Once upon a time, you want to study what technique do filmmakers use to remove green screen background from their footage to produce block buster Hollywood movies. I can’t tell you one thing, it is a very simple technique i.e green screen effect or Chroma key. If you are using a Windows 10 computer, there are dozen of free (low budget) program to try now. Though the best green screen software has many other features to consider, not only the Chroma key. I’ve made some quick researches about the compatibility of green screen software to help you decide which software is suitable for the computer/laptop you are using.
Top 5 Free (Low Budget) Green Screen Software For Windows 10
VSDC has been one of the most powerful free video editors for Windows 10 that gain trust from millions of people all over the world. Its user community is more and more crowded now. You can use VSDC completely free without any limitation. Just go their home page, download the program and start producing amazing videos for free. You can read our detail review of VSDC here or just go ahead to download it.
Remember to choose correct download package for your Windows 64 bit or 32 bit at the download page. Let’s take a look at this tutorial to learn how to use green screen effect in VSDC!
Filmora video editor is a simple to use free program with chroma key you can use on Windows 10. It can be used for professional video editing works too. The program has everything you need to produce stunning videos quickly such as cut, trim, crop video tool, add color filters, transitions, texts and special effects to your video in minutes. Using green screen feature in Filmora is as easy as any other non-line ear video editing programs on the market now. Filmora video editor is not only compatible to Windows 10 but also Mac computer. Learn more about Filmora Video Editor here!
Keep in mind that Filmora video editor is free to use. But the output will be watermarked. To remove it, you’ll need to consider purchasing a license at $39.99 for personal use and $59.99 for commercial. You can find another ways to remove the watermark too.
Shotcut is a free and open source video editing program with green screen effect for Windows 10 computer. You can use Shotcut to do many more things with your footage, not only removing green background on it. Like VSDC, Shotcut does not have either feature limitation or watermarks. However, I faced some crashing issue while trying to produce a 45 minutes length video with Shotcut on my laptop (Windows 10, Core i7, 8G Ram) and can’t figure out what’s the reason. So I suggest you only use Shotcut if you are not happy with VSDC or Filmora. Read my detail review of Shotcut here!
Movavi video editor is a low budget green screen software you can try on Windows 10 computer. This is an easy-to-use yet decent video editing software for creating short movies or Vlogs. The program has similar features and workflow compare to Filmora or Shotcut. In Movavi, you can also easily cut, trim video clips, add pre-made text titles, filters, transitions and effects to the video. If you don’t have previous experience with Movavi, don’t worry! You can learn how to use it in 5 minutes, I promise! Read this review about Movavi video editor!
Are you wondering why one of the most famous names in film editing industry is here, right? That’s it! This powerful film editing software can be use for free. Black Magic Design offers a full-featured version of Davinci Resolve 15 to everyone at no cost at all. As a Windows 10 user, I found out that this professional film editor is all I need for my video production. Chroma key, color grading, audio mixer, media library, pre-made templates and so on are all in one package. Read this review!
For beginners, you’ll need to be a little bit patient to learn how to complete a project with Davinci Resolve in a few hours.
Again, green screen feature should have never been an important factor to choose a video editing program. You need to care about many other things such as its performance, video rendering speed, ease of use, compatibility and license cost and so on. Before purchasing any software, don’t forget to try it within few weeks to make sure that you are 100% satisfied with its features. If you need help, don’t hesitate to ask! Don’t forget to follow us to receive more valuable post notifications in the future!