The Pros And Cons Of Digital Media

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Digital Media is any media that is enclosed in a machine and is a readable format. Anybody can create digital media, it can be viewed, shared changed and preserved by anyone on computers. Examples of digital media include; mobile phones, compact discs, digital video, digital television, e-book, internet, minidisc, video games, the World Wide Web, e-Commerce and many interactive media.
(http://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Digital_media)
Digital media is often contrasted with print media. Printed media would include printed books, newspapers and magazines, and other traditional or analogue media, such as pictures, film or audio tape.
The popularity of digital media, together with the internet and personal computing, has caused a major change for
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Television has been around for decades now, it is watched by billions of people around the world every day. Any advertisement, TV show or movie that you see every day used video editing tools to make it the way it is. It shows just how important video editing is to our world in every day life. The two video editors that I will be comparing are Windows Movie Maker and Apple’s iMovie 11. I thought it would be interesting to compare these two editors as they are made/owned by two of the industry’s biggest companies/rivals. These video editors are commonly used by people who would tend to upload videos to YouTube. Both Windows Movie Maker and Apple’s iMovie 11 are quite cheap in comparison to some of the major video editors out there. Windows Movie Maker is free to download and available to anyone with a Microsoft computer. (http://windows.microsoft.com/en-ie/windows-live/movie-maker)
Apple’s iMovie 11 on the other hand is not so cheap. It costs approximately $15 to download and is available to anyone with an Apple device i.e. Mac, iPad etc. Compared to some of the bigger and more complicated video editors, it’s of relatively low cost but more expensive than what I’m comparing it to. It has a few more tools at the user’s disposal than Windows Movie Maker and it’s still quite easy to use. Apple’s iMovie 11 is also quite commonly used by ‘YouTubers’ because of its
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