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Creating Digital Media Guide

This guide will share the resources FSU Libraries can provide to assist with your digital media project.

Software

 Adobe Premiere Pro

Adobe Premiere Pro is a timeline-based video editing software application.

Premiere Pro supports high resolution video editing at up to 10,240 × 8,192 resolution, at up to 32-bits per channel color, in both RGB and YUV. Audio sample-level editing, VST audio plug-in support, and 5.1 surround sound mixing are available. Premiere Pro's plug-in architecture enables it to import and export formats beyond those supported by QuickTime or DirectShow, supporting a wide variety of video and audio file formats and codecs on both MacOS and Windows. When used with Cineform's Neo line of plug-ins, it supports 3D editing with the ability to view 3D material using 2D monitors, while making individual left and right eye adjustments.

This Software can be found here, and you may qualify for an Educational license.


 Adobe Audition

Adobe Audition is a digital audio workstation from Adobe Systems.

It features both a multitrack, non-destructive mix/edit environment and a destructive-approach waveform editing view.

This Software can be found here, and you may qualify for an Educational license.


 Camtasia

Camtasia Studio and Camtasia for Mac are software suites, created and published by TechSmith, for creating video tutorials and presentations directly via screencast, or via a direct recording plug-in to Microsoft PowerPoint.

The screen area to be recorded can be chosen freely, and audio or other multimedia recordings may be recorded at the same time or added separately from any other source and integrated in the Camtasia Studio component of the product.

This Software can be found here.


 Final Cut Pro

Final Cut Pro is a series of non-linear video editing software programs. The software allows users to log and transfer video onto a hard drive (internal or external), where it can be edited, processed, and output to a wide variety of formats.

Final Cut Pro provides non-linear, non-destructive editing of any QuickTime-compatible video format including DV, HDV, P2 MXF (DVCProHD), XDCAM (via plug-in), 2K, 4K and 5K film formats. It supports a number of simultaneously composited video tracks (limited mainly by video form capability); unlimited audio tracks; multi-camera editing for combining video from multiple camera sources; as well as standard ripple, roll, slip, slide, scrub, razor blade and time remapping edit functions. It comes with a range of video transitions and a range of video and audio filters such as keying tools, mattes and vocal de-poppers and de-essers. It also has a manual 3-way color correction filter, videoscopes and a selection of generators, such as slugs, test cards and noise.

This Software can be found here.


 Microsoft Office Suite

Get free downloads of Office 365 ProPlus—including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and more—on up to fifteen personally-owned devices: five computers, five tablets and five phones. Enjoy your free subscription as long as you’re a current employee or active student enrolled in classes.

More information on Installing your free copies can be found here.

 myFSUVLab

With Florida State's virtual computer lab, you can access campus software anytime, anywhere. Use myFSUVLab for 24/7 access to select university software, which comes in handy if you don't want to make a trip to a campus computer lab or office. The virtual computer lab can be accessed remotely, at home or on the go, from any Windows, Mac or mobile device.

For more information, or to log in, visit myFSUVLab here.


 Vegas

VEGAS Pro is a video editing software package for non-linear editing (NLE) published by Sony.

VEGAS does not require any specialized hardware to run properly, allowing it to operate on almost any standard Windows computer across a broad range of hardware. In areas of compositing and motion graphics Vegas provides a broad tool set including 3D track motion compositing with control over z-depth, and spatial arrangement of visual planes including plane intersection.

This Software can be found here.


 Audacity

Audacity is a free open source digital audio editor and recording computer software application, available for Windows, OS X, Linux and other operating systems.

In addition to recording audio from multiple sources, Audacity can be used for post-processing of all types of audio, including podcasts by adding effects such as normalization, trimming, and fading in and out.

It can be downloaded here.


 Jing

Jing is a screencasting computer program. This software takes a picture or video of the user's computer screen and uploads it to the Web, FTP, computer or clipboard.

If uploaded to the web, the program automatically creates a URL to the content so it can be shared with others. Jing is compatible with Macintosh and Microsoft Windows. Users must sign up for an account before using the software.

It can be downloaded here.


 Office Mix

Office Mix is a free extension to PowerPoint that makes it easy to turn your PowerPoint presentations into interactive online lessons and share them with your students and colleagues in OneNote, on the web, or in your learning management system.

It can be downloaded here.


 Wondershare Filmora

Geared to the first-time non-linear video editor, Wondershare Video Editor provides all the freedom you need to arrange clips and music with a wealth of available filters and transitions. This is a beautiful and capable piece of software.

It can be downloaded here.



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