For anyone and everyone who has ever wanted to post original video content online, having the right editing tools plays a huge part in making the end product look clean and professional. Most people rely on default programs that come with their computer to edit their clips while others splurge money on expensive products with features they may never use. For the average person looking to cut, edit and present a video quickly and professionally, http://www.freemake.com/how_to/how_to_cut_video_quickly has the perfect advice. Even if you are not looking for cinemascope-like experiences and prefer to shoot in action mode, cutting between scenes to make sense of the story is essential, says an article in www.macworld.com.
Originally Video Editor, is a great tool to help you create the perfect video every time. It is available for Windows and Mac platforms, and the functions are the same for both. Not only does it allow you to cut, copy and paste your clips in any order you want, you can also add filters, transition effects and custom audio tracks to help set the mood of the video as well as title and end cards just like the movies. A nifty little feature called ‘Scene Detection’ helps you make the perfect cut between different parts of the video flawlessly. The best part of it all is that you can cut with no loss in quality at all in a variety of different video formats.
The download process is easy – simply visit the website and download it, so that is appropriate for your OS. Once it is installed, it will be up and running in no time. To edit your videos, you can simply drag the video you want to edit onto the timeline or import it from the import option in the toolbar. You can edit a majority of the video formats available today without having to convert them. You can play back your video in the preview window to know exactly where to cut if you’re doing it manually. Use the slider to select the place you want to trim or cut the video and use the cut button to cut. If you want to trim the video, you will need to select both the starting and ending of the portion you want to cut out and repeat the same steps.
If you want to cut the video using the ‘Scene Detection’ option, select the video in the item tray. Right-Click on it and use the ‘Scene Detection’ option. Your video will automatically be cut into several pieces using an algorithm that detects a change in scene. This is a great option for lengthy videos to be cut into manageable editing pieces. Once you have cut and edited your video to suit your needs, click on the ‘Create’ button. This allows you to save the file to your computer in a viewable video format. You will have plenty of options to choose from regarding where you want to save the video, the output format of the video as well as the final quality.