Download Footage - Best Software & Apps

  • YouTube

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone
    Web Apps
    Symbian
    Windows Phone

    The greatest free video player

    8
    1819 votes
    • PROS: Intelligent, comfortable user interface, Includes lots of YouTube features, Simple player controls, Record and upload videos directly, Excellent playlist integration
    • CONS: Video quality not as high as web counterpart
  • iMovie

    10.1.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Apple's official video editing suite for Macs

    6
    1787 votes
    • PROS: Makes editing easy, Lots of templates to choose from, Integration with iTunes and iPhoto, Makes your raw footage look really polished
    • CONS: Fussy when importing formats, YouTube uploader can be tempramental
  • Shutterstock

    1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Access millions of royalty-free stock photos and stock footage.

    3
    9 votes
    • MAGIX Movie Edit Pro

      2016

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Powerful video editor with tools for titles and effects

      7
      350 votes
      • PROS: Supports video from a variety of sources, Edits HDV footage, Very well documented, Includes utilities for titles, sound editing and video effects
      • CONS: A bit overwhelming for beginners, High system requirements
    • Microsoft Expression Encoder

      4.0.3210

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Record webcam video and edit it

      7
      212 votes
      • PROS: Intutive interface, Edit webcam footage instantly, Plenty of codification options
      • CONS: Not many output formats, Few effects
    • Camtasia for Mac

      2.5.1

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Superb Video Creation For Home or Office

      6
      314 votes
      • PROS: Take new video footage or import existing footage, Editing tools allow for multi-track editing, adding audio files, animated backgrounds, icons and more, Exports to multiple formats
      • CONS: Some minor knowledge of editing may be useful, A paid license is required for use beyond the trial
    • Camera Stream - WiFi IP Webcam

      1.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android

      Shoot the video with your smartphone and view it INSTANTLY LIVE in real time on any other smartphone, PC or Mac via web browser! Show your live video footage to your family and friends right now as it's happening!

      8
      4 votes
      • Webcam and Screen Recorder

        1.7

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Capture webcam footage to a video file

        7
        61 votes
        • WinSketch Pro Area Calculator

          1.0

          License
          buy Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Work out the square footage of any area

          4
          4 votes
          • VoltaicHD

            2.5.1

            License
            buy Download
            Platform
            Mac
            Windows

            Convert AVCHD videos to edit in iMovie

            9
            3 votes
            • PROS: Very simple to use, Converts AVCHD for editing in iMovie, Copies footage directly from camera
            • CONS: Demo only converts first 10 seconds
          • Animoto Video Slideshow Maker

            8.2.0

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            iPhone
            Web Apps

            Smartphone Application to Transform a Series of Images into a Video

            10
            1 vote
            • PROS: This is one of the only applications designed to transform images into videos, Available for both smartphones and desktop computers
            • CONS: Access to all functions will require a purchase, The number of exported video file codecs is somewhat limited
          • MSN Webcam Recorder

            24.0

            License
            buy Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Capture footage from AIM, ICQ, MSN and Yahoo! Messenger video chat

            7
            17 votes
            • Active Media Player Screen Saver

              3

              License
              buy Download
              Platform
              Windows

              Creates live footage from clips

              -
              No votes yet
              • L.A. Noire Official Launch Trailer

                License
                free Download
                Platform
                Windows

                Awesome graphics and gameplay in Rockstar's new hit

                7
                15 votes
                • PROS: Made from actual in-game footage
                • CONS: Too short
              • AMC

                1.8.9

                License
                free Download
                Platform
                Android
                iPhone

                Watch AMC television on your phone or tablet for free

                -
                No votes yet
                • PROS: Allows one to watch AMC exclusives, High streaming quality, Login not required for some footage
                • CONS: Ads, Missing some features
              • YouTube

                License
                free
                Platform
                Web Apps

                The web's largest video sharing and broadcasting site

                5
                3 votes
                • PROS: Easy to upload and share video, Huge archive of footage, HD quality uploads possible
                • CONS: Uploads limited to 10 minutes, Uploads limited to 2GB, No way to download videos
              Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
              #NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
              1varies-with-device18197.9Android, iPhone, Web Apps, Symbian
              24.0.32102127Windows
              320163506.5Windows
              410.1.317876Mac
              52.5.13145.9Mac
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