Project Description

User Generated Content – Video Tools

Filming, Editing and Publishing – What to Use?

Video is a popular and effective way to present content and engage audiences.

Purpose

The right tool for the job

There is a wide variety of tools and software to quickly and easily create quality original user-generated video content (UGC). Below you’ll find a list of tools and what they are best used for.

Recommended Software

Whether you’re editing or filming on Mac or PC, there’s an option for you.

Adobe Premiere Pro

SOFTWARE TYPE: Video editing program

CAPABILITIES: Video modification –  Cut, merge clips, add transitions, effects, graphics, music, text and animation 

COMPATABILITY: Mac & PC

DIFFICULTY: Recommended for advanced users

ACCESSABILITY: Available via the Adobe Creative Suite through Self Service

Apple Final Cut Pro

SOFTWARE TYPE: Video Editing program

CAPABILITIES: Video modification-  Cut, merge clips, add transitions, effects, graphics, music, text and animation 

COMPATABILITY : Mac OS

DIFFICULTY: Recommended for intermediate users

ACCESSABILITY: Available through Self Service and Mac App Store

Bandicam

SOFTWARE TYPE:Video Recording Program

CAPABILITIES:Capture video from your inbuilt front facing webcam camera on your device

COMPATABILITY: PC

DIFFICULTY:Recommended for Beginners

ACCESSABILITY: Available free through the Bandicam official site – https://www.bandicam.com

Camtasia

SOFTWARE TYPE:Screen Capture and Video Editing Program

CAPABILITIES:Capture video from your inbuilt front facing webcam camera on your device and Video modification-  Cut, merge clips, add transitions, effects, graphics and music

COMPATABILITY: Mac & PC

DIFFICULTY:Recommended for Beginners

ACCESSABILITY: Purchased through Get IT 

Echo 360 personal capture

SOFTWARE TYPE:Screen Capture and Video Recording Program

CAPABILITIES:Capture video from your inbuilt front facing webcam camera on your device

COMPATABILITY: Mac & PC

DIFFICULTY:Recommended for Beginners

ACCESSABILITY: Available through Self Service 

Hitfilm

SOFTWARE TYPE:Video Editing program

CAPABILITIES:Video modification-  Cut, merge clips, add transitions, effects, graphics and music

COMPATABILITY: Mac & PC

DIFFICULTY:Recommended for intermediate users

ACCESSABILITY: Available free through the Hit film official site – https://hitfilm.com/express

iMovie

SOFTWARE TYPE:Video Editing program

CAPABILITIES:Video modification-  Cut, merge clips, add transitions, effects, graphics, music and text

COMPATABILITY: Mac OS

DIFFICULTY:Recommended for Beginners

ACCESSABILITY: Pre-installed on all Mac computers, alternatively available through Self service

Quicktime Player

SOFTWARE TYPE:Screen capture and Video Recording Program

CAPABILITIES:Capture video from your inbuilt front facing webcam camera on your device

COMPATABILITY: Ideal for Mac OS (Some functions not available on PC version)

DIFFICULTY:Recommended for Beginners

ACCESSABILITY: Available through Self Service