Download Video Footage - Best Software & Apps

  • YouTube

    Varies with device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone
    Web Apps
    Symbian

    The greatest free video player

    6
    222 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
  • Free Video Editor

    7.4.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free Video Editor is a great shortcut to quick video fixes.

    8
    1337 votes
    • PROS: Simple interface., Filters and effects to spice up your footage., Cut trim crop rotate and more.
    • CONS: Lacking the fine tools and conversion abilities of paid software.
  • iMovie

    10.1.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Apple's official video editing suite for Macs

    6
    1183 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
  • MAGIX Movie Edit Pro

    2016

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    Powerful video editor with tools for titles and effects

    7
    417 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
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    Platform
    Windows

    Record webcam video and edit it

    6
    44 votes
    • PROS: Intutive interface, Edit webcam footage instantly, Plenty of codification options
    • CONS: Not many output formats, Few effects
  • Webcam and Screen Recorder

    1.7

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    Capture webcam footage to a video file

    8
    39 votes
    • 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!

      9
      2 votes
      • MSN Webcam Recorder

        24.0

        License
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        Platform
        Windows

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

        8
        6 votes
        • AMC

          1.8.9

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Android

          Watch AMC television on your phone or tablet for free

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

          2.5.1

          License
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          Platform
          Mac

          Superb Video Creation For Home or Office

          6
          105 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