VIRTUALDUB is licensed under the General Public License (GNU), meaning you can use it for free. No risk involved, and the whole source code is available if you want it.
VirtualDub is mainly geared toward processing AVI files, although it can read (not write) MPEG-1 and also handle sets of BMP images. You might look into your favorite converter for assistance with formats.
The package is however not complete without the additional filters. A comprehensive collection of 74 third party filters, are available for VirtualDub.
Just click on the “Download VD filters (1.72MB)” panel/button to download the complete set of filters (RAR pack). Once all the filters are installed, delete the “PCVideo Image Processor” filter, as the installation instructions are missing a step;
Open source Video/Capture Editor, configured for 32-bit and 64-bit windows platforms (Operating Systems) (98/ME/NT4/2000/XP/Vista/7).
Avidemux; Depending on how long you have been trying to find the “Editor” for your initial video creations and long term use, you have found flexibility and cost as major issues.
This particular piece of software is getting rave reviews for it’s performance at “No Cost”.
Its designed for multi function and compatible with the following formats ;
• DVD compatible
• MPEG files, MP4
• ASF, using a variety of codecs.
Available for BSD, Microsoft Windows, OS X and Linux This editor will do all that you would expect and some more; DOWNLOAD HERE
Get it Free. A free video editor version is available for non-commercial use only. If you will be using it at home you can download the free version here.
WINDOWS MOVIE MAKER 2.6: You can find this excellent approach to editing software compatible with Windows 7 and also Windows Vista. If you are not quite ready for the high end softwares regardless price or savvy, this is a fantastic stand in until you make that purchase.
Download works with both windows 7 & Vista although the prompt screen will say vista only.
MM26_ENU.msi 7.0 Download
BLENDER: Have you been searching for 3D Modeling tool that has some practical flexibility? Here is one of the most powerful you will find at this offering for video creation. It’s made available by a open source license and compatible with all operating systems. You will have a slight learning curve but I will try to find some great video tutorials to add for you here to cut down on the study time before use. download the free version here
AVIedit : If you need to do some editing of avi files and want something to work quickly and effectively this may just be the one for you. I will tell you the functionality of this software with small file sizes makes up for any lack of option.
MEWA FILM : How about something along the lines of Jing’s montage tool.
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