:: Navigate…

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Installing Node.js 10.x on Ubuntu Focal (20.04) before the official release

Installing Node.js 10.x on Ubuntu Focal (20.04) before the official release

Hi everyone, Today, I’ll guide you through the steps of installing Node.js 10.x on Ubuntu Focal (20.04) which is stated to be officially released on April 23, 2020. Right now, installing Node.js using the NodeSource Node.js official repositories do not work because they do not support unreleased versions of Ubuntu. You may think of using a previous Ubuntu repository in order to install Node.js, but this will actually not work. This is because Ubuntu 20.04 renamed the Python 2 packages…

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Downloading ffmpeg for SVT-AV1 GUI

Downloading ffmpeg for SVT-AV1 GUI

Note: This guide is obsolete. Please refer to the new guide to download ffmpeg by clicking here. Hi everyone, In this post, I’ll show you how to download ffmpeg to use with SVT-AV1 GUI. FFmpeg is required to extract the video file to .y4m, encode the audio to Opus, and merge both files when the encode is finished. Here are the steps: 1. Navigate to https://ffmpeg.zeranoe.com/builds/: 2. Select the nightly build which is the first one shown in “Version”. Select…

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Downloading ffmpeg for Audio MD5 Checker

Downloading ffmpeg for Audio MD5 Checker

Note: This guide is obsolete. Please refer to the new guide to download ffmpeg by clicking here. Hi everyone, In this post, I’ll show you how to download ffmpeg to use with Audio MD5 Checker. FFmpeg is required to calculate MD5 audio hashes with Audio MD5 Checker. Here are the steps: 1. Navigate to https://ffmpeg.zeranoe.com/builds/ 2. Select the nightly build which is the first one shown in “Version”. Select the 64-bit Windows version if you have a 64-bit machine, and…

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Downloading ffmpeg for rav1e GUI

Downloading ffmpeg for rav1e GUI

Note: This guide is obsolete. Please refer to the new guide to download ffmpeg by clicking here. Hi everyone, Today, I’ll show you the steps to download ffmpeg for the rav1e_gui encoding tool, which requires this to pre-process and post-process video files when encoding them to the new AV1 video format. Below are the steps: 1. Navigate to https://ffmpeg.zeranoe.com/builds/ 2. Select the nightly build which is the first one shown in “Version”. Select the 64-bit Windows version if you have…

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Downloading ffmpeg (General instructions)

Downloading ffmpeg (General instructions)

Note: This guide is obsolete. Please refer to the new guide to download ffmpeg by clicking here. Hi everyone, Today, I’ll show you the steps to download ffmpeg in your Windows machine. This is needed for tools like rav1e_gui, which uses ffmpeg to pre-process and post-process video files when encoding them to the new AV1 video format. Below are the steps: 1. Navigate to https://ffmpeg.zeranoe.com/builds/ 2. Select the nightly build which is the first one shown in “Version”. Select the…

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