Video question

Keith Oct 22, 2021

  1. Keith

    Keith TrainBoard Supporter

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    A quick question, for those who have uploaded videos:

    What do you use to edit/crop videos??
    Trying to upload on now, but it's gonna take YouTube another 2H 45M
    to upload! Want to reduce it to about a 30 second clip.l

    Have a video of a driver, as I was coming home from railroad club meeting tonight.
    A perfect example of how NOT to drive!!

    Anyway, editing/cropping help/ideas must appreciated.
    Thanks.
     
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  2. BoxcabE50

    BoxcabE50 HOn30 & N Scales Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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    This could be an interesting topic for the rest of us as well.
     
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  3. in2tech

    in2tech TrainBoard Member

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    I recommend ShotCut as I have been using it for month's if not more than a year. Cross platform, and the biggest FREE! And it get's updated often. I have one video on it, but I am going to do a series of videos on how to use certain parts at some point. There are a bunch on YT already. I just want to make on own on how to use some parts of it. I only use the Really Simple parts though at this point.

    https://shotcut.org/

    Of course I have gotten used to the basic layout of it over the month's! Give it a minute to learn the basics and you'll like it! Or you should. We all know it takes a bit of time to get used to a new layout of any program. Whether it is a track planning program or a video editor. You have to start somewhere!

    This is the ONLY tutorial video I have made of how to use it. More to come at some point! Might make a very Basic tutorial this weekend. It's actually simple for just the basics! Now if you want to be a movie editor, you can do I, but I have no clue how to do it :) Just saying!

    My fade in and out video, and trim one, using ShotCut. It's really simple! Sorry about the audio! I just use some headphones with a Mic in them.

     
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  4. in2tech

    in2tech TrainBoard Member

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    Here is a quick basic tutorial of using Shotcut. I should have edited the video recording software starting, my bad! But you get the point?

     
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  5. kevsmith

    kevsmith TrainBoard Member

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    I use Movie Studio platinum, It is not expensive ( well not in the U.K anyway) and all my youtube videos are edited on it and then rendered as MP4s. One of the advantages I find with it is will import almost anything into the timeline. old VHS, VHS-c, 8mm camcorder footage right through to my ad-hoc footage done on my Samsung phone

    Kev
     
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  6. in2tech

    in2tech TrainBoard Member

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    Whatever you are comfortable with using for your video editor.


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