Image credits – PixabayUsing non-linear editing right The software required for non-linear editing can be quite expensive when compared to linear video editing software. Not all projects require non-linear editing, although certain types of videos can be editing better and faster with non-linear editing. Understanding whether you need it for your projects before buying is important from a costing perspective. Non-linear editing offers immense flexibility in what you can do with the available footage and how many times you can change the edited footage. However, the learning curve for non-linear editing is naturally much steeper than for linear editing. Non-linear editing is not really suited for someone who has never done professional video editing before. You should probably get the software if you have an experienced video editor on board. Non-linear editing is especially useful when you have a very large amount of raw footage and you know it will require a few rounds of editing before you can get it right. This type of editing will let you re-edit only those parts of the video that you are not satisfied with and leave the rest untouched. This can be especially useful when making teasers and trailers for you indie movie. Understanding what non-linear editing can help you do and knowing when you need it can help you use this software the right way. This understand will help you use it for the right projects and get amazing results for your indie movies or music videos.