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Camera & Camcorder Checkout: Editing Photos & Video

Information about the Camera & Camcorder Checkout Program at the W.I. Dykes Library.

Editing on Campus

The Library Computer Lab on N-401 and most other computer labs on campus are equipped with basic editing software such as Windows Movie Maker and Photo Gallery. Library Lab Computers are also equipped with GIMP, for editing images, and Audacity, for editing audio.

Editing on Your Own Computer

Most computers now come with basic video and photo editing software. There are also some tools that you may be able to purchase at a discount through the university bookstore.

Common Editing Programs

iMovie

for MacOS X

included with MacOS X

Tutorials: http://www.apple.com/findouthow/movies/

Windows MovieMaker

for Windows 7/8

Free - Part of Windows Essentials: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-live/essentials

Tutorials: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/Windows-Live/movie-maker

iPhoto

for MacOS X

included with MacOS X

Tutorials: http://www.apple.com/findouthow/photos/

Windows Photo Gallery

for Windows 7/8

Free - Part of Windows Essentials: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-live/essentials

Tutorials: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-live/photo-gallery

GIMP

for Linux, MacOS X, Windows

Free - Open Source: http://www.gimp.org/

Tutorials: http://www.gimp.org/tutorials/

Audacity

for Linux, MacOS, Windows

Free - Open Source: http://audacity.sourceforge.net/download/

Tutorials: http://wiki.audacityteam.org/wiki/Category:Tutorial