Video Editing Software
Video editing software is a personnel decision that should be based on the amount of editing that you intend to do, your comfort level with video editing software and your budget. For the purposes of this discussion I am not going to suggest which program that you should use. I will discuss the program that I use, but not in an attempt to promote it, but rather to bring up the things that I think editing software should be able to to in the home application. What you choose is up to your own comfort level because editing software is a very personal decision.Video Editing Montages
Most video editors have heard of using a video editing montage after they do slide conversions from 35mm films slides to the digital format. Montages are the norm, the go to method for showing slides in the digital format. Slides are placed in the order of preference, transitions are placed over the cuts where the slides change and music placed under the whole show.Video Editing – Beta and VHS Conversions
Before you can begin to edit your project you must first convert your raw footage from tape to the digital format. All tapes can be converted to the digital format and they should be converted to stop the degradation that occurs to tape over time. Beta and VHS conversions (also video 8) are relatively simple to accomplish.Home Video Editing Tips
Home video editing has become available to anyone that has a computer with enough memory to run the video editing program. Accessibility to video editing programs is not the issue. What is at issue here is that most people can figure out how to run the video editing program, but very few know how to edit.Free Video Editing Software Secrets
For the beginning home video editor, the free video editing programs are an easy and attractive way to start learning the video editing process. All of the programs can do basic editing and some of them are capable of advanced editing. The key to free movie editing software is ease of use. When you are just starting out, you should use the free video editing software that came with your computer until you reach a point where you either need to pay for an upgrade or you feel you need an entirely different platform that is more suited to your editing needs.