A Sad Day

I’ve just noticed that Syon Bhattacharya passed away yesterday after fighting stomach cancer through a post on Larry Ostermans’s blog I never really knew Syon but he was instrumental in the early days of MovieMaker when we were hooking up Direct Show Editing Services to publish files for the first time (even before the days of…

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Effects on the timeline

As promised on my post about transitions, here is how effects work. Effects are very similar to transitions, except that instead of having two inputs they just have one input. They take the video frames in, apply whatever effect they’re implementing on the frames and then send them to the output. For the following diagram…

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Transitions on the timeline

On my Collections vs Timeline Preview post rehan asked an interesting question about where transitions and effects fit in the graph. Well let’s find out shall we? Brushing off my video editing skills, I made the following MovieMaker timeline. I imported the Windows Movie Maker Sample File, dragged it down to the timeline twice, and…

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