If you are a blogger “Thinking Outside of Blogging” You may have considered incorporating video into your content creation. Good choice! You might be wondering what is the best video editing software for bloggers. which is the topic of this post and podcast episode.
Hear Part 21: Best Video Editing Software for Bloggers
Video editing software is a topic I’ve written extensively on. And if video editing software is confusing or overwhelming for you? Now this episode of the video chase podcast is for you. Let’s take a look at video editing software. And I’m also going to talk about apps to make edits for your phone or tablet.
Before I dive into blogger-specific video editing software to create social media videos. We recommend that you give yourself an hour to get acquainted with the YouTube software, full of video editing tutorials, as well as the VidProMom YouTube channel! But it might be difficult at first. So give yourself an hour to edit the video before giving up!
Video Editing Software for Beginners
Now it may not seem like that. But all video editing software are pretty much the same. Provides basic editing functions such as trim clips, split clips, delete parts of video clips. add background music They all do the same.
Choosing a video editing software is like choosing a car… You have to drive a bit before making your final decision. There may be some features you like. And your neighbor can drive a completely different car that he loves. That’s okay, there’s no right answer. It’s good to try different programs or apps. to see what works for you.
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Here are some options to get you started.
If you have a Mac, iMovie is great for beginners. It’s completely free and very easy to use.
VSDC is a free video editor for Windows users and a very basic program. It can be a little tricky at first. And I’ve worked with VSDC to create 3 in-depth tutorials on how to use it.
Adobe Premiere Elements
I like to recommend Adobe Premiere Elements because it has a “training wheel”, making it an easy program to learn for newbies. It’s also packed with more advanced editing features that you can always use.
I’ve worked directly with Adobe on several Premiere Elements tutorials:
Adobe Premiere Pro
As part of the Adobe Creative Cloud platform, Adobe Premiere Pro only comes through a monthly subscription. This program is not for everyone. But it’s my favorite editing platform. If you are looking for professional video editing software, I recommend Premiere Pro.
Here’s a tutorial from my YouTube channel on how to edit videos with Premiere Pro:
Final Cut Pro
On the more advanced side, you have (Apple’s) Final Cut Pro. This might be a good fit for you if you’ve used iMovie, but you’re considering a more professional video editor.
Wondershare Filmora is great for beginners: it’s available for Mac and PC, and it’s very affordable. Ideal for all levels of editing especially beginners And there are tons of cool features and effects that are perfect for editing YouTube videos or social media videos. One great thing you can do with Filmora is record your screen for screencast to include in your video. Click here to watch my video on getting started with Filmora.
Another eye-catching browser-based video editor is Clipchamp. Clipchamp video editor comes with all the features needed to create great videos without any experience! Watch the championship clip here.
Best Screencast Software
If you’re going to create a screencast for a YouTube video, you’ll need screencast software. I personally use Screenflow and I love it. With ScreenFlow, you can record your screen, webcam, and audio. And you can also edit your recordings. Unfortunately, Screenflow is for Mac users only.
A great screencast software for Windows users is Camtasia.
Video editing app for bloggers.
Sometimes it’s easier to edit videos on your phone or tablet than on your computer. If you think this is your case There are two great apps you should know!
Adobe Premiere Rush
Adobe recently released Premiere Rush, which comes with a Creative Cloud account if you have Premiere Rush as a phone app. Your tablet and computer, and Adobe has been developed with the social video revolution in mind!
Another great video editing app is LumaFusion. I’ve used LumaFusion many times on my iPhone X and it’s awesome.