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Looking for a free video conversion software program

Looking for a recommendation for any free video conversion software programs... [more inside]
posted by dbirchum on Feb 12, 2013 - 7 answers

Creating an index of first lines

Creating an index of first lines, from a group of many poems, each stored in a seperate .txt file. Are there any applications or scripts that would help me to do that? [more inside]
posted by dylan_k on Dec 8, 2012 - 7 answers

Making a rap beat in Reaper

Walk me through making a simple rap instrumental in Reaper using free VSTis. [more inside]
posted by LSK on Feb 11, 2012 - 3 answers

free graphic software

Free Graphic Software [more inside]
posted by pakora1 on Jan 25, 2012 - 17 answers

What do Vimeo people use to make pretty movies?

What are the common tools of the trade - software, mainly - for Vimeo-wave videographers? [more inside]
posted by tmcw on Sep 19, 2011 - 6 answers

Can Mp3tag do this?

Mp3tag-filter: Can the program fill empty Title fields with the Filename? [more inside]
posted by Trurl on Jul 9, 2011 - 6 answers

Is there any VERY simple audio editing software for an amateur?

Can anyone recommend a basic (and free) audio editing software program for Windows that is easier to use than Audacity? [more inside]
posted by Curious Artificer on Jun 11, 2011 - 14 answers

Anyone recognize this video editing software?

Can anyone identify the video editing software used in this video? [more inside]
posted by mamessner on May 6, 2011 - 3 answers

Final Cut or Premiere? Need advice..

I've outgrown iMovie and have set aside some time to get acquainted with a more advanced video editing suite. I'm a mac user, and can't decide between Final Cut Pro and Adobe Premiere. I need advice. [more inside]
posted by thisisdrew on May 4, 2011 - 12 answers

How can I search a text for internal repetitions?

How can I search a text for internal repetitions? [more inside]
posted by anotherpanacea on Mar 7, 2011 - 5 answers

Recommend me some video editing software for a simple text and graphics video for You Tube?

I need some video editing software to produce a simple video of text, photos and soundtrack for You Tube. [more inside]
posted by jacobean on Sep 18, 2010 - 3 answers

Sound advice for audio organisation.

OS X software for cutting, organizing and editing audio? [more inside]
posted by monocultured on May 9, 2010 - 9 answers

Video editing for noobs

Best video editing software for a novice? [more inside]
posted by ObscureReferenceMan on Feb 9, 2010 - 11 answers

how can I best edit .MOV files?

best/cheapest way to get .mov's edited? it would mostly involve cutting out clutter/swerviness and combining footage from different videos. I'm savvy with audio but I'm a novice in digital video editing. [more inside]
posted by herbplarfegan on Jan 7, 2010 - 8 answers

Video Editing Software for Travel Videos

Can anyone suggest a simple Non-Linear Video Editing Software for Windows XP? One that can accept and output variety of Formats. For editing together Videos (MJPG) taken on a Canon Digital photo Camera. [more inside]
posted by mary8nne on Aug 24, 2009 - 4 answers

Stained Glassy Collages?

What software can I use to make a photo collage using non-rectangular photos? [more inside]
posted by soelo on Jun 9, 2009 - 3 answers

Editing Software for HD Video?

Looking for software with which I can read and edit raw .m2ts video files and later export them as mpeg/avi/whatever. [more inside]
posted by not_on_display on Jan 23, 2009 - 5 answers

Challenging Video Editing Software for PC Question

Challenging Video Editing question: If I wanted to take video from a multiple number of different sources (off DVD's or maybe Blue-Ray) and produce a single video from those sources (say each video has its own quarter of the screen), which editing tool(s) would be best to perform these tasks? Software must be PC. By best, I mean: * relatively simple to learn, * open source, or relatively inexpensive * produces good quality, quad-screen videos in high enough resolution to look good on typical home televisions, not just computer screens. *Makes it easy to add your own music tracks or soundtrack, or it can use audio from any of the 4 videos as well, preferably both.
posted by noir on Jan 21, 2009 - 6 answers

Help me edit a specific sound out of a home video (DV-AVI)

Is there free video editing software that can edit audio as well? If so, how do I remove a specific sound from my video? [more inside]
posted by jluce50 on Jun 26, 2008 - 7 answers

Video editing software for Win, Mac or Linux

Please help me choose newer video editing software for my current situation and needs. [more inside]
posted by forthright on Mar 21, 2008 - 12 answers

Once I've Already Shot the Video, Can I Crop the Bottom Half of it and/or Zoom in On My Subject?

How can I a) crop off the whole bottom half of a video, b) zoom in on my subject after I've already made the video, or c) hide the face of someone in the video? While I'm asking, how about taking a video made on a Canon (designed for stills, so their video actual size is small, which means it pixilates horribly when you put it on youtube) and making it stay actual size when placed on the web? I'm on a windows notebook and hoping any of this is even possible. Thanks! [more inside]
posted by thewhynotgirl on Dec 12, 2007 - 5 answers

My dad wants to turn his home movies into DVDs. Might win an Oscar, you can never tell.

