Five free tools for producing professional-quality videos
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To be competitive, businesses need to promote themselves inrnmultiple ways. And as modern society has developed a short attention span andrnbecome highly social-centric, many businesses are developing a video strategyrnto aid in marketing. Most small companies don’t have the budget for thernindustry standard video editors (nor the time to learn their complexrnprocesses). Fortunately, smaller houses can turn to free solutions that offerrnenough features to create quality video.
What are the best tools in this category? I have selectedrnfive that should meet the essential criteria. They’re free, easy to use, and deliverrnnear-professional results. Let’s take a look and see if one of these editorsrnwill do the trick for you.
Note: This gallery is also available as an article.
OpenShotrnis one of the easiest video editors you will ever use. With a simplerndrag-and-drop interface, you can quickly create and edit video projects with arnminimal learning curve.
AlthoughrnKdenlive isn’t quite as easy to master as OpenShot, it’s nowhere near asrncomplicated as industry standards such as LightWorks and Premier.
You can also automate tasks and use a built-inrnscripting language to bring even more power to the task. And Avidemux includesrncommand-line tools to extend the functionality of the app. To learn about therncommands available, check out this Wiki page.
Sincernthe app is for the Chromebook, you can do this on the go. WeVideo allows you tornquickly publish your video on YouTube and Google Drive.
VSDC Free Video Editor
AlthoughrnVSDC is free, you can help the project by purchasing support (which you mayrnneed, once you get into the more challenging aspects of using this particularrneditor).