Print

DiDA

Video

Video editing software

Video editing software allows you to capture (import) your video footage and then edit it into a movie. You can cut and delete unwanted scenes, add images and background audio, or add text titles. Some advanced packages also allow you to create effects or enhance your footage, for example by carrying out colour correction.

There are numerous video software packages available - some are quite simple and offer basic editing tools, whereas others are industry standard and used by professionals.

Useful links

  • Windows Movie Maker

    A community-driven website created by users of Windows Movie Maker. It is featured on the Microsoft Windows XP Expert Zone website.

  • Apple iMovie

    Apple's tutorial page for iMovie. A well-written introduction to the software.

  • Pinnacle Studio Plus

    The software authors' website. An outline of Pinnacle Studio's features.

  • Ulead MediaStudio Pro

    Ulead's Learning Center offering tutorials for the latest version of MediaStudio Pro as well as earlier versions.

  • Adobe Premiere

    Premiere tips and tutorials from the Adobe website, covering basic to advanced level.

Back to Multimedia index

BBC navigation

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.