Debugging Video Editing Software Problems

About once or twice per week minimum I have a reader contact me about a problem they are having with editing their videos or producing a final project.
In nearly every case when this happens I know the person is not going to solve the problem by themselves even though I am pretty sure they probably could.
That’s why I am posting this article so here goes!
First up you…
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Beware the Pitfalls of Video Editing with Temp Music

Even though it is only a temp track, you should still produce something that will be worthwhile. When you are given a deadline, you might be tempted to throw something together with a track that you like, edit it a bit, and submit it. If your client falls in love with the track that you didn’t put your heart into, then you will have to produce content like that again and…
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7 Tips to Help You Avoid Common Audio Pitfalls

There are many different ways that you can avoid the common audio pitfalls that get us all. First, make sure you are close enough to your microphone as you don’t want your microphone to not get all of your voice. You also want to make sure you test out your recording room and make sure that it fits for the tone you are looking for. Finally, if you are recording outside and…
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MAGIX Video Pro X Review

Magix Video Pro X is the top of the line video editing software from the European based Magix company.
In posting a review of the program it is important to understand where it sits in the overall video editing software universe.
Video Pro X is a professional grade editing and post production suite able to handle all levels of file formats from consumer through to fully…
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Video Editing 101: How to Edit a Video from Start to Finish

Recording the video lets you show off your creativity and no two recording can ever be the same. Many enthusiasts forget post processing steps that are equally challenging, interesting and creativity demanding. For beginners, these steps often feel formidable, and the capability of software suites certainly does not alleviate the anxiety. Familiarity with what you can…
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The Friday Roundup – Shots, Lights and Audio Tutorials

3 Cinematic Looks With Natural Light
This is an excellent video showing a number of ways you can “shape” existing light in many situations to achieve a good result.
Even if you are not going to be setting up a shot quite to this degree, the tips and techniques they demonstrate are well worth knowing.

The Shot List Episodes 5 and 6
I was tracking this series of…
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CyberLink PowerDirector 19 Review – Editing to Sharing

Now that we have all the shiny new stuff out of the way let’s get into CyberLink PowerDirector 19 review for real.
Before we go any further I must make a point that you need to keep in mind regarding just about any top end consumer video editor these days.
We are no longer looking at software that just imports video, edits it with maybe some basic effects and then burns it t…
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Simple or Easy Video Editing Software

The need for an easy video editing software solution has become steadily more relevant in recent years as the major video editing software companies have battled each other in a game of one-upmanship.
The end result has been that the average consumer level video editing software has become incredibly feature rich but in the process, has become quite complicated as well.
You…
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