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Trim a QuickTime Video Clip

To trim a QuickTime video clip, open the video file in the QuickTime Player application. Go to Edit/Trim in QuickTime Player. Drag the yellow sliders to where you want to start and stop the movie. Save the edited movie.

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Recording a Video of Your Mac Screen

Note: This will only record a video of your Mac’s screen, but no audio; to record both video and audio, please view this page. To record your Mac’s video display: Go to the QuickTime Player application.Choose File/New Screen Recording. Click … finish reading Recording a Video of Your Mac Screen

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Recording Your Mac’s Video Screen with Audio

To record your Mac’s Screen with both audio and video: Install loopback audio (free extension). Open the media you want to screen capture in your application (if it’s a browser, use Firefox or Chrome, not Safari). Start at least 5 … finish reading Recording Your Mac’s Video Screen with Audio

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Screen Capturing your Mac Computer Screen

You may need to take a screen capture (or screenshot or grab; different terms, same idea) of your Mac’s computer screen. Apple has got a screenshot page that lists this info. Here’s  the two most basic and commonly-used commands. Copy … finish reading Screen Capturing your Mac Computer Screen

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Multimedia Examples

There are many ways and techniques to tell a story visually, even if your subject may be a bit difficult to present visually. Here are a few samples that show how some people have creatively put together projects using a … finish reading Multimedia Examples

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The Editing Process

First round(s) of editing Give a brief statement on the project.  Questions to ask yourself: What is the  topic of the project? Can it be explained in 1-3 sentences? Is there a time limit to the project? If so, time … finish reading The Editing Process

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Using iMovie

Note: There is a list of iMovie tutorials online at the bottom of this page that are extremely helpful. Be sure to check them out!  iMovie is organized into 3 thematic areas, generally found at the top of the screen … finish reading Using iMovie

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Sample Exercises for Students

Creating a multimedia project may be daunting; here’s a few possible exercises to have students work on to break the tasks down, allowing the student to focus on one or two areas. Create an audio podcast This helps a student … finish reading Sample Exercises for Students

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Recording Audio

Use the best/right microphone (microphones are available from IMC and PARC for checkout) Record in the right space (not in loud environment; turn off heaters/AC/radios, ideally in quiet carpeted room; wood amplifies and bounces sound) When recording, make sure to … finish reading Recording Audio

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Audio Resources on the Internet

garageband (not online, but free for Mac users): lots of useful clips; can build soundbeds quickly. creative commons: http://creativecommons.org/ free music archive: http://freemusicarchive.org/ jamendo: http://www.jamendo.com/ jewelbeat: http://www.jewelbeat.com/ sounddogs: http://www.sounddogs.com/

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