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Top 24 of Free Video Editing Online Tools and Software

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In recent years, YouTube and other popular video sharing sites have attracted a large population of netizens to spend their time watching, sharing and uploading video clips. If you have a mobile phone that comes with video camera feature, you can simply use it to record your own video and upload to YouTube in seconds. However, to make a good video clip, you might need to do some edits and add some special effects using video editing tool.


Some of you may know that professional software like Adobe After Effects and Adobe Premiere Pro are not cheap to use, but the good news is there are many free services and tools available on the web that can do the job fairly well. Here we’ve gathered 24 free video editing online tools and software that can almost do any complex editing software do like scene transitions, loops, audio overlays, splices and more. So, have fun with your video editing! Please feel free to share with us any other free tools in the comments section below.
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Free Video Editing Online Tools

Photobucket provides Adobe web-based video remix and editing tools that let you combine images, videos, text, and music to create personalized videos or “mashups” of content from your Photobucket album. No additional download is required.

Kaltura is an open source video platform that provides many media functionalities such as video searching, editing, annotating, remixing and more.

JayCut is a web based video editing software tool that lets users edit directly in the web browser without downloading application software. It’s easy-to-use, you can just drag and drop to add clips, music or effects to the timeline.

Cellsea is a free online video editor and converter that lets you upload videos with a variety of formats and perform a number of editing tasks such as trim and resize your videos, crop them, join up multiple videos, and add audio tracks to the video.

Movie Masher
Movie Masher is an open source flash based online video editing software and media player that lets you trim clips, add effects, transitions, titles, and music.

With Clipgenerator, you can compile slide shows from your own photos, texts and your favourite music. It’s easy to produce your own video clips by using automated animations and film clips.

Pixorial is a free video sharing service that lets you send, upload, edit, organize and share your videos. You can personalize your videos in a few clicks. Simply trim, add music and post, or make productions with transitions, titles, and more.

With StashBox, you can manage home videos from a variety of devices and video formats. The free video editor lets you trim video clips, remove unwanted video, create multiple scenes from one video clip, tag your video scenes for easy searching and more.

Free Video Editing Software

Windows Live Movie Maker
With Windows Live Movie Maker, you can quickly turn your photos and videos into polished movies. Add special effects, transitions, sound, and captions to help tell your story. And sharing with friends and family is easy – whether on the web, a computer, TV, or mobile device.

DVDVideoSoft Free Studio
With this free software, you can convert video and audio files between different formats and to iPod, PSP, iPhone, BlackBerry and all popular mobile phones and devices; burn and rip DVDs and audio CDs; upload and download YouTube videos and music to your computer, iPod, PSP, iPhone and BlackBerry; perform basic editing of audio and video files as well as record videos and make snapshots.

VirtualDub is a free video tool for basic editing and encoding, including batch processing, mainly geared to AVI files.

Pinnacle VideoSpin
With Pinnacle VideoSpin, you can edit and upload movies in minutes using your own videos and photos.

Debugmode Wax
Wax is a flexible video compositing and special effects software. It lets users to create 2D and 3D special effects and work in two modes – as a standalone application which would appeal for home users or beginners, and as a “plug-in” to video editors or NLEs which would be more useful for professional editors.

SolveigMM AVI Trimmer + MKV
SolveigMM AVI Trimmer + MKV is a free video editor for fast and lossless AVI and MKV editing. This freeware AVI editor is small, easy to use and involves no encoding or decoding processes. No video or audio degradation and out of sync problem arises after editing.

Avidemux is a free video editor designed for simple cutting, filtering and encoding tasks. It supports many file types, including AVI, DVD compatible MPEG files, MP4 and ASF, using a variety of codecs. Tasks can be automated using projects, job queue and scripting capabilities.

A graphical editor for Windows Media (.wmv), MPEG files and FLV movies. Select or delete multiple portions from a video file. The system lets you copy, paste and fine tune the selections. Also supports joining and splitting of video/movie files.

StoryBoard Pro Software
StoryBoard Pro software is designed to give teachers, students, and home movie makers a tool to plan ahead when creating video projects. It features the ability to enter shot titles and descriptions, import existing video clips, pictures, and sounds, create and import templates for video projects, etc.

Moviestorm is a software application that lets anyone make 3d animated movies on their computer. It has game-style interface with massive library of characters, props and animations. Everything is fully customizable.

ZS4 Video Editor
ZS4 Video Editor, the new incarnation of Zwei-Stein Video Editor, is advanced video editing and compositing software with over 150 built-in video effects.

Zwei-Stein Video Editor
Zwei-Stein is a freeware non-linear, non-destructive video compositing and editing system which offers many advanced features.

DVD Knife
DVD Knife is a simple tool for extracting clips from your DVDs. The clips will be stored in VOB format only. This is a fast and simple tool in its category which has ability to extract long VOB clips in few seconds. It’s so simple that only three steps can extract the clip ie “Select start” – “Select end” – “Save”.

Vivia is a video editing program for Linux and Windows that offers very user-friendly editing of DV video material.

Regardless of small executable size, this avi editor offers you a powerful digital video processing. Some high-tech tricks included into AVIedit allows you to perform with ease and fun the many interesting things, like video warping, color restore, noise reduction and so on.


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