2.Understanding the Workspace
3.Getting Started with Editing
4.Media Editing
5.Working with Effects and Transitions
Adding Effects to Timeline
Changing Effect Settings
Pixelate Effect
Blur Effect
Blind Effect
Image Transform Effect
Brightness/Contrast Effect
Posterize Effect
Color Channel Effect
Threshold Effect
Text/Title Effect
Rotate Effect
Pan and Zoom Effect
Animated Transform Effect
Wave Effect
Adding Transitions to Timeline
Changing Transition Settings
Key Color Transition
Picture-in-Picture Transition
Wipe Transitions
Cross Fade Transition
Pixelate Transition
Checker Board Transition
Slide Transition
Stretch Transition
Random Dissolve Transition
Iris Transition
Picture Arrange Transition
Wipe Categories
Add-on Packs
6.Video Edit Magic Tools
7.Using Volume Tracks
8.Working with Projects
9.Making Movies
10.Capturing Media from Devices
11.Capturing Media from Analog Devices (Windows 98 only)
12.Exporting to Digital Video Camera
13.Keyboard Shortcuts

Video Edit Magic 4.47

Brightness/Contrast Effect

This effect lets you adjust the brightness and/or contrast of the movie you are creating.  It's commonly used when the video or images added to the Timeline are too dark (or bright) or need sharpening or softening. You can adjust:


Default Brightness
Default Brightness
Low Brightness
Low Brightness

Drag the slider to increase or decrease brightness.  The values range from -100 to 100. Values below 0 will darken the video and values above 0 will brighten the video.


Standard Contrast
Default Contrast
High Contrast
High Contrast

Contrast is the difference between the dark and light areas of the video.  Increasing this number can make details stand out more, while decreasing it can make an image look "softer" and less harsh.  The values range from -100 to 100. Values below 0 will reduce the contrast of the video and values above 0 will increase the contrast of the video.


Standard Gamma
Default Contrast
Low Gamma
Low Gamma

Gamma slider is used to alter the gamma of the video.  The values range from -100 to 100.

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