5. Editing Video

Lesson overview

In Lesson 4, you learned to organize your video in the Organizer and Project Asset panels. In this lesson, you’ll learn how to shape that footage into a cohesive video. You’ll apply these basic editing techniques:

• Insert, delete, and rearrange clips in Quick view and Expert view

• Trim and split clips in both views

• Create a slide show with transitions

• Use Smart Trim mode to quickly remove lower-quality segments from your videos

Over the course of this lesson, you’ll piece together a short video showing the engines used to power the Space Shuttle with clips graciously supplied by NASA, and some others. You’ll be working with video and audio clips provided on the DVD that accompanies this book.

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