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Add Echo to audio

Today we‘ll apply the Echo effect to an audio — as the name says, it is supposed to repeat an audio segment after some (milli)seconds. If you‘re new to AVS4YOU, it probably can be tricky to find this effect. Here‘s how to do it step-by-step.

Step 1. Open an audio file in AVS Audio Editor and select the segment you want to repeat.

Step 2. On the Effects tab choose Echo/Delay. To apply the effect, use one of the available presets or configure the effect parameters manually.

AVS Audio Editor

The following Echo settings are available for editing:

  • Echo Level. Defines the volume of the echoed segment — move the slider to the right to make echo louder.
  • Delay Time. Sets the point in milliseconds at which echo starts behind the original signal.
  • Feedback – determines how much of the affected sound is sent back to the input to be processed again. Use it for multiple echoes.

Step 3. Click the Preview button to make sure that the changes are correct and then OK to apply the effect.

Easy done! Try out the last version of AVS Audio Editor:

Read more about applying effects in AVS Audio Editor in our knowledge centre.

Check the full list of supported audio formats.

Add the edited file as a soundtrack to your footage in AVS Video Editor.

Still trouble getting started? Leave your questions in the comments or use our support contact form.

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If you are taking your first faltering steps in video editing, some operations on video files might sound alike to you. This is especially true when it comes to trimming, cutting and cropping. At first sight, all these operations are very similar because they are all done by cutting your video files. In this guide, we will tell you how to distinguish these notions and how to trim, cut and crop your video files with ease using AVS Video Editor.

Trimming

By trimming, we usually mean the process of cutting off either a part of the beginning or the end of a video file to reduce its total length and leave the desired content.

Trimming is vitally important if you want to make sure that your video starts quickly and your viewers won’t get bored waiting for something interesting to happen. 

The first seconds of your video clip are what draws the attention of your viewers and convinces them to watch the whole video. When applied intelligently, video trimming helps you remove all the unnecessary frames form the end or the beginning of your video clip leaving the content that your viewers might like.

Trimming is really easy to apply to with AVS Video Editor. You can trim any of your videos using the Trim feature. Please, refer to this guide to find out more.

Deleting the unnecessary frames from the end and the beginning of a video clipwith AVS Video Editor

Cutting

Cutting is another fundamental video editing skill. It is normally understood as the process of removing a section of your video by cutting in two places and lifting out the middle section and combining the leftover video back together.

Cutting is useful when you need to polish a video clip and cut off some meaningless snippets. It might also be a good idea to apply cutting when you want to insert a section of a video clip into another one. Finally, this operation deserves your attention when you plan to share your video clip on social networks and have to cut it into several pieces because of the video length limits.

Cutting is often confused with trimming because both of them are about deleting some parts from the video. However, when you trim a video clip, you delete its beginning and /or end while cutting means cutting a piece out of your video file somewhere else. If you want to edit videos like a pro, you need to understand this crucial difference.

AVS Video Editor makes cutting a piece of cake with the Multi Trim feature. Just read this guide and see for yourself.

Cutting the unnecessary scenes out of a video clip with AVS Video Editor

Cropping

Last but not least, let’s say a few words about cropping. By this, we usually mean the process of removing unwanted outer areas from your video clip or changing its dimensions to fit within a certain area.

In other words, performing this operation you can choose what part of your video will be visible to your viewers. It can also be useful for fitting the video clip to a new aspect ratio. All in all, this operation helps you to adjust the edges of your video so that your viewers can pay their attention to what is really important.

Like trimming and cutting, cropping is easy to use and master with AVS Video Editor. You just need to use the Crop Scale feature. More information in this guide.

Deleting the unnecessary outer areas from a video clip with AVS Video Editor

As you can see, trimming, cutting and cropping are completely different video editing operations, although they have a lot in common. Now you know the differences between these techniques and can use any of them depending on what you are going to achieve. No matter what operation you plan to perform, be it cutting, trimming or cropping, it can be easily and efficiently done with AVS Video Editor. This tool allows you to do even more:

  • edit and save videos in all popular formats (MP4, DVD, AVI, MOV, VOB, WMV, MKV, FLV, WEBM, etc.);
  • record media files from your PC screen;
  • split and join videos;
  • fix shaky footage;
  • use the chroma key effect;
  • insert captions, visual effects and transitions;
  • adjust video for your iOS and Android devices;
  • create videos for the most popular video hosting websites (YouTube, Vimeo, etc.).

