Easy programs to edit videos?

Discussion in 'General Off-Topic Chat' started by Harsky, Jul 21, 2008.

  1. Harsky

    Harsky Madmin

    Aug 2, 2004
    I'm not talking the cut, splice etc type editting but more the, "place amusing picture as a censor bar" type editting.
  2. lagman

    lagman I wish I was green.

    Former Staff
    Nov 5, 2003
    Me, To You
    I used this one once, I'm sure it's not the best but it was REALLY easy to use. AVS Video Editor
  3. Linkiboy

    Linkiboy GBAtemp Testing Area

    May 14, 2006
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  4. DarkAura

    DarkAura Offline

    Aug 20, 2007
    Over there.
    Yeah but doesn't that leave a watermark?
  5. Harsky

    Harsky Madmin

    Aug 2, 2004
    Is Adobe After Effects the only program that that can do that whole, "mosaic over face" censor or am I not looking hard enough?
  6. FAST6191

    FAST6191 Techromancer

    pip Reporter
    Nov 21, 2005
    United Kingdom
    In my experience simple means limited when it comes to video.
    To this end I am suggesting AVIsynth. Yes it is entirely script based and yes the scripts are in essence a programming language but the basic stuff is fairly trivial and adding in advanced stuff is also not too difficult.

    You say blurring/box over a face, the easiest is naturally for a static face with moving being harder (even on TV with the expensive engineers and equipment you will see it wobbly or far bigger than necessary).
    Owing to the nature of the application it is simple to tweak things (or even run 10 tests side by side).
    Layer is the command you want for avisynth (there was a thread a few months back where I did just that for someone as well):

    Failing that think duality of knowledge/duality of technology. I am sure you have seen attempts to remove logos at some point (the well done ones are fantastic but few do them that well). Blurred just about begins to cover that....
    Fairly ancient (the forum at doom9 has some fantastic stuff) but:
  7. nicb1977

    nicb1977 Newbie

    Jul 24, 2008
    United States
    For me, very easy tools for edit video - VideoCharge!

    with VideoCharge, i'm can:
    split, join, watermarking, create thumb and more more other ... that sometime need for public video on Inet.

    very nice batch mode, and command line also very help me