What's the best Windows software package to edit video and create DVDs? [more inside]
posted by IvyMike on Feb 25, 2007 - 6 answers

Shooting time-lapse video?

I want to shoot some time-lapse video. No video camera or editing software purchased yet. [more inside]
posted by robbie01 on Aug 21, 2006 - 22 answers

crop/resize tool

im looking for a free, and simple program to crop and resize photos, then optimize for the web. [more inside]
posted by Tryptophan-5ht on Sep 8, 2005 - 12 answers

Free or Cheap Photo Software

Is there such a thing as free photo editing software? My 6-months-free-with-computer deal ran out, and Microsoft Paint isn't worth a plug nickel. All I really want to do is resize and crop pictures easily. If there's nothing decent available for free, then I'd be interested in the dirt-cheap category of software, too.
posted by Miko on Aug 15, 2005 - 26 answers

Which laptop is the best for multi-track audio editing?

Laptops (again). I want to buy one. Specifically, I want to know which laptop is the best for multi-track audio editing (and why). Aditionally, which software should I use if I want to create stories "pro" enough for radio journalism? Do I have to get pricey studio stuff? Finally, when people out there submit already-produced audio stories to say BBC, NPR, PRI, Pacifica . . . is there a simple way to send the files via email? What kind of file would it have to be?
posted by punkbitch on Feb 13, 2005 - 9 answers

Newsletter layout editing responsibilities

I have been hired to layout a newsletter for print and for publication online. There is an editor who compiles the articles, edits for length, and etc. In this situation, who should be responsible for the copy editor duties? I find that it is a pain to finish the layout and then hear back from the editor that there are several spelling, punctuation, and line break mistakes that need to be corrected (which is generally hard to do in DTP software). Is it unreasonable of me to expect that the copy-editing should be done by the editor and not the layout person?
posted by achmorrison on Jan 21, 2005 - 18 answers

Adobe Premiere Elements/Vegas Movie Studio; what can you tell me?

I'm looking for opinions on Adobe Premiere Elements and Vegas Movie Studio + DVD. [more inside]
posted by soplerfo on Jan 4, 2005 - 5 answers

DIY Video

Just say for instance - I had an MP3 (or some MP3's) and I wanted to create my own video, maybe with bits of video footage from a variety of sources, and some 'slides' or 'captions' - and then burn that whole thing to a DVD that I could play in a nightclub. What would be good software (Win XP) that could facilitate this for me?
posted by mattr on Jan 2, 2005 - 3 answers

Are there any text editors for the Mac that will let me write in full-screen mode?

Are there any text editors for the Mac that will let me write in full-screen mode--i.e., with, say, yellow text on a black background, and no menu bar, dock, desktop, and so on? [more inside]
posted by josh on Oct 14, 2004 - 12 answers

Cheap good camcorder, or else!

Digital Camcorder / Digital Video Camera: Looking for a quality review/comparison site. Also, any recommendations? Below $1000, primarily automatic over manual, recording family indoor (some children's sports). Thoughts on simple video editing software to DVD, method of transfer, anything else I should keep in mind?
posted by Feisty on Sep 19, 2004 - 11 answers

Editing multi-page tiffs?

Multi-page tiffs: I'm currently working on a project which involves scanning letters from microfilm onto a laptop. We save letters with more than one page as multi-page tiffs for logistics reasons. What I'm wondering is if there is a way to edit the individual pages after the fact (cropping, brightness, contrast etc. basic stuff)? Preferably free/inexpensive software.
posted by normal_molly on Aug 13, 2004 - 2 answers

Does anyone have any suggestions for an all-in-one photo editing/FTP/weblogging software?

Does anyone have any suggestions for an all-in-one photo editing/FTP/weblogging software? I know how to do all the steps manually, but am having a very hard time teaching her how to do it all. Wanted features - photo cropping, auto levels, thumbnail creation, ftp, and hopefully some sort of utility to generate weblog posts with image url and popup code. Does that make sense?
posted by TuxHeDoh on Jul 28, 2004 - 4 answers

Best DVD authoring tools?

DVD authoring tools. What are you guys using? Whats the best "bang for the buck" software out there for casual (non-professional) work? [more inside]
posted by skallas on Jul 20, 2004 - 6 answers

Online Photo Albums

What software do you guys use for online photo albums? I've just gotten a new digital camera and I'd like something that, ideally, can take all the photos I have in a given directory and throw them up on the web in an album. It would be even better if I can add captions and allow comments. We are running Linux at home, and I'm looking for something easy -- I'm no programming goddess. Thanks!
posted by sugarfish on May 3, 2004 - 14 answers

Is there any software that will let users edit a wiki-like document without requiring a central server or network access?

Know of any software that will let multiple users edit a wiki-like document without requiring a central server or network access? [...] [more inside]
posted by jeb on Jan 29, 2004 - 11 answers

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