Touch Screen Video Editing is Here

Minority Report Touch Screen Video Editing

Most all film makers have dreamed of cutting footage like tom cruise in Minority Report. It’s here!

My best Friend Greg always had this vision of non liner editing infused with touch screen. He even went as far as to develop ground work for the software behind it. But still the right technology was not available to him to make it a reality. He’s like James Cameron!

Google has just released their newest Chrome book, Acer C720P Chromebook. It boost an 11.6’’ (1366×768) display, 16:9 aspect ratio, 0.78 inches thin – 2.97 lbs/ 1.35kg, 100 GB of Google Drive free for 2 years, Up to 7.5 hours of active use, Boots in seconds and… it’s touch screen! All this for $299.00!

Now I know what you are thinking: “but Cinemaboyz, isn’t that just a android laptop, not a real computer”. And yes you are right. However this is where it gets exciting. There are a bunch of free video editing applications for android. Below are a few


cinemaboyz.comFunctions: A self-described “movie maker,” Magisto lets you experiment with basic edits, like trims, filters and transitions. You can also throw in background music and edit sound effects.

Compatible with: iOS, Android

Price: Free








cinemaboyz.comFunctions: Another intuitive app for trimming and cropping video. If you’re up to it, you can record your own voice as narration.

Compatible with: iOS, Android

Price: Free for iOS, $2.99 for Android







Qik Video:

cinemaboyz.comFunctions: From the team behind Skype, the Qik Video, video calling app’s newest edition allows you to record and trim footage. You can add up to 13 different tinting effects to real-time calls, too.

Compatible with: iOS, Android

Price: Free







 And the Grand FINALE! Touch Screen Video Editing for MAC and PC USERS!!!

Tactile Interface Movie Editing (T.I.M.E.) this is a interface which utilizes the hands to edit video on a computer screen, this same concept can be used with avid on a pc.

FCP X Touch Screen Demo

FCP X Touch Screen Demo from Jason Rose on Vimeo.

Now this is just the beginning of affordable touchscreen technology. We will do our best to get our hands on the new product and test the capabilities of video editing through these stand alone applications.

 This Article Was Written By Kevin Parkinson on December 17, 2013. Edited By Greg Moore

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