DVD File Structure – Recovery and Finalization

I recently received an email from someone with some questions about DVD video discs, their files and structure and the relative safety of different methods of DVD recovery or repair.
My reply kind of went on a bit as I am inclined to do so I thought I had better post it here so I don’t have to cover it again… I’m lazy like that.

The Basics of DVDs and DVD Video File…
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The Best Video Editing Software 2022

Answering the question as to which is the best video editing software is a difficult task given that everyone will have different requirements as to what they want that software to do.
So at a bare minimum here’s how I see the answer to that question.

What is the Best Video Editing Software?

Imports files from a wide range of devices and sources into a flexible library…
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Wide Shot: Everything You Need to Know – NFI

When all characters in the shot you are making are within frame and  the full setting of the shot is shown completely, you are taking what is known as a wide, full or long shot.
The purpose of this shot is to provide the full context of the scene and to state to the viewer very clearly, “This is where we are and this is who is there.”
It is great at depicting scale and…
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Wondershare Filmora X Review

First up, Why Filmora X?

Before I get into the whole WonderShare Filmora X review it is important to address why Filmora X has a place in the world.
Since the introduction of consumer level video editing software many years ago, the better known brands have been becoming more and more feature rich.
This is a bit of a “good news – bad news” scenario.
The upside of this …
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The Friday Roundup – Jump Cuts, Action Videos and Masks

What is a Jump Cut? 5 Ways to Use Jump Cuts in Video
Many years ago kids before the advent of things like YouTube the Jump Cut was quite an uncommon occurrence.
They were used very sparingly as a means by which to create an effect but due to their tendency to be jarring to the audience, “sparingly” would be an understatement.
The only other time a jump cut appeared was…
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CyberLink PowerDirector 20 | 365 Review – Editing to Sharing

Now that we have all the shiny new stuff out of the way let’s get into CyberLink PowerDirector 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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Best Multimedia Software for Video Editing

Multimedia software is often a viable alternative to a purpose built video editor especially for those whose needs are modest.
However before we go any further on this page and in the interests of keeping things simple, you should approach these types of programs with at least a little caution and with your eyes wide open.
In the case of more comprehensive video editing you…
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