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Types of Cuts for Video You Should Know
Episode 1052nd February 2022 • The Visual Lounge • TechSmith Corporation
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It may be considered the most basic part of editing, but there’s nothing basic about a cut.

Cuts can be powerful tools in the hands of anyone who knows how to wield them. They don’t just make videos look way cooler, they bring an extra dash of clarity, brevity, and seamlessness to the table.

In this episode of The Visual Lounge, Matt Pierce takes us through some handy cutting techniques as well as how to use them on Camtasia or any other video editing tool.

This is a great episode to sink your teeth into if you’re looking to grasp the ABCs of video editing.

Learning points from the episode include:

  • Why cuts are a vital part of editing
  • How cuts provide clarity
  • Why context is important when using cuts
  • How and when it’s best to use a jump cut
  • What makes cuts tricky in screen recordings
  • How to juxtapose different media with J and L cuts
  • The importance of sound effects

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Learn more about the TechSmith Academy https://academy.techsmith.com/?utm_source=podcast&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=visuallounge&utm_content= video-cuts-you-should-know

To read the blog post on the topic or watch the video, go to: https://www.techsmith.com/blog/video-cuts-you-should-know