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Picture Yourself Making Creative Movies with Corel VideoStudio Pro X4, 1st Edition

  • Marc Bech
  • ISBN-10: 1435457269
  • ISBN-13: 9781435457263
  • 300 Pages | Paperback
  • COPYRIGHT: 2012 Published
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About the Product

PICTURE YOURSELF MAKING CREATIVE MOVIES WITH COREL VIDEOSTUDIO PRO X4 shows beginners to experienced videographers how to create digital movies using Corel VideoStudio Pro X4, the most complete and affordable video editing software available. Perfect for both home video makers and professionals, you'll learn step by step how to create and edit professional looking video to enjoy and share. You'll start with an overview of video editing basics, followed by an introduction to the VideoStudio Pro X4 software to get you up and running. After that you'll dive right into video production, learning each new skill through hands-on instruction accompanied by full color screenshots and example video clips that you can download from the companion website. You'll learn everything from adding title and audio effects and experimenting with filters to stop-motion animation techniques and other advanced features, as well as how to import and export to various device types and even share your videos online. Helpful tips and tricks throughout each chapter will help guide you as you discover how to create and share original movies with VideoStudio Pro X4.


  • The only book on the market that covers Corel VideoStudio Pro X4; no true competition.

  • Featured in the four-color, highly visual, and well-established Picture Yourself series style.

  • All the files necessary to complete the tutorials and projects in the book are available at

About the Author

Marc Bech

Marc Bech has more than twenty years of experience with multimedia, graphics and e-learning software companies such as Macromedia, Adobe Systems, Enspire Learning and Corel Corp. His specialty is showing off the power and creativity of software through training, tradeshows, and webinar demonstrations.

Table of Contents

1. Creating and Editing Your Own Home Movies!
2. Getting Started.
3. Using the Media Organizer.
4. Using Burn.
5. Using the DV-DVD Wizard.
6. Using Easy Edit.
7. Starting Advanced Edit.
8. Working With Video in Advanced Edit.
9. Making an Instant Project in Advanced Edit.
10. Working With Audio in Advanced Edit.
11. Fun With Video Effects in Advanced Edit.
12. Experimenting With Video Filters in Advanced Edit.
13. Adding Titles in Advanced Edit.
14. Getting Creative with the Painting Creator in Advanced Edit.
15. Uploading Your Videos to the Internet in VideoStudio Pro.
16. Creating a Blu-ray Disc in VideoStudio Pro.
17. Advanced Features in Advanced Edit.
Appendix A: Keyboard Shortcuts.
Appendix B: Exploring Useful Web Sites.