Editing and creating online content: the best solutions

The best tools to create and edit videos quickly and easily

You listened to the recommendations of our guests in Content Factory, our podcast Who is going to meet successful creators, and you want to start creating? Good decision.
But you don't know where to start? Don't panic! Today, there are many tools, applications, and software that are easy to learn to start creating.

In this article, discover the ideal solutions for creating videos from start to finish.

Mobile video editing applications

To make your first edits on a smartphone, here are some free apps that are easy to use:

  • Inshot : very complete application with numerous effects, filters, possibility to add text, music and voiceover. Ideal for simple assembly.
  • VivaVideo : app to easily make videos with effects. Allows you to insert images, music and masks.
  • Adobe Premiere Rush : a professional video editing mobile application developed by Adobe. Requires a paid subscription.
  • YouTube Studio : it is the official YouTube application and it will allow you to film yourself directly on your phone, edit and add some effects.
    For more details we did a full article on this subject.

These apps allow you to easily create a quality video edit directly on your smartphone.

Computer editing software

Then we move on to editing, a little more advanced than with the software mentioned above.
Be careful, however, for a start, advanced editing is not mandatory to broadcast content on networks for example.

  • OpenShot : free, open source and multiplatform software. Very complete and easy to handle.
  • Shotcut : another free and open source alternative with numerous features.
  • Adobe Premiere Pro : the professional but paid reference, which requires learning time.
  • Final Cut Pro : professional assembly solution dedicated to Apple products.

These programs offer a lot of creative editing options and have tutorials to help you.

At this point, you are no longer an amateur at all!

Video packaging solutions

To make your videos look more professional, you can use skin templates:

  • Envato Elements : paid service offering many quality templates for introductions, transitions, lower thirds, etc.
  • Canva : Impossible to miss the solution that will make your life easier.

Royalty-free content and music banks

Finally, to enhance your video montages, you will need:

Easily add subtitles

Finally, the last touch, but certainly not the least important, is the addition of subtitles.
That's good, we are the specialists.

Several solutions are available to you:

  • Automatic subtitling offered by youtube directly. Practical but imperfect.
  • Our tool Capte which allows you to simply generate quality subtitles for your videos.

Adding subtitles provides a better viewer experience and improves the natural referencing of your videos.

We have a whole series of videos on this subject but this is the one if you have to watch only one:

This is enough to easily make superb videos thanks to these tools accessible to everyone!

Do not hesitate to test and combine these different solutions.

Editing and creating online content: the best solutions