Freeware for video and sound

Audio editing

Audacity

Freeware Audacity

Audacity is one of the best free audio editors which supports all necessary functions for sound processing. It has a set of filters and works with many formats. Moreover, the application can record audio from multiple sources. It is a good alternative to commercial audio editors and is available for Windows, Mac OS X, Linux and other operating systems. read more...

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NLEs

VirtualDub

Freeware VirtualDub

VirtualDub is free video editor. It enables users to capture and process video. The application supports a wide range of video formats, VOB, MPEG-2, AC-3, FLIC, FLV, FLI, FLC, MOV, MP4, PVN, 3GP, WMA, WMV, and ASF. Freeware uses AVI container format to hold captured video. In addition, VirtualDub includes video filters and allows you to work with separate soundtracks. read more...

Avidemux

Freeware Avidemux

Avidemux is a free video editor, which helps users to edit movies of the most popular formats. The program includes a built-in subtitle editor, video filters. The program’s interface is very simple compared to comercial NLEs, for example Sony Vegas, Adobe Premiere Pro. read more...

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DVD players

VLC media player

Freeware VLC media player

VLC media player is the best free open-source media player that can play various multimedia files, including DVDs, CDs. The player supports most known formats and codecs, it has the function of broadcasting and receiving video, video transcoding. VLC is available for different operational systems as well as for such mobile platforms as Android, iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch. read more...

Media Player Classic - Home Cinema (MPC-HC)

Freeware Media Player Classic - Home Cinema (MPC-HC)

Media Player Classic - Home Cinema (MPC-HC) is a free media player for Microsoft Windows. It helps you to reformat the DVDs and not only it. The program partly uses external codecs, so it can play any media file. read more...

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Video Capture Software

Open Broadcaster Software

Freeware Open Broadcaster Software

Open Broadcaster Software is free software to broadcast online or screen capturing. It is the best alternative to similar commercial software. The program is also ideal for video recording from the screen. With Open Broadcaster Software you can configure the recording source: a screen, a single window or broadcast of the game. The application can record sound from the microphone. Moreover, the application is characterized by the following features. It supports live RTMP streaming to Twitch, YouTube, DailyMotion, Hitbox, etc. File output to MP4 or FLV, as well as GPU-based game capture for high performance game streaming. read more...

CamStudio

Freeware CamStudio

CamStudio is a good program for capturing video from the screen and creating screencast and demos. Freeware provides users with the ability to record full screen or a region or a specific window. Also it supports recording of games. It should be noted that there is opportunity to highlight the cursor, record audio from the microphone or speakers. The program stores the result in a file in AVI or SWF (Flash). read more...

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Sequencers

Linux MultiMedia Studio

Freeware Linux MultiMedia Studio

LMMS is free sequencer and application for creating music. Users can synthesize sounds, arrange samples, and play on a MIDI keyboard by combining the features of trackers, sequencers and synthesizers. The application has a wide range of functionality. One can consolidate instrument tracks using Beat+Bassline Editor. Fine tune patterns, notes, chords and melodies using Piano Roll Editor. LMMS provides users with full user-defined track-based automation and computer-controlled automation sources. Moreover, it supports import of MIDI files, Hydrogen project files and FL Studio ® project files. read more...

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