Vimeo just released an app to help your browse their catalogue of videos and edit your own. Although it isn’t too good at the former, its editing capabilities are very impressive for a free program, and you should definitely take a look at it if you fancy making your own short films. This tutorial will guide you through the basics.
Without the YouTube app, you’d be unable to watch videos on that site with your iOS device, but Vimeo’s clips have been playing perfectly inside your web browser for a while, so why would they release an official app for it? After all, the app's browsing capabilities of this new piece of software aren’t very good -- it doesn't even have a search field. This is because the main purpose of the app is to let you edit your videos and upload them straight to your Vimeo account.
Apple took to the stage in San Francisco this morning to reassert its dominance over the tablet market with the iPad 2 -- but the real story may be with the company bringing two of its popular iLife components to the new tablet, including iMovie, which promises “very independent filmmaking.”
iLife ’11 is here, and with it comes a host of slick new features for iMovie, including a simple way to create your own Movie Trailers, all-new audio editing, one-step Effects, People Finder and Sports & News Themes. But those are just the marquee features to get everyone excited -- what about the smaller details that might make your daily use of iMovie ’11 a real pleasure?
Once upon a time, only the fastest computers--and the wealthy Mac users who owned them--could afford to edit video on their machines. The rest of us had to do manual edits with two VCRs and twitchy fingers on the pause button. Those were dark times indeed. Fast-forward a decade, and there are more video-editing programs than you can shake a Media 100 at. Adobe’s Premiere Elements is aimed at advanced consumers looking to elevate their edits beyond iMovie’s capabilities, borrowing some firepower from more advanced editors.
If you think the idea of editing video on a cell phone is crazy, you probably haven’t tried it yet. When you pair an iPhone 4 with the $4.99 iMovie app, almost anyone can capture footage, assemble the best bits, and share the finished results in minutes--all from the palm of their hand. But we understand that even the phrase “video editing” scares off many of you. So we’ve put together a guide to quickly making great videos that’ll help both newcomers and old pros get the most out of this powerful combo of hardware and the software.
After being introduced during his keynote address at WWDC 2010 earlier this month, Apple CEO Steve Jobs quipped that iMovie for iPhone will be available alongside the iPhone 4 “if we approve it.” And approve it they did -- iMovie is ready to rock your new iPhone 4.
This is just some cool news for the internet. Google has added a very basic video editing system to YouTube, allowing users to share their creations and make them even better.
Though it's not a full featured application, the YouTube Editor is entirely useful for combining videos. You can also crop bits and pieces of your videos and add background music from a library of genres hosted on YouTube's servers. The editor allows you to combine several videos and add one background music track.