One of the most feature-packed camera suites out there resides on the Sony Xperia Z2. Along with the regular camera and video modes, it comes with Motiongraph, AR Effect, and Social Live. Up until now, most of these features were exclusive to the Xperia Z2, but XDA user Vipul ...more
Sony's Xperia line of smartphones are beautifully crafted and have many great features. But considering the fact that Sony has evolved into a media company over the last two decades, it's their media-related apps that stand out the most. Just recently, they've updated their s ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to re-size an image or video in Sony Vegas. Begin by opening the image or video that you want to re-size in Sony Vegas and drag it into the time line. Then click on Event/Pan Crop on the right side of the clip in the time line. Now re- ...more
This screencast shows you how to add a shake effect to your video in Sony Vegas. It is also known as Quake, Jitter, tremor etc. It can have an interesting impact on your productions.
Bill Myers shows you how to choose render settings for Sony Vegas movies to get the best results with YouTube videos. Find more videos and more info like this at my site at http://www.bmyers.com I used Camtasia to do the screen capture for this video.
Sony's latest flagship, the Xperia Z3, comes with some pretty high-end hardware, but what really draws me to it are the aesthetics of its ROM, Xperia UI. Even though my HTC One M8 can still go toe-to-toe with the Z3 in a performance matchup, there is something about Sony's UI ...more
How to Make Anything demonstrates how to make a freeze frame in Sony Vegas. You can go to the preview window and click on save snapshot to file. The program will then create a jpeg which you can lay into your video to create a freeze frame. You can also use Vegas' velocity env ...more
Google TV gives the new Chromecast a home screen full of curated content from your various streaming subscriptions, but it's just that — a home screen app. Underneath, Google's new dongle is running Android TV, meaning its home screen is just a launcher that can be installed o ...more
Watch this video to learn how to unbrick your Sony PSP. If you have hack your PSP and it has bricked up or stopped working these tip will allow it to work again. There are five ways possible and you will see all of them in this video tutorial.
This video demonstrates how to connect a PSP to a home wireless network. To do this, just turn on your PSP, create a new network connection, and start the web browser on the PSP.
Bill Myers shows how to quickly animate text and titles in Sony Movie Studio and Sony Vegas using the intro title from the LOST TV show as an example. Find more like this at http://www.bmyers.com
One of the most common problems with any video editing software is the preview lag- a result of high quality video slamming your CPU. There is a great fix in Sony's Vegas editing software to allow previews to run full-frame with a slight tweak called the dynamic RAM preview fe ...more
Anybody who was around in the '80s and '90s associates Sony with music still to this day, thanks to their wildly successful Walkman brand. And that's not even mentioning their major label record company. Indeed, the Tokyo-based electronics maker/media conglomerate has music em ...more
In this clip, you'll learn how to use Sony Vegas to compress hours of footage into the space of a few seconds. Whether you're completely new to Sony's popular nonlinear editor (NLE) or are a seasoned digital video professional simply looking to pick up a few new tips and trick ...more
Sony's Xperia smartphones are some of the most beautiful Android devices out there—but unfortunately, they're rarely promoted in the U.S. and are seldom available through major carriers (aside from the new Xperia Z5 devices), so not many Americans are aware of how awesome thes ...more
The Xperia Z1, Sony's flagship device, has been extremely popular overseas, so much so that it has made its way into the U.S. market as the Xperia Z1S, a modified version of the original. Known more commonly as the "waterproof smartphone," the Xperia Z1 packs one of the most p ...more
North American users get a raw deal when it comes to Sony devices. For some reason, the critically-acclaimed Xperia lineup of smartphones is hardly ever available here, whereas in Europe, the Sony Xperia Z series is one of the most popular flagship devices around. But now, th ...more
Learn how to apply a single effect across multiple video clips in Sony Vegas Movie Studio or Sony Vegas Pro. Whether you're completely new to Sony's popular nonlinear editor (NLE) or are a seasoned digital video professional simply looking to pick up a few new tips and tricks, ...more
All across the world, Nexus 7s have been secretly living a double life. The clean, simple look of the stock Holo user interface is nice if minimalism is your thing, but to softModders like me, Holo is bare, lacking style, overly blue, and an eyesore. It gets the job done, but ...more
Don't always believe the marketing hype. "PlayStation Certified" does not mean anything to a softModder. All this indicates is that a smartphone or tablet labeled as "PlayStation Certified" has met the guidelines and hardware requirements issued by Sony to display PlayStation ...more
Sony Vegas is a cool new video editing program. In this tutorial, you will learn some simple editing techniques in Sony Vegas. You will learn to detach the sound from your movie clip, as well as how to split your movie to remove any unwanted footage. You will learn how to merg ...more
See how to speed up or slow down video clips in Sony Vegas and Sony Movie Studio. Create slow motion or fast motion with these tips from Bill Myers. Find more videos and more info like this at my site at http://www.bmyers.com
This video is all about pan and crop in Sony Vegas Movie Studio. There are two video clips and the top clip is to be put into the other clip as in this case. First of all select the pan and crop button and the pan and crop window appears on the screen. From the window that app ...more
This tutorial shows you several different types of fades you can use when working with Sony Vegas. Fades can add a little something extra to your web clips, slideshows and other media, and Sony Vegas offers several ways to customize your own.
