Recommended free production tools and websites

Video production is one of art forms that is build from many aspects. You need great video, great music, great sound effects, great images and great animations to create consistent great video product.  That is why we are collecting tools and sites that offer great quality products for your (non)commercial works. If you need to start you business with no-budget, this will be perfect. If you are offering any free tools and media to use on projects, give us a hint.

VIDEO EDITING TOOLS

Davinci Resolve – There arent a lot of professional tools out there, but there is just one that is professional and free to use. Davinci Resolve has improved in the past few years and has become number one for color grading works while improving their NLE for video editing. It may be hard to begin with it, but after you give it a try, it’s pretty straight forward. You can help yourself with these help videos.

MUSIC COLLECTION

YouTube – Because Youtube has whole marketing placed around creating and uploading video works, they offer a library of free to use music. You find them under your dashboard and “Create -> Audio library”. Every work has it’s own details of how can it be used and what attribution you have to write under your video (if published on Youtube, you write in description of video)

silvermansound – There are many stock agencies that offer music, but this guy is offering it’s own music for free under CC licence. He states; “there are no restrictions as long as I’m credited as the composer, and you link back to this website. You can use the music for commercial applications, for educational purposes, for editorial use, filmmaking, video games, YouTube, etc. etc…” Silvermansound has some very neat music for your projects.

SOUND EFFECTS COLLECTION

YouTube – While we mentioned earlier, Youtube has a creative music collection free to use. It is the same with sound effects which are in many cases very useful too. There are no demands for attribution with sounds effects.

STOCK VIDEO FOOTAGE

Free stock footage – This a collection of free 50 stock video files we offer as a reward for your e-mail contact entry. These files were carefully chosen and a video montage is edited with most of files to see them before downloading. You only have to be careful not to resell them or download and share downloaded files. You can use them for commercial, editorial or for personal projects.

Videvo stock media – This stock footage website is partnered with Shutterstock stock agency and it offers variety of free to use stock media at lower sizes. No watermarks or special restrictions. It is free to use.

Freestock – Another interesting free stock media website which is supposedly in partnership of Shutterstock and offers video, images and vectors for free to use. No watermarks or special restrictions.

STOCK IMAGES

Pixabay – This website is in partnership of Shutterstock and offering free to use Public domain images for your projects or works.

Freestock – Another interesting free stock media website which is supposedly in partnership of Shutterstock and offers video, images and vectors for free to use. No watermarks or special restrictions.

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