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Video Editing: Getting Started @the Library

Equipment, resources, and tools available at Addlestone library for video editing projects.

What You Need to Know about Making Video Projects at the Library

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​iMovie - Mac Computers
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iMovie is installed on all Mac computers available in Addlestone Library Classroom 120. If you use iMovie in the Library classroom 120 please be aware of the following:

  • Addlestone Library Classroom 120 is only available for student use when it is not in use for scheduled instruction. Please check the calendar posted outside of the classroom for availability.
  • The computers are public computers and your files may be deleted by another user. Please backup and store all of your original files. Google Drive, available as part of your College of Charleston Gmail is a good option.
  • iMovie projects require planning to be worked on from multiple computers.
  • Please decide on the software and machine you wish to use BEFORE starting your project so that you can plan accordingly.
  • If you need to hear audio, please bring your own headphones.
     

​Shotcut - PC Computers
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The Student Computing Lab is currently running Windows 10 and Windows Movie Maker is no longer supported.  Shotcut, a free open source video editing program will be installed on student general access computers in the future. Shotcut can also be downloaded to your personal computer and is available for Windows and Mac operating systems. If you use Shotcut for video editing in the Student Computing Lab please be aware of the following:

  • The computers are public computers and your files may be deleted by another user. Please backup and store all of your original files. Google Drive, available as part of your College of Charleston Gmail is a good option.
  • Movie projects can not be worked on from multiple computers without planning. It is best practice to decide on the software and machine you wish to use BEFORE starting your project.
  • If you do not save your files to the "Thaw" space they will be deleted when you are logged out of the machine.
  • Sound is not available on the Student Computing lab computers. If you will need to hear audio, please bring your own headphones.
  • Student Computing Lab computers are in an open area. If you need to do a voice over for your video, it is highly recommended that you use the Mac computers and iMovie in Addlestone Library.

How to Work on an iMovie Project from Multiple Computers

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