YouTube Debuts Cloud-Based Video Editing Tool

By Andrew Gauthier 


YouTube execs confirmed Wednesday that Google’s video site plans to release an editing tool later today aimed at those who know little about editing videos. The tool will have editing features that allow people to trim videos and remove background noise, replacing the hum or buzz with music. That’s for starters.

The free YouTube Video Editor tool will not require people to download complex software. The tool becomes perfect for those who take a quick video, find the first five seconds jumbled up, and want to trim it off quickly.

Video Editor will use the Audio Swap library of tracks, so people can add them for free. More…