#1minuteCPD · Communication / Collaboration · Digital creation · Digital creation, innovation and scholarship (creative production) · JISC: 6 elements of digital capability · MMU: ISS Themes · Recording your screen · Uncategorized · Video · Windows

#708 Overview of Clip Champ (Video editor)

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)

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#695 Remove the darkness (remove the black bars from a video)

In my previous post, I mentioned one way to remove black bars from video – by simply flipping your phone (or tablet) portrait. In this new post, we’ll use the Microsoft Video (Photo) app as an alternative. This example will show you how to for both images and video. It’s not perfect but it’s better!

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#693 Flip it (Your phone)

Okay so it’s a little bug bear of mine… When I see people shooting video on their phone in portrait mode. It’s so much better if you just rotate your phone for viewing video / recording video and also taking certain photographs – otherwise you can end up with the black bar syndrome. Any black… Continue reading #693 Flip it (Your phone)

#1minuteCPD · Video · YouTube

#647 Share an ad-free YouTube link

Often we like to share videos with students from YouTube. Annoyingly, we get pre-video ads and recommended videos. By adding a quick bit of text to the URL, you can share a link without any of the annoying adverts. Here’s how: If your url is https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XRhdvXUG7bo add _popup between the ‘watch’ and the ‘?’ So… Continue reading #647 Share an ad-free YouTube link

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#586 Loom [2/2]: Video settings and options

In the last post, we introduced Loom – a free screen recording and video recording. In this post, we look at some of the video settings and options once you have recorded your video. Photo by Jakob Owens on Unsplash

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#585 Loom [1/2]: An introduction to a free screen and video recording software

There are lots of different screen and video recording software out there. In this short post, here are a few things that I like about Loom: The Loom Pro account is free for students and teachers. All you need to do is sign up with your institutional email address. You can easily record the screen… Continue reading #585 Loom [1/2]: An introduction to a free screen and video recording software

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#581 WeTransfer: An easy and free way to share large files

WeTransfer is an easy and free way to share large files. You don’t even need to sign up for an account. It’s very handy if the size of the file(s) that you want to send someone exceeds the upload limit on your email client.   To send a file(s) Select individual files or folder (you… Continue reading #581 WeTransfer: An easy and free way to share large files

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#578 CuePrompter.com: Free teleprompter for recording audio

If you are recording videos at home for the next academic year, why not use CuePrompter.com? CuePrompter.com is a free autocue service that works in your browser so you don’t need to download any software. It’s really easy to use. Simply copy and paste your video script into the form and press Start Prompter. To… Continue reading #578 CuePrompter.com: Free teleprompter for recording audio

Digital creation · Video

#559 Pixabay: Free stock video footage and clips

As well as free, high-quality stock photos available for download on Pixabay, you can also download high-quality video from Pixabay too. This was perfect for me when I was creating a video on Camtasia. I could search for the video clip I wanted (a forest in my case) and download an MP4 to put into… Continue reading #559 Pixabay: Free stock video footage and clips