How to edit videos free
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Freemake is a truly no-brainer way to edit videos as fast as one can only imagine. Don't fiddle with complicated settings and spend hours in order to edit clips. Freemake accepts 500+ video/audio formats to edit MP4, MOV, QuickTime, AVI, WMV, FLV, MKV to name just a few.

Edit large FULL HD or 4K footage from video/photo cameras.
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Why you should try the tool:
1. How to edit a video on Windows computer
2. How to edit videos on Windows Media Player
3. How to edit videos in VLC

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How to edit a video on Windows PC

Download here and install Freemake on Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7 or Vista laptop or desktop computer. You can edit a video of any format: MP4, MOV, FLV, QuickTime, WMV, AVI and so on, including large HD and 4K videos.

Add a video file via “+Video” button into Freemake. Click the green scissors sign and select the parts of video footage that you want to edit. Remove unwanted scenes, rotate or merge certain parts of a movie into one. Trim, cut, crop, use “fade in” or “fade out” video effects.

Click the “OK” button to save your video project. Don't forget to click the "Convert" button to save your edited video as MP4, AVI, WMV, FLV or any other file format. Besides, upload the modified video clip directly to YouTube after video edit.

How to edit clips on Windows Media Player

There’s no way to edit videos on Windows Media Player. It does NOT edit videos.

Edit videos with Freemake on Windows 7, 8, 8.1,10!
Drag-and-drop movies into the program. Place each movie file on the timeline. Go the Edit tab and set start and end points. Almost all video edit features are available under the “Edit” tab, except for animations (at the “Animations” tab), effects (at the “Visual effect” tab), and text (on the “Home” tab). When you’re done, you will be able to save your movie only to WMV file format.

How to edit movies in VLC

VLC is a popular alternative media player for Windows OS available for download here. However, there are additional options that help you to edit videos for free. Add video into VLC. Go to Tools > Effects and Filters > Video Effects and select an action that you want to apply to a video like flip, transpose, crop, overlay an image or add text.

To save changes, click Media > Save/Convert > check the “Show more options” box and pick up an output video clip extension and hit the “Save/Convert” button.