Make your own video in minutes
Make or edit videos for your website, social platforms, emails, and more, and reach your customers wherever they are.
Save time — start with a template
Not a pro? Not a problem. Bring your stories to life with easy-to-customize video templates in a variety of sizes.Explore video templates
The best content, built right in
Choose your favorite clip or image from our massive royalty-free library, select the Make a video/Edit this video button, then customize it to create your masterpiece—all without ever leaving iStock.
Meet your marketing goals
of people have watched a video to learn more about a product.*
would like to see more videos from brands.*
Stay on brand with every project
Customize fonts and add your brand's logos and colors to give a consistent look to every design you create. Anything you upload will be stored in the Editor, where you can easily access it again.
Make edits, effortlessly
Bring videos to life with our powerful editing features, then publish your creation on your website and social networks.
Combine clips and images
Add multiple assets from the iStock library, or upload your own content, to tell a rich, multi-layered story.
Add text and logos
Enter your own text in the font, size, and color of your choosing, then add your logo for instant brand recognition.
Add music and audio
Search 1,000+ free tracks by genre, mood, or tempo to find the right vibe, or upload your own audio.
Trim clip length
Select the specific section of a clip you want to use, and cut out any unwanted details.
Apply filters and transitions
Use fades for smooth transitions between clips, and add dimension to images with animations and color filters.
Change aspect ratio
Choose from wide, square, or vertical displays, depending on the platform you're creating for.
Unlock the power of iStock's free online Video Editor
Not sure how to get started? Watch our short, informative tutorials and read our expert tips. You'll be creating professional-looking videos for your business before you know it.
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Frequently asked questions
Do I have to pay to use the video editor?
What types of videos can I create with the video editor?
• Marketing and promotional videos
• Facebook, Instagram and YouTube video ads
• Social media videos
• Product and explainer videos
• Event ads
• Intro or outro videos
Can I use my own videos, photos, or logos?
Please note that you'll be responsible for anything that you add to your final product that isn't licensed from iStock.
How many video clips and images can I add to a project in the video editor?
Where can I find the video projects I’ve saved?
Can I access the individual iStock video clips and images I used in my video project?
See more about re-downloading iStock files
Can I re-download my video project?
You can re-download your project in any size or format, at no additional cost.
Can I still use the video I created once my subscription expires?
How do I remove or change the music that comes with the video template I’ve selected?
1. Select the Music tab.
2. From the Genre drop down list, choose No Music.
3. Click the 'Add' button on the Silence tile.
To change the pre-selected music, simply hover over the tiles to preview (with your speakers turned on) and select 'Add' once you've found a track that better suits your video.
Tip: Use the helpful filters to search for a particular mood, style of music, or instrument.
How can I delete the outro slide from my video?
1. Choose the "Simple" outro style from the panel on the right.
2. Select your logo and click the Delete icon
3. Double-click on the slide, delete all text, then click the Done button
4. Click the Delete icon again to remove the background/image color
5. Click the [Save + Preview] button
Can I still edit my video project once I’ve downloaded and purchased it?
Have more questions? Check out our extended FAQs