The FFmpeg tool can help you convert almost any audio and video file from the command line. Here are some useful FFmpeg commands you should know.
This guide describes how you can extract image frame or picture thumbnails from any video including DVD movies, YouTube video and so on.
This video tutorial describes how you can easily convert videos into animated GIF images using free tools.
Steve Stockman, author of How to Shoot Videos That Doesn’t Suck, offers five great tips that will help you shoot better home movies with your existing video camera.
If you frequently embed video clips in your PowerPoint presentations, you’ll absolutely love PowerPoint 2010 since it includes a built-in video editor.
Download the new Windows Live Movie Maker – a free video editing software for Windows 7 and Vista.
VideoThang is an easy-to-use video editor for Windows that is free and can turn your digital photos into flash video slideshows with music, transitions and captions.
Forbes says that Jumpcut is the most promising service among web based video editors. They compared JumpCut with MotionBox and PhotoBucket from MySpace but surprisingly missed Adobe Video Remixer available on YouTube.
If you have kids in the family, introduce them to Wildlife Filmmaker – a simple movie making software from National Geographic.
Say you have several short video clips that you want to merge into a single movie.
Flickr is perfect for sharing short family videos that you have captured with a digital still camera or your mobile phone.
How to rotate a vertical video clip that you shot with your digital camera or mobile phone ? No need to turn your head sideways, just rotate the video without changing the aspect ratio.
Watching FLV videos in the browser is half the fun – you can do so many other things like split FLV videos into multiple clips, trim the introductory music, convert flv videos to MP3 songs, extract image frames from the video, etc.
Video Spin also ships with a variety of 2D transitions, background music and other sound effects to make your amateur movies look slightly more professional and interesting.
This YouTube Video Tools directory has links to the best online tools to get the most out of YouTube videos. You can watch video deleted from YouTube, add sub-titles to videos, track statistics on YouTube and so much more.
Free Video Editing Software Though Windows Movie Maker from Microsoft remains the popular choice, CNET recommends open-source video editor Jahshaka for creating videos on a budget – if you take the time to learn the program and actually read some of those tutorials, you’ll quickly discover that Jahshaka is a very serious editing application with a learning curve that will keep you occupied for a while.