One aspect of editing videos on the average "home user" type computer set up that to this day remains of vital importance is that of maintaining the machine in it best possible operating state. In the past this was necessary because the files being handled were so large that the hard drives available were often stretched for space. Other resources on the computer were also … [Read more...] about Maintenance Tips for A Video Editing Computer
A range of tutorials, tips and general information relevant to the average home video editor.
This section covers handy tools for general computer maintenance and similar resources to help you shoot and edit your videos successfully.
About once or twice per week minimum I have a reader contact me about a problem they are having with editing their videos or producing a final project. In nearly every case when this happens I know the person is not going to solve the problem by themselves even though I am pretty sure they probably could. That's why I am posting this article so here goes! First up you may be … [Read more...] about Debugging Video Editing Software Problems
Sometimes its not just about the video editing software you choose all by itself. Very often the combination of software limitations and the fact that most of us are not using a computer solely dedicated to video editing can make things a little more complicated than they need to be. These are a few of my favorite free utilities that I use or have used in the past to make the … [Read more...] about Some Useful Free Tools for Video Editing
The thing to understand about keeping your computer secure is that it is not just something that is "nice to do." In a very real sense it is something that you should do because you have a responsibility to do it. It is a responsibility to yourself and more importantly, it is a responsibility to others. Computers are not "appliances" and many people seem to get this point … [Read more...] about Security Recommendations Video Editing Computer