Video is the future, and everyone loves them. But, many budding creators and newbies struggle to create video content since they either can’t shoot videos or don’t have the necessary resources. But there is a solution to this problem: stock videos. So, even if you don’t have the resources to shoot your videos, you can still create engaging content using these stock footage and assets.
All you need is a decent device, an internet connection, and a free online video editor like illusto. By the end of this article, you will know how you can use this free tool to create unlimited video content for your channels, accounts, or business by simply using stock videos.
What are stock videos?
Stock videos, also known as stock footage and B-roll, are high-resolution pre-filmed videos with a 16:9 aspect ratio, ideal for landscape videos and sites like YouTube. In addition, stock films from illusto are royalty-free, making them a perfect asset to any video project. Browse our extensive stock library with one million+ videos to get the best video, photos, and audio for any industry.
Why should you use illusto’s stock library?
In illusto, you can use free stock videos, photos, and audio. Apart from that, there is no restriction on how many stock videos you can include in your video. If you want more than one video, we recommend adding a transition between each one so they merge seamlessly. There are no watermarks on free stock videos. As a result, you can effortlessly include them in your content.
How to create videos using stock videos on illusto?
Step 1: Sign up to get started
Create your account by signing up on illusto.com
Step 2: Select the stock video tab.
To view stock videos, click on the stock video tab. Then, scroll through the stock footage until you find the perfect fit. You can also use keywords to find the relevant video.
Step 3: Add your video
Click on the plus (+) sign on any stock video. It gets added to the ‘Media’ section. You can add one or multiple videos to the media section. Once you add these videos to the Media section, it should look like this.
Step 4: Drag and Drop
Drag and drop your videos from the ‘Media’ section to the timeline. Place them in the order of your choice before you start editing the clips. You can crop them, adjust their speed, overlap them, and do much more. Explore the possibilities and play around with the videos on the timeline.
Step 5: Perk up with additions
You can edit your videos using different options from the menu bar on the left.
Add stunning transitions to merge video clips seamlessly. You can even add text to these clips to explain your videos. Use filters and effects to make your video pop. With illusto, you can add animated stickers to up the video engagement quotient.
Whichever kind of video you want to make, we have plenty of royalty-free stock videos to choose from. With our green screen stock movies, you can add fantastic moving backgrounds to YouTube opening videos and never DIY your own green screen video footage again. You can also incorporate professional sports and fitness videos, vacation videos, real-life people, gourmet food, monuments, and animals in your videos.
Browse our high-quality stock video, audio, image, and graphic element categories for creators and businesses. Simply add text, logos, special effects, and other elements to turn stock videos into engaging and entertaining videos suitable for any platform.
How to get started on illusto?
Go to illusto.com and sign up using your details. After you’ve signed up, simply navigate to the stock library within the editor. Browse our collections to pick the right video for your social ad or background music for your vlog and start editing.
Using illusto’s free stock videos, you can bring your video ideas to life. There’s no need to spend a fortune to make professional-looking videos. So whether you’re creating a video about burgers or the galaxy, illusto offers the best stock footage for you.
Save time by searching our one million+ stock assets with worry-free licensing using keywords. Since our designers handpick the content and continuously add it to the collection, you can confidently find something to suit your aesthetic, genre, and industry.
Over to you
Our licensed stock videos are free to use, simple to edit, and perfect for your video. You can create professional videos for any industry in a few simple steps. So try it out right now and even make your video.
illusto allows you to create stunning videos with minimal effort. Sign up now!