Mallard Media Productions
This list presents the software our production company, a proud parent of shape-of-voice.com, wurczel.com, mattved.com, and a number of YouTube channels uses in its path to success!
Fastmail provides one of the most secure and reliable email environments in the industry. Rock Solid Reliability. More safety.
- Secure Email using webmail, IMAP, POP and SMTP
- Secure DAV file access, FTP
- LDAP access to Address Book
Thousands of individuals and companies have chosen Fastmail as their email provider. No more headaches. Predictable cost structure. Rock solid reliability. Safe and secure data.
- Ultra Reliable Infrastructure
- Large and Secure Mailboxes
- Works on Your Mobile Phone
- Shared Folders, Files, Instant Messaging
- Supports Your Favorite Email Program
- Business Compliance Features
Fastmail has been providing email services since 1999. We have maintained a loyal base of customers who have avoided frustrating and slow alternatives.
What Makes Fastmail Special?
- Reliable Junk Mail Protection
- Temporary Secure SMS Passwords
- Web Folders for Photos and Files
- Supports Your Favorite Email Program
- 1Password integration
OneDrive (formerly known as SkyDrive) delivers a satisfactory online file storage and sharing solution in a free and easy to use service. It has a design that is both attractive and functional. OneDrive lets you edit your Microsoft Office documents online, it offers a lite version of three of the major softwares of the suite Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, so if you don't have the suite installed on your PC or Mac you can simply edit them online. So you have full access to your documents on all your computers, wherever you are.
Get started with 5 GB for free. If you need more space, get 50 GB for just $1.99 a month.
Work together and share files and photos. Collaborate with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote from your desktop, mobile device, and the web. OneDrive for Business. Give your employees all the benefits of OneDrive for their work files backed by tools to allow IT to protect important company data.
Microsoft OneNote, part of the Microsoft 365 (Office), is a digital notebook application that gives people one place to gather notes and information. It also offers shared notebooks, syncing between multiple computers and devices via Windows Live online storage, and optical character recognition (OCR) for getting a text from pictures, business cards, etc.
Organize anything, together. Trello is a collaboration tool that organizes your projects into boards. In one glance, know what's being worked on, who's working on what, and where something is in a process.
YouTube is a video-sharing website, the site allows users to upload, view, and share videos.
Available content includes video clips, TV clips, music videos, movies, and other content such as video blogging, short original videos, and educational videos.
Everything on YouTube, except movies ( https://www.youtube.com/movies/ ) and some channels is free.
YouTube Premium, with its paid membership, offers: • Background play, audio mode and offline access to YouTube Music app • Videos without ads • Original shows from YouTube creators https://www.youtube.com/premium
Social Media and Advertising
Facebook's mission is to give people the power to share and make the world more open and connected.
Millions of people use Facebook everyday to keep up with friends, upload an unlimited number of photos, share links and videos, and learn more about the people they meet.
VK (originally VKontakte) is a largest social network service from Europe. Available in many languages and highly popular particularly among Russian-speaking users around the world, especially in Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Belarus, and Israel. Because of its design and functionality, VKontakte is often claimed to be a clone of Facebook, accommodating not only a similar concept, but also a comparable business model. However, its incorporation of other features makes it more like YouTube, Pandora, and MySpace rolled into one, with an interface highly reminiscent of Facebook.
Twitter, currently rebranding to X, is an online social media and social networking service operated by the American company X Corp., the successor of Twitter, Inc.
With X, you can:
- Post content for the world to see and join public conversations
- Stay up to date on breaking news
- Go live with Spaces for audio or stream live video
- Communicate privately with Direct Messages
- Subscribe to Blue to expand your reach, get a blue checkmark, and more
- Earn a living creating exclusive content for your paid subscribers and share in the ad revenue generated in replies to your posts
- Create and join Communities around topics and interests, from sports to music to technology
- Upload and watch videos up to 3 hours in length
- Write and read long form posts
- Connect directly with your customers to help your business grow
Instagram is a fast, beautiful and fun way to share your life with friends through a series of pictures. Snap a photo with your iPhone, choose a filter to transform the look and feel, send to Facebook, Twitter or Flickr – it’s all as easy as pie. It’s photo sharing, reinvented.
