Video Editing Glossary
Exporting an MP4
Exporting an MP4 is a common task in video editing, as it is a widely used format for sharing video files. To export an MP4, you will need to select the option to export or render your video in your editing software. This option may be located in the file menu, or in a separate export or render menu. Once you have selected the MP4 format, you may be able to adjust settings such as the resolution, bitrate, and codec. These settings will affect the quality and file size of your exported video. After making your selections, you can start the export process and wait for your video to be rendered into an MP4 file.
RAM Usage in Video Editing
Video editing can be a resource-intensive task, and RAM (Random Access Memory) is one of the key components that affects performance. When editing video, your computer needs to store and manipulate large amounts of data, such as video footage, audio tracks, and effects. The more RAM your computer has, the more of this data it can store in memory, which can help to speed up your editing workflow. However, having too little RAM can cause your computer to slow down or even crash when working with large projects. It is recommended to have at least 8GB of RAM for basic video editing, and 16GB or more for more complex projects.
For more information on RAM usage in video editing, check out this hardware recommendation guide.