Add text and titles with Windows Live Movie Maker. There are three options for adding text in Movie Maker. This tutorial provides an overview for each type: title (which goes before the selected clip), caption (which is superimposed over the selected clip) and credits (which g ...more
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In this clip, you'll learn a few tricks of the trade for making your title text pop. 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 ...more
PDF is no longer limited to text and images. In this Adobe Acrobat video tutorial you will learn how to add movie clip to PDF files, and adjust clip properties. Make sure to hit "play tutorial" in the top left corner of the video to start the video. There is no sound, so you'l ...more
The mouse is the primary way in which web users interact with most websites, and it can do almost anything if your website allows it to. This video will teach you how to use Flash CS3 and Actionscript 3 to create custom mouse and movie clip interactions. This will make viewing ...more
Paul Wyatt brings us an introduction to Flash CS3, and reveals how to create an animated movie clip.
Learn how to use a movie clip symbol in Flash to repeat or reuse an animated library item. This free video software tutorial will walk you through the entire process. For detailed, step-by-step instructions, and to get started creating movie clip symbols within Adobe Flash you ...more
This Adobe Flash CS4 tutorial shows you how to pull off the complex technique of having two different movie clip timelines able to be affected by the same buttons. This becomes useful if you want to animate your movie clip index.
Use the Flash tools in Adobe Flash CS5 to create an animated character after you've already used the bone tool to create your character pose. Create several poses for your movie clip and then string them together in an animation using Flash!
Aharon Rabinowitz shows you how to make ''Horror Movie'' style text appear on a wall in part one of this After Effect tutorial. In part two you'll make it actually run down the wall and look like it's really on the wall, not just over it. Take this bloody text idea and get cre ...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.
In this web design tutorial learn how to use web design clip tool to crop photos in Xara Web Designer. Also this web design tutorial will cover how to add photos to text panels as well. Video: .
TweenLite is a great engine for tweens which can be used for ActionScript 2.0 and 3.0. Copy the Gs folder available on TweenLite's website in your fla. file. Create a text movie clip (tlmc). Then open up action script. First type import gs.TweenLite. Next tween an object and t ...more
This short video shows you how to create an animated fashion style logo in Flash. First he changes the background and frames per second to black and 24 respectively. He chooses the font for his text and then he converts the text into a movie clipping by hitting f8 and choosing ...more
In this article I am going to show you how to quickly and easily make a professional looking trailer. All you need is the Apple product iMovie '11 and some footage to make the trailer with. You can follow along in the video tutorial or follow the instructions in the text bel ...more
A great free video training from tasktutorial on how to create a cool movie text effect in Flash. Start by creating the text; type in "cool", rename the layer and lock it. Now type "movie" and rename the layer. Type in "effect" and rename this layer as well. Now focus on the f ...more
In this video by Task Tutorial we learn how to create a simple text effect in Flash. The first step is to create the text you want to use. Then use CTRL-B to break apart and distribute to layers. Now, convert your letters into movie clips using the menu options. Then add key f ...more
This video describes how to create a jumping letters in Flash, first create the text for example "JUMP" and using Break the letters each and then make the layer and now convert the letters into "Movie clips" and now we should add the key frames to our "time line”. Then moves t ...more
clipping mask Sponsored by SimpleRetouch.com Start by creating a task with the name Mask, then Choose a color and a font size. Create a new layer and move the Image to Layer 2, use control plus to zoom in and a use key frame 90 at frame Then Hit F6 Enter the frame at frame ...more
Want to learn how to mask text using gradient in Flash? In this 3 minute video, the viewers will learn just that. First of all, create the text that you want to mask. Next, prepare the gradient that you will be masking your text with, remember to set alpha to zero. Select the ...more
In this video tutorial the author shows how to stretch objects and text in flash. To do this open the flash tool and select the radial gradient. Pressing shift key draws a shape. Go to frame 30 and create a key frame by pressing F6. Now similarly do it at frame 15. Now at fram ...more
This video shows the viewers how to create a simple but well done Halloween text in GIMP. Starting from a simple white background you will end up creating a creepy text perfect to use every year on the 31st of October . The video is actually a easy to learn walk through , show ...more
Change object colors via ActionScript in Flash 8 This video is changing colors of movie items in ActionScript using Flash. Go to www.tutvid/download to get the program to change the colors. We're going to change the navigation bar and the text color. Choose the navigation bar ...more
I recently wrote about Twitter's super now app called Vine, which lets people create 6 second video clips that can be embedded in a tweet. Those videos have their own proprietary extension, but if you want to turn those 6 second videos into an animated GIF, you can now do so t ...more
Stories are everywhere in social media today, but that wasn't always the case. In 2013, Snapchat introduced the world to these temporary windows into our daily lives. Since then, stories have infiltrated other popular apps. However, to stand out, you can't solely rely on the a ...more
Apple just introduced a robust suite of video-editing tools to its Photos app. In iOS 12 and older, the majority of editing tools are only available for images, but iOS 13 levels the playing field to allow even a novice to tweak videos like a pro before sharing. Depending on t ...more
This video shows you how to work with independent timelines, specifically the main timeline and movie clip timelines. You learn about how multiple timelines can interact, and how to navigate using the edit bar when you have multiple timelines. You nest movie clips and learn ho ...more
Using Action Script, you can turn an image into a link to a website within your animation or movie clip. This tutorial demonstrates how you make invisible buttons and attach them to your chosen images in order to turn them into links.
