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Movie Editing Tools Class 12 Web Application Code 803 NCERT Book Solution

Class 12 Web Application Subject Code 803 NCERT Book Solution

Chapter 1 – Movie Editing Tools

Assessment: 01

Answer the following questions:

Q1. Differentiate between the features of virtual dub, wax, movica and moviestorm.


Virtual DubWax
Video capture/processing utility for 32-bit and 64-bit Windows platforms (98 / ME / NT4 / 2000 / XP / Vista / 7 )

Licensed under the GNU General Public License (GPL).

Lacks the editing power like Adobe Premiere.

Streamlined for fast linear operations over video.

Has batch-processing capabilities for processing large numbers of files.

Mainly geared toward processing AVI files.
High-performance & flexible video compositing and special effects.

Allow 2D and 3D special effects. Work in two modes:

(a) Standalone – for home users.

(b) Plug-in to Video Editors/NLE – for professional editions.
GUI interface to edit movie files.

Keyboard Shortcut to make editing easier.

Will work on .wmv, .flv, .rm, and .mpg files.
Complete 3D movie-making software application.

Useful for cartoons, crime, music, horror, etc.

Provide awesome animation effects

Q2. Explain the non-linear editing tool which does horizontal layering.

Answer: Mewa Film is a non-linear editing tool, called Montage. In this video files are shown as a sequence of images layed off horizontally.

The video files can then be assembled and cutted using intuitive actions such as “drag and drop” and “rubber band selection”.

Q3. Which tool should be used for .avi files?

Answer: AVIedit is a great tool for working with .AVI files. Windows Movie Maker also supports .avi files.

Q4. Explain two non-destructive and non-linear tools for video editing.


  • (a) Zwel-Stein Video Editor:
    • Zwei-Stein 3.01 is a freeware non-linear, non-destructive video compositing and editing system which offers many advanced features.
    • With Zwei-Stein you can edit up to 256 video, audio and still image clips, each with up to 64 effects chained serially.
    • Cropping, panning and custom effects are easy with automatic key frames.
  • (b) AVITricks Video Editor:
    • AviTricks is a non-linear, non-destructive AVI video editor with real-time preview.
    • It makes cutting and joining footage easy and includes a wide range of built-in adjustable effects that can be used separately or in combination.
    • Effects include dissolves, mirror image, sepia, iris effects, fades, TV-shop.
    • Besides the preview screen, the video you are working on is also represented clearly and graphically on a timeline and a tree-structure.

Assessment: 02

Answer the following questions:

Q1. Which is the default view in movie maker?

Answer: The storyboard is the default view in Windows Movie Maker

Q2. What are the functions of various movie panes of the windows movie maker?

Answer: Windows Movie Maker provided three panes. These are:

  • Task Pane: The Tasks pane lists the common tasks that may be needed to perform while making a movie, including importing files, editing, and publishing your movie.
  • Collection Pane: The Collections pane displays our collection folders, which contain clips. The collection folders appear in the Collections pane on the left, and the clips in the selected collection folder are displayed in the Contents pane on the right.
  • Contents Pane: The Contents pane shows clips, effects, or transitions that are working with while creating our movie, depending on the view being worked with. We can change the view to show thumbnails or details.

Assessment: 03

 Answer the following questions:

Q1. What does .mp2 and .mp3 stand for?

Answer:  .mp2 is the file extension for the MPEG-1 Audio Stream, Layer II.

.mp3 : MP3, in full MPEG-1 Audio Layer 3, a data compression format for encoding digital audio, most commonly music.

Q2. What are the commonly used file extensions for images?

Answer: Commonly used file extensions for images are .bmp, .gif, .jpeg, .jpg, .png, .tif

Q3. Can we import more than one clip at a time?

Answer: Yes, we can import multiple clips at a time.

For consecutive clips, click the first video clip in the list, press and hold down the SHIFT key, and then click the last clip in the list.

For video clips that are not consecutive, press and hold down the CTRL key, and then click each clip that you want to import into Windows Movie Maker.

Q4. What does .jpeg stand for?

Answer: .jpeg stands for Joint Photographic Expert Group.

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