This page contains information about different editing tools and where (if applicable) they may be found on campus. You can click one of the links below to jump to a section of interest.
Audio Tools | Image Tools | Video Tools | Web Tools
If you have questions about using any of the tools presented on this page, please feel free to contact Jedidiah Rex.
If you need to borrow video and audio equipment (e.g. video camera, voice recorder, tripod) you should contact Beloit College Information Technology (BITS) IT Support in Mayer Hall at itsupport.beloit.edu, or call them at 363-4357 (HELP)
If you are interested in creating a multimedia project involving audio and video, there are a couple sites you may want to visit beforehand. Each of the sites below has information on how to set-up, shoot and compose your photos, video, and audio.
This is a list of applications for editing audio and websites for finding or creating audio (organized A-Z). Getting a good recording can be helped by removing as much extraneous sound as possible. The vocal booth located in the Library provides a soundproof location to record. You can also make a better recording by using a better quality microphone. The Library has a couple that you may check out and use in the Library. IT Support (Mayer Hall) has other equipment such as audio recorders that you may check out.
The saying is that, "a picture is worth a thousand words." The right image can bring illumination to the point you are trying to make, or it can be a distraction. Which it is, depends on how you choose to use the image. Below is a brief description of different file types, and then a couple lists of applications you can use to create, edit, or capture images.
Below is a list of applications that my be used to edit or create video. The tool lists below are grouped into two sections: Editing Tools and Screen Capture tools. Editing tools allow you to compose a video combining any number of video tracks, audio tracks, and images with titles, transitions and effects to produce a finished video. Screen capture tools allow you to record what you see or a task you are completing from your computer. Some capture tools allow you to edit the resulting footage.
Things to consider when using a web tool:
Below is a list of tools that you may want to check out.