Movie Studio:
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Browse the latest MAGIX Movie Studio video tutorials to get tips & tricks about all functions, features & techniques. The fastest way to create your videos!

Note: Some videos may display the interface for earlier versions of Movie Studio. However, the features and operations displayed are largely the same

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Introductory video

The introductory video will show you the basic functions of Movie Studio.

We'll create a new project, import videos and play them back in different ways. Then we'll show you the most important edits and spend some time talking about export and burning functions.

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New Media Pool

The new Media Pool contains all templates, effects and music under Templates and Audio. Everything is organized according to category.

In the Media Pool you can also access the new Movie Studio Store, where there's a wide range of templates.

Basic Functions

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The first step is importing. What's the best way to get your material into the program?

Here you'll see the best way to import videos and other media, or how you can record from connected devices.

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Display modes

There are three different display modes for editing.

In the scene overview, you can sort movie scenes at a glance. In story mode you can arrange scenes and apply titles and effects to them. Timeline mode is where more complicated edits are made.

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Video editing

In this video, we will begin by showing you the basic editing functions of Movie Studio: How to cut material from a video, how to trim the beginning and end of scenes and how to edit footage and sound separately.

Then, we'll explain the advanced functions: How to move the object content of a scene and the different options for adding new material.

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Video effects

Movie Studio offers tons of professional video effects for optimizing images or making creative distortions.

This video clip will show you the best way to use video effects. Mixing foregrounds and backgrounds will also be explained.

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Movement effects

Still shots, titles and even videos can often benefit from a little more movement.

This video clips will show you everything you need to know about simulating tracking shots and zooms, image rotations, reflections and 3D molds.

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360° video editing

Interactive 360 degree videos offer a complete panoramic view.

You can change the perspective at any time by clicking on the video picture and dragging with the mouse. We'll show you how to make these kinds of videos.

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Key Frames

Some effects should be changed over time.

Image enhancements such as brightness or contrast can be used to create dynamic effects with Keyframes. Even tracking shots can be controlled using Keyframes. This video clips will show you how you can use Keyframes.

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Audio dubbing

Videos often have audio tracks which are in need of improvement.

This video will show you how you can remove disturbing noises and add your own recordings to the audio track. Finally, all audio tracks in the project will be mixed and enhanced in the audio mixer.

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Burning a movie with a disc menu

As soon as you are finished with your project, you can burn it directly to disc to be presented on a television.

Using the disc menu, you can jump directly to individual movies and scenes. The disc menu can be arranged in various ways.

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You can make videos for many different kinds of purposes.

You can save your video to your PC, transfer it to a mobile device, or present it on a popular Internet platform such as YouTube or Facebook.

Special functions

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Optimize performance

In larger projects with high-resolution material the playback process may suffer from chopping.

You can find tips & tricks to remedy this problem here.

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Movie templates

The movie templates can be used to transform your photos into short, professional clips.

These types of clips can, for example, be published online as trailers to your movie, or you can send them to friends via email. All you have to do is replace the placeholders in the movie template with your own film material and change the title.

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Scene recognition

Automatic scene recognition helps you break up longer videos into individual scenes.

This function analyses recordings for image cuts. The scenes that are identified can be saved as takes and arranged in a new order.

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Effect masks

The effects in Movie Studio can be applied not only to entire images, but also to individual areas.

You can do this with the help of effects masks. This video will show you how to use these.

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Travel route animation

For recordings with several locations, it is often important to communicate location changes. The easiest way to do this is with travel route animations.

We'll show you how you can create a small clip with your personal travel route in no time at all.

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Multicam mode

Sometimes the same scene is recorded by several cameras from different angles.

Multicam mode makes putting these types of videos together much easier. By clicking with the mouse in the preview monitor, you can intuitively edit your video.

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Give your videos more depth by adding a third dimension.

This video will show you how you can import and edit recordings from a Stereo 3D camera. It will also outline how to export in 3D using the processes "anaglyph" and "Side-by-Side".

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This video will show you how to import your videos precisely to the desired tracks, use the track headers properly, as well as organize, name and assign colors to your tracks for more clarity and organization in your projects.