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DML Documentation

Documentation for the Digital Media Lab in Ellis Library

Video Editing Software Options

Adobe Premiere ProAdobe Premiere Pro

Adobe Premiere Pro is one of the industry standards. This timeline-based video editing software can be used to edit clips and add a variety of effects and transitions.  It is available in DoIT computer labs including in the Libraries.

Information Commons in Ellis Library

Other DoIT computing sites

Student licenses for personal computers are available for a discounted price through DoIT.

Staff: you will have to check with DoIT about staff licenses.


Camtasia Studio

Screen recording and video editing tool

Suggested Use: A great tool for creating tutorials or walkthroughs. Camtasia combines screen recording, video editing, and interactive tools to help you produce customizable videos.

Tips: Camtasia is available in the DMIL. Camtasia has detailed and very helpful tutorials to help you get started or to demonstrate new features. It is available for a 30 day free trial.

Other Options:

iMovie is a video editing software pre-downloaded on Macs.

Microsoft MovieMaker has a free option available with some limited features

HitFilm Express is a free video editing software.

You could do some level of editing in Panopto, if you had to – but there are very limited editing options there.