When a website lets you do fun video editing right in your browser, chances are you’ll want to hang out there a while.

There are two advantages for you to edit videos (short video clips) online, the first one is that you don’t need to download and install any desktop software in your computer, and the second one is that you can edit your videos on any computer with internet access.

To edit videos online for free, you can check out this list of 10 websites, which allow you to resize, cut, join or do some other changes to your original videos:


1. Video Toolbox




It’s capable of processing video files up to 600 MB.

Analyses your video files and displays detailed information about the codec, bit rate, frame rate, resolution, etc.

Converts your files between all of the popular video formats (3GP, AMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, MOV, M4V, MP4, MPEG, MPG, RM, VOB, WMV).
In simple mode: all you have to do is select the output format.
In advanced mode: you can make changes to advanced settings such as:
– video codec, resolution, bit rate, frame rate.
– audio codec, bit rate, sample rate, channels.
  • Adds a text watermark to your video file.
  • Cuts video at start and end points that you determine.
  • Crop video with just few clicks
  • Merges multiple files for you into a single video track.
  • Extracts audio, video or subtitle text from a file — a feature known as demux.
  • Records video from your webcam or another movie device.
  • Takes snapshots and creates thumbnails off your video clip.
  • Adds embedded subtitles to your video file.
  • Facilitates downloading flash videos from more than 20 video-sharing websites.
Features an Advanced File Manager that makes it easy for users to upload their videos and download files from other sites on the Web. The Advanced File Manager also allows users to preview videos as thumbnail sequence. This feature activates on simple mouse-over and is built on a sophisticated thumbnail-rotating technique.

2. Jaycut

Jaycut is an online video editing tool. You can upload videos, photos and music files in any format all at once and start editing the video according to your choice. You can even add captions to the videos and share with your family and friends after you are done with editing part.

The best part of Jaycut is it is completely free and there is no need to download and install anything. Videos can be posted in various sites of your wish. You can even share your video with users online.

3. Cellsea

The Cellsea website allows you to upload a video up to 25MB in FLV, 3GP, MP4 or other format from your computer or from a URL.

After upload, you can convert the videos to 3GP, AVI, MOV, MP4 or FLV format, you can resize, crop, or join the videos, and you can also add audio tracks from your PC or a URL.

4. Animoto

Besides turning Photos into a movie, Animoto is also available for you to edit videos (up to 30 seconds) online for free.

You can upload videos from your computer, you can select videos from Animoto, and you can also retrieve photos from Flickr, Facebook, SmugMug, Picasa and Photobucket for your videos. Then you can remix, cut, or join the videos, and you can also add music to the videos.

5. One True Media

With a free account of One True Media, you can upload 100 MB video files in MPEG, 3GP, AVI or many other formats per month; you can add audio, text slide, effect / transition type to the video files; and you can also cut or join the videos.

This online video edit tool enables you to edit videos in various different formats. Upload the video file choose the styles and animations from the gallery and edit your video or you can choose your own styles to edit the video. This tool offers the choice of cutting unwanted scenes and makes a continuous video. Most of the youtube users use this tool to edit videos online. After editing the video, you can directly post it on to youtube or many other sites or you can order a DVD of the video you edited.

For more functions (such as changing the text color), you will need to upgrade to a premium account.

6. Youtube

Youtube Video Editor

You already upload videos to youtube. now you can edit videos on the youtube site within your browser. You can add music, rotate video clips, trim clips, add transition effects, combine multiple videos, remix videos.

You need to select youtube videos you want to edit & add them to story board. You can rotate, trim, add transitions from there. You can select audio songs, remix with selected youtube videos. It saves your work so that you can rework on them. You can have multiple projects. You can publish videos to youtube when you are done editing.

7. Tubechop

As the name, TubeChop is a website for you to chop YouTube videos. You can search a video or enter a video URL, when the video is playing, you can choose the start and the end point, then chop it.

The chopped video is in flash format, you can share the URL with your friends, or you can download the flash video with this Firefox add-on or with Chromebrowser.


This online tool has the feature where you can edit recorded digital video file or you can record video from the digital camcorder. Before doing this you need to register with the site. Stashbox offers high-quality recording by automatically selecting the setting that allows best recording quality. In this site, you can create movie by cutting and removing clips from various videos. This has a special feature of scene tagging that helps in organizing home video library. Thumbnail feature helps in representing the scene on the movie so that you can go directly to the scene instead of going back and forward to see the scene you want to watch.

In this site, we can directly give the URL of the videos and start editing the video according to our wish. This site enables to edit videos on the sites like YouTube and other online videos. Registration is required, it is completely free to use and register. After editing the video you can directly upload it to various sites like YouTube, Google video, Dailymotion and many more. Edited video is stored online and at the end of the process, a link is provided; by clicking on the link, you can directly see the video.

10. Kaltura

Kaltura is an open source online video editor. By using this tool, we can remix videos and photos. Using this tool, we can import videos and music files from the Internet while editing. We can add translations, subtitles, soundtracks to the video or photo clips.

It enables us to choose video and audio layers. After editing is done, you can download the video, share it with your friends, or post it on various sites.

A Shanepedia Compilation

A Shanepedia Compilation

Along with thanks and compliments to the sources for the shared data

Creative Commons Copyright © Shanepedia 2012


One response »

  1. Daniel says:

    it came very handy to manage the recorded videos of my handycam..that got piled up since long.. i’ve got everything related to videos from this post like Converting VHS to Digital video plus to many formats.. titleing, transforming etc.. especially to me it’s a good learning experience .


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s