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Free VideoPad Alternatives

The best free alternative to VideoPad is Animation Desk. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to VideoPad and loads of them is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to VideoPad are Kdenlive, Shotcut, DaVinci Resolve and Avidemux.

VideoPad alternatives are mainly Video Editors but may also be Video Converters or Audio Converters. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of VideoPad.
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  • Android
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  1. Animation Desk is a perfect tool for animating, storyboarding, and sketching. It’s an app Loved by professional and amateur animators, Youtubers, and many art lovers. Draw you frame-to-frame animation from scratch, or create animations upon videos, images, PSD layers.

    ⚫︎ Onion skinningAnimation Desk allows you to see through several frames simultaneously and make sure the lines of each frame are correctly lined up.
    ⚫︎ Video ImportYou can import external video material into Animation Desk.
    ⚫︎ Keyframe AnimationCompositions can be keyframed in Animation Desk, allowing you to change the parameters over time.
    ⚫︎ RotoscopingAnimation Desk supports creating animated sequences by tracing over live-action footage frame by frame.
    ⚫︎ Support for LayersAnimation Desk supports the organization of elements through a hierarchical order that can be manipulated/viewed independently.
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    Awesome for beginners. Easy to navigate interface.

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  2. Kdenlive is a non linear video editor. It is based on the MLT framework and accepts many audio and video formats, allows you to add effects, transitions and render into the format of your choice.

    ⚫︎ Keyframe AnimationCompositions can be keyframed in Kdenlive, allowing you to change the parameters over time.
    ⚫︎ Chroma Key / Green ScreenKdenlive supports chroma key to replace the background with an image or video backdrop.
    ⚫︎ Dark ModeKdenlive supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    ⚫︎ CustomizableKdenlive is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
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    For one, you need dvdauthor to create a DVD, and when yuo download it, there is no .EXE file.

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  3. Shotcut is a free, open source, cross-platform, non-linear video editor.

    ⚫︎ LightweightShotcut consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ Keyframe AnimationCompositions can be keyframed in Shotcut, allowing you to change the parameters over time.
    ⚫︎ Chroma Key / Green ScreenShotcut supports chroma key to replace the background with an image or video backdrop.
    ⚫︎ PortableShotcut can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ Dark ModeShotcut supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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  4. DaVinci Resolve combines the world’s most advanced color corrector with professional multi-track editing, so now you can edit, color correct, finish and deliver all from one system!.

    ⚫︎ Colour GradingDaVinci Resolve lets you manipulate color in creative and artistic ways.
    ⚫︎ Chroma Key / Green ScreenDaVinci Resolve supports chroma key to replace the background with an image or video backdrop.
    ⚫︎ Node BasedDaVinci Resolve supports node editing, a form of visual programming that gives you full control over the rendering.
    ⚫︎ Support for VST PluginsDaVinci Resolve support third-party Virtual Studio Technology (VST) plugins.
    ⚫︎ Multicam EditingMulticam editing lets you automatically sync several angles of video with different formats, frame sizes, and frame rates.
    ⚫︎ Keyframe AnimationCompositions can be keyframed in DaVinci Resolve, allowing you to change the parameters over time.
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  5. Free and simple video editor that supports a variety of file types and automated tasks. SIMPLE video editor, dedicated for ONE video at a time. NOT for multi video editing/montage.

    ⚫︎ PortableAvidemux can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ Chroma Key / Green ScreenAvidemux supports chroma key to replace the background with an image or video backdrop.
    ⚫︎ Keyframe AnimationCompositions can be keyframed in Avidemux, allowing you to change the parameters over time.
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  6. We designed OpenShot Video Editor to be an easy to use, quick to learn, and surprisingly powerful video editor. Take a quick look at some of our most popular features and capabilities.

    ⚫︎ Chroma Key / Green ScreenOpenShot supports chroma key to replace the background with an image or video backdrop.
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  7. Olive is a free non-linear video editor aiming to provide a fully-featured alternative to high-end professional video editing software.

    ⚫︎ Keyframe AnimationCompositions can be keyframed in Olive Video Editor, allowing you to change the parameters over time.
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    VirtualDub

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com

    VirtualDub is a video capture/processing utility for 32-bit and 64-bit Windows platforms (98/ME/NT4/2000/XP/Vista/7), licensed under the GNU General Public License (GPL).

    ⚫︎ PortableVirtualDub can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Discontinued

    The project seems to be no longer developed. Last version, 1.10.4.35491, released on October 27, 2013, can be still downloaded from SourceForge

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    Lightworks

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Lightworks is an editing powerhouse, delivering unparalleled speed and flexibility, fully integrated with the other members of the Complete Collaboration family.

    ⚫︎ Chroma Key / Green ScreenLightworks supports chroma key to replace the background with an image or video backdrop.
    ⚫︎ Node BasedLightworks supports node editing, a form of visual programming that gives you full control over the rendering.
    ⚫︎ Keyframe AnimationCompositions can be keyframed in Lightworks, allowing you to change the parameters over time.
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    PiTiVi

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD

    PiTiVi is an open source non-linear video editor, written in Python and based on GStreamer and GTK+.

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