Edit your video, your way
Kapwing is a free online video editor. Simple enough to learn without tutorials, yet powerful enough to support full creator workflows, Kapwing offers a robust video editing solution for every creator. Kapwing is a non-linear editor, meaning that video clips can be rearranged, appended, trimmed, and much more on a single timeline.
Within Kapwing, creators can splice and combine video clips, trim and cut inline, add transitions, overlay text and images, generate subtitles, and upload music. On the canvas, adjust the position and layout of your video and add special effects to make eye-catching and shareable videos. Add in audio, mix tracks, and import from YouTube to let your creativity shine.
How to Edit Video Online
- Upload Video Footage
Upload your original video footage to Kapwing’s advanced media library. Media library will convert and optimize your uploads and serve as an easy area for organizing all your clips. Once you’re ready to assemble your video, drag and drop clips to the timeline or canvas.
- Edit Video Clips
Using the timeline, trim and split clips until you have highlighted the key parts of your footage. Append these clips together to assemble your full story. Add text, audio, animations, and any other elements that you need to make your video stand out.
- Export and share
Once you’re done, hit the green `Export` button and your final video will be generated in just a few seconds. Unlike other video editors, Kapwing works completely online for free with no watermark. Download your final video and share it on your favorite social media platform.
The future of editing video
Kapwing is how video editing should be. No downloads, no complicated tutorials, no spammy ads – just video editing made easy. Projects are backed up to the cloud so that you don’t lose your work, and you can collaborate with other people in real time. Millions of creators use Kapwing for free every month, making it the best free video editing option online.
Kapwing supports many different file types including MP4, MOV, AVI, 3GP, and many more. Creators can record video clips, add voice overs, and search for images from inside the Studio. The videos can be edited directly in the browser from any device. When the video preview looks correct, click “Export” to create the final video. Download the MP4 file, publish the video on social media, or share the link with your friends.
We started Kapwing to make video storytelling accessible to anyone, on any device. Kapwing is designed by and for modern creators: storytellers, entertainers, and educators who share their message online. Perfect for YouTube videos, social media, school assignments, work projects, TikTok, and more. Kapwing is useful to beginners and experts alike! No film school degree or Macbook required.
Why is Kapwing so popular amount casual creators and professional video editors alike? Here are a few reasons:
- Collaborative: Like Google Docs and Dropbox, creators can collaborate on video projects in real time within Kapwing. Every asset and web page is shareable. Anyone with the URL can watch the video, re-edit, and make a copy. Kapwing is the first platform to make video editing a truly collaborative process from start to finish.
- Smart tools: ML-powered tools speed up creative workflows. Try our automatic subtitle generator, remove background tool, automatic translation, and more. Kapwing’s video editor also supports Smart Cut, a new way to automatically remove silences from videos, saving creators time and energy when editing.
- Modern features: Kapwing’s video editor is built for the modern generation who expects software to be fast, reliable, and easy to learn and use. You can get started with editing video in just two clicks in Kapwing, with no downloads or signing in required
Powerful track handlingKapwing’s powerful timeline-based editor allows anyone to add and manipulate multiple tracks easily. Edit audio, images, and video all in one place. Adjust layers and place overlays at any point in the video. Drag and drop tracks to rearrange clips in just a few clicks.Simple media managementUpload any file that you need to edit, and convert it in the cloud. With the powerful support for a media library, Kapwing lets you separate your files from your editing work. Reuse files across multiple projects, and create content faster than ever before. Organize your files all in one place, and edit them on a device as you need.
- Discover millions of assets
With integrations in popular providers like Giphy, Unsplash, Pexels, Kapwing provides millions of stock video and audio files to help you get started in seconds. Discover inspiration for things to make directly within the Kapwing editor, and tap into a robust ecosystem of plugins and integrations.