How to Edit Videos In Your Browser With YouTube's Built-in App

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. » 5/30/14 12:40pm 5/30/14 12:40pm

Directr: A Video Making App That Calls the Shots

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… » 1/08/13 6:00pm 1/08/13 6:00pm

Watch a 4K Video Amazingly Get Photoshopped Like a Regular Picture

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. » 10/18/12 1:00am 10/18/12 1:00am

YouTube Auto Fix Makes Bad Video Suck Less

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. » 3/21/12 4:40pm 3/21/12 4:40pm

Avid Studio Serves Up 'Prosumer'-Grade Video Editing on the iPad

I'm not sure there was massive demand for multiple video editing apps on the iPad, given its terrible camera and relatively limited amount of storage space. But hey, AVID apparently thought there was a need waiting to be filled, so they up and made Avid Studio for iPad. » 2/02/12 10:20am 2/02/12 10:20am

Why An Amazing Surf Director Thinks FCP X Should Be Called Final Cut…

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. » 7/30/11 12:00pm 7/30/11 12:00pm

Clearly Video Editing Will Solve All of RIM's Problems

RIM, the maker of all BlackBerrys, is in hot water. It's not boiling yet, but I just dipped my finger in and it's definitely simmering after today's big announcement that RIM's bought JayCut, a video-editing company. » 7/22/11 11:55am 7/22/11 11:55am

Final Cut Pro X Is Available in the Mac App Store Right Now

If you've been waiting for Final Cut Pro X, complete with its fancy new overhaul, you can go and buy it now in Mac App Store. $300. [Apple via 9to5mac] » 6/21/11 8:45am 6/21/11 8:45am

YouTube Gets Simple, Cloud-Based Video Editing

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. » 6/16/10 4:40pm 6/16/10 4:40pm

Is H.264 a Legal Minefield For Video Pros?

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. » 5/04/10 4:00pm 5/04/10 4:00pm

ReelDirector Brings Video Stitching and Effects to iPhone

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. » 10/21/09 11:20pm 10/21/09 11:20pm

Video Editing Tools Spotted In iPhone 3.0 Firmware Beta

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. » 4/05/09 3:00pm 4/05/09 3:00pm

iMovie '09 Review

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. » 1/29/09 10:00am 1/29/09 10:00am

Microsoft's "Unwrap Mosaics" Add Mustaches (and More) to Video

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… » 8/12/08 5:30pm 8/12/08 5:30pm

Apple Rolls Out Redesigned iMovie 08

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,… » 8/07/07 4:20pm 8/07/07 4:20pm

Ulead VideoStudio 11 Software, First to Edit AVCHD Format

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… » 4/30/07 10:00pm 4/30/07 10:00pm

Mute Math Creates Wild-Ass Backwards Video, Anything But 'Typical'


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. » 3/28/07 9:53am 3/28/07 9:53am

Mary Poppins Turned Into She-Devil: It's All In The Editing


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. » 12/06/06 11:08am 12/06/06 11:08am

Bella Keyboard has Integrated Jog Wheel

Hey video editing junkies! I know there has to be a few of your out there. Bella has listened to your cries and released the DV Keyboard 3.0. This keyboard comes loaded up with an integrated jog wheel. The Jog wheel is in place where the arrow keys are traditionally located. The fun doesn't end with video editing,… » 11/14/06 3:52pm 11/14/06 3:52pm

Sony Vaio Type R Master Series: Sheep in Wolf's Clothing

Now Sony is marketing PC workstations toward video aficionados, with its Vaio Type R Master series, available in varying degrees of competence. The flagship bundles a 24-inch 1920x1200 monitor, and crams up to four 500GB SATA drives and a Blu-ray burner inside. » 10/03/06 1:46pm 10/03/06 1:46pm