We hope this guide was useful to you. If you have any questions, please use the comments section below. Your feedback is always appreciated!

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Convert videos to gif in AVS Video Converter

GIFs aren‘t so trendy today, but people still love and use them when messaging, in web articles, social networks etc. Why?

  • Good for nonverbal communication — express emotions using a popular and funny movie scene.
  • Lightweight alternative to videos — imagine a collection of vids and a folder with GIFs. The difference may be measured in gigabytes!
  • Makes difficult things simple — many use GIFs in how-tos, articles and guides to show how something works. As you know, an (animated) picture is worth a thousand words.
  • Every time and everywhere — Noise around? You won‘t hear a word in a video. Sitting in a library? No loud sounds permitted. There are no such problems in GIFs because they‘re fully about seeing.
  • Easily accessible — GIFs can be displayed even with moderate Internet connection, while videos need rather stabile one.

Anyway, sometimes we want to have an animated image at hand. And here‘s how to make it in AVS Video Converter.

  1. Click the To GIF button at the Formats Tab of the Main Toolbar.
  2. Enter the Input File Name clicking the upper Browse button.
Convert videos to gifs in AVS Video Converter
  1. Enter the Output File Name clicking the lower Browse button.
  2. Select a GIF Profile. To edit the selected GIF profile or just preview Input and Output File properties, open the Conversion Options Tab by clicking the Advanced >> button.
  3. Choose the Convert Now! button.
  4. As soon as the conversion is completed, the following window pops up:
Video to gif conversion is completed

To open the folder containing the converted video file, play it back and check its quality, press the Open Folder… button. To close the Information window, press the Close button.

Convert your videos to GIFs in AVS Video Converter — it‘s absolutely free and easy!

Read more info about video to GIF conversion in AVS4YOU knowledge centre.

If you want to share further reasons to love GIFs or just have any extra questions to this topic, leave them in the comments below!

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AVS4YOU December Update

Festive songs and lights have already embraced cities and towns. For all who counts days till the Christmas Eve, AVS4YOU prepared an awesome update. Now you can go on holidays with new features and create a wonderful celebration video.

What’s new?

Let’s look at new features and improvements in this version:

  • New video effects: Vignette and Rectangular Vignette.
AVS4YOU Vignette
  • 17 new JPG patterns and 14 PNG stickers (Christmas & New Year and Smiles) for funny video decoration.
  • Support of Galaxy Tab S7 in presets for Full HD, 2K QHD and 4K UHD MP4 videos.
  • Support of new audio and video formats — M4A dash and MP4 dash.
  • New code signing certificate from DigiCert*.
  • Important performance and stability improvements, bug fixes.

The best time to try all new features is now:

Let us know what you think about the update in the comments below!

*Such changes are sometimes recognized by Microsoft Defender as malicious. AVS4YOU is 100% virus-free — just click More info -> Run anyway to proceed with the installation.

No license key?

No problem! Get the unlimited subscription with a 50% discount till January 2, 2021 by entering this promo code when purchasing:

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Also take a chance to get best discounts and benefits in our advent calendar — hurry up, the offer is available till December 24.

Useful links

Read more about applying video effects in AVS4YOU knowledge centre.

Get inspired by some of our ideas of using video effects in AVS Video Editor.

Check all formats supported by AVS Video Editor and AVS Audio Editor.

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AVS4YOU Text to Speech

Text-to-speech is a technology used for making voiceover, audio version of books and messages, and audio description for visually impaired website visitors. Whatever your purpose is, AVS Audio Editor converts your text into sound in a few clicks – and here’s how!

In short, Text-to-speech (or TTS) lets your device pronounce on-screen text using voices installed on your PC. So let’s now see how AVS Audio Editor can make your content more accessible for everyone:

1. Open the Generate tab and select Text to Speech in the top toolbar.

2. Enter your text in the opened window.

3. You can choose custom pitch (tone of voice), rate (how fast the text must be pronounced) and volume. Alternatively, use ready presets on the left side of the window

Text to Speech in AVS4YOU

4. If you’re all set, preview the recording or click OK to generate it.

5. Done!

AVS Audio Editor uses voices installed on your Windows PC, so if you want to change one go to Control Panel >> Text to Speech and drop-down the Voice selection list. For more information refer to the Microsoft Support page.

