Free video editor

Create engaging, high-quality videos with our free and easy video editor for Windows, Mac, iPhone, iPad, Android & Chromebook.

Use effects such as animations, transitions, music, sound effects, zoom, copy, paste, crop, captions, overlays, virtual backgrounds, and more!

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Free: no account required Free: no account required
Powerful & easy to use Powerful & easy to use
No video watermark No video watermark
Make unlimited videos Make unlimited videos
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Highly rated by our community

Overall rating: 4.6 out of 5 based on 4,516 reviews.

Quickly create stunning videos for free

Easy for anyone to use

Tell your story with no previous video experience required. Our powerful, free video editor features are quick to learn and easy to set up, so you can start making videos right away. Cut, copy, adjust speed and volume, resize or crop, narrate audio, add music or a captions file, and more for all your video needs.
Free video editor

Manage all your videos in one place

Save to your computer, publish, and share online. Search, sort, filter, and organize all your videos and images in our project manager. Connect with integration partners, like Zoom and MS Teams, to edit meeting recordings.
ScreenPal video project manager

Everything you need to start editing videos for free

Build video timeline

Build video timeline

Add video footage to build your video timeline. Cut, trim, crop, copy, paste, resize, and adjust the speed as desired.

Add video special effects

Add visual effects

Enhance your video with visual effects, such as overlays (image, text, shapes), animations, transitions, zoom, and more.

Edit video audio

Edit audio

Adjust the volume, edit multiple audio tracks, and add voiceover narration. Add free sound effects and music from our stock library.

HD video editor

Create HD videos

Create videos in 4k, full HD, or standard HD. Save your computer files to your computer (as a MP4, AVI, GIF file) or publish online.

How to edit videos:

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Launch the video editor & upload
your file.

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Edit with video overlays, transitions,
animations, & more!

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Save or share

Save to your computer or upload
to YouTube or ScreenPal.

Transform your content with free video editor tools

Our free video editor is simple to use and provides all you need to easily create high-quality, engaging videos. Free features include:

Cut, copy & paste sections of recordings Cut, copy & paste sections of recordings
Cut & trim video, adjust speed Cut & trim video, adjust speed
Edit audio & add music Edit audio & add music
Crop & resize video Crop & resize video
Add overlays - images, text, shapes Add overlays - images, text, shapes
Add voiceover narration Add voiceover narration
Zoom in & zoom out Zoom in & zoom out
Choose from dozens of transitions Choose from dozens of transitions
Remove, blur & replace background Remove, blur & replace background
Animate overlays & transitions Animate overlays & transitions
Get creative with green screen effects Get creative with green screen effects
Add multiple tracks of audio Add multiple tracks of audio

Remove your video background for free

Personalize your video with the free and easy background removal tool. Remove your webcam background to make it transparent. Blur your background for privacy or to hide clutter. Replace it with a new virtual background to enhance your content, build your brand, or just have fun!
Remove webcam background for free

Get creative with free animations & overlays

Enhance your video with free animations, transitions, and overlays – text, shapes, images, highlight, and more! Improve engagement and emphasize your message for tutorials, presentations, demo videos, and more.
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See what customers say about our video editor:

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Video editing tool for multiple users

“The best thing which we liked about this product is that we can work as an organization instead of an individual and we can share our content with our peers and make it password protected.”

– Fazil A. (

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Awesome video editing software

“It’s easy, responsive, and just awesome. I use it nearly every day to record edit and then easily share/post up to my YouTube channel to then distribute to customers and colleagues quality videos.”

– Erik K. (

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ScreenPal in Education

This software was easy to use and has been very easy for me to edit. I have little to no experience making and editing videos…I had to try several different platforms. It was by far the easiest to learn to use and gave me a lot of functions.”

– Karen K. (

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EXCELLENT video editor

“It is an EXCELLENT product. It has all the tools of an expensive video editor for a fraction of the cost. The training videos are also very helpful and well made.”

– Pamela B.(

Millions use ScreenPal to create videos:

Business videos

Increase engagement and sales with easy and efficient video creation. Develop product videos, demos, employee training videos, how-to tutorials, and more.

Education videos

Make videos for K12 and higher education. Easy video editing for students, teachers, and administrators. Trusted by school districts and universities all over the world.

Personal videos

Get creative and show your passion with our free video editor. Perfect for hobbyists, gamers, social media enthusiasts, and more. Turn memories into movies and share with others.

Upgrade to our full-featured video editor package

Our full video creation suite offers advanced screen recording, seamless video editing, unlimited hosting & robust content management. Additional features include:

Add video overlays for picture-in-picture Add video overlays for picture-in-picture
Interactive storyboard mode Interactive storyboard mode
Record computer or system audio Record computer or system audio
Blur any part of your video Blur any part of your video
Easy, integrated screen recording Easy, integrated screen recording
Advanced script recording mode Advanced script recording mode
Change your webcam shape and size Change your webcam shape and size
Easy drag-and-drop video builder Easy drag-and-drop video builder
Automated Speech-to-Text captions Automated Speech-to-Text captions
Expanded stock music library Expanded stock music library
Hide your webcam or cursor Hide your webcam or cursor
Automatically remove silences Automatically remove silences

Easy drag & drop video builder

Save time and streamline video creation with Stories, our drag & drop video builder.
Start with a storyboard or script, then toggle between views as you build your story. Add sections, and drag & drop to rearrange them.
Drag & drop video editor

Add stock video, images, & music

Add high-quality images, videos, and music while editing your video. Choose from thousands of royalty-free content. Included in Premier plans or higher.
Stock library for video creation

Edit on the go with our free video editor app

Record and edit videos on mobile
Create videos on the go with our free screen recorder and video editing app. After recording, add a Facecam, crop, trim, add overlays, adjust the speed, and more! Share your videos to ScreenPal or other apps.
Mobile app video editor

Video editor: Frequently asked questions

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