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Ep. 4: Starting Your Edit

Andrea Allen
June 17, 2014 by Andrea Allen Staff

Add clips to your timeline, then trim or split them to fit just right.

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  1. 1.
    Video editing basics for beginners who own PCs.
    01:55
  2. 2.
    We explain what you’ll see and where you should click upon opening the program.
    02:06
  3. 3.
    Get your video clips off your phone, camera, card, etc. and into Movie Maker.
    05:49
  4. Add clips to your timeline, then trim or split them to fit just right.
    04:54
  5. 5.
    Rotate or flip your clips, adjust the color and brightness, and stabilize videos.
    03:37
  6. 6.
    Learn to add, mix, and fade music and voice overs.
    09:49
  7. 7.
    Blend your clips together with dissolve, wipe, and fade transitions.
    06:23
  8. 8.
    Apply basic visual effects and design themes to your videos.
    08:07
  9. 9.
    Add title cards, captions, credits, and other text.
    08:22
  10. 10.
    Add still images to your clip timeline and learn to create slideshows.
    03:41
  11. 11.
    Best practices for saving, exporting, and sharing your final work.
    03:33

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