Video Programs

The best programs to create, view, edit and download videos.

DVD Flick

One of the best free programs for create DVD video starting from any type of content. It supports over 45 different file formats, 60 video codecs and 40 audio codecs.

Through its user interface, essential but refined, it allows you to create video DVDs complete with customized menus and subtitles. DVDs created with this program can be played on any living room DVD player. Download from here.

FormatFactory

According to many it is the best free program to convert video. It actually supports not only video files but also audio and image files, allowing you to transform any audio / video file into a different format, rip music CDs and video DVDs.

As for the videos, with a simple drag-and-drop in the main program window, it allows you to convert any video to and from MP4, AVI, 3GP, RMVB, WMV, MKV, MPG, VOB, MOV, FLV and SWF formats allowing the user to adjust every detail of the output file. Download from here.

Free YouTube Download

The name leaves no room for too many doubts. This terrific free program allows you to download videos from YouTube quickly and easily obtaining files in AVI, MP4, WMV format or keeping the YouTube flash format intact.

Among the main features of the program, also the possibility of download multiple videos at the same time and customize the quality of the output files. Download from here.

VirtualDub

A small but very powerful free and no-install program forvideo editing which allows you to cut, merge and edit video files in AVI and MPG format by applying lots of special effects to them.

Supports direct file processing (without recompression) or full processing, indispensable when you want to apply special filters to videos. On the Internet you can find many free additional filters that expand the range of effects to be applied to videos. Download from here.

VLC

One of the best media player free for Windows and all other major operating systems. It is open source and supports all major audio and video file formats without the need for external codecs.

In addition to playing any type of media file locally or streaming via the Internet, VLC includes a huge range of filters that allow you to edit video and audio played in real time. Download from here.

Windows Live Movie Maker

If you use the Windows operating system and you love doing video editing, even if only to edit your holiday movies, you can't do without a program like this. Despite being completely free, Windows Live Movie Maker includes a huge range of features that allow you to edit video with special effects and create semi-professional montages incredibly fast and easy.

The program is included in the package Windows Live Essentials from Microsoft but in this version it is only available for Windows 7 and Vista. For Windows XP there is an older version of Movie Maker with a more complex interface to use and far fewer editing features. Download from here.