Software

Five free tools for producing professional-quality videos

Introduction

To be competitive, businesses need to promote themselves in multiple ways. And as modern society has developed a short attention span and become highly social-centric, many businesses are developing a video strategy to aid in marketing. Most small companies don't have the budget for the industry standard video editors (nor the time to learn their complex processes). Fortunately, smaller houses can turn to free solutions that offer enough features to create quality video.

What are the best tools in this category? I have selected five that should meet the essential criteria. They're free, easy to use, and deliver near-professional results. Let's take a look and see if one of these editors will do the trick for you.

Note: This gallery is also available as an article.

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About Jack Wallen

Jack Wallen is an award-winning writer for TechRepublic and Linux.com. He’s an avid promoter of open source and the voice of The Android Expert. For more news about Jack Wallen, visit his website jackwallen.com.

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