There’s not a whole lot out


There's not a whole lot out there that's free. Several programs are available many not significantly better than Windows Movie Maker. You might take a look at Lightworks, and at the article at for more ideas. If you are producing corporate films, however, you really should be prepared to spend a little money for decent software.

Take a look at Corel VideoStudio, which I consider a good entry level editor. It's available from $50 to 90 dollars on Amazon and well worth the money. The program is easy to learn and provides a very powerful tool set for editing. I've used several Corel products over the years and found them all to be of good quality and well supported. There is good support available on YouTube and from Corel if you need help. Once you're comfortable editing with a program such as VideoStudio you might feel consider taking on a free super power program like Resolve, or moving on to software you purchase such as Premiere or Vegas.

Whatever you choose, a determining factor should be on-line support, either a forum such as the one we're on now or tutorials on YouTube or the software publisher's web site.

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