Download Footage - Best Software & Apps

  • YouTube

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone
    Web Apps
    Symbian

    The greatest free video player

    8
    2343 votes
    • PROS: Intelligent, comfortable user interface, Includes lots of YouTube features, Simple player controls, Record and upload videos directly, Excellent playlist integration
    • CONS: Video quality not as high as web counterpart
  • iMovie

    10.1.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Apple's official video editing suite for Macs

    6
    1804 votes
    • PROS: Makes editing easy, Lots of templates to choose from, Integration with iTunes and iPhoto, Makes your raw footage look really polished
    • CONS: Fussy when importing formats, YouTube uploader can be tempramental
  • MAGIX Movie Edit Pro

    2016

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Powerful video editor with tools for titles and effects

    7
    355 votes
    • PROS: Supports video from a variety of sources, Edits HDV footage, Very well documented, Includes utilities for titles, sound editing and video effects
    • CONS: A bit overwhelming for beginners, High system requirements
  • Microsoft Expression Encoder

    4.0.3210

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Record webcam video and edit it

    7
    213 votes
    • PROS: Intutive interface, Edit webcam footage instantly, Plenty of codification options
    • CONS: Not many output formats, Few effects
  • Camtasia for Mac

    2.5.1

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Superb Video Creation For Home or Office

    6
    315 votes
    • PROS: Take new video footage or import existing footage, Editing tools allow for multi-track editing, adding audio files, animated backgrounds, icons and more, Exports to multiple formats
    • CONS: Some minor knowledge of editing may be useful, A paid license is required for use beyond the trial
  • Camera Stream - WiFi IP Webcam

    1.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Shoot the video with your smartphone and view it INSTANTLY LIVE in real time on any other smartphone, PC or Mac via web browser! Show your live video footage to your family and friends right now as it's happening!

    9
    5 votes
    • Animoto Video Slideshow Maker

      8.2.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      iPhone
      Web Apps

      Smartphone Application to Transform a Series of Images into a Video

      10
      1 vote
      • PROS: This is one of the only applications designed to transform images into videos, Available for both smartphones and desktop computers
      • CONS: Access to all functions will require a purchase, The number of exported video file codecs is somewhat limited
    • Webcam and Screen Recorder

      1.7

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Capture webcam footage to a video file

      7
      62 votes
      • Shutterstock

        1.0

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows
        Android
        Mac

        Access millions of royalty-free stock photos and stock footage

        5
        12 votes
        • WinSketch Pro Area Calculator

          1.0

          License
          buy Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Work out the square footage of any area

          4
          4 votes
          • AMC

            1.8.9

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Android
            iPhone

            Watch AMC television on your phone or tablet for free

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            • PROS: Allows one to watch AMC exclusives, High streaming quality, Login not required for some footage
            • CONS: Ads, Missing some features
          • MSN Webcam Recorder

            24.0

            License
            buy Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Capture footage from AIM, ICQ, MSN and Yahoo! Messenger video chat

            7
            17 votes
            • VoltaicHD

              2.5.1

              License
              buy Download
              Platform
              Mac

              Convert AVCHD videos to edit in iMovie

              9
              3 votes
              • PROS: Very simple to use, Converts AVCHD for editing in iMovie, Copies footage directly from camera
              • CONS: Demo only converts first 10 seconds
            • L.A. Noire Official Launch Trailer

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Windows

              Awesome graphics and gameplay in Rockstar's new hit

              7
              15 votes
              • PROS: Made from actual in-game footage
              • CONS: Too short
            Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
            #NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
            1varies-with-device23438Android, iPhone, Web Apps, Symbian
            24.0.32102137.1Windows
            320163556.6Windows
            410.1.318046Mac
            52.5.13155.9Mac
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