Video Tools & Software

Video Tools and software – Tools for video editing, video production, and online video marketing. Find video tools that you can use for online video sharing, posting, distribution, tracking, syndication, video analytics, and more…

Mozilla Introduces Popcorn Maker, Interactive Web Video Remix Application Open to All

Mozilla Introduces Popcorn Maker, Interactive Web Video Remix Application Open to All

Well, it took a year after we first mentioned it, but Mozilla's Popcorn is now open to everyone.  Popcorn Maker 1.0 is a web app that allows video makers to make interactive video, and you can go to this page to download it and/or take ...

How to Diagnose and Fix (not set) Visits from Flowplayer in Google Analytics

How to Diagnose and Fix (not set) Visits from Flowplayer in Google Analytics

Webmasters using Flowplayer 3.2 or earlier may have woken up to a pleasant surprise in Google Analytics the day after implementation. Visits doubled overnight, but how is that possible? Don’t get too excited because half of those visits are most likely fake visits. Flowplayer 3.2 ...

Cinemek Storyboard Composer: Mobile Storyboarding iPad App Review [ReelRebel #26]

Cinemek Storyboard Composer: Mobile Storyboarding iPad App Review [ReelRebel #26]

One of the most important aspects of pre-production is to create a storyboard.  While having a script perfected is important, it is just as important to have a storyboard before you start shooting so you don't miss any essential shots.  This will prevent you from ...

Best Budget DSLR for Video? Canon EOS Rebel T4i (650D) DSLR Product Review [Reel Rebel #22]

Best Budget DSLR for Video? Canon EOS Rebel T4i (650D) DSLR Product Review [Reel Rebel #22]

For this episode of Reel Rebel, Stephen Schweickart provides a brief video product review of the new Canon Rebel T4i digital SLR (DSLR) camera, also known internationally as the Canon EOS 650D.  With the improvements Canon has made from previous models like the Rebel T3i, ...

40+ iOS Video Apps to Shoot, Edit, and Share Your Mobile Video Masterpiece

40+ iOS Video Apps to Shoot, Edit, and Share Your Mobile Video Masterpiece

There are, of course, something like eleventy-billion (I'll have to check if that number is real) iOS apps in the Apple App Store, and quite a few apps for video.  There are a lot of people out there who would like to make a movie ...

Frame Your Shots the Easy Way with SL Director's Digital Viewfinder App [Reel Rebel #19]

Frame Your Shots the Easy Way with SL Directors Digital Viewfinder App [Reel Rebel #19]

For this week's Reel Rebel video production tip, in an effort to dispel the myth that holding your hands in an L-shape for a shot makes you look like a professional filmmaker, we discuss and review the merits of the SL Director's Viewfinder app.  This ...

How to Plan for Optimal Outdoor Lighting: The Golden Hour Calculator Review [Reel Rebel #15]

How to Plan for Optimal Outdoor Lighting: The Golden Hour Calculator Review [Reel Rebel #15]

This week on Reel Rebel, Stephen Schweickart talks about and gives a brief review of the Golden Hour Calculator.  The Golden Hour Calculator is a cool and simple tool for videographers and photographers to use for planning video shoots at the optimal time in order to take advantage ...

List of HTML5 Capable Video Players & Destination Sites

List of HTML5 Capable Video Players & Destination Sites

While one might think that every Tom, Dick and Harry video player is now HTML5 capable, you'd be wrong. Well, not totally wrong as most are. So here's a list of some of the more popular HTML5 video players.

List of Cloud-Based Video Encoding Tools and Services

List of Cloud Based Video Encoding Tools and Services

With the rise of software-as-a-service (SAAS) and infrastructure-as-a-service (IAAS) I thought it was about time we started compiling a list of web-based video encoding options. This is not a list of online video platforms but rather a set of places that you can upload a ...

YouTube's Face Blurring Tool Lets You Protect Identities in Videos

YouTubes Face Blurring Tool Lets You Protect Identities in Videos

As YouTube becomes a popular news source for many, and a place where people's identities are thrown all over the web, it would be nice if you had the capability of hiding a person's identity if you feel like they should be protected somehow when ...