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video editor

(1) Software used to edit video files in the computer. Video frames can be deleted, combined and mixed with audio, and video editors may provide support for a variety of movie formats. Apple's iMovie and Microsoft's Windows Movie Maker are free programs, while Final Cut Pro and Adobe Premier are versions with many more features for the professional editor.

Digital video editing is called "nonlinear video editing" in contrast with "linear editing," which refers to analog videotape editing. Contrast with sound editor. See nonlinear video editing.

(2) A dedicated computer that controls two or more videotape or storage devices. It keeps track of frame numbers in a database and switches the recording machine from playback to record. The video editor reads SMPTE time codes that were developed for professional tape formats. See SMPTE.
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