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Video editing software, a good basic choice

Mar 6, 2019 5:51PM PST

hello

i would like to start experimenting with basic video editing for home movies, You-tube etc.

what would be a good choice (preferably free) that's intuitive and user friendly. i would like to start with something good from the onset so i dont need to go through the learning curve twice

thanks

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Windows or Apple?
Mar 6, 2019 6:30PM PST
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Video editing software, a good basic choice
Mar 6, 2019 9:40PM PST

using windows

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I've seen folk complain a lot.
Mar 6, 2019 9:53PM PST

There's a learning curve and if you have a bunch of sources sometimes you get into transcoding which I do today with VLC Player, Handbrake and other tools. The worst student wanted the video editor to do it all. Sorry, this work has us at times looking at what I listed plus a few trips to Audacity and what else?

If you can't try 3 free trials, then I fear you won't see what you are in for. No one can pick this for you.

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NCH Software
Mar 23, 2019 4:02PM PDT

NCH Software.. perfect software editing with low size

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Best video editing software
Mar 27, 2019 10:18PM PDT

Finding the best video editing software is very essential. With the pervasiveness of cell phone cameras and the relatively easy level of access for even high-quality video recording cameras, the entry barrier for shooting and producing your own videos is lower now than it ever has been.

Here are some of the best video editing software:

1. Pinnacle Studio 20
2. Camtasia Studio 8
3. Windows Movie Maker
4. Adobe Premier Pro
5. Sony Vegas Pro
6. Final Cut Pro
7. AVS Video Editor
8. Corel VideoStudio

Which form of video editing software you select depends on what you need from the software. If you are just getting started, the free Windows Movie Maker and easily accessible Bootstrap Video Wizard make for great tools to show you the ropes of video editing and help you develop your own unique workflow.

From there, you can decide which area of video editing you want to specialize in, and choose the software you graduate to accordingly. If you’re interested in working with traditional video editing – trimming and splicing video that you’ve already shot with a camera – Pinnacle Studio 19 will likely be the better choice, as its full set of features and relatively low price can easily recommend it for most traditional video editing tasks.

If you’re looking to record your computer screen, however, be it for video game videos or tutorial videos, the specific feature set of Camtasia Studio will be a no-brainer – its powerful capture and editing tools are geared directly toward these uses and will give you a serious leg up in the video creation and editing process.

No matter which video editing software for beginners you choose, prepare yourself for the exciting expression of creativity that comes with creating and editing your own videos. You’ll soon find the habit a difficult one to stop, but one that manages to be as fulfilling as it is fun – seeing your own videos online and sharing them with friends and family is a delightful part of the process.

Whether you focus on traditional video editing or the unique varieties that have popped up to go along with the digital age, you’ll be able to find software and tutorials to suit your needs. Do your research, jump in, and get started – there’s no better way to start your new life creating and editing your own videos!

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Video editing software
Mar 16, 2020 1:55AM PDT

Try Joyoshare Video Joiner. It is an all-in-one program. It can not only join files together but also come with advanced editing ability to cut and edit files.

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Video editing software, a good basic choice
Mar 23, 2020 8:06PM PDT

If the question is still relevant, I will write my experience of using video editors.
I used both desktop and online editors. From the desktop, I liked Windows Movie Maker, because it is simple and intuitive. Some editors like Adobe and Final Cut Pro seemed to me too complicated for professionals. I'm new to video processing.
I found an Online Video Editor that satisfied me with its interface and functionality. And it's free. And it is suitable for a beginner in working with video, because it is simple and intuitive to use.

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