Video tools



Video editing tools 

If you want to create a video out of separate clips, you use video editing software to rearrange your clips on a timeline, shorten them, add titles or text overlays, and music.


myMediasite is an add-on of Mediasite that is available for all UM staff. It allows you to make video presentations and manage them on your own laptop or PC.

With myMediasite it is relatively easy to upload a video to the Mediasite platform. The videos can be shared with your students either through a link send by mail embedded in EleUM. it is also possible to download the video as an MP4 and publish to YouTube or iTunesU.

More information on usage 

Open Shot Video Editor

A cross-platform free video editing software with support for Linux, Mac and Windows. Intuitive and straight forward video editor that works well for beginners and medium advanced editors. Features include unlimited tracks, animation frameworks, audio visualization, slow motion and time effects.

For all  (free) | Official website 


The equivalent of Windows Moviemaker for Apple; simple video editor that works well for beginners. You can also use I-movie on your Iphone or tablet.

Only for Apple (free) | Official website 



With Powerpoint you can create professional looking videos. The convenience is that most people are already familiar with Powerpoint. You can add narration, text and animation, export to MP4 and upload to Mediasite or Youtube.

Instruction videos for Powerpoint


If you are a Mac user, editing Powerpoint videos and exporting them with audio is a hassle.

With Keynote however it is also possible to edit videos. You can add narration, text, and animation, export to MP4 and upload to Mediasite or Youtube.

Instruction videos for KeyNote

Collaborate Ultra

Blackboard Collaborate is a virtual classroom application that is easy to use and integrated in Canvas in such a way that you can organise a synchronous (live) session with the students in your course environment. Collaborate enables the delivery of online tutorials, lectures and student group meetings:

  • Live audio and video presentation
  • Exchange text messages
  • Collaborate on a Whiteboard
  • Application and file sharing
  • Record
  • Present Powerpoints
  • Poll option

Official website  | Tutorial 

Adobe Premiere Pro 

The industry-standard; professional video editing software that provides lots of freedom in manipulating different parameters. However, for beginners, the many functions may be overwhelming. (c. €290,- per year).

Official website  | Tutorials