In this episode of Final Cut Help, Richard Harrington takes a look at keyframing the three way color corrector in FCP. As details change in a movie clip you can have the filter adjust its values over time. This example uses a video of a bird starting in a bright sky and ending ...more
This video shows you how to use Script Assist to add ActionScript 3.0 to your FLA file. You learn about some of the core ActionScript concepts, such as events, functions, properties, and listeners, while you add code for a button. The button you create plays a movie clip after ...more
The Media Manager that comes with Keynote is a useful tool for adding in all sorts of media to your slideshow or project; and videos can add an extra level of depth and information to your project. Take any movie or clip from your iTunes library and then use the Media Manager ...more
The new Flash CS4 includes 3D tools that allow users to rotate perspective around a movie clip. This tutorial goes over some of the basic controls. For more Adobe software tutorials from Layers Magazine, search Layers Magazine on WonderHowTo. WonderHowTo indexes all Layers Ma ...more
This video tutorial from TutVid shows how to create a simple movie poster text effect in Adobe Photoshop CS4. * First create a new file by clicking File-New. Set Width to 650 , Height to 960 and Background Contents to White. Click OK. * Press the 'G' button to grab the gradie ...more
In this clip, you'll learn how to create text along a specified path when creating logos or headers within Adobe Photoshop CS5. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular raster graphics editor or a seasoned designer looking to better acquaint yourself with the new features and fun ...more
How to use uTorrent First of all we need to understand what uTorrent is. uTorrent is a file or a Micro-Torrent that helps you, the user, download stuff like documents, pictures, videos, or e-books. uTorrent is very, very, useful when you know how to do it. so hope fully this ...more
Check out this CreativeCow video on creating extruded or 3D text using After Effects. This new video tutorial from Paul Ezzy shows you the basics of using BCC Extruded Text in Adobe After Effects. BCC Extruded Text belongs to the 3D Objects category of filters which is new to ...more
When editing digital footage within Windows Live Movie Maker, it's important that you not forget that you're not working in a strictly visual medium—that is, you should also give some consideration to your movie's soundtrack. This clip from Vimeo's excellent Video 101 covers h ...more
In this clip, learn how to perform basic text alignment when formatting a new entry in the WordPress post editor. Every version of WordPress brings with it new features, new functions and new ways of doing things. Fortunately, the very same technology that allows an open-sourc ...more
This clip teaches you how to use a text spline object with a sweep NURBs. There is also a tip on using the sweep NURBs to animate your text. Whether you're new to MAXON's popular 3D modeling application or are just looking to get better acquainted with Cinema 4D and its variou ...more
In this clip, learn how to apply basic formatting to text in the WordPress post editor. Every version of WordPress brings with it new features, new functions and new ways of doing things. Fortunately, the very same technology that allows an open-source blog publishing applicat ...more
This trick from Flash designer David Stiller will help users organize 3D assets in Flash CS4. In this project, David demonstrates how to create a clip of a rotating 3D book using movie clips and the 3D rotation tool. This is a great example of how to start using 3D space in Fl ...more
In this clip, you'll learn how to use the "Paste in Plain Text" and "Paste from Microsoft Office" buttons in the WordPress editor. Every version of WordPress brings with it new features, new functions and new ways of doing things. Fortunately, the very same technology that all ...more
Now that you've imported your footage into Windows Live Movie Maker, you're ready to edit it. A good first step is to trim the beginning and end points of the individual clips that will go on to make up your movie. This clip from Vimeo's excellent Video 101 series of video tut ...more
This clip shares some tips and tricks for using Adobe InDesign’s drag and drop text options. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, and to get started capitalizing on this oft-overlooked InDesign feature yourself, watch this free video software tu ...more
One of the best ways to spice up your movie is to apply a visual effect to it, such as speeding up your clip, reversing the direction, or adjusting the color.