Odnoklassniki (Classmates) is a social network service for classmates and old friends. It's popular in Russia and former Soviet Republics. The site was developed by Albert Popkov on March 4, 2006. The website currently claims that it has more than 148 million registered users and 33 million daily unique visitors. Odnoklassniki also currently has an Alexa Internet traffic ranking of 67 worldwide and 7 for Russia. Revenues in the first quarter of 2008 for Odnoklassniki amounted to $3.3 million.
Complete suite for editing, color correction, and professional audio postproduction, all in a single application.
DaVinci Resolve 16 is the world’s only solution that combines professional 8K editing, color correction, visual effects, and audio postproduction all in one software tool! You can instantly move between editing, color, effects, and audio with a single click. DaVinci Resolve Studio is also the only solution designed for multiuser collaboration so editors, assistants, colorists, VFX artists, and sound designers can all work live on the same project at the same time! Whether you are an individual artist or part of a large collaborative team, it is easy to see why DaVinci Resolve is the standard for high-end postproduction and finishing on more Hollywood feature films, television shows, and commercials than any other software.
Magix Video Pro is a specialist video editing program for DV, HDV, and AVCHD recordings, it offers professional special effects and audio dubbing. It has a flexible user interface for a customized workflow and is optimized to produce video, image and audio at studio quality.
HandBrake is an open-source, multithreaded video transcoder – it compresses and converts digital media from one format to another. HandBrake can rip encrypted DVDs with libdvdcss (libdvdcss is installed with VLC media player on macOS, or AnyDVD/DVD 43 on Windows).
Supports • Any Blu-ray or DVD-like source: VIDEO_TS folder, DVD image or real DVD, and some .VOB, .m2ts, and .TS files. Without VLC, HandBrake requires media to be unencrypted or already decrypted by third-party programs (i.e. DVD rippers). • Almost any other multimedia file it can get libavformat to read and libavcodec to decode.
Outputs • File format: MP4 and MKV • Video: MPEG-4, H.264, or Theora • Audio: AAC, CoreAudio AAC (macOS Only), MP3, or Vorbis. AC-3 pass-through, DTS pass-through (MKV only)
Other features • Support of chapter selections • Support of subtitles • Integrated bitrate calculator • Picture deinterlacing, cropping and scaling • Live Video Preview
Dealing with more complicated photo editing and exports for our portfolios, thumbnails and websites, Affinity Photo has been our longest-standing resource. While it lacks some of the power-user features of competition, it is great and fairly flexible.
For branding and other design needs, we use Affinity Designer, which is great for its range of supported document format, custom color schemes, and rapid export persona. On top of that, one-time purchase makes it affordable for all of us.
With Raspbian and the great hardware that Pi model 4B offers, we are able to host our websites, and even manage some of our workflows.
nginx [engine x] is a HTTP and reverse proxy server, as well as a mail proxy server written by Igor Sysoev. It has been running for more than five years on many heavily loaded Russian sites including Rambler (RamblerMedia.com).
Basic HTTP server features
Serving static and index files, autoindexing; open file descriptor cache; Accelerated reverse proxying with caching; simple load balancing and fault tolerance; Accelerated support with caching of FastCGI, uwsgi, SCGI, and memcached servers; simple load balancing and fault tolerance; Modular architecture. Filters include gzipping, byte ranges, chunked responses, XSLT, SSI, and image transformation filter. Multiple SSI inclusions within a single page can be processed in parallel if they are handled by proxied or FastCGI/uwsgi/SCGI servers; SSL and TLS SNI support.
A beautifully designed platform dedicated to one thing: Publishing.
Ghost is an Open Source application which allows you to write and publish your own blog, giving you the tools to make it easy and even (gasp) fun to do. It's simple, elegant, and designed so that you can spend less time messing with making your blog work - and more time blogging.
Non-profit organisation offering an option for commercial hosting, however all functionality is available without charge.
All our websites are based on Bludit Pro, a hackable flat-file CMS with modular design. It allows us to accommodate a variety of needs while keeping the code simple. With pure CSS themes on top of it, we are able to manage our traffic and save money on hosting costs.
Make lets you design, build, and automate anything - from tasks and workflows to apps and systems - in a few clicks.
Integrate all your tools and manage your processes in one single platform. Choose from thousands of ready-made app integrations or connect to any online app with our powerful no-code tools.