Video Editor

Use free video software to create and edit videos of any complexity from a family greeting card to a company presentation. Cut, merge video files, apply visual and audio effects, use filtration and image correction, make slideshows and add an appropriate soundtrack. Use multi-color Chroma Key and advanced parameters settings to give your video a professional look. All popular video and audio formats are supported.

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Video Converter

This program is intended for converting video files from one format to another. Nearly all popular video formats are supported (both reading and saving). In addition, the program drastically simplifies the task of converting videos for playback on specific multimedia devices, such as iPhone, Samsung Galaxy or Huawei P30 Pro. The program is extremely easy to use, has a modern interface and all necessary video processing functions.

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Audio Converter

The audio converter will help you convert audio files from one format to another. All key audio formats and codecs are supported. The program also allows you to manage playlists and meta tags, extract audio from video files and save these tracks on your computer in any format.

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Audio CD Grabber

This audio tool is intended for grabbing audio tracks from compact discs and saving them to the user’s computer in any format. Nearly all popular audio formats and codecs are supported. The program can also extract track details from the FreeDB server for automatic file renaming and updating meta tags.

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Multifunctionality

Multifunctionality

A wide array of multimedia processing tools in one free video software suite.

High speed

High speed

Our programs use fast
and high-quality algorithms optimized for single and multi-core CPU’s.

Affordability

Affordability

VSDC video software is freely available for download to Windows OS-based PCs and laptops.

Main Interface Elements

Here you can learn main windows and interface elements of the video editor.

This software can be downloaded from Free Video Editor description page.

Removing borders

If you want to crop the source video file to a certain size you should click the “Cut borders” button in the object’s properties window. The following window appears:

 

Select the portion of the image you want to display and click the “Ok” button; parts lying outside the selected region will be deleted.

By clicking the “Get full size” button you can select the entire image. Also, you can adjust the scale of the image to precisely select the desired region.

This software can be downloaded from Free Video Editor description page.

Transition Effect Wizard

You can run this Wizard by selecting several objects and running the “Video effects -> Transitions -> Run objects wizard…” menu command. The Wizard allows you to create a sequence of objects following each other one by one with various transition effects between them. When you run the Wizard you see the following window:

 

In this window you can configure the following parameters:

  • Object overlapping. If objects overlap in time, you should turn on this option. Most of transition effects require overlapping objects, for instance one slowly disappears and the other one slowly appears at the same time.
  • Use or not Fade In and Fade Out effects for audio. These options are only available for objects having an audio track.
  • Transition duration determines how long the transition effect should last.
  • Transition effect.

After you finish the Wizard, objects will be aligned in time and the selected transition effect will be applied to them.

This software can be downloaded from Free Video Editor description page.

Editing Video or Audio Files

If you want to split a video or audio file to parts, or if you need to cut out an unnecessary fragment, you should click the “Cutting and splitting” button in the object’s properties window. The following window will open:

 

Here you can cut out an unnecessary fragment and set markers to split the file. Also, you can save a screenshot of a current frame to the computer or export an audio track in one of the supported formats.

As you click the “Apply settings” button, the program will offer you to split the file by markers (you can skip this step), and if you have deleted some part of the video, it will ask you if you want to adjust the length of the video object to the modified length of the source file.

This software can be downloaded from Free Video Editor description page.

File’s Sequence Wizard

This window allows you to add one or many media files and apply different transition effects to them.

The window consists of four parts: the effect category window, the effect window, the preview window and the timeline window.

In order to add a file click the “Add files” button at the timeline toolbar or click the empty frame in the timeline. Select a file in the open dialog and it will be added to the end of the timeline. If you want to change the order of the frames, use the corresponding buttons on the toolbar. If you want to remove a file, select it and click the “Remove” button. You can remove all files at once by clicking “Remove All”.

Here you can change the display duration of static images (by default it is 10 seconds). To do this, select the files you need from the timeline, specify new duration and confirm the change by clicking the “” button.

To add a transition effect between files, select the files from the timeline, then choose a desired effect in the effect window and click the “Add effect” button. The timeline will display the appropriate transition mark in the “Transitions” line. You can delete an effect using buttons the timeline toolbar.

The player window allows you to preview any given effect, file or the transition scene. Select an element you need and click the “Play” button. Note, if you select an effect, the playback starts automatically.

After you have opened all the required files, click the “Apply settings” button. Then a sprite will be created in the current scene with all selected elements. The size of the sprite and each element is equal to project’s resolution, that is, a sprite takes up all visible scene space.

This software can be downloaded from Free Video Editor description page.

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Video Capture Box

The program captures video from external devices and records it to computer in a free format. You can save video from video tuners, webcams, capture cards and other gadgets.

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Reviewed by


"VSDC Free Video Editor is a surprisingly powerful, if unconventional video editor"

- PC Advisor


"This video editor gives you tons of control and editing power"

- CNet


"The editor handles many common formats and boasts a good deal of capabilities when it comes time to alter lighting, splice video, and apply filters and transitions in post production"

- Digital Trends