Editing Your Video
The Digital Media Lab offers support for paid and free software to help you assemble your video. Visit the Digital Media Lab in CLC for access to Adobe Creative Cloud, Camtasia, and other paid software. Below you can find resources for free software to use on your own machine.
Cross platform video editing inside your web browser. Used for editing video, recording narration, sharing online, and exporting finished files for sharing outside Animoto. Requires a free account, video clips are each a maximum of 20 minutes long.
Mac software for editing video, recording narration, and exporting finished files for sharing
- Training - These short instructions from
Appleprovide the basic steps most users need to create a video using iMovie
Windows Video Editor
Free software that the Digital Media Lab supports on PC. Used for editing video, adding music, and exporting finished files for sharing. Comes pre-installed with Windows 10.
Cross platform professional, paid software that the Digital Media Lab supports on PC and Mac. Used for editing video.
Cross platform software that the Digital Media Lab supports on PC and Mac. Used for converting video clips from one file type to another (i.e. .MOV to .MP4, .MTS to .AVI), and compressing existing video clips to make them smaller files for sharing
Sharing and Storing
- Youtube - most commonly used for publicly sharing videos, YouTube does have privacy settings that allow you to limit access if needed.
- Vimeo - Similar to Youtube, but different quality and privacy controls.
- Dropbox - An option for sharing many types of files, Dropbox can allow you to share privately with another Dropbox user or create a public link that anyone can download from.
- OneDrive - Similar to Dropbox but built
in toyour Xavier email address, OneDrive currently offers 1 TB of sharable storage space for free.