Don't-Miss Video software Stories
Among consumer-level video-editing applications, Sony's Movie Studio Platinum is one of the more capable, with more features than most competitors. With so much already in place, however, version 12 has few new features to add over the previous edition.
The vast majority will find all the features they need in this collection of linked photo and video editors. It shields you from the complexity of many tasks, but still manages to provide near pro-level power.
Magic Actions for YouTube customizes your video-watching in Google Chrome.
Pros may need more control over the process, which can be found in proDAD's more expensive offerings, but the average user should be more than pleased with the results of this software.
Downloading YouTube playlists has never been easier than with Free YouTube Download.
AllMyTube is a simple download utility for streaming videos including YouTube, Vimeo, and VEVO.
This utility for downloading and converting videos from YouTube and other sites doesn't always handle the task as well as other available offerings.
With Startrails donationware, you can create videos or still images of star-trails.
VLC's default interface is slightly clunky, but its ability to play virtually any file type without external codecs and cornucopia of controls makes it a must-have download.
VLC has a slightly clunky default interface, but its ability to play virtually any file type without external codecs and cornucopia of controls makes it a must-have download
You can add pizzazz to slideshows, and make versions for mobile devices, with DVD Slideshow Builder Deluxe.