Corel VideoStudio Pro X5 – all-in-one video editor and screen recorder

Corel VideoStudio ProEveryone is taking video today. Nearly everyone that I know has a smartphone or has access to a smartphone. As such, they’ve got digital photos and, more importantly, video clips flying all over the place. This is one of the biggest reasons why I like applications like Corel Video Studio Pro. It’s a video editing application for Windows.

Corel VideoStudio Pro is a powerful video-editing application, and has screen recording, built in. Its an all-in-one, video editor that provides editing, advanced effects, interactive web video and total disc authoring into a single package. The app is fast and packed with intuitive tools, that let you create family movies and slideshows, fun, stop motion animations, and screen recordings of presentations, tutorials and more. You can tap into the full power of your multi-core processor and share your creations everywhere with native HTML5 video support, or enhanced DVD and Blu-ray authoring.

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Once you’ve got your creations completed, you can quickly share them online, or burn a professional quality DVD/ Blu-ray disk complete with menus, titles and transitions. Corel VideoStudio Pro has a huge template library. You can choose from a variety of Instant Projects, drop in your content and make a movie in minutes. You can drag your media and graphics onto the Timeline, add effects, transitions and more. You can reveal or hide tracks, zoom in and out, or customize the Timeline to your liking. VSP makes it very easy once you get a handle on the workflow.

Corel VideoStudio Pro is a really cool app. It makes creating video less complicated than other apps and is fun to use. Non-experienced users may have a little bit of trouble getting used to the workflow and some of the tools, but it’s not difficult once you get going. If you have a lot of video and want to pull it all together into a disc that can be passed or sent to relatives or simply want to keep a hard copy record that can be viewed from any set top player, this is a decent choice for the task.

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Burn, edit, backup, rip, convert and play your media with Nero 12

Nero12Over the past few years, the biggest influx of consumer data has been in the area of multimedia. More than anything else, the increase in popularity of smartphones, tablets, digital cameras etc. have created a huge increase in the use and demand for multimedia – pictures, music, and video. This is one of the biggest reasons why I like Nero 12. Its one of the best optical media utilities available for Windows today.

With Nero 12, you can burn, edit, backup, rip, convert & play all of your multimedia. It’s one of the most-complete multimedia suites ever. You can use it to format your media for use with all of your computing devices.

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Nero 12 allows you to stream your movies, photo slideshows and music playlists throughout your home network. Nero uses the latest high-quality video formats to convert, edit and burn your data. The app supports streaming to your XBOX 360™, PS3™, Android tablet, PC, digital media adaptor, streaming-enabled TV, or other DLNA- or UPnP-supporting devices. Nero 12 supports virtually all the latest video formats, including AVC/264, MKV, MP4, 3GP, AVI.

The result of Nero’s support for burning and streaming is disaster-proof data; and Nero is Windows 8 compatible. It takes only seconds to schedule an automatic backup with Nero LIVEBackup in Nero BackItUp 12. Now, you can back up to hard drives larger than 2 TB. Nero also supports USB 3.0 storage devices. Should your destination be optical media, Nero supports burning to CDs, DVDs or Blu-ray.

Nero 12 is a great application; and one of my favorite multimedia burning suites. I’ve used it for years. While the app supports Windows 8, streaming, and nearly any multimedia format you’d be interested in, it is quite pricey, and there are other, suites that you may find more affordable. If cost isn’t a huge issue, then this is probably the best optical media app you can invest in.

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Create and edit movies easily with VideoLAN Movie Creator

VideoLAN Movie Creator (VLMC) is a free, open-source software program for creating and editing movies. It is based on the libVLC media player, and is available on Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X. Unlike other free video editing tools VLMC offers more than just basic functionality.

The tool features a well designed interface that includes the standard positioning of a dual screen above a timeline found in so many editing programs. This means that it seems familiar from the very beginning. Importing media is simply a case of dragging and dropping it into the correct position. From there images, videos, and audio files can be manipulated in a variety of ways, such as adding effects.

VLMC accepts many different media file types, much more than other free video editors. Multiple layers of audio and video can be added, and the process for separating audio from video is remarkably easy. It is also possible to zoom into the timeline, which is a very handy feature that makes aligning layers hassle free.

Everything about VLMC has been designed to make it as easy to use as possible. The drag and drop interface is particularly user friendly, and there is even a wizard to guide you through creating your first project. With VLMC usability and functionality combine to form a very capable video editor.

For a free video editing tool VLMC is relatively powerful, and very easy to use. It has been extremely well designed, and allows users the opportunity to create high quality videos quickly and easily.