Watch this video to learn how to install PS1 games on your Sony PSP. This cool hack will allow you to play original Play Station One games on your PSP. Here are the links needed: (1) http://dl.qj.net/AutoPopstation4-General-Tools-Utilities-PSP-Tools-Utilities-on-PC/pg/12/fid/1 ...more
Sony has been hard at work refining its Xperia line of flagship phones. With a 6-month release cycle, they've managed to slim bezels, increase viewing angles, and boost processing power in the 1.5-year span between the original Xperia Z and the Z2. They've also been hard at w ...more
Learn how to quickly add text titles and lower third graphics to your video editing or motion graphics projects in Sony Vegas and Movie Studio with this tutorial from Bill Myers.
Bill Myers shows you a quick solution to the media offline problem in Sony Vegas and Sony Movie Studio.
You can overlay your videos in Sony Vegas Movie Studio. First drag the picture of TV set in the timeline and drag it to the whole timeline and then place your video above it as showing in the video. Now click on the pan/crop icon and select the picture of TV set. Now resize yo ...more
In this clip, you'll learn how to create and apply credit rolls to your movies in Sony Vegas Movie Studio or Sony Vegas Pro. Whether you're completely new to Sony's popular nonlinear editor (NLE) or are a seasoned digital video professional simply looking to pick up a few new ...more
Sony has a gorgeous line of smartphones using the moniker "Xperia," and the latest and greatest model is the Z3. The firmware for the Xperia Z3 was just updated to Android Lollipop, and many system apps of course got tweaked and refreshed with this latest version. One such ap ...more
This tutorial gives you a brief idea of some of the various ways you can do a picture in picture or split-screen type effect with Vegas Video.
Interested in creating a slow- or fast-motion effect in Sony Vegas? This clip will show you how it's done. Whether you're completely new to Sony's popular nonlinear editor (NLE) or are a seasoned digital video professional simply looking to pick up a few new tips and tricks, y ...more
In this free video software tutorial, you'll learn how to create animations from still clips in Sony Vegas Movie Studio. Whether you're new to Sony's popular non-linear editor or a seasoned digital video professional merely looking to pick up a few new tips and tricks, you're ...more
I'm all about safety in my life. I even put on safety goggles when someone opens a bottle of champagne—high life problems. But when it comes to driving, you have to be double safe, because the other drivers on the road may not have your safety in mind. We all know that smartp ...more
In this tutorial Bill Myers shows you how to use Pan & Crop to zoom into or add motion to photos in Sony Vegas Pro or Movie Studio.
If you are facing any problem to compress videos in Sony Vegas like not in very good quality or big in size etc. then you have to take these steps to get rid of it. So to do it first you need to go file menu and click render. Then choose main concept avc/aac mp4 in save as ty ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to reverse video direction in Sony Vegas Movie Studio. This task is very easy, fast and simple to do. Begin by importing the video clip(s) and/or audio into the time line. Then right-click on the clip and select Reverse. To reverse the ...more
Do you have some footage from the Sony XDCAM EX digital camera memory card that you need to get into Final Cut Pro? Well, check out this brief tutorial on ingesting that XDCAM EX footage into Final Cut Pro with ease by downloading some software, like upgrades. You'll need the ...more
In this clip, you'll learn how to digitally replace backgrounds with Sony Vegas Movie Studio or Sony Vegas Pro. Whether you're completely new to Sony's popular nonlinear editor (NLE) or are a seasoned digital video professional simply looking to pick up a few new tips and tric ...more
This tutorial covers just the basics of using Pan & Zoom in Sony Vegas. One of the tricks covered is unchecking resampling to make zooms smoother.
