The Top 5 Video Formats You Should Use in 2022

A man working with video content. Top 5 video formats.

Do you know which top 5 video formats you should use to stay on the top of the game?

Video is the mainstream media of the future! As technology evolves, the usage of videos grows, as well as the amount of video content created and shared. Video marketing is more prevalent and more important than ever before. For many industries, video content is critical for advertising and user engagement purposes. Video trends are also constantly changing.… Read the rest

How to create a GIF for Twitter?

Create GIF for Twitter. An image shows: video file, a GIF and a Twitter logo.

How to create a GIF for Twitter, you may ask. While many are accustomed to choosing the pre-existing GIFs, you can as easily make an animated GIF using your own video. Twitter is one of the largest social media networks out there, where millions of GIFs get shared each day. It is a perfect place to show off a new GIF you have made!

GIF has become a modern way of expressing oneself online.… Read the rest

Do You Need a 4K Camera?

Is newer always better? Some people do think so. The ones in the videography field are no exception. Too many people think a 4K camera is a must-have so they can shoot better movies. In reality, 4K isn’t always better than HD.

Does anyone need a 4K camera?

4K videos are sharper and clearer than mere HD videos, but to many videographers, especially new ones, hastily chasing 4K videos may not be the best move.… Read the rest

Here’s How To Make Great Home Videos

These days, it seems like everyone enjoys making videos. However, most people end up with so-so quality video. If you feel you’re one of them, here are some simple tips to make your next home video looks professional.

By the way, all the tips below are applicable whether you’re using a digital SLR camera or a phone. That’s right. Even when all you have is a smartphone, you can still make professional-looking home videos.… Read the rest

Using Video Background on Zoom

After the pandemic hits and working from home becomes the norm, video conferencing becomes more popular.

Along with the popularity, many embarrassing moments and horror stories pop up one after another. Most of those stories involve unexpected things happening in the background. From kids pooping to spouse walking around with barely anything on, the list of embarrassing events just keeps on coming.

One solution to prevent those embarrassing stories from happening to you and also to protect your privacy is to use a virtual background.… Read the rest

Should You Shoot Videos In RAW?

Most photographers will vouch for the importance of shooting in RAW as it offers so many benefits. But what about when shooting videos? Should everyone shoot videos in RAW too?

Image By: https://unsplash.com/@lishakov

Why Shoot RAW Videos?

Just like the RAW settings when you shoot still pictures, the RAW setting for shooting videos also captures and saves all data with zero processing. That’s right, the camera saves whatever information the image sensor is feeding without deciding which one is important and which one should be scraped off.… Read the rest

3 Top Reasons Why You Should Install A Dash Cam

Installing a dashboard camera (dash cam) in the car is one of the smartest moves car owners can take.  While insurance companies may not lower your payment if you have a dash cam installed in your car, having the recordings at hand can save yourself from a lot of trouble whenever the unexpected happens.

3 Top Reasons Why You Should Install A Dash Cam

#1. Car Accidents

Incompetent and inattentive drivers are serious threats on the road.… Read the rest

Improved Video Aspect Ratio Conversion

Video Aspect Ratio
Image by https://bit.ly/358cwnz

Avid users of Online Convert know: when converting to video, you can also use basic video editing. This includes, among others, bitrate, frame rate, rotation, cropping, cutting, changing the audio settings, and more.

Another useful option is to change the screen size of the video. This can be done by specifying the width and height in pixels.

Today, we shall tell you about some great improvements that were made to this specific option.… Read the rest

Common Social Media Threats

Social media is like a staple for modern people. The advent of social media, however, brings forth a plethora of new threats. The followings are some common threats that social media use can bring. Familiarize yourself with these threats so you can be more prepared.

Image By: https://unsplash.com/@firmbee

#1. Identity theft

Getting your identity stolen is no joke. It can drain your bank account, ruin your credit, or even get you in trouble with the law.… Read the rest

AV1 – The New Video Codec

Technology has advanced more in the last thirty years than in the previous two thousand. The exponential increase in advancement will only continue.

Niels Bohr
AV1 Video Codec
Image by https://bit.ly/2PtbtId

Niels Bohr’s statement cannot be denied. The internet and technology have come a long, long way – and there are new developments almost daily.

Today, we shall look at a special development, namely the introduction of a new video codec.

What are (video) codecs and what makes this new one so special?… Read the rest