50 editing tips you need for better videos

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50 editing tips you need for better videos

Matthew Pierce, learning and video ambassador at TechSmith, provider of screen capture and screen recording software, offers 50 editing tips to make your event videos better

Straight from the studio, we’ve put together this infographic of 50 practical video editing tips that will drastically improve the quality of your videos.

In this post you’ll learn:

  • To shorten project time with specific pre-planning techniques
  • The key components of audio
  • Lighting tricks to create more engaging videos
  • How to budget for better video

Preparation

If you’ve ever painted a house, you know the supreme importance of prep work. It’s just as important (if not more so!). Pre-production prep is a crucial process in creating better video.

Audio 

Video may have killed the radio star, but believe it or not, sound is 50% of the value of your video. Whether you’re using narration, music, or dialogue, it’s by far one of the most important video production aspects of better video. Viewers are turned off by bad audio more than anything else, so don’t skimp. Take the time to get quality audio.

Production 

What you do in this step is the toughest to recreate. Here are ways to make your time count avoid re-shoots, for better video.

Screencasting 

Recording what’s on your screen (including smartphones) is a great way to make tutorials, how-to videos, and show process workflows. Creating tutorials about your company’s products or services builds brand awareness and establishes client trust.

Photo credits: TechSmith

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