Download Video Footage - Best Software & Apps

  • YouTube

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    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Web Apps
    iPhone
    Symbian
    Windows Phone

    The greatest free video player

    8
    1723 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
    1778 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
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Powerful video editor with tools for titles and effects

    7
    348 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
    315 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
  • Webcam and Screen Recorder

    1.7

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Capture webcam footage to a video file

    7
    61 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!

      8
      4 votes
      • 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
      • MSN Webcam Recorder

        24.0

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

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

        7
        17 votes
        • 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