video editing computer

Changing Faces

Changing Faces

Today you can download software that uses machine learning to perform a convincing digital video face-swap. The video is called a deepfake. It can stitch the eyes of one person onto the face of another person doing lip-sync karaoke. It isn’t perfect yet, but it could...

How To Check the Health of Hard Drives

My video editing computer has 4 internal drives. Two of them were for backup, but I stored some other large video projects on those two. The transfer business was requiring more space. I keep customer jobs for 30 days, but delete them after that. So I needed a new...

A Standing Desk For Video Editing

In video much of our work is done at our computers. Everything in post production encourages us to sit. As Oscar-winning editor, Walter Murch, says "I would encourage anyone who is an editor to stand while you edit." There are some good health reasons to do so. Many...

Upgrading Video Card Drivers

Most manufacturers offer automatic updates and upgrades for your computer's video card driver and display, or you may want to manually upgrade your PCs video card driver. Keeping your video card driver up to date will ensure you can enjoy the latest features, or help...

My New Editing Computer

I just built a new video editing computer as outlined by VideoGuys. I was planning to build it myself after watching a couple of YouTube videos on the subject. While speaking to a local IT guy, he made me an offer I couldn't refuse. It probably would have taken me a...