Pinnacle Studio 24 Review

Before we get into this Pinnacle Studio 24 review fully there are a few details it is probably best to get out of the way from the beginning.
This is only the fourth time I have included Pinnacle Studio on my site as a recommended software choice for video editing.
It is one of the oldest digital video editing packages that is still available today so let’s address that e…
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Pinnacle Studio 24 Review

Before we get into this Pinnacle Studio 24 review fully there are a few details it is probably best to get out of the way from the beginning.
This is only the fourth time I have included Pinnacle Studio on my site as a recommended software choice for video editing.
It is one of the oldest digital video editing packages that is still available today so let’s address that e…
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User Forums the Real Customer Service

Having spent quite a good deal of time over the past few years on many video editing software user to user forums I have come to greatly appreciate the time and assistance freely given to others by those that man these sites.
Initially I received invaluable help from total strangers and ended up over time providing help to others when I could.
Aside from the the personal…
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To Green Screen Or Not To Green Screen?

The term green screen has become the trendy term used by v-loggers and bloggers in the YouTube generation. Filming with a green screen is the process of shooting a subject against a colored backdrop, usually green, that will then be replaced, usually through a process called compositing, with another background. What people do not realize, is you do not have to use just…
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Video Rendering Encoding Features

All non-linear video editing software handles the video and audio assets you are using to create your project in a particular way.
None of them ever actually touch the original video clips, audio clips or still images you are using.
Similarly they all never actually do anything until you are totally finished making all your decisions and creative choices.
Until you do…
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The Friday Roundup – D.I.Y Foley, Special FX Tips and Text Messages

Make Sound Effects For Your Videos
One of the main reasons pro videos and films appear the way they do is because of the audio aspect of the production.
I have covered this many times before and it really is a fundamental to effective video making.
One of he main aspects to pro sound is a subject called “Foley.”
Foley is the action of pre-recording sounds that you would…
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Audio Editing Features

The history of audio editing capability within video editing software products was such that in the past I never even bothered with it as a feature to look at.
The average editor almost invariably carried with it the most pathetic attempts at providing the consumer with some kind of useful tools for their sound files.
However things have changed over the past two or three…
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A Quick Guide to Showing Text Messages on Screen

Text messages are increasingly becoming the main channel of communication between people. As such, they are part of the movies and TV shows, which adds a difficulty of showing the content of the exchange. One way to do this is to actually show the phone screen, which is similar to the way e-mail is often shown. Placing bubbles with the message content next to the character…
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