Tired up straight-up video images? Make your videos pop by giving them an array of cool treatments. Make your video look like a cartoon, or a line drawing, or a watercolor painting or just really bad dreams! With a selection of cool, free Sony Vegas effects you can do it all. ...more
When purchasing a new phone, one of the most vital features to consider is battery life. Everyone wants to know how long they can use their device without needing to hug a wall. Increasingly, more and more manufacturers ship their devices with some variation of a "battery savi ...more
For various reasons — ranging from lens type to the frame rate to the storage medium —, footage shot with a camcorder doesn't really look anything like what one would see in a Hollywood film. However, with a little bit of work and a touch of post-production, you can make your ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to use volume envelopes in Sony Vegas Movie Studio. Begin by importing the audio track into the time line. Then right-click on the audio control panel, go to Insert/Remove Envelope and select Volume. This will place a purple line throu ...more
Watch this video to learn how to use recovery mode on the PSP. Recovery mode allows you to go into the PSP and change settings you normally can not. Recovery mode requires a Custom firmware.
In this clip, learn how to use velocity envelopes to control the speed of your clips in Sony Vegas. Whether you're new to Sony's popular non-linear video editor or a seasoned professional looking to better acquaint yourself with the new features and functions of the latest ite ...more
In this quick Vegas-user's guide, you'll learn how to create a typewriter effect. Whether you're completely new to Sony's popular nonlinear editor (NLE) or are a seasoned digital video professional simply looking to pick up a few new tips and tricks, you're sure to be well ser ...more
First of all put your video on the timeline where you have a wave form representing your audio track control tools. If you right click on the audio tracks then you get a lot of options available to you. Click on the 'switches' then 'normalize' and this shall choose the highest ...more
Bill Myers shows you how to quickly create a video from photos or photo slideshow in Sony Vegas Pro Movie Studio.
See how to quickly grab a snapshot or photo of any video frame in Sony Vegas or Sony Movie Studio with just one mouse click - Bill Myers shows you how. Find more like this at http://www.bmyers.com
This how to video will show you an easy way to install 500+ different themes on your Sony PSP. This easy to use hack will allow you change the background and icons on your PSP to however you like. some of the sites you will need are: (1) http://www.pspsource.de/news.php?item.2 ...more
Have Sony Vegas, but don't know all that it can do, like masking? Well, this video tutorial about masking in Vegas Pro 9 will get you started in movie visual effects. As in the video, you can give an illusion that there is a real tank in your backyard with masking. See how to ...more
You'll need to learn how to use the velocity envelope in Sony Vegas if you want to create a time freeze effect - this video shows you how. Whether you're new to Sony's popular non-linear editor or a seasoned video professional just looking to better acquaint yourself with the ...more
This clip presents a general introduction to the Sony Vegas Pro 8 brightness and contrast filter. Whether you're completely new to Sony's popular nonlinear editor (NLE) or are a seasoned digital video professional simply looking to pick up a few new tips and tricks, you're sur ...more
At its core, Android TV's software is the same as the OS running on 87% of all smartphones. But it doesn't always feel that way, with its version of the Play Store only having 5,000 apps (or 0.2% of all Android apps). To access the remaining 99.8% of apps, you will need to sid ...more
In this video tutorial, Mad Cow Moo shows you how to do blurs on footage in Sony Vegas. Looking on the time line for a break in the audio, place the cursor at this point and hit s on the keyboard to split the video into segments Go to the time line to the final frame you want ...more
Another media player bites the dust. First, we saw the extinction of the phonograph and gramophone. Then came the fall of eight-track tapes. Even modern record players became more and more obsolete, with DJs switching over to the world of digital music. And today— the end of c ...more
Twixtor is a great plugin for Sony Vegas that allows you to create incredible looking slow motion. This visual effect will add drama to your video and make it truly awe-inspiring. Watch and learn how to make the most of Twixtor in Sony Vegas.
Start with a Sony Handi-Cam (or any other camera that allows you to film using night vision) and then add in a special infrared filter and a little extra hardware. Now you can film completely in infrared and film in X-ray vision!