Basic Video Editing for Beginners

Basic Video Editing for Beginners

By Maliek Whitaker

Learn all about the basic editing tools in Pinnacle Studio 19 Ultimate from Pinnacle Studio Pro Maliek Whitaker. This tutorial will get you up to speed on how to use the software and introduce you to all of the editing tools that will help you improve your workflow and your videos. Maliek will review:

• how to set up a project, including standard video settings such as video resolution and frame rate

• the different elements of the Edit window interface

• how to sort, rate and browse through your media in the Media window

• how to view and play your media in the Preview window and timeline

• detailed instructions on how to use the different elements of the timeline including the audio and music tools, the tools to mark, trim and delete video clips, how to create jpeg snapshots and the new audio ducking and multi-cam features

• the different timeline modes: Smart Editing mode, Insert mode and Overwrite mode

• the various ways you can add video to the timeline

• how to add transitions and use the settings to edit them

Thanks for watching! We hope you found this tutorial helpful and we would love to hear your feedback in the Comments section below. And don’t forget to visit our social media pages and show us what you’ve learned by sharing your photos, videos and creative projects with us.

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