Having spent quite a good deal of time over the past few years on many video editing software user to user forums I have come to greatly appreciate the time and assistance freely given to others by those that man these sites. Initially I received invaluable help from total strangers and ended up over time providing help to others when I could. Aside from the the personal … [Read more...] about User Forums the Real Customer Service
How to Choose an Editor
A step by step guide to choosing the best video editing software to suit your needs.
In this section of the D.I.Y Video Editor you will find a series of articles covering the important points you need to cover when choosing a video editor.
Years of software development in this area has resulted in an apparent "sameness" when it comes to performance and features.
Unfortunately any group of products that have reached that point will then resort to aggressive marketing to then create an apparent "difference."
All features are not created equal and their importance can vary wildly.
Realistically speaking you could almost say that every computer in the world is an an individual unto itself. Now this is not an article on the development of artificial intelligence nor a prediction that your computer has attained a state of self awareness! This page is about the absolute necessity to always take advantage of free trials when looking for video editing … [Read more...] about Using Free Trials to Test Each Video Editor
I received a message the other day from someone who wanted to get into some video editing but was uncertain about just how deep he wanted to dive into the software pool. Basically he was asking whether to go for a basic version of the software he was looking at or should he go the whole hog and get the super deluxe version. You can see the original exchange below but I … [Read more...] about Editing Software Basic Version or Advanced Version?