Oct 28, 2018

Picture in Picture Editing


Is there an easy free video editor available for Windows to create the PIP effect (like the K2 Ride at Sunset and Night video by David Cappelaere)?

I have downloaded a few only to be disappointed. Any suggestions?


Also, my GPS receiver did not function at all straight out of the box. Fortunately Innovv said they will send me a replacement which I look forward to receiving (good response). Has anyone else encountered this?


I have had corrupted video files which is a pain so will format the SD card and see if this helps.


Oct 28, 2018

What have you tried up to now..

Oct 28, 2018

I cannot remember sorry, but I downloaded Filmora and Video Editor yesterday, after doing some more research, to try when I get home from work which is unfortunately another 4 weeks away.

Oct 29, 2018

Dashware was recommended on this site at one time.

Oct 29, 2018Edited: Oct 29, 2018

Dashware...Very interesting program, many uses/options, Free, Have already downloaded a copy, but I do not think it has picture in picture capability.. It will support a video that already displays pip, but will not add pip to video by itself...

Oct 29, 2018

OK wasn't sure. I use my current video editing software that I purchased. (Corel Video Studio)

Oct 30, 2018

MAGIX Fastcut, try this one also.


Also, my GPS receiver did not function at all straight out of the box. Fortunately Innovv said they will send me a replacement which I look forward to receiving (good response). Has anyone else encountered this?
Please always keep GPS logo up and and the GPS module exposure to the sky. Be sure, you have not switched off GPS from the App settings.
I have had corrupted video files which is a pain so will format the SD card and see if this helps.
Pay attention to the connections from the power converter. Yellow should connect to the switched power source from DVR. Red should connect to the positive terminal of battery.
Oct 30, 2018

Thank you for your response Rock.


I will look for MAGIX Fastcut.


All wiring connections are exactly as they should be and yellow is soldered to a switched power source. GPS logo is up (photo sent to Felicia Chen) and in a clear line of sight with the sky. GPS app settings are switched on.


I have tried disconnecting/re-connecting, power cycling etc. Nothing I've done seems to initiate the GPS.

Oct 30, 2018

@Dean Oxwell

Well noted, As Felicia promised to send you new GPS, for sure, you will get it.

Oct 30, 2018

Thank you Rock for your comments and assistance. I appreciate it.


I am not in a position to connect to my camera system for a few weeks (I work away from home) but I had a look at the settings from the INNOVV website for the K2 app and did not see a GPS On/Off setting. I did see a map setting though, which is set to Google maps.

Oct 30, 2018Edited: Oct 30, 2018

Unless they have changed it with an update, after selecting settings look to the bottom of the first set of selections, last option just above the memory card section... it is possible that you may have to connect an operational GPS unit for that selection to show up...


As with Dashware, I do not believe MAGIX Fastcut does PIP... Still it appears to also be a impressive program...It is also free after after 30 day trial with limitations...




Oct 30, 2018

Thanks for the feedback Waren. I don't recall seeing that, but I could be wrong. My GPS never connected and the LED just kept blinking so that may be the case. I spoke to the good lady at home last night and she told me it looks like the replacement GPS has arrived so I will put it to the test when I get home at the end of November.


Thanks to INNOVV for sending the replacement :-)

Mar 13

We have sent from emails to RaceRender for cooperation, but without reply so far.


They made great software for racing.

Thanks a lot Mike and Rock. I've just downloaded the free version of RaceRender3 and will have a play with it. :-)

Mar 14

You could also check out kdenlive. It is a video cut- and editing tool, but you can easily make a PiP with it. The Windows Version is beta, but nevertheless it is worth a try.

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