How do you make video on a computer?

You can record sound and video with a computer, tablet, smartphone or video camera.

Recording on a tablet or a mobile phone is very simple as it is easy to carry these around.

There are so many things to film: perhaps you could tell a story, create a diary of your day or make a music video with friends.

Click on the image to find out what you can use to make a video.

What to use to edit video?

Digital cameras are mostly just used for filming. You can edit video more easily on a smartphone or laptop.

Many smartphones have simple editing built-in so you can film and edit very quickly.

You can edit film and video on a laptop. But you will need special software to help you to do this.

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Cartoon characters filming other characters on their computer devices

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