[hemmerling] Audiovision 4/6 - Video Tools

Video Hardware, also for use with OBS Video Broadcasting

HDMI Repeater

HDMI Video Capture to USB Video

Smartphone Interface with 1/4" Worm

Video Software

Commercial 2D Animation Tools

Video Authoring Tools

Video Editing Tools

Free Online Video Editing Tools

Free Video Editing Tools

Avid Free DV
Flash Integro
    • VSDC Free Video Editor, for Windows.
    • VSDC Free Video Converter, for Windows.
    • VSDC Free Audio Converter, for Windows.
    • VSDC Free Audio CD Grabber, for Windows.
Movie Creator
Movie Maker for Windows 10 by v3tapps
Windows Movie Maker
  • The free “Windows Movie Maker” for WinXP, Vista, Win7 / Win8.
    • Microsoft Windows "Get Movie Maker" for WinXP, Win7, Win8 - “Movie Maker is included in the Windows Essentials 2012 program suite”.
    • Win7, Win8, Win10:
      • Microsoft Windows "How do I install Windows Essentials while offline?" - click on “Essentials installer files for Windows 7, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2008” to see the full downloads.
      • “Windows Movie Maker” of “Windows Essentials 2012” may both import nor export MP4 videos :-). Additionally, it may import videos in WMV, AVI, DVR, MPEG1, MOD, VOB, 3G2, 3GP,ASF, FLV, K3G, MPEG2, MOV, TTS, ASX, 3GPP format and may export videos in the WMV format.
      • On my Athlon XP2400 computer with Win7, both the web edition and the full edition of “Windows Essentials 2012” refuse to install, directly at start of execution of the installer :-(.
      • “Windows Movie Maker” of “Windows Essentials 2012” stores the absolute the path to a multimedia file in its project. I.e. you can´t move a project with its multimedia files in the same directory or a subdirectory to a new path in the file system, or to a new drive :-(. Thats a strong drawback for archiving a project :-(.
      • On Win10, the installer of “Windows Essentials 2012” doesn´t create any shortcut or enty in the start menu. You must create a shortcut on the Windows desktop manually, naming the MovieMaker application “C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\MovieMaker.exe”.
      • Microsoft Support "Windows Movie Maker is no longer available for download " - “Instead, try making movies with the Photos app that comes with Windows 10. The latest version of the Photos app includes the ability to create and edit videos with music, text, motion, filters, and 3D effects.”.
    • Vista:
      • “Windows Movie Maker 2.6” may import AVI, MP1, MP2, WMV, ASF videos. It may export videos to WMV and DV-AVI(PAL) format and by “IEEE 1394 Firewire” to a DV cam.
      • On my Athlon XP2400 computer with Win7, “Windows Movie Maker 2.6” installs and operates properly :-).

Commercial Video Editing Tools

Video Drivers & Video Trick Tools

  • The free ManyCam - “Use your webcam with multiple applications at the same time and add cool graphics to your webcam video window”.

Video Players

Video Encoders & Video Players

  • The OpenSource MPlayer for Windows.
  • The free Google Hangout - Firefox plugin for Firefox running on WinXP, “Google voice and video chat”. It has an “On air” feature that causes Google+ Hangouts to record your Hangout session directly to YouTube. You can use the “Screenshare” feature inside Google+ Hangouts to easily record a tutorial session.

Saving and Re-Encoding of YouTube Online Videos

Recommendation - Downloads original Files which play the same way than the original

No true Recommendation - Useless Re-Encoding

    • Download and conversion of YouTube MP4-Videos ( as original MP4, AVI, MP4, WMV ) :-).
    • No storage of Flash videos in a Flash format :-).

Video Encoders

Video Players

Standalone Players

Players for Internet-based Services ( Streaming Media as a Service )

Browser- and Database based Video Player

Video Players Components for Integration into Applications

  • The OpenSource FFmpeg - “A complete, cross-platform solution to record, convert and stream audio and video”.

Video Frameworks

  • AccessGrid - Free “grid” webserver system, based on Python. “An ensemble of resources including multimedia large-format displays, presentation and interactive environments, and interfaces to Grid middleware and to visualization environments”.
  • GStreamer - “Open source multimedia framework”, based on Python.

Internet Messenger, IP Telephony, Video Conferencing, Voice Over IP, Unified Messaging, Unified Communications

Solutions to transfer a PC display on a TV set as video

Digital Video ( DV ) Videomaking

Online Creation of Animated Movies

  • Xtranormal - “Animated Movies Made Easy! Xtranormal instantly turns your words into a 3D animated movie”.


Some other Video and Audio Tools

  • Freeware - “True Next Level Freeware. Freemake has provided high quality freeware to over 180 million users worldwide since 2010. Safe & reliable free software without registration, time limitations, or hidden costs. Download and use our free Video Converter, Video Downloader, YouTube Converter, Audio Converter and Free Music Player!”.

Adobe Multimedia Players

Adobe Flash

Adobe Shockwave

  • Adobe Shockwave is unsupported on W2k, but installs and runs on W2k.

Adobe AIR

Adobe Flex


Free Third-Party Online Tools

Online Video and Audio Tools


Paper Magazines

  • 3dworld magazine.
  • Animation Magazine.
  • Blickpunkt Film.
  • British Cinematographer.
  • CGWorld magazine.
  • der bildbearbeiter.
  • digit!.
  • Film&TV Kameramann.
  • Filmecho/Filmwoche.
  • FKT.
  • Gamesmarkt.
  • Making Games.
  • PAGE.
  • Professional Audio.
  • Professional Production.
  • Recording magazin.
  • Stash magzine.
  • Virtual Reality Magazin.
  • WEAVE.
  • web & mobile DEVELOPER.
  • ZOOM.

Books about Videomaking

Videomaking - Howto, Resources

Technical Resources

Forums, Newsgroups, Communities

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