Must have video software 2022

Must have video software 2022

Video Software 2022

This article lists great pieces of video software in 2022. Some of the listed programs are not that well known, but they will all help you to be way more efficient in your work or get more out of your video collection. All recommendations are tested on Windows PC.

Davinci Resolve

What is it?

Davinci Resolve is the leading professional editing software, it started out as expensive software for color grading but has turned into the best editing software you can get. Expect a bit of a learning curve and don’t even think about running it on an old computer. But if you can take the learning curve and have a good enough computer there is no other editing software coming close. They have a fully featured free version that is more powerful than most other software you can buy. The pro version is required for 8k editing and gives you a few more professional features and templates but still at an affordable price.

Why do you need it?

To edit like a pro.

Where to get it?

Find out more and download from the developer at Blackmagic design

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Fast Video Cataloger 8

What is it?

Fast video cataloger is a content management software that lets you keep all your videos in one single place. You can quickly search to find what you are looking for and get a thumbnail timeline overview of the entire clip. We are biased here as you are on the Fast video cataloger site.

Why do you need it?

Do quickly find what you are looking for work more efficiently.

Where to get it?

Find out more and download the software here

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Topaz video enhance AI

What is it?

Video Enhance AI lets you increase the resolution and quality of the files using machine learning neural networks. It does a surprisingly good job at it too. The software requires your computer to have a modern graphics card and the process to upscale a file will take a bit of time but the result is pretty incredible.

Why do you need it?

To increase the quality of old files with low resolution.

Where to get it?

Download from the developers homepage TopazLabs

Downloadhelper

What is it?

Video Downloadhelper is a web browser extension that will help you download clips from the internet. Once installed, you get an extra button in your web browser, and you can easily download the playing video file.

Why do it need it?

Use it to download videos to your computer. Ensure you have access to the file even if the site currently hosting it is no longer available.

Where to get it

Find out more and download the video downloader software here

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Avidemux

What is it?

Avidemux is a free simple editor for doing quick basic edits. Easier to get into than the more advanced commercial software.

Why do it need it?

To do simple video edits like cutting a video, re-encoding, or applying filters.

Where to get it?

Find out more and download the software here

Camtasia

What is it?

Camtasia is a screen recorder and editor. We use Camtasia and davinci to create our tutorials.

Why do you need it?

To create screen recorder videos, or just as an easy-to-use editor.

Where to get it?

Find out more and download the Camtasia video editor software here

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MadVR

What is it?

MadVRis a high-quality renderer that uses your graphics card to improve the quality of the output. To use MadVR, you need a compatible video player. The integrated player in Fast video cataloger supports MadVR, but you need to select it from preferences after installing it on your computer.

Why do you need it?

If you have videos that are in lower resolution, using MadVR as a renderer will make a huge difference.

Where to get it?

Find out more and download the video renderer software here

Smooth video project

What is it?

A video player that does real-time conversion to 60 fps or higher to produce smoother playback through framerate interpolation.

Why do you need it?

To play smoother at a higher framerate.

Where to get it?

Find out more and download the video player software here

python video tools

ffmpeg

What is it?

A command-line tool for video operations. You can convert between formats, extract audios, fix broken files, and much more. FFmpeg has a bit of a learning curve, and you need to run it from the command line. It is easy to create actions in Fast video cataloger to launch common FFmpeg commands on the selected video if you prefer to work with a graphical user interface.

Why do you need it?

The easiest way to do simple video conversions and a potent tool once you expand your knowledge.

Where to get it?

Find out more and download the video software here. You might also want to have a look at Loss-less cut, a GUI framework on top of ffmpeg to do lossless trimming and cutting.

pyscenedetect

What is it?

A program that detects scenenchanges.

Why do you need it?

To split a large video file into one clip per scene.

where to get it

Find out more and download the software here

Bulk Rename utility

What is it?

A program that lets you quickly rename a lot of files in really advanced ways. Make sure to run this tool before adding your files to Fast video cataloger (FVC). In FVC, you don’t need to care about the name of files, but it can still be nice to order your files if you still do some work outside of FVC.

Why do you need it?

If you have a lot of files with nonsense names like you, get them from mobile phones.

Where to get it?

Find out more and download the tool here