In this 1minuteCPD video, we take a closer look at the timeline in ClipChamp to make sure you understand what happens when you add videos, sounds, transitions and sound effects. The timeline is the story of your video – it determines what the users see, how long for and what music or audio plays in… Continue reading #716 ClipChamp: Focus on the timeline
In this video (as part of the ClipChamp series) I’ll show you how to add media content (MP3, MP4, images) to the ClipChamp library and then how to use these in the timeline. The timeline is your ‘production’ stage where you can add content and decide on the duration of the media. We’ll explore more… Continue reading #712 ClipChamp: Adding content to library and using the timeline
Easily add a video of yourself talking over a slide using the Insert – Cameo feature in PowerPoint. Here’s how:
I love this tool. If you have the perfect image, but it has something on it that isn’t quite right, cleanup.picutures can seamlessly remove it for you in seconds, and fill in the background so it looks like it was never there in the first place. So easy to use, everyone can do it. Have… Continue reading #710 Need to remove something from an image? Try Cleanup.pictures
Recently I have been converting word documents that had transcripts in tables. In order to make the documents more presentable I wanted to take the text from the tables and utilise as regular text in the document. This initially meant quite a bit of cutting and pasting. After a few errors were I cut the… Continue reading #709 Extract text from a table
In Windows 11 Microsoft have added a new Video Editor which has some pretty nifty features in comparison to the previous Video Editor. Some users complained about the lack of features in the previous editor and now some are saying they’ve made it too complicated – but never fear – 1minuteCPD are here to cover… Continue reading #708 Overview of Clip Champ (Video editor)
DALL.E is another tool from the same people who brought us ChatGPT, but this time it’s generating images. These can be drawings, 3D renders, paintings or paintings in the style of other artists or movements. It’s a fascinating tool to play with, and I warn you, can be a bit addictive. You get 50 free… Continue reading #707 Need an image of a Peacock drinking tea? Or anything else? DALL.E can help!
The Morph transition allows you to animate smooth movement from one slide to the next – without the need for motion paths and animations. A top tip is to duplicate a slide and drag elements around. Here is a very quick demonstration of moving a shape in PowerPoint using the duplicating slide method. Remember to… Continue reading #706 PowerPoint: Try the new Morph transition
Open AI /Chat GPT has been in the news a lot recently, particularly with the implications that these enhanced chat bots could prove to be the death knell of the more traditional assessment methods. I’ve been playing with Chat GPT recently, it’s free to use and explore and gives you a sense of where the… Continue reading #705 Intrigued by the rise of AI? Have a play!
In this video, we show you how to add new fonts on a Windows computer. It’s really easy. You download the font you want and then drag and drop it in Settings.