17 Free Video Marketing Platform Every Marketer Should Use

We’ve published a different article that contains 120+ video marketing tools and platforms that you need to filter through to find what you need here.

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Since we do believe many of us won’t have the time to learn them all, we created a shorter list with 17 out of the 121 that is free and will cost you nothing!

It’s divided into seven categories to help you navigate through it.

Video Marketing Platform

  1. Instagram

www.instagram.com

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The winner crowd’s favorite! Instagram is an entirely free social media platform that hosts visual content. Instagram allows you to make videos up to 60 seconds, live streaming, or the newly added featured popularized as IGTV allows you to upload lengthy videos up to 1 hour.

2. DailyMotion

https://www.dailymotion.com/id

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DailyMotion is another video hosting platform comparable to YouTube. DailyMotion is free, and the perks of using DailyMotion’s are users can upload 96 times per day. The drag-and-drop features enable video management to be seamless and easier

Audio Tools and Royalty-Free Music

3. SoundCloud

www.soundcloud.com

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SoundCloud’s popularity relies on the fact you can download music for free, and also you can upload your recording. However, you need to be careful because not all songs on SoundCloud are royalty-free. Make sure to double-check everything before using songs you downloaded from SoundCloud for your videos.

4. Audacity

https://www.audacityteam.org/

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Audacity is a free, open-source, cross-platform audio software that is the most well known audio recording software in the market.

5. Audio Library

https://www.youtube.com/audiolibrary/music

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YouTube created a free music library named Audio Library for creators who don’t want to spend or don’t have the funds for background music. One thing that comes with the no-charge tag, though, you will be using the same songs as other creators who are on YouTube.

Live Streaming

6. Periscope

https://www.pscp.tv/

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A live video streaming app, Periscope’s interface favors content-oriented broadcasts. Their seamlessly integrated design allows viewers to comment on the videos they see, which the person sharing the video can respond to in real-time.

Video Editing Software

7. Microsoft Hyperlapse

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/research/product/hyperlapse/

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Microsoft develops Hyperlapse as a timelapse video editing tool. Hyperlapse timelapse feature is smooth and stable than most software out there, the perks you can use it both on desktop or mobile. However, it has a downside; their free version is only applicable for android or windows phones.

8. OpenShot

https://www.openshot.org/

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OpenShot is free, open-source software to help you trim and animate your video. Openshot operates on FreeBSD, Linux, Mac, and Windows. Openshot is a perfect choice for a videographer on a budget. However, it is worth mentioning that some features, such as the famous, powerful audio editing, might not work as well as their paid version.

9. iMovie (Mac)

https://www.apple.com/lae/imovie/

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iMovie is a video editing software application brought by Apple Inc. iMovie has a beautifully sleek user interface that encourages beginners to learn video editing. The software is entirely free to use, and it allows you to share movies with other Apple devices.

Interactive Videos

10. Snapchat

https://www.snapchat.com/

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Snapchat is a viral messaging app among youth, and this app lets you exchange pictures and videos that are meant to disappear after they’re viewed hence snaps!. Snapchat various interactive features referred to as the new revolution of the camera. It also allows you to leave a like, replies, link, and add stickers to help you engage your audience with a personalized experience.

11. Vialogues

https://www.vialogues.com/

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Vialogues is built as space for people to hold discussions about videos. The videos can also be used for internal training and assessment within your company.

Stock Videos

12. Pixabay

https://pixabay.com/

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Pixabay is the go-to place where you can download high-resolution images for free. They have millions of stock footage available to download. Their collections are copyleft and free-to-use, which is why they should consider scrolling their gallery the next time you need stock footage.

13. Pexels

https://www.pexels.com/

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Pexels is a platform where the community can upload stock videos for you to use for free. However, the use is strictly limited to personal purposes. Their library ranges from nature-related shots to videos of urban activities, architectural design, and many others!

14. Distill

https://distillvideo.com/

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Distill has a straightforward UX design. Their user interface and an array of stock videos from various categories are free to use. But it is worth mentioning, and you should use them with precaution.

Script Writing Utilities

15. Google Docs

https://www.google.com/docs/about/

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Google Docs is an all-purpose tool that you can operate as your daily go-to place to write scripts, notes, and visual directions for your videos. You can’t go wrong with this.

16. Google Keep

https://keep.google.com/

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We have a cousin of Google docs, which works as a note-taking service. Google Keep is a breed between Any. Do, To.do.is, and EverNote combined. Google Keep will automatically sync your notes in multiple devices, which makes it easy for you to organize your ideas.

17. Amara

https://amara.org/en/

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If YouTube has YouTube Caption, you can use Amara as an alternative. Amara allows you to embed subtitles to your video. This tool helps you write captions and translate them into multiple languages at the same time.

These are 17 video marketing tools that you can use for free of charge, and if you want to know the rest out of 121 other devices, consider reading the original article that has a seemingly infinite number of tools at our disposal!

So which tools you are going to use? Let me know by leaving a comment below!

The article is originally published at Breadnbeyond.

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