Online video editor

Easy-peasy editing

No need to hire a professional. With Wistia’s software in hand, you can edit with the best of ‘em.

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It’s video trimmer-ific

Edit videos online and make the most of your takes.

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Text-based editing

Got awkward pauses or muffled words? Simply highlight ‘em and hit delete.

Precise editing

Easily trim or cut any goofs or dead air, right down to the exact frame.

Enhance your videos

Professional-quality tweaks you can do yourself. Really.

Royalty-free music

Set the vibe with our collection of curated backing tracks. Wistia’s Smart Tracks auto adjust to the length of your video—no audio editing required.

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Custom bumpers

Want to give your video some extra oomph with a branded bumper or new intro recorded right in Wistia? Just click-o, add-o, and you’re ready for prime time.

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Slick transitions

Easily add fades, crossfades, and extra footage for super polished videos that’ll have everyone wondering where you went to film school.

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Multiple layouts

After recording a video in Wistia, you can use the editor to switch between your screen and webcam—or display both at the same time.

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Social-ize your videos

Get more content into more places.

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AI-generated social clips

Sit back and let AI turn your long videos into short, snackable pieces of social content.

The places you’ll publish

With Hootsuite, Meta, X, and LinkedIn integrations at the ready, getting your content on social media platforms is a total breeze.

Frequently asked questions

Get all the As to your FAQs.

  • How can I create videos faster?

    Wistia helps you speed up your production process without sacrificing quality. Our free screen and webcam recorder lets you capture high-quality videos of yourself, your screen, or both at the same time! And we’ve got a free AI-powered script generator and teleprompter to help you nail your lines and cut down on the number of takes.

    When it comes to editing, our online video editor is designed to help you quickly make cuts and add polish to your videos. Our AI tech finds the best moments in your videos so you can make shareable clips in a flash. Text-based editing lets you edit video just like you’re editing a Google Doc. You can even use Wistia’s Smart Tracks to add free background music that fits perfectly with your video instead of endlessly searching through libraries online. All of these things add up when you want to make videos faster.

  • How do I make a video?

    It’s easy to make a video online with Wistia. Simply log in to Wistia or use Wistia’s Chrome extension to record your computer’s webcam, your screen, or both at the same time. Then you can use Wistia’s intuitive online video trimmer to edit out mistakes, add more video clips, put in royalty-free background music, and use transitions to make your videos look polished and on brand.

  • Can I edit my videos for free?

    You bet. Wistia’s video editor is available on all plans, even the free one. That means you get access to streamlined tools that help you trim and cut videos, stitch clips together, add music and transitions, and use AI to find the best clips—all for free.

  • What types of video files can I edit with Wistia?

    Great question. Wistia supports the following formats: MOV, MPG, AVI, FLV, F4V, MP4, M4V, ASF, WMV, VOB, MOD, 3GP, MKV, DIVX, XVID, WEBM, and MXF. Simply upload one of these file types and you’ll be ready to edit videos online.

  • Is Wistia easy for beginners to use?

    Yes! Wistia is a user-friendly platform that’s easy for beginners to adopt. We focus on building video products that are intuitive and, dare we say, fun to use. That means you don’t have to be a video pro to make polished videos. We’ll help you with the streamlined tools you need to record, edit, embed, share, and track all of your great video content.

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