Green Screen Production

After some delays in opening, one of the spaces that we are really excited to make available to the UMW community is the Advanced Media Production Studio. The main feature that this studio offers is a...

Using the Epson Perfection V600 Scanner

The Multimedia Editing Lab in room 116 of the ITCC has several Epson Perfection V600 scanners available to use for scanning photos and other graphical elements into your digital projects. If the scann...

Imaging Resources

What Image Editing program should I use? See our recommendations for Image Editing Programs. Where do I find images to use for my website? You can start with Flickr. Just be aware that you can’t...

Image Editing Programs

Updated 4-4-2015: In the early days of personal computers, Microsoft had MS Paint as part of Windows since the beginning of its existence, but it barely changed since the version that came with Windo...

Getting Started with iMovie

If you are new to video editing, Apple’s iMovie is a relatively easy program to start using. If you have used other video editing programs, you may have to unlearn some things, but they are defi...

Embedding Videos in a WordPress Blog

Although it is possible to upload videos directly into WordPress, UMW Blogs is not intended to be a video server, and you will have better results if you upload your video directly to a video-hosting ...

Image Resizing

After you have scanned a photograph or taken a digital picture to put on your web page, the file will probably be in a jpeg format, or it may need to be converted into jpeg from a non-compressed forma...

Image Editing

This document is designed to introduce you to the process of editing digital images. There are several tools available for Windows, Macintosh, and Linux computers, as well as mobile devices. We use th...

Video Players

Summary: The default player on your computer (Windows Media Player on the PC, QuickTime on the Mac) will take care of most of your video playing needs. However, we recommend you get a universal player...

Audacity Tips

Import Audio – File > Import > Audio… – Or you can drag the file into the Audacity Window. Playback – Get used to using the Spacebar for Play/Pause. Also, if you have a keybo...