Since 1997, George Lucas has been hell bent on ruining the original Star Wars trilogy. Every new release—in theaters, on DVD, and on Blu-Ray—comes with more added garbage than the last. This fan-made version of the original trilogy is the best version of Star Wars you can watch.
If you’ve got an iOS or OS X device in your possession, then you can also get iMovie, Apple’s user-friendly video editor that’s simple enough for beginners to understand while offering a handful of features to tempt more professional users, too. Whether you’ve spent years working with iMovie or have yet to try out the…
YouTube's online video editor has been around for several years, but it's not heavily promoted on the site, and it often gets overlooked by people wanting a basic tool to spruce up their footage. It shouldn't, though, because it's surprisingly capable. Here's how to get the most out of it.
With the volume of high-quality videos flooding every corner of social media these days, it's easy for the less artistically inclined among us to feel a little left out. And sure, video-editing apps that streamline the process aren't new, but nothing will drop a seamless end product into your digital lap quite as…
We all pretty much know that pictures get retouched and photoshopped these days, right? What you think is real is most likely just a bag of tricks in post-production. But what about video? Apparently, you can retouch 4K video like if it was an ordinary photograph. Watch this.
YouTube is expanding its video manipulation options with a new feature that will automatically fix up your crappy video footage. The edits include color correction and image stabilization.
Cyrus Sutton is a surfer. And he's reviewing Final Cut Pro X for Gizmodo. Why? Because he's one of the best surf flick directors in decades. His movies exude a summertime vibe I wish I could bottle up for winter.
Rejoice, blossoming cat-video producers: YouTube's new cloud-based tool will let you trim clips, stitch them together, add soundtrack music from a library of royalty-free tunes, and publish your kitty masterpieces—meowsterpieces?—directly to YouTube.
If you're a digital-video professional—someone who records weddings, sells stock footage, or edits B-roll—chances are good you deal with H.264. But after reading software license agreements, you might well wonder if you have rights to do so.
The 3GS already has barebones video trimming tools, but Nexvio's iPhone editing app picks up Apple's slack by adding in titles, basic effects and, most importantly, clip stitching.
Famous pairings include Apple pie and ice cream; Apple's Steve and Steve; Jason Chen and pantsing new electronics; and, of course, the iPhone and video editing.
On the surface iMovie '09 doesn't appear that much different than the iMovie '08 everyone complained about. But when you start digging through the software, you realize Apple actually listened to all the user complaints.
Imagine being able to put a handlebar mustache on Grandma in a home video as easily as you could with Photoshop and a digital image. Microsoft showed off new technology called "Unwrap Mosaics" at the SIGGRAPH trade show in Los Angeles that could make this dream a reality without the need for fancy professional…
Steve Jobs announced an updated version of the video editing application iMovie to go along with iLife '08. Calling it "a completely new way of editing video," the Apple CEO called it "startlingly better." Jobs says it's designed to be able to put together a movie in 30 minutes. It has a completely new user interface,…
We've heard a lot of complaining about the paucity of editing tools for the nascent AVCHD video format, and now Ulead VideoStudio 11 Plus comes along with that capability and a lot more. With AVCHD originator Panasonic's latest solid-state camcorders using the format, and Sony rocking more even cameras using it just…
Here's an eye-opener from Mute Math, who learned the lyrics to "Typical" backwards, shot the whole thing in one take, and then when it was edited, reversed the whole thing and came up with this magnificent and entertaining little piece. Gadget angle? Spot that '80s-era Korg RK-100 Keytar.
If you ever wondered how important video and film editing is, this trailer will show you exactly how a bin full of innocuous footage can be skillfully turned into a frightening and powerful sequence. Just add talent.