Tool Summary #
Windows Video Editor is a free video editing software for Windows devices. It boasts easy-to-use tools and templates, along with providing a means to add voice overs, text, 3D effects, and more.
Quick Facts #
- Price: Free
- Platforms: Windows
- Recommended for: Beginners – This is a great tool to learn basic editing and has an easy to use interface, however it lacks some advanced features.
- Where to access: Comes downloaded on most Windows machines, but can be downloaded through the Microsoft Store.
Things to Know #
Windows Video Editor is essentially the iMovie for Windows OS machines. It provides a simple way to get started with basic video editing.
Windows Video Editor has an abundance of filters, 3D effects, 3D models, and audio files available for users to utilize. You can also detach audio from a video and edit them separately. Additionally, Windows Video Editor comes with built-in templates.
Windows Video Editor also has the option Make Video For Me where the user would select the images or video clips that they want in the video and the application will compile and filter them for the user. The application then shows the user what it has done and provides the user the option to edit the provided video.
Getting Started Guides: #
Creating Videos in Windows Video Editor
More Advanced Video Editing
Additional Resources #
Video Accessibility Guide – Check out our tips and resources on how to make your video projects more accessible.
Free Media Resources – A list of websites where you can find free audio, video, and graphics to use for your project.
Want more help? #
- Book an appointment with a consultant at the DKC. We would love to help you with your video editing projects!
- Check out our Getting Started with Video Editing Guide for some additional tips and tricks and common mistakes.