GENERAL VIDEO EDITING
Question: What equipment do I need in order to use your software?
Answer: A modern desktop or laptop computer that runs
Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7 or the Pro version of Windows 8 is usually the only requirement.
Most of our customers also use a Video Conversion
software product like the
AVS Video Converter.
Full details are here....
Question: How does a
video editing system work ?
Answer: Video from a Camcorder, DVD,
VHS tape or file that is downloaded from a video
sharing web site is transferred to a location (usually one
of the computer's "hard
drives", where it is available to Video Editing software).
Video Editing software records the video clip settings (Start
and End) of the
video for each play, and links it to information about each play.
The data recorded for each play can then be used to quickly "retrieve" one or
more plays for performing video analysis and to produce cutups and highlights.
How can I get my video onto a computer ?
Answer: There are a few ways to
get video onto a computer:
1. Capture or transfer
video from a digital camcorder to the computer
2. Convert (Rip) the video from
a DVD to a format that is suitable for video editing. (...more
on working with DVD's)
3. Download the video from a video sharing
* It may be necessary to convert the video to
another format before it is suitable for editing on the computer.
What type of camcorder do you recommend?
Video from ANY camcorder can be used with Easy-Scout Pro and
Question: Do any remotes work with
your Video Editing products?
Answer: Yes. Products like the
Contour Shuttle Express remote and other programmable
remotes that send
keystroke equivalents like ALT-P, ALT-B, etc can be
Question: How does
your video editing software know where a play begins and ends?
Answer: Our software makes it possible to watch the plays on the computer
and record the Start and End of each play by
clicking "Start" and "End" buttons at the
In addition, a new feature in our Easy-Cut product can
identify the start and end of each play automatically when a
video camera is used that creates a file (video clip) for each play.
Question: How can I save video cutups to a DVD
or uploaded them to a web site like YouTube?
Answer: Easy-Cut and Easy-Scout
Professional create "cutups" by
cutting and splicing plays together and saving to a
"new" video file (we
refer to this as Exporting,
or Publishing video). Video cutups are then
"burned" to a DVD using software that comes with a
laptop or desktop computer that is equipped with a
The benefit of creating cutups this way is that they
become easy to move between computers, upload to
websites, and can even be viewed on tablets and
Question: How can I watch video on a tablet or
Answer: The video cutups that Easy-Cut and Easy-Scout
Professional produce can be easily transferred to a
tablet or smartphone by using a product such as
Dropbox. Dropbox also makes it easy to share
video with others.
Question: What is the
difference between Easy-Scout Pro and Easy-Cut?
Answer: Easy-Scout Professional is a
football-specific scouting and video editing
program. It combines a full-featured and
comprehensive scouting and tendency reporting program with a video editing
Easy-Cut is a general purpose, customizable,
data-driven video editing program that can be used
for any sport or for that matter, any application
that can benefit from the use of data to categorize,
organize, analyze and re-purpose video.
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Product-specific questions - Easy-Cut
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