The field of video editing is one of the most popular and required fields in the labor market at the present time. In addition to working in the field of video production, anyone who wants to work in the content industry needs to possess some skills in video editing programs, of which there are many, but most of them are not free and the other needs a computer with capabilities Large, which may not be possessed by some, especially those looking to learn this field, of course, besides that reputable montage programs are often difficult to use for beginners and require special training and study.
But due to the boom in the content industry, there are many new free editing programs that focus on building popularity for them through their availability for free to users in addition to ease of use and the absence of the need to purchase or assemble a high- powered computer, and one of the most prominent of these programs is the wonderful and free “ AceMovi Video Editor ” program. Today, through the lines of this article, we will shed light on it and clarify its most prominent features, as well as how to use it for beginners in the field of content and montage industry.
As we mentioned in the introduction, “ AceMovi Video Editor ” is the perfect solution for those who want to start working in the field of video editing and do not have a computer with great capabilities. When you compare with other alternative programs, you will find that the requirements for running the program are normal and suitable for medium devices, as the program supports work on Intel and AMD processors with a limit. The minimum frequency is 2 GHz, with the need for a processor with at least two cores to process standard video quality SD and HD quality, while a minimum of 4 cores with a frequency of 2 GHz will be required to process 4K videos.
As for the RAM specifications, 4 GB of RAM will be sufficient for processing normal SD video clips, but it is preferable to have 8 GB of RAM for processing high-quality HD videos, while the developer recommends 16 GB of RAM for processing 4K videos. OpenGL 2.0″ or “DirectX 9” and “DirectX11” versions.
If you have not used montage programs before, you will not find that the interface of the program is annoying or complicated for you, but you will find that everything is very direct and you will be able to know the function of each window in the program interface without using difficult terms like other programs, but if you work on any programs You will find that the interface is very convenient, and all the basic options such as the “timeline” window, the display window and the list of files are available to you and you will not need to search for them within many lists, and of course you will find a small line next to each window through which you can move the window and make it larger or smaller In order to get the best arrangement of windows that suits your use.
Create a New Project and Add Files
You will not need to go to any sub-menus in order to start a new project, where you will find in the middle of the main interface of the program a window to create a new project, through which you can specify the path to save the project files through the “Project Folder” option, as well as specify the project name through the “Project Name” box. Also, if you open the program and work on it before, you will find the “Recent Projects” window, which contains all the project files that you created and worked on recently, and it is enough to click on any of them to open them directly in the program.
You can also specify the project settings in terms of video quality by pressing the “Video Mode” option, and you can choose between many ready-made settings in terms of quality, resolution, frame rate or FPS, and you can also through the “Custom” option below select special settings But if you do not have enough experience, you can leave this option in the “Automatic” mode, which means that the program will select the appropriate settings for the project through the videos used, and after setting everything, just click on “Start” below to start the new project.
After that, you can add video clips and audio files to the new project by simply clicking on the “Playlist” icon at the top and then dragging and dropping the various files to that window and you will find that the program supports most file extensions of all kinds, whether audio, video or even image files.
Add and Modify Files in The Paths Window
Like all montage programs, through the program, you can create many paths, which we insert the files on each of them in parallel or sequentially. After adding the files to the project in the previous step, you can choose one of the files and include them in the paths window below, but you must first create a new path, which you can do Simply by pressing the three horizontal lines icon in the tracks window at the bottom and create a new track, whether an audio track through “Audio Track” or a video through “Video Track”.
After creating the paths as you want, you can drag and drop the files you want to work on inside the project from the “Playlist” window to the path you want on the paths window, and you can move these files on the path quite easily by dragging right or left, and you can also drag the paths from one of the sides to shorten and delete any part you don’t want.
Also, by clicking on any file inside the track at any time, you can separate the file into two parts by selecting the timing you want by clicking on the track and pressing the “Split” option or the letter S from the keyboard and the video will be separated into two separate clips, you can move any of them completely freely as You can do this process more than once and select the parts you want and press “Delete” from the keyboard to erase them completely, and you will also find the usual “Copy”, “Cut” and “Paste” options for dealing with files on the path.
You can also control the speed of a particular clip to speed it up or slow it down by clicking the right mouse button on the video or audio file inside the tracks window and then the “Properties” option, and you will find a window opening for file options, through which you can increase or decrease the speed via “Speed”.
You can also control the sound of the files by pressing the right mouse button on the audio track of the video file and then the “Detach Audio” option, and the file’s sound will be separated from the video, and you can add another audio track and then add another audio file to install it on the file instead of the original audio.
Add Effects and Texts
You can also add many effects to the project by selecting any video or track in the Tracks window and then clicking on the “Filters” option at the top, and you will find the appearance of the Effects window, through which you can add a new effect by pressing the + sign at the bottom of the window, and you will find a list of all the effects. Select the effect Or the effects you want, then adjust the effect settings, which differ from one effect to another, but in most cases, you will find that most of them are easy settings, and you can apply and preview the results directly through the project preview window.
And through the same list of effects, you can add texts to the video by searching in the effects window with the word “Text” and you will find many effects, choose one of them and you will find adding a default text on the video, and through the “Text” field you can write the text you want and control the font color and font name And its size, as well as the location of the font on a screen by selecting the “Position” option, and you can always experiment and preview the results directly on the display window until you reach the best result according to the project you are working on.
You will also find many other great effects such as the “Chroma” effect, through which you can overlay videos that were filmed using a chroma background, as well as the “keyFrames” feature, which is used to apply effects to only certain parts of the video without the other.
Save and Export files
After completing the project, you can export and save the final file through the “Export” option above, and you will see the appearance of the export settings window, through which you can choose the appropriate format for the final video file, then press “Export File” in that window and specify the path to save the resulting file, and the export process will begin and file production You can directly follow the progress of the process through the program window.
In the end, of course, the program contains many wonderful and advanced features and options that the lines of this article will not cover, but we have tried as much as possible to clarify the basic steps through which you can start and work on the program, but fortunately, you can see more information and detailed explanations of all the features and features of the program Through many video explanations available through the official AceMovi Video Editor website of the program.