If you’re interested in producing videos to promote your products or brand, consider using an online video editor. There are easy-to-use tools available for free or very little cost, with many of the bells and whistles of high-priced software.
Here is a list of online editors. Some are desktop editing platforms with extensive features, including stock footage libraries. Others are mobile editing apps. Nearly all have free plans.
Online Video Editors
Adobe Spark can help create compelling stories in minutes Easily add and trim clips to make your videos stand out on social media. Pick from over 1 million iconic images or add your own photos. Select the soundtrack that works best. Even access, edit, and share your video from a browser using Adobe Spark for the web. Price: Free. Premium features are part of a Creative Cloud subscription or $9.99 per month as a standalone app.
Clipchamp offers a free video editor, compressor, converter, and webcam recorder. Edit clips directly in-browser without having to upload them first. Work with files of all sizes. Trim and cut, split and combine, crop, rotate, add audio, add text, and use filters and transitions. Browse the library of customizable video templates, made by professionals, tailored by industry. Price: Basic is free for up to 5-minute recordings. Premium plans start at $14 per month.
FlexClip is a simple, powerful, and flexible video maker. Upload your own videos or photos to the storyboard. Add text, music, and voice-over to customize your video. Choose from a collection of text animations. Preview your videos while editing in real time. Download your video in various ratios and definitions or share it online. Price: Free.
Kizoa is an online movie maker and video editor. Choose from easy-to-use templates to get started. Add text, special effects, and transitions. Upload your 4K videos onto Kizoa to create movies in ultra-high definition 2160 pixels. Purchase unlimited storage without a membership. Kizoa is now available for iPhone. Make a movie, or edit a video using your photos, clips, and music directly on your phone. Personalize with hundreds of transitions, effects, and text. Price: Basic is free. Premium plans start at a one-time fee of $29.99.
Video Cutter is a handy editor to cut a small video file. It does not require installation, and it works in your browser. After uploading your file, choose the quality and format of the output file. Crop video to the desired area or change frame proportions. Video Cutter supports files of up to 500MB. Price: Free.
Movie Masher is a collection of open source projects that add video editing capabilities to your website. Moviemasher.js provides audiovisual playback handling and editing in a web browser. Angular-moviemasher provides an editing interface and a simple content-management middleware layer. Moviemasher.rb provides processor-intensive video transcoding services through a simple API. Use the projects individually or together for a complete end-to-end system. Price: Free.
Kapwing is a video montage maker to combine video, images, and GIFs into longer video slideshows. Drag and drop your video, GIFs, and images into the right order. Change the size and shape of your output video. Download your video montage and share directly on social media. Price: Free. Remove watermark for $6 per video or $20 per month for the unlimited plan.
Movie Maker Online is a free application to create movies online. Edit and create slideshows on any device. Easily share clips on your social network pages. Store all media items for different amounts of time — usually not less than three days since your last visit. Price: Free.
Soapbox is a Chrome extension to record, edit, share, and measure presentation videos. Record your screen and your webcam simultaneously, then switch between the two to take advantage of the unique “split screen” view. Showcase yourself to add a personal touch to any presentation, pitch-deck, or screencast. Price: Free. Paid plans start at $300 per year.
Wave.video is a video editing platform to create branded video content. Import your own video clips, images, and music with a simple drag-and-drop. Create videos easily with a huge stock video and image library, as well as an assortment of video templates. Combine multiple stock clips with your own. Add text and a logo to your videos, set your own custom colors and fonts, and apply text animations and branded video filters. Change the aspect ratio of your video to 30 popular sizes, optimized for leading social platforms. Price: Free for up to 15-second videos. Paid plans start at $8.25 for up to 1 minute of video.
Magisto is a video marketing platform powered by artificial intelligence. Upload your business videos and photos. Choose a video editing style and a soundtrack from the library. The AI-powered video maker will assess and edit your video, analyzing everything from in-frame action to camera motion, face detection, indexing, object detection and tracking, facial recognition, and more. Distribute cross-channel marketing videos optimized for social media, email marketing, content marketing, and video advertising platforms. Price: Plans start at $4.99 per month.
Animoto is a drag-and-drop video maker to create impressive videos quickly with no editing experience. Select a storyboard template or start from scratch. Then drag and drop photos and video clips directly into your project. Quickly adjust colors, fonts, music, and more to customize your video. Match your own style or brand with ease. Access professionally designed templates and over 1 million stock assets.
WeVideo is an online video editor to capture, create, view, and share movies at up to 4K resolution. Get unlimited use of hundreds of thousands of licensed and royalty-free video clips, images, and music tracks. Create your movie in the storyboard, then instantly open up advanced features in the timeline mode. Mix and match more than 600 formats of audio, images, graphics, and video, with graphics, green screen, special effects, speed control, and more. Price: Plans start at $4.99 per month.
Filmmaker Pro is a video editing app for the iPhone to manage, share, and export individual clips. The editor features 17 transition options, 30 filters, real-time effects playback, picture-in-picture video, music collections, font collections, illustrations, a drawing tool and more. Price: App is free. All access is $5.99 per month.