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Editor Glossary

Socialive is the fastest and most cost-effective way for anyone to record, edit, publish, and livestream professional videos at scale. 


The Editor is the interface where Admins, Broadcasters, and Creators can take recorded content from the Studio or the Recording Booth and edit it. Creating a single high-quality video with an intro, outro, branding, nametags, and logos is easy and quick with the Socialive Editor. 


This article will provide definitions of terms commonly used when working with the Editor. 




Editor

The Editor is the interface where Admins, Broadcasters, and Creators can take recorded content from the Studio or the Recording Booth and edit it. 

Sources

In Editor, the sources are media. Specifically, they can be a video, an image, or a screen share which can be added to the Editor storyboard. 

Replace media

Allows the replacement of a video, an image, or a screen share that has been added to the Editor storyboard. 

Layout

How media are arranged or laid out. 

Overlays

Creative assets (graphics) that act as an overlay on top of live video or media sources such as logos or CTAs.

Text editor

Editing of the video using the text from the video transcript.

Restore

Add a previously cut section back to the video. 

Expand/contract pauses

Toggle between displaying pauses as a standard length and their estimated full length.

Show/hide pauses

View or hide pauses within the transcript for easier editing. 

Branding

Set brand elements like font, primary or secondary colors, and name tag styles to match the company. 

Storyboard

Sequence or outline of scenes that the video will follow. Use the storyboard to assemble a video.

Cut

Remove a portion of the video. 

Create clip

Include a smaller portion of the video. 

Split

When the video is separated into two or more parts. 

Heal

Connecting two portions of a video that have been clipped or split. 

Timeline 

Displays the sequence of all media within a specific scene. 

Playhead

Represents a point in time in the scene. 

Seek start

Moves the playhead to the beginning of the first clip in the scene.

Left anchor

Moves the playhead left to the next closest endpoint of a clipping region. 

Right anchor

The right position of where the selected object is located on the timeline.

Seek end 

Moves the playhead to the end of the last clip in the scene. 

Clipping region

A section of that will be included in the final video.

Non-destructive editing

No permanent changes are made to the original video file.



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