Video & Animation Authoring Tools


KEY: Top Tools for Learning 2015 Free Tool


Acoolsoft PPT2Video converter : Convert PowerPoint to stunning videos. Free Trial, Download

Adobe Premiere : Lets you capture, edit, and deliver video to disc, the web, and mobile devices. Free Trial, Download 

animoto : Create videos from your images. Hosted 

Audio Acrobat : Create audio and video. Free Trial, Download

Avidemux : Video editor designed for simple cutting, filtering and encoding tasks. Open Source, Download

BB Flashback : Create engaging movies by adding text, sound and images to your screen recording. Free Trial, Download

 EDpuzzle : enrich videos Hosted

GoAnimate: create video and animation

Explain Everything : interactive whiteboard and screencasting app that lets you annotate, animate, narrate, import, and export almost anything to and from almost anywhere Download

Faculte Broadcast Studio : Engage your community with video-based knowledge sharing and easily create and deliver engaging online video-based learning inside your organization. Installed : Convert video free to AVI, MP4, WMV, MKV, 3GP, DVD, MP3, iPad, iPhone, PSP, Android phones. Video to MP3 with one click! Hosted

Hey!Watch : Online video encoding platform. Free Trial, Hosted

Hipcast : Create audio and video for blogs. Free Trial, Hosted

iMovie : Video editing software (for Macs). Download 

JayCut : Edit your movies. Hosted

VCASMO : multimedia presentation solution for personal photo-video slide show, business presentation, training, academic teaching, etc. Hosted

Masher : Easily create a video by mixing together video clips, music tracks, and photos. Hosted

Moovly : create animated videos and other multimedia content.

MovieMaker : Movie making software for Microsoft. Download

Office Mix : free PowerPoint app to create interactive videos. Download for PCs only

Pinnacle Studio : user-friendly drag-and-drop interface makes it a breeze to create your own Hollywood-quality HD movies with music, stunning new montage themes, transitions, animations and effects. Download

Pixorial : Edit videos without downloading software. Commercial plans available, Hosted

PowToon :create animated video explainers – for business or education.

Scate Ignite : enables users to quickly create high-impact, dynamic web presentations and screen recordings that can be published as social media, videos, podcasts, interactive flash, html or SCORM elearning. Download

StudioRack A modular live audio and video production system for the Windows O.S., intended for the more demanding podcaster, audio and video producers. Download

ThingLink : create more engaging content by adding rich media links to photos and videos. Hosted

Turbine Video Encoder 3 : More than converting video to the universal Flash format, TVE can bring magic into your video with beautiful and sophisticated Flash video players and stunning visual FX. Free Trial, Download

Veotag : Display clickable text, called “veotags,” within an audio or video file. Free trial, Hosted

VIDDIX : video platform that allows you to connect all kinds of web content to your videos Hosted

VideoCrisp : offers both, an easy to use video creation tool & library of media content like images, mini-videos, music, animations so you can create great videos in minutes.

Videoscribe: Create whiteboard animations.

VIDIZMO : produce on-demand interactive rich media presentation for training, learning, compliance, workforce development and corporate communication. Free Trial. Download

vReveal : Has the advanced enhancement technology and “one click” touch-up tools that make it easy to dramatically improve the quality of flawed videos. Premium version available, Download

 WeVideosimple to use video editor, free and paid versions, can be downloaded to google drive, can have private or public, easy to login with google drive. Premium plans available. Hosted

Windows Movie Maker : Create, edit and share home movies. Download 

xtranormal : Make a 3D movie with unprecedented ease.You type. The 3D actors speak. It’s that easy. Download