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9th March 2011, 11:34 AM #1
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Video editing software recommendations please!
Could people recommend some video editing software to use on Windows 7? It's for a college but a very wide range of abilities need to be catered for so probably need something fairly basic. Needs to work with FlipCams too. We have some money available to buy something reasonable if necessary.
(Have Windows Movie Maker but having issues getting it to work on network drives. Tried the reg fix via GP but it fails.)
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9th March 2011, 11:46 AM #2
The Serif one was pretty comprehensive & fairly cheap - a lot easier to deploy than the Adobe stuff too.
9th March 2011, 12:00 PM #3
+1 for Serif. Have had a few issues in the past but the new xml based software loads better!
9th March 2011, 12:03 PM #4
I used Magix at my last place - was pretty good...
You can get a free trial by clicking the link on the right: MAGIX Movie Edit Pro- Video editing
9th March 2011, 01:02 PM #5
MovieMasher is open source and web-based, so you just install it on a server and away you go:
Originally Posted by si84
Movie Masher: Free Open Source Online Video Editor
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9th March 2011, 02:41 PM #6
we've used jaycut.com with students and it's pretty good. Just make sure you sign up for a free account so that you save your work.
Having said that I'm going to take a look at movie masher thansk to dhicks
5th April 2011, 09:32 AM #7
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Serif looks intresting.
Can it easily be deployed over the network and do students require admin rights?
We messed around with Pinnacle but deploying is a pain + it does not work well without giving the student admin rights.
5th April 2011, 09:36 AM #8
I didn't have any trouble deploying Serif using PSEXEC. Our students have power user, but defiantly not admin rights.
Originally Posted by clint0n
If you contact Serif and say you're interested in buying they'll probably send you a copy to have a look at.
5th April 2011, 12:09 PM #9
It was not a problem to install.
Originally Posted by K.C.Leblanc
As said - they are happy to send demo disks - however their sales drones will harry you to the grave & beyond
5th April 2011, 12:29 PM #10
Thanks to mac_shinobi from:
5th April 2011, 12:31 PM #11
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I looked at the VLMC and it looks promising.
However still a beta version. It sometimes gives errors during usage.
We'll keep an eye on it.
5th April 2011, 12:35 PM #12
Wax Wax - [ Homepage ] has been mentioned on EG before now.
We're about to start looking at Lightworks Beta Lightworks; the Lightworks Beta EULA states only one copy can be run by the customer however Editshare (the company behind Lightworks) have confirmed to me today by e-mail that we can use it through out our school as long as someone has signed up to the Lightworks forum.
I can't find any downloads for VLMC; I think it's in very early planning / development stages.
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5th April 2011, 04:57 PM #13
I'm currently using Camtasia Studio for a screencasting project and quite like the video editor. It appears OK for editing video from sources other than Camtasia Recorder.
Haven't looked at things like network deployment. Working fine on my Windows 7 laptop and desktop.
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5th April 2011, 05:28 PM #14
I keep the following webpage bookmarked...
Originally Posted by TheLibrarian
The latest pre-alpha version was released just over a week ago.
5th April 2011, 05:30 PM #15
It wasn't there when I looked - honest!
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