honestech Video Editor8.0
honestech Video Editor is a straightforward application that comes packed video editing capabilities for helping you personalize your clips.
The working environment is straightforward and gives users the possibility to drag and drop the files directly into the primary panel.
The program offers support for two navigation modes, an easy one built specifically for rookies, and an advanced profile which suits professional users.
Plus, you can record files from DV and HDV camcorders, or webcams. The program bundles several dedicated tools that help you start or stop the recording process, play, pause, or stop the videos, as well as set the recording time.
honestech Video Editor enables users to split clips, go to a specified frame position, set the clip duration and background color, disable the audio streams, and add an intro title and ending message.
The program lets you select from various built-in special effects (e.g. rotate, zoom out, diffuse) and comes packed with several video effects, such as fade in or out, mosaic, contrast, blurring options, luminosity, and grayscale.
What’s more, you can choose from different preset titles to be used for your video presentations, create chapter points, pick a theme and background image, as well as add audio files from your computer to be used as background music (e.g. MP3, WAV, WMA).
The edited videos can be burned on DVD, exported to MPEG, AVI, MP4, AVC, or WMV file format, or uploaded on YouTube, provided that you have given details about your account.
All in all, honestech Video Editor provides very good video quality and proves to be useful in case you plan to add a personal touch on your videos by applying several preset special effects and transitions.