6 Best Free Video Stabilizer Software For Windows

Here’s a list of best free Video Stabilizer Software for Windows operating system. These video stabilization software give you the freedom to process extremely shaky videos. The output that these software render, make videos worth watching. Some of these free video stabilizer software are full time video editors, while some require plugins to stabilize video. You will also find dedicated video stabilizer software in this list. These software perform video stabilization with the help of a very sophisticated algorithm. This algorithm is followed by most of the video stabilizer software. These video editors to stabilize videos support almost all video formats, like: MP4, FLV, MPEG, MPG, 3GP, MKV, WMV, etc.

If you are wondering how to stabilize video with the help of these free video stabilizer software, then you do not have to worry. Its a really simple task to carry out. All you have to do is open your video, apply the video stabilization filter, and you are done. Save the video in desired format post processing. You may need to go through certain extra steps in case of VirtualDub, but its not difficult at all. Go through the article to know more about Video Stabilization in these best free freeware to stabilize video.

My Favorite Video Stabilizer Software:

I would choose Windows Movie Maker over other video stabilization software. This software does not comes bundled with Windows OS, but can be downloaded separately for free. It supports a wide variety of video formats, and has numerous video editing tools. The Video Stabilizer tool can be located, and used easily on the GUI of movie maker. This software has features to apply stabilization for different amount of shakes in the video.

You may also check out the list of best free Video Compressor Software for WindowsSoftware To Add Text to Video, and Video Converters.

Windows Movie Maker



Windows Movie Maker is a video editing software provided for free by Microsoft. Video stabilization can be achieved easily through this awesome software. Windows Movie Maker takes care of videos with low, as well as high amount of shakes. All you have to do is apply the setting based upon the amount of shakes. Create a new project, and add a video file to the project to stabilize video.

How to stabilize video using Windows Movie Maker:

  • Navigate through the Video editor's tabs to reach the Edit tab.
  • Click on the Video Stabilization drop down.
  • Select from Anti Shake, Anti Shake and Wobble Correction (low), and Anti Shake and Wobble Correction (High).
  • If you are not sure, you can apply each setting at a time to see the results. You may also Preview, or Undo the processed video after applying stabilization setting.
  • Save your video as a project, or a video format in any format you like.

Apart from video stabilization, you can add many other effects, and apply editing to your video. These options include: adding audio, text, transition effects, filters, animations, speed, audio effects. and much more. This video stabilization software is the easiest way to stabilize shaky videos, and supports almost all video formats.

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Deshaker Plugin (Virtual Dub)



Deshaker is a free VirtualDub plugin to stabilize video. This video free stabilization tool is available for both Windows 32-bit, and 64-bit versions. Load a video on VirtualDub to initialize video stabilization. Once the video is opened, go to Video tab, and click on Filters. Select the Deshaker plugin to begin the processing. The Plugin configurations can be set under the new Deshaker window that opens up. Set parameters like: Resampling, Edge Compensation, Zoom factor, etc. Video Stabilization is not a native option on VirtualDub, but it can be achieved easily with the help of this Video Stabilizer plugin. Save the video to view the stabilized video. VirtualDub supports various video formats, like: AVI, DIVX, MPG, MPEG, MPV, etc.

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Avisynth



Avisynth is a powerful video editing tool with video stabilization capabilities.  This freeware video stabilizer is free to use under Creative Commons. This software is a VirtualDub frame server, which does not have a GUI. This software works on codes. This is really easy to use, and works pretty fine. Download Virtualdubmod, and install it on your PC after you install Avisynth. There are various ways through which you can perform Video Stabilization. You can take help of DePan to stabilize video. All you need to do is create a Avisynth document to write codes. Follow the following steps:

  • Create a new .txt document, as save it as Avisynthscript ending with .avs.
  • Enter the video stabilization code in the above document. The codes are available with the downloaded .dll file.
  • Move the video you want to stabilize to the folder where you have saved your .avs script.
  • Run the program on Virtualdubmod.

The steps to stabilize video are explained easily in a HTML document. You can watch this tutorial to get hold of Avisynth, and read the simple steps along with codes on the DePan page for Avisynth.

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Video Stabilizer



Video Stabilizer is an exclusive video stabilization software. All you need to do is open a video, add stabilization parameters, or set it to automatic. Your video will be stabilized without any issue. Click on the Stabilize tab to click on Stabilize Parameters. Click on Automatic stabilization, or click on User Defined for manual entry of parameters. Select the Correction Compensation, Inertia, Correction Limit, and Edge size. Click Ok, then click on Stabilize to apply the settings. Play the video to preview the video stabilization, then save the video.

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Arcsoft Video Stabilizer




Arcsoft Video Stabilizer is another good software to stabilize shaky videos. Click on Get New Video to add a video to be stabilized. It supports only AVI, MPG, and MPEG video formats. You can either fix a certain part, or the entire video. Select the part to be fixed with the help of timeline, and click on the Red Stabilize Video button to begin the video stabilization. The GUI is very simple, and easy to use. There are not many options, and does its job perfectly.

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FFMPEG



You can also stabilize video with command line video editor, called FFMPEG. FFMPEG gives you wide option to edit videos without a GUI. Using  command line to stabilize video sounds tough, but actually is one of the easiest ways for stabilizing videos.

Steps to stabilize video using command line:

  • Download and Unzip FFMPEG.
  • Add a path to computer settings that allows FFMPEG to function.
  • Use the commands to stabilize video.

First you need to follow the following link on How to install FFMPEG on Windows. After setting up FFMPEG, go to this page which tells How to Stabilize video using FFMPEG.

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  • GS

    Where do you get that Arcsoft is freeware? You get a trial version.

  • Tom

    Windows Movie Maker is not free! It is a free trial that does not allow you to save anything!

  • Gail Taraschuk

    Seems none of these are actually free !!! Waste of time. I downloaded for nothing and now have to remove it from my PC ! Thanks for the deceptive info !

  • Gail Taraschuk

    Would be nice if you would actually check/test out these downloads you refer to as free first to make sure they were FREE before leading people on ! Or do you just like to blog anything for the sake of blogging ? This is why I HATE the internet so much and get frustrated..so much FALSE info wasting my time !

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