Convert text to speech easy with AVS Audio Editor:

Share in the comments where you use TTS technology mostly and if AVS Audio Editor was helpful. Your feedback and ideas are highly appreciated!

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Tricks or treats?

Enjoy AVS4YOU treats specially prepared for Halloween!

AVS4YOU halloween

First, new gloomy backgrounds, scary stickers and frightful video effects.

Second, updated AVS Video Editor.

Third, a killing deal – 40% Off on AVS4YOU Unlimited Subscription.

                       Coupon code:     Spooky40

The coupon is valid only 3 days from October 30 till November 1, 2020.

Make spooktacular videos in a few clicks and share them with us in social networks.

Happy Halloween!

AVS4YOU Team

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AVS4YOU new version

Why do we all love autumn so much? Falling leaves, last beams of the indian summer sun, new awesome updates from AVS4YOU…As always we are here to wake up your creativity and inspire you during one of the most picturesque times of the year. Let us see what is new in our audio and video editing tools:

  • Try 7 new video effects to add colors to your footages (Adorable, Orange-Blue, Emerald, Noir, Dark, Equilibrium, Mild)!
  • Convert high quality videos with presets for Samsung Galaxy Note 20 and iPhone 12.
  • Play and edit QuickTime videos (MP4/MOV/M4V) with the support of VP9.
  • Enjoy refined performance, includingbetter support of NVIDIA CUDA decoder,correct screen recording in FLV.
  • Multiple localization enhancements and bug fixes.

Try all new features yourself:

Drop us a line in the comments and let us know what you think about the update!

If you get a nice summer holiday video, check our latest blog posts about how to turn it into a masterpiece in AVS Video Editor:

5 effects in AVS Video Editor to turn your summer footage into a blockbuster.

How to make a funny summer video.

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Improve videos with AVS4YOU

Do you want to create a professional video that will impress your audience, but don’t have expensive professional equipment? There is nothing to worry about. Achieving the good quality of your video recordings is more about using the right software than your equipment. In this article, we will tell you how to improve your video quality using AVS Video Editor.

AVS Video Editor is a powerful and easy-to-use video editing tool, which can easily improve the quality of your videos. With this software, you are able to turn your recordings into something really remarkable. Just follow our tips below and take the quality of your video content to the next level.

1. Correct colour in your videos

After shooting your home video with an analogue camera or capturing video from an old VHS tape, you might find that the hue, saturation and brightness of the original video differs drastically from the expected result. In this case, you need to even out those values to bring your video colour in line with what your eye perceives.

If you don’t have a lot of experience in video editing, AVS Video Editor allows you to correct colours automatically. You can also do it manually by adjusting such parameters, as brightness, temperature, contrast, saturation, gamma and hue. Changing these settings will make you video look exactly the way that you want it.

Learn more about colour correction in this guide.

AVS4YOU color correction

2. Fix your blurry videos

Imagine that you captured a beautiful video on a trip to Venice and transferred it to your computer. It plays perfectly, but after a few minutes you notice the video is blurry. Video blur may occur during recording or when you save videos on your computer. You can easily solve this problem by applying the Sharpen effect offered by AVS Video Editor.

The Sharpen effect helps to bring a blurry image into focus by increasing the contrast of adjacent pixels. You can apply this video effect to the entire file or its certain parts. Adjust the sharpening level and set the area within the video image to which the effect will be applied to get the perfect result.

Learn more about restoring blurry videos in this guide.

AVS4YOU sharpening

3. Stabilize your shaky videos

If you shoot your video using a handheld camera or a smartphone, you will probably end up with shaky shots. Unless this look is intentional, you’ll probably want to stabilize your video to eliminate unwanted motion. The best way to do it is using the Stabilization effect offered by AVS Video Editor.

This effect smooths out unwanted camera shake and extraneous jitters in just a few clicks. Use the Compensation slider to increase or decrease the stabilization degree. With precise fine-tuning, you can get exactly the look and feel you want.  

Learn more about stabilizing shaky videos in this guide.

AVS4YOU stabilization

4. Zoom in your videos

There is a number of reasons why you might need to zoom in your video. For example, you just want to improve the entire video record that was shot from a long distance or focus your audience’s attention on specific details in your video. To enlarge your video image, just apply the Pan and Zoom effect available in AVS Video Editor.

