Simple Video Editing Software

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  1. mr_blonde_88
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    mr_blonde_88 Torture You? That's A Good Idea. I Like That

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    Jul 18, 2006
    Bristol (UK)
    So im looking for a simple to use video editing software

    All i wanna do is trim things like credits and title sequences

    I did have Sony Vegas, but that was a bit complicated, and i couldnt get the preivew screen at the bottom to work

    And suggestions??

    TIA
     
  2. Takaishi

    Takaishi Advanced Member

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    Sep 7, 2006
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    Try Nero Vision
     
  3. FAST6191

    FAST6191 Techromancer

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    Nov 21, 2005
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    If all you want is a basic video trimmer then you could even get away with a simple muxer and output it to a few seperate files, or something like AVItrimmer:
    http://www.free-codecs.com/download/AVI_Trimmer.htm
    Take a look at some of the files here as well.
    http://www.free-codecs.com/Software/Video_Editors.htm

    However while a lot of what I do can be considered simple video editing (it certainly fits your definition if you add transcoding and remuxing) I like avisynth and either megui or virtual dub for even basic video editing.
    I suggest playing around with virtual dub, it can do what you want and be barely more difficult to use than a word processor. It will also work for when you learn/want to use some of the more advanced video stuff (filters and the like).
    Also if you input your video via directshow, using either Virtual dub mod or a simple script and you have a completely free editor capable of converting and messing around with just about every video file in common use.
    If you want a quick guide to this sort of thing post back and I will throw some screens and a bunch of text explaining it all together.
     
  4. Sinkhead

    Sinkhead yay p1ngpong.

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    Nov 22, 2006
    Across the pond
    I use Windows Movie Maker, it comes with Windows. Just go on Start > Run then type 'moviemk'

    - Sam
     
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