Digital Media Lab

Video Editing

Editing Your Video

Learn More: Planning > Creating > Editing > Assets

 

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.

Animoto

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.

Apple iMovie 

Mac software for editing video, recording narration, and exporting finished files for sharing

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.

Adobe Premiere

Cross platform professional, paid software that the Digital Media Lab supports on PC and Mac. Used for editing video.

 

Handbrake

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 to your Xavier email address, OneDrive currently offers 1 TB of sharable storage space for free.