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VideoPad makes editing your video easy. This full featured video editor lets you create professional looking videos with transitions, music and narration in just minutes. VideoPad is also one of the fastest video stream processors on the market today and is available free. VideoPad video editor free version is available for non-commercial use only. The home version costs $40 and masters edition $60. Full description.

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Version:4.0 History


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Supported operating systems:
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Version history / Release notes / Changelog:
VideoPad 4.00 released

Release Note:
Added masking feature which you can create your own mask region with optional soften edge. The effects after the mask in the effect queue will be applied inside the masked region.
To add a mask region, click Add Mask button on effects dialog.
Drag the points to change the shape of the mask.
Left click on edge to add a new point.
Right click on an existing point to remove it.
Points on mask region can be animated.
Effects can be applied to multiple selected clips.
More precise A/V synchronizing for preview playback.
Fixed an issue caused audio being cut off for very long clips.
Improved performance for image processing, Overall faster exporting and previewing.
Improved performance for text clips with a lot of text.
Improved performance for handling thumbnails.
Many bug fixes including some crash issues on editing and exporting.

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All features / Full description:
Stunning Transition Effects

* Choose from a range of fade transitions to give
your movie that professional touch.
* Preview the effects in real time.
* Customize the duration of the effect.

Try the easy-to-use transition effects

Amazing Audio Tools

* Import and mix music tracks like a pro.
* Make your own custom movie soundtrack.
* Record your own narrations with the click of a button.
* Import pre-recorded narrations, sound effects or music.

Mix a soundtrack to your movie

Complete Video Optimization

* Fine tune brightness, saturation and color for your video.
* Add photos and digital images with a click of a button.
* Apply effects like black & white, sepia tone and negative.
* Add text captions to your movie.

Optimize your media

Share With Your Family and Friends

* Burn to DVD and watch in your living room on your TV.
* Save for Youtube and share online with friends.
* Save to PSP, iPod, iPhone or 3GP mobile phone.
* Save to your PC as a high-quality digital movie.

Share with family and friends

Alternative to VideoPad Video Editor:
Adobe Premiere Elements
Magix Movie Edit Pro
Movie Studio
Pinnacle Studio
VideoStudio Pro
VSDC Free Video Editor
Windows Movie Maker

Guides and How to's:
No guides/tutorials, submit guides here.

Acronyms / Also Known As:
VideoPad, NCH VideoPad Editor


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The authors apparently don't know that the resolution for PAL DVDs is 720x576 pixels - doesn't exactly fill me with confidence! (Although they do talk about 720x576 resolution in the on-line help!?!)

Posted July 26, 2014 by . Tool version 3.57 using OS Windows 7 64-bit
Ease of use 7 of 10 Functionality 8 of 10 Value for money 10 of 10 Overall score 6 of 10

I use free (for non-commercial use) version, mainly for cleaning .ts videos recorded from DTV (removing ads, trimming unwanted parts at the beginning or at the end) and converting them to .mp4 720p. For this use, it replaces advantageously my previous tool (Sony's VEGAS 10) I couldnt re-install when I changed the OS.
I particularly appreciate the Quality setting (1 to 51) when converting videos. I only found this kind of adjustement on GOM Video Converter, so far.
Interface and handling are very good.
Conversion speed depends on video quality settings. With quality setting to 1 (best) an 1h48min movie was converted in 75min, with a resulting 20GB .mp4 file. With quality setting to 25, the same movie was converted in less than 30min, with a resulting 1GB .mp4 file.
I couldnt perceive a visual difference between the 2 resulting files.
Good tutorials and manual on NCH Software website

Posted February 17, 2014 by . Tool version 3.25 using OS Windows 8 64-bit
Ease of use 8 of 10 Functionality 9 of 10 Value for money 10 of 10 Overall score 9 of 10

Best of the free video editing tools. Very easy to use editing interface. Allows you to split and combine files simply and naturally. Converts quickly and easily between formats. I've been looking for something like this for a long time.

Posted March 07, 2010 by . Tool version 2.01 using OS WinXP
Ease of use 8 of 10 Functionality 9 of 10 Value for money 10 of 10 Overall score 9 of 10

Excellent software! I have been looking for something like this for ages. It works with the 1024x600 resolution on my Compaq Mini netbook. In fact, unlike some many tools I've tried, it works!

Posted December 24, 2009 by . Tool version 2.03 using OS Windows 7
Ease of use 8 of 10 Functionality 9 of 10 Value for money 10 of 10 Overall score 9 of 10

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