Useful links for AV makers

AV PRODUCTION SOFTWARE

PicturesToExe     http://www.wnsoft.com/

Standard edition — $69 + vat   Basic edition of PicturesToExe.

Deluxe edition — $129* + vat This edition includes VideoBuilder to easily burn slideshows on DVD-Video discs, create HD video files (H.264) for PC and Mac, publish slideshows on Youtube and Vimeo, video for iPhone and iPod.

*about £85

 ProShow Gold    –      $69   http://www.photodex.com/products/
ProShow Producer     –      $240

SOUND

Audacity The Free, Cross-Platform Sound Editor      http://audacity.sourceforge.net/
Adobe Audition (£17 per month) is often recommended for soundtrack editing, but Audacity (Free) does the job well.

Music and copyright issues

A licence in a club’s name applies only to productions made by the club nominated. It does not cover productions made by individual members on their own behalf. Similarly, licences in the name of an individual clear that person’s work only.

To find out more and to obtain a licence go to http://www.theiac.org.uk

For music try

http://www.amazon.co.uk/    Digital music

http://www.audionetwork.com/  For Royalty Free music

For sound effects search the internet or try
http://soundbible.com/

Useful websites

RPS AV group    –  http://www.avg.rps.org/special-interest-groups/audio-visual

AV news – http://www.avnews.org.uk/

 

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