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One True Media

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Published 03/09/2012 and rated Ratingstars5 5 out of 5 stars
by Shel Gatto
What can you use the app for?

One True Media is a video creation tool that lets users combine their video clips with photos. Videos can be posted to Facebook, Twitter, YouTube or shared via email. The user uploads their videos and photos to begin. One True Media supplies a collection of transitions, effects, text and music that lets the user customize their video. Users can also select a style for quicker customization.

Along with online sharing options, users can also download videos or order a DVD copy. The service works for any kind of personal video, from a wedding DVD to footage of family reunions, holidays and vacations. Style options are diverse and give the user many ways to create a custom video without spending too much time on the design process.

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What is the history and popularity of the app?

One True Media was founded in January of 2005. The application was intended to provide users with an easy way to create beautiful videos using their home video footage. The application has received overall high marks from users and reviewers. Many love the user friendly design that makes it so much easier to edit videos. Others prefer the many themes and effect options that come built.

One True Media has made a name for itself by offering convenient editing tools that work for users of all experience levels.

What are the differences to other apps?

There are many things to love about One True Media. The application isn’t just a video hosting or simple editing tool. Users can post videos to sites like YouTube, which offer almost no editing capability.
One True Media gives users the tools they need to build a completely personalized video complete with music, transitions and graphics. The best part is that none of these items require any significant video editing experience. Anyone can choose a theme or begin adding individual elements with ease.

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How does the web app look and feel to use?

One True Media provides users with a relaxed environment to create personal videos in. The grey color scheme adds personality without completely pulling attention away from the user’s videos and images. The simple interface design is user friendly but does not lack in modern appeal. Tabs help the user navigate along with simple links. One True Media makes it easy for anyone to design a video and photo montage with little to no editing experience thanks to its clean interface.

How does the registration process work?

To get started, new users can click the white “Register” link in the upper, right hand corner of the One True Media homepage. The registration form appears along the right side and requires an email address, first name and password as well as terms of use agreement. After submitting the form, the user is automatically logged in and can begin creating videos.

What does it cost to use the application?

All new One True Media users are given access to a free account when they first sign up. This includes all basic features and the ability to post up to 30 seconds of video on YouTube, Facebook and Twitter.

A Premium account option is available for $3.99 per month or $39.99 per year. The upgraded version includes no limits when sharing videos online, a free broadcast quality DVD, video downloads for PCs, Macs, iPhone or iPod, premium music access, unlimited video songs and virtually unlimited storage space.

Who would you recommend the application to?

One True Media is a great resource for anyone who wants to design their own personalized video. Users can build personal stories or capture family events through video and photo montages. The application includes attractive effects and transitions as well as style options that make it easy for anyone to customize the look and tone of their videos.

An upgraded version is available and relatively inexpensive, even for casual video makers.

  • Styles let users create a personalized video with less editing
  • Effects, transitions and other elements can be added to videos
  • Photos as well as video clips can be worked into the finished video
  • Interface is ideal for users of any skill level
  • Videos can be shared by email or on Facebook, YouTube or Twitter

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One True Media pricing

FREE - Permanently free version
Most expensive plan (per month) : $3.99




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