When you think of video editing you’re probably picturing a dark room and a complicated workstation full of colorful buttons and at least 2 monitors full of options and settings for you to select and set up.
In today’s day and age, that is no longer the only possible scenario. The fact that we have the Internet at our disposal is a huge advantage that provides instant access to any type of information we might be looking for.
Humans’ constant need to make improvements
The popularity of the Internet in our everyday lives makes it incredibly easy for us to simplify seemingly complicated actions, like video editing, and bringing them to completion instantly. High quality is not a problem either. The technology available nowadays, lets developers maintain high standards when creating these free online tools, thus giving anyone a shot at ending up with a professional looking file, without much effort on their part.
Relevant examples of fast advancements that get things done fast
For example, the process of converting a file from a video sharing platform into another format is straightforward and fast. Let’s look at how the procedure is done on a website dedicated to video conversion, at high standards, from any online video streaming website, such as Vimeo or YouTube.
1. Open the video in you preferred Internet browser.
2. Select and copy the URL from the address bar.
3. Go to Videoconvert.com
4. Paste the link in the search box.
Press the Convert now button.
5. This is pretty much the entire process. After completing it, you have a file ready for instant download at the touch of a button.
A useful trimming feature is also included in this particular website’s options. Simply use it to select only one part of any video file. The way to do this is simply by selecting the time stamp where you want your file to start and where you want it to end. After doing this, all that’s left for you to do is to press the Convert now button, and the file will be cropped according to your specifications.
Alternatively, trimming a file can also be done rapidly, straight from your Android phone by completing the following actions. You just need to have the Photos app installed and you’re ready to attempt this.
- First, open the video.
- Tap the pencil icon at the bottom of the screen.
- Highlight the section of the video you’d like to crop.
- Tap the Save button in the top right.
- Check to see how the video looks by playing the selection before you trim.
- Once trimmed, a new video file will be saved and the old, unaltered file will also remain on the device.
- As you can see, there is basically a way of trimming and cutting files on any similar device.
The importance of visual content
These days are marked by an ever-growing need for fast advancement. This is the reason why humans are constantly seeking to improve technology and everything related to it.
Due to this lack of time, visual content, be it images or videos, has become increasingly popular and even essential for everyday life.
Because nobody has the time to sit down to read the information the old-fashioned way, an image has to do the trick almost instantly. Messages conveyed in this form are much more powerful for the audience at large. The receiver of the message in visual form also has the freedom to relate or not and to understand one thing or another, based on their individual perspective, preferences and overall life experience.
For this reason, social media became a pivotal component of the way we live today. Important causes and people get promoted through this informational channel. Thus offering the best way of staying in touch with current events and having an idea about every popular topic in today’s world.
Tools for expressing creativity
Videos are great expressions of artistic ideas, bringing awareness, but also having fun and lightening the mood when needed. By allowing people to make and edit videos freely and easily, the internet and every gadget we use today are proving to come in extremely handy for living a more educated and artistic lifestyle.