Creating Audio

Review the process of recording and editing audio files.

Video Filming and Audio Guidelines (PDF)

Free Music Sites
Additional Resources

Creating Video

Video Filming and Audio Guidelines (PDF)

Windows Movie Maker
  • Windows Movie Maker is a video-making tool which comes free with Microsoft Windows. It is not exactly a feature-rich application but it is well-suited to simple tasks such as creating video to save or send to YouTube or via email.
  • Microsoft Guide to Movie MakerView Here
  • YouTube – How to upload video to YouTube (view Using YouTube Tech Guide.pdf)
Quicktime Pro
  • Open your video file within Quicktime Pro, then Drag the beginning point and end point to where you want your video to start and end.
  • Click on the menu “Edit” then choose “Trim to election”.
  • View your edited version and make additional edits if needed.
  • Save your movie by going to “File > Save As”
  • QuickTime Pro X basic recording and editing guide.pdf
Compression Software


To use Handbrake to compress your file:

  • Select your “Source” file.
  • Click on Toggle presets and select Apple.
  • On the Apple dropdown, select iPhone and iPod Touch
  • On the main window, select the format Mp4, and to the right, check Web Optimized.
  • Scroll down and click on Picture settings and write down the Window size dimensions (usually says 480 x 272).

Tutorial on using Handbrake (with screenshots)

Clipchamp (browser based)

Fordham’s Google Drive, YouTube and Embedding Video into Blackboard
Tools and Tips