More and more people prefer to create and edit videos to showcase their products or memorable moments. Here are some apps, tools, and platforms to create professional videos and animations in the fastest and most professional way possible, and without extensive editing skills and programs like Premiere or FinalCut.

1) FlexClip

FlexClip is an online app, through which you can make professional videos quickly and easily. With FlexClip, the videos can be edited with a lot of voiceovers and music. Using these tools is easier than you might think, with very different results depending on the effects you want to generate.

You can upload your own images and clips and combine them into a beautiful video. A useful text editor integrated allows you to add text and edit font, color, size, alignment, etc. Each finished project is easily shared both on social channels and on YouTube.

How much it costs: The app is free, and you can use it directly online without the need to download a program.

2) Magisto

Magisto is an application for Android and iPhone that helps reporters and filmmakers. It can recognize the best parts of the selected films, reassemble them together, match them with music and load the final product on the web and on the various social networks, all in a simple and intuitive way. It is equipped with a stabilizer to get the most out of its functions and offers an exciting range of filters, effects, and transitions.

How much it costs: Magisto is a free application that can be easily downloaded from online stores. On the other hand, it is possible to stipulate agreements for professionals and publishers with packages created ad hoc.

3) Explee

Explee is a platform that lets you create animated, fun and effective videos. It can also be adapted for educational purposes and not just for journalistic or recreational purposes. The user chooses among the various designs (over 3000) and backgrounds made available by the Explee team, which combines a voice-over or audio content loaded from their devices. The tool is equipped with numerous animations that can be inserted into the project along with the photos and other materials prepared by the user.

How much it costs: It is a subscription service. It ranges from $7 a month of the basic version to more functional packages: $25 (professional) and $99 (creative). There is a special rate ($30 per year) for teachers.

4) ReEmbed

ReEmbed is a service that allows the user to take control of their videos with just one line of code. It is useful for those who are used to sharing videos from YouTube or Dailymotion but is not satisfied with the solutions offered by these platforms. The application also gives the possibility to add the logo and choose the most suitable colors. In a few minutes, you can create your video player that matches your site’s look & feel, and spread your brand when your videos are shared.

How much it costs: ReEmbed is a free application that does not include costs from the user who decides to use it for their site. But if you need to remove the watermark, you should consider a premium service available.

5) Wideo

Wideo is an online platform that allows you to create videos and animations quickly but effectively. Using Wideo means drastically reducing the time required to create a professional video that can be used as a demo for a project, as an alternative presentation of news, as a tool for different school lessons. It takes minutes, not hours.

How much it costs: After registration, you can use the tool for free but with strong limitations. Alternatively, packages are offered, ranging from $9 to $39 a month (depending on user needs).

Above are the five tools that you can use to create amazing videos for your purposes. If you know other great alternatives, please let us know in the comments.