Video editing apps are everywhere. Beyond just putting together your best shots and adding audio there is a whole lot more you can do with them. There are super fun stuff you can do with your video app. Here are 5 of them!
Every video can benefit from a bit of colour correction…
There was a time when colour correction was something the professionals did. It remained a technical term and technique that was beyond the reach of wannabes. But now almost every video editing offers colour correction options. It can help you crush shadows, boost mid-tones, spruce the highlights and give your video a neat, professional look.
And it is incredibly easy to colour correct. Most video editing apps are fairly easy to use and come with helpful guides.
Yes, you can do slo-mo too!
There is something very alluring about slow motions. Video editing apps give you the option of cranking up or slowing down the pace of your video. Usually you just need keystroke the percentage of speed you want. You can choose a variable or constant speed and get the required output within a few seconds.
Speed effects are always in and alternating the speed of a video clip can make an ordinary video clip look like an action packed one.
Experiment with themes!
Who doesn’t love a fresh looking theme? Thankfully most video editing apps come loaded with interesting themes. They give a whole new look to videos and up the creativity meter. Apart from aesthetically delightful, themes can help you translate a particular emotional or feel you want to convey.
There are muted themes that convey seriousness and bright themes that practically burst with colour. Experiment with them and take our word for it, it is worth every second spent.
Want to make cuts more interesting?
Transitions have never been so classy. Almost every video editing application worth its salt offers users great transition effects. Move over staid fade-outs and distracting wipes. The new-age video editor has got a lot many interesting options.
From making smooth transitions that don’t distract to more innovative ones, there is a lot you can do in-between shots.
Forget shaky videos!
You hold your breath, keep your hands steady and don’t bother to turn around when there is an explosion two feet away. But why does your video still look shaky? Most video editors are disappointed when they look at the final output. Well, there are stabilization options available that can save the day for you.
Use the stabilization option of your video editor and stabilize the most hurriedly shot video clips.