This effect allows you to apply smooth zooming and panning to your video. Using different ready-to-use presets in the settings (for example, Diorama, Zoom In Left/Right and Zoom Out Left/Right) you can achieve the zoom-in effect you are looking for.

Learn more about zooming in videos in this guide.

AVS4YOU zoom in

5. Rotate your videos

You have made the perfect video, but it turns out to be upside down or sideways? It can happen because when we are excited and trying to catch some moments quickly, we are holding the phone in the most natural way. You can easily fix this problem by changing the incorrect orientation of your video in AVS Video Editor.

Using the Rotate effect, you can rotate the entire video or a certain scene only in the desired direction, changing its orientation from the landscape mode to the portrait one and vice versa. You can also get an original effect rotating the video clip by an arbitrary number of degrees and setting the fade in and fade out effect areas.

Learn more about rotating videos in this guide.

AVS4YOU rotation

As you can see, improving your video recordings with AVS Video Editor is really easy. Try AVS Video Editor right now!

We hope this article was useful to you. If you have any questions, please use the comments section below. Your feedback is always appreciated!

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How to make a funny summer video

Summer is about birthdays, picnics, pool parties and many other memorable events bringing funny moments! Still don’t have cool videos to have a hearty laugh at? In this article we’ll share some basic tips for a funny video, no matter if you have a pro camera or just a smartphone.

The success of our funny video consists of three components properly combined — sound, effects and captions. Off we go!

Step 1. Add epic music and sounds

Have you ever noticed how much a good audio track can add to a footage? Frightening and martial music can turn a completely neutral scene into a chilling one. Apply inspiring melodies to the most important parts in your video and make it catchy!

The Internet offers a wide range of free short sounds to emphasize necessary moments in your clip like disappointment, giggle, astonishment, laugh and so on.

If hardware allows, you can also record your own comic voiceover for a better storytelling in the video.

You can also edit the audio track — for instance, speeding up somebody’s voice will make them sound as a cartoon character. Slowing it down will accompany the slow motion effect perfectly.

Step 2. Play with effects

This is exactly where most AVS Video Editor tools rush into the game. Effects improve the footage visually but remember that measure is a treasure, so choose them carefully!

If your video has a long-lasting segment and you think it can make viewers bored, it is not necessary to cut these moments out. You can just speed up the frame instead — it looks fun and shows the process of doing something. Don’t forget about comic music.

Something suddenly (say, a beach ball) smashes the camera? Turn it to advantage with effects like Broken Glass or TV Simulation.

Find yourself in front of a fun-house mirror with the Cylinder or Sphere effects.

Got a really epic moment? Add slow motion like we see it during the football play by slowing the speed down.

See the full list of effects in AVS Video Editor and how use them>>

Step 3. Choose captions

The text is useful not only in DIY videos and complicated tutorials, often it is good for simple entertaining videos.

Why not use Comic Balloons with possible thoughts of your dog or apply the Star Wars titles for the funny contest video?

You can enlist who participated in your footage with Black Screen Credits or just add humorous comments. After all, subtitles can help when we can’t here somebody’s speech or want to watch a vid without sound.

Finally, note that the video must give viewers the idea about the whole story within first 15 seconds, otherwise many can simply get bored. Make it short and clear!

Remember our tips list is not exhaustive, and the output fully depends on your imagination. We have something  for you to make video editing easier:

We hope this article inspired you to make a fresh summer video that will make you smile over and over again. Share your interesting video ideas in the comments below!

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AVS4YOU back to school

With Back-to-School in the air, AVS4YOU is happy to make the forthcoming academic year easier for you and your children, teachers and students.

Use AVS20School coupon to get a 40% discount on AVS Video Editor.

AVS Video Editor helps you enhance e-learning and easily handles the following creative tasks:

  • create engaging video projects, presentations and slideshows,
  • record webinars and tutorials from your PC screen,
  • make a full-length movie to cover children’s achievements,
  • edit the footage of best school events,
  • make videos for school, after-school activities and for fun, and much more.

Download AVS Video Editor

Happy shopping with AVS4YOU!

The offer is valid from August 18 till September 5, 2020.


Don’t miss useful links and latest news!

5 effects to turn your summer footage into a blockbuster

Summer release 2020: new feaures and enhancements

AVS Audio Converter is Free: convert all your audio files for free!

User guides to work smoothly with AVS Video Editor