Learn how to add send someone's contact information via SMS text message on a BlackBerry phone. This clip will show you how it's done. Whether you're the proud owner of a BlackBerry smartphone or are merely considering picking one up, you're sure to be well served by this vide ...more
Interested in CCing one or more people on a text message written on a BlackBerry phone? This clip will show you how it's done. Whether you're the proud owner of a BlackBerry smartphone or are merely considering picking one up, you're sure to be well served by this video guide. ...more
In this clip, learn how to create eye-catching idents in C4D. Whether you're new to MAXON's popular 3D modeling application or are just looking to get better acquainted with Cinema 4D and its various features and functions, you're sure to enjoy this free video software tutoria ...more
If there are words that you use often but Swype doesn't know them yet, you can easily add them to the database of your texting program. In this clip, learn all about adding uncommon or unique words to your Skype dictionary so that you can text even faster. You can even add web ...more
Swype is a brand new way to send text messages and e-mails from your cell phone. In this clip, learn how to use this new tool to send the world's fastest messages. With Swype, your fingers will never leave the keypad so you can type in half the time. Check out this tutorial fo ...more
In this tutorial, learn how to create the appearance of text being written with a liquid using Adobe After Effects. This clip will show you how to use CC Glue Gun, Fractal Noise, CC Toner, Turbulent Displace and CC Mr. Mercury effects to create this cool illusion. This video i ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to create a cartoon effect from video in Sony Movie Studio. Begin by importing the video clip(s) into the time line. Then click on the Video Effects tab and select New Blue Cartoon R. This is a plug in that needs to be downloaded. User ...more
In this clip, Aharon Rabinowitz shows you how to create a fun peel-away vortex transition for text and other elements. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular motion graphics and compositing software or a seasoned video professional just looking to better acquaint yourself with ...more
In the latest Twilight movie, Dakota Fanning plays Jane - a member of the Volturi. In this clip, Sean Conklin a makeup artist from Los Angeles' Make-Up Designory shows you how to get this look at home. This extremely smokey eye is dramatic and works best for a night out or spe ...more
In this clip, learn all about Swype. Swype is a cool new app that allows you to type at super fast speeds. If your phone has this capability and you are just in too much of a hurry to actually type a word - check it out. You don't even have to remove your finger from the scree ...more
So, you can't decide— movie on your iPhone or web-surfing on your iPad— why not do both? Julian Horsey from Geeky Gadgets, shows you how to get the best of both worlds with a super cheap, super sturdy, DIY connector clip that binds your Apple iPhone (or iPod Touch) directly t ...more
This video presents a simple setup for imitating the Transformers title text effect in Cinema 4D using Explosion FX. Whether you're new to MAXON's popular 3D modeling application or are just looking to get better acquainted with Cinema 4D and its various features and functions ...more
One of the best features of Apple's Final Cut Studio is the graphics interface feature Motion. With its ability to create and edit motion graphics, you can easily create title sequences for your indie film, or maybe even a professional movie, with 2D or 3D visual effects compo ...more
Love Microsoft Excel? This clip contains a tip that just might induce you to. With this free video tutorial from ExcelIsFun, the 51st installment of his "YouTubers Love Excel" or YTLE series of free video MS Excel lessons, you'll learn how to use a VLOOKUP function inside a Te ...more
Need help figuring out how to format text within Flash CS5? It's easy! And this clip will show you how it's done. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular Flash-development platform or a seasoned web developer looking to better acquaint yourself with the new features and function ...more
So far, you've only used straight cuts to move from one clip to another. Another option is to apply a transition to your clips. This gives your movie a smoother and more professional feel.