Free video editor and composer- Zwei Stein


nscreenIf you’re a video fiend and always looking for free video software don’t miss the Zwei Stein (hey, I didn’t name it) video editor and composer. ZS is very full featured and will even capture video from a DV camcorder. There are a couple of sample videos the authors shot and edited completely in the software. Hey, it’s free, too!For the full features list read on…

FeaturesInput:Input Media compatible with Internet Explorer 4.0 (*.avi,*.wav,*.jpg,*.gif,*.png etc…) Imports http:// and ftp:// URL’s for projects and clips.Output:Outputs AVI 1.0, RealVideo® RealAudio®, Windows Media Format (*.wmv), WAV, and BMP.Editing Capacity:Up to 512 Video/Media Clips on up to 512 Tracks, each of which may have up to 512 Sub Tracks, etc… (This effectively comprises an editing capacity that is only limited by disk space.Effects:up to 64 Video Effects per Video/Image Clip (up to 64 of which can be auxiliary output pins).Opacity Generators (RGB/Chroma/Green and Brightness Keys)Cropping (Rectangle, Circle, Oval etc… with Adjustable Edge Smoothness)Matrix Effects (Key/Opacity Smoother, Edge Detection, Blurr all with adjustable matrix size and all except key smoother with adjustable blend factors)Wipes at any Angle with adjustable gradientImage distortion along x/y axisRotation with adjustable angle, and adjustable full rotation count)Color, Opacity and Chromacity Adjustments based on Associated RGB,Chroma,Green,Brightness or shape key (Circle,Rectangle,Oval)Color and Opacity MappingTime-Dependent Editing:All Cropping and Composition Rectangles with millisecond-precision tweening.All Effect Adjustmens including key colors and tolerances, gradient smoothness etc with time-based, millisecond-precision, linear tweeing.Snap to and Quantize to Effective Time Steps, 1/2, 1/4, 1/8, 1/16 Musical Beats, Musical Measures In Clip Positioning, Time Adjustment, Make Range Adjustment etc…..Output Resolution:Up to and Including 800*600 30fps 44.1 khz stereo (AVI and Real Media), including DV NTSC (720*480) and DV PAL resolutionsRequirements:Windows (95/98/NT/2K), DirectX(*) 3.00 or later, Windows Media Player, 16 MB of Memory (64MB or more Recommended), 20 MB of Harddrive Space.RealVideo and RealNetworks are trademarks of RealNetworks.Windows Microsoft DirectX and Internet Explorer are Trademarks of Microsoft.