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Create backup copies of your DVD movie collection with CloneDVD

Making backup copies of a DVD has always been a problem for many people. Many states have fair use copyright provisions for making backup copies of movies and software.  If you purchase a copy, the content isn’t yours, but the media is, and you’re entitled to make a backup of that content in anticipation that something may happen to the media you purchased. So, you need an optical disk backup utility for Windows, let me suggest one…

CloneDVD is a straightforward app that anyone can use to copy their favorite DVDs as a backup, or for use in different locations. Because it has an easy-to-use interface, everyone from novices to more advanced users will feel comfortable with it. There are only a few basic settings to choose from as CloneDVD will automatically deal with any restrictions on the DVD you are copying.

It is fairly intuitive, but for those users who do need some help, there is a step-by-step guide available. When the process is finished, CloneDVD automatically shuts down so you know the copying is complete.

CloneDVD appears deceptively simple, but does in fact offer a lot of customization options for more advanced users. You can remove any extras or features, add watermarks, remove areas or frames from the original movie, and choose to copy all of the movie, or only certain sections.

CloneDVD produces a good quality copy you can play on a number of devices, using the most popular formats. It is worth downloading the free trial to fully appreciate the range of editing tools that are included with CloneDVD.

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Create professional-looking movies and demos from your computer screen with Camtasia Studio

I create training materials all the time. Part of what I do for my day job occasionally requires me to train end users in some kind of computer based process or procedure. It doesn’t happen all that often, but when it does, I’m glad I have tools like Camtasia Studio. It’s a screencast tool for Windows.

Creating a great screencast happens in three simple steps: Record, Edit and Share.

Camtasia Studio’s flexible recording options allow you to capture a full screen or a window or region. You can add in music tracks, a spoken, vocal track, or your computer’s audio.  You can also include picture-in-picture video with your web camera. If you’re using PowerPoint to give a presentation that you want to record for use by invitees who couldn’t attend the initial presentation, Camtasia’s toolbar inside PowerPoint makes it easy to record your presentations, either live or from your desk.  TechSmith’s exclusive SmartFocus technology keeps track of where the action happens on your computer screen during your recording. It then produces a video that zooms in on the parts you need to show.

Once you have your content recorded, Camtasia Studio allows you to spruce it up.  You can easily create callouts by adding a graphic over your video to direct the attention of your viewers. You can also link to an external webpage or jump to a part of the video.  If you’re stuck for the right graphic to use, Camtasia Studio comes stocked with professionally-designed assets you can drag-and-drop into your video. You can also the store your callouts, title slides, and other assets for re-use and sharing later.

After you have your screencast created, the final step is sharing it with your audience.  You can share to YouTube and Screencast.com, TechSmith’s video hosting service.  You can also produce videos in a variety of formats including, MP4, FLV/SWF, M4V, AVI, WMV, MOV, RM, Animated GIF and MP3 (for audio only).

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Sublight finds the right subtitle for the foreign movie

I am a movie nut. I love all kinds of movies, from comedy, to action, to sci-fi to drama, etc. If its hit either the silver or small screen, I’ll likely want to see it at some point. Unfortunately, some of the movies that I’d really like to see (especially some of the martial art action movies from smaller, Chinese studios), just aren’t available in English. Thankfully, this is no longer a problem thanks to Sublight. It’s a subtitle synchronization application for Windows and it’s a must have for foreign film lovers.

Sublight provides access to over a million subtitle tracks in 46 different languages. It can auto detect over 100,000 movies and TV series and includes plugin support for accessing subtitles from different sources on the outside chance that you’ve picked a movie or TV show that isn’t in its auto detect database. Sublight is currently translated into 19 different languages.

With Sublight, you can play and watch a supported video file, with the appropriate subtitle, with just a double-click.  Sublight allows you to publish new subtitles; and supports RAR compressed video files.  It also included integration support for 9 of your favorite video players; and you can integrate subtitle search into Windows Explorer.

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Easily create set-top DVD player compatible DVD’s with WinX DVD Author

I remember back in the day when my parents had their old reel home movies converted to VHS tape. The process was long, involved, and expensive. The movies, mostly from 1950-blah-blah-blah, were in both black and white and color; but all were silent. The conversion company took all of the movies and set them to an appropriate musical audio track. I’m certain my parents still have the tape sitting around somewhere.

Today, it’s a little easier to take home video. Heck, even your cell phone likely has a still as well as a video camera built into it. However, getting them to a viewable state from TV set to TV set isn’t always as easy as it might sound. We’re still reliant upon set top players to get access to home movies, until WinX DVD Author.

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