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#1 illage3

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Posted 12 July 2013 - 09:11

Hi everyone,

 

I was wondering is there any free video editing applications out there for Windows 8.

 

I want to be able to put clips from my HDPVR and add some commentary to them.  I've tried Windows Live movie maker but I dislike it as its too basic for my needs.

 

 

 

 




#2 Copernic

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Posted 12 July 2013 - 09:28

VSDC Free Video Editor - was shareware and now is free, just disconect from internet before installing to avoid crapware.

http://www.videosoft...ee-video-editor



#3 Dutchie64

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Posted 12 July 2013 - 09:33

Well... If you think Windows Live movie maker is too basic, you're not going to get far with free software I'm afraid.

 

There are some nice <$100,= editors out there if you don't want to spend too much money on starters. Adobe Premiere Elements comes to mind, or Pinnacle Studio.

 

Als, have a look at this: http://video-editing...tenreviews.com/

 

There's also Jashaka (http://www.jahshaka.com/), an open source editor. But this one has leaps and bounds for development. Not sure what the status is at this point.

 

hope it helps.

 

rob



#4 PsYcHoKiLLa

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Posted 13 July 2013 - 11:02

Try this mebbe?

 

http://www.avs4you.c...angate&cid=9958



#5 Star-Pirate

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Posted 17 July 2013 - 23:15

http://www.videolan.org/index.html Home of VLC media player, on the website click onto VLMC as it's there free movie editing software.



#6 +warwagon

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Posted 17 July 2013 - 23:22

Ya new Movie maker SUCKS BALLS!!! Bring back the one in XP and Vista. The new one is geared towards morons.



#7 Crisp

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Posted 17 July 2013 - 23:24

Ya new Movie maker SUCKS BALLS!!! Bring back the one in XP and Vista. The new one is geared towards morons.

 

But that's the idea behind Windows 8...



#8 BajiRav

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Posted 17 July 2013 - 23:27

Movie Maker on Windows 8 is really bad for me. It introduces weird banding on the output (input Canon VixiaHF31)



#9 ElDani

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Posted 18 July 2013 - 05:29

The basic version of Lightworks is free, but contains some limitations (format support, stereoscopic, project sharing).





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