Hi, I have Adobe Photoshop Premiere Elements 9.
I am creating some tutorial videos on math and other topics. I want the tutorials to be succinct, which requires me to edit out a lot of blank space.
Things look fine when I first load the file, but after cutting the video and audio up and delete-and-close-gap'ing a lot of it, the video at the end is very visually distorted. I can't even tell what's going on and it looks horrible.
Any suggestions or tips/forwards to threads that answer this question?
sorry if this is a repost, i'm very pressed for time
You don't say what software you're using to record your tutorials, but most use codecs that Premiere Elements struggles with.
You might be better off editing these non-camcorder files in a program like Windows MovieMaker or iMovie. These programs are not as powerful as Premiere Elements, but they do support a much wider range of file formats and codecs.
I was using CamStudio with the Lossless codec it comes with, so that makes sense what you said. I would like to have some of the options that premiere has. Is there any work around that I can do to change the codec to be usable by Premiere?
such as, playing the video in windows media player and recording it with a codec that works, or ..?
You might want to take a look at this article on editing Camtasia footage: http://forums.adobe.com/thread/453044?tstart=0
There are some useful comments by Jeff Bellune, who uses Camtasia for his tutorials. Now, many of his comments were done with Premiere Pro CS3 & CS4 in mind, but much will translate to PrE, as well - just not all of it.
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