Editing your videos

Introduction

Did you record 40 minutes of the bottom of your handbag? Want to create a concise compilation of an event? The best way to do this is to edit the footage yourself. We’ll cover some editing packages and requirements in this section.

Requirements

  • A PC that can handle editing software
  • A basic knowledge of general computer use

Wondershare Filmora

If you’re looking for a simple and intuitive editing program that doesn’t break the bank, Wondershare Filmora is a good option with lots of features.

The software is compatible with both Windows and Mac, you can try it for free and there are plenty of guides on how to use the program on the website.

Official Page: https://filmora.wondershare.com/

Cyberlink PowerDirector

PowerDirector offers a unique combination of high-end performance and advanced editing features. It’s easy to use, making video editing accessible to creators of all skill levels, and a huge selection of customisable design tools.

Similar to Filmora, PowerDirector offers a free trial, plenty of guides on the website. The software also has a ‘easy editing’ mode which simplifies the interface providing a more straightforward experience. PowerDirector is only compatible with Windows.

Official Page: https://www.cyberlink.com/products/powerdirector-ultra/

iMovie

For Mac users, it’s probably worth mentioning iMovie. A slick and intuitive interface, iMovie offers a lot of the features of the two previous softwares at a very affordable price.

iMovie is only available for Mac and there is no free trial available for download.

Official Page: https://www.apple.com/uk/imovie/