Best Free Video Editing Software


Best Free video editing software

Nowadays video has been a part of human life. They use to see videos for entertainment and reduce their stress. So video editing software was made to make edit videos. Either for personal vlogs or youtube, you need a video editing software. But choosing the best video editing software is hard and some of them are hugely expensive.

If you are planning to publish your video on youtube, website, or any other platforms, video editing software is mandatory. In this article, you will get about the best free and paid video editing software for your work.

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Ok now let’s jump into the main topic. I will list videos editing software based on free and paid. Some free editing software can compete with paid software as well.

Free Video Editing Software

Here is the list of free video editing software arranged according to my recommendations.

1) Blender

Blender, one of the free video editing software on the market available for windows, mac, and Linus. It is one of the powerful software made for 3d model creator, 3d animation as well as free video editing software.

Video Editor Features

  • Live Preview
  • Speed control, keyframe, layers adjustment, etc.
  • More than 30 slots for adding videos, effects, images, and audio.
  • Audio Mixing, Histogram Display, and soon.

Pros: Perfect for advanced users who do not need more features.
Cons: Resources are limited in blender.

2) iMovie

iMovie, powered by apple is also one of the best video editing software for mac and ios users. It is a gateway for youtube creators. iMovie is loaded with many cool effects and features. This competes with paid software.

Features of iMovie

  • Automated Video Editing
  • Audio & music editing
  • HD & 4k video support as well as real-time titling
  • Crop, rotate, speed change of video with timeline
  • Prebuilt themes and clip browser
  • Photo and music import and so on.

3) LightWorks

Lightwork is also another free powerful video editing software available for Windows, Mac, and Linus. It has pro version also that costs 25$ but the free version also works as good as pro version with some limitations like 4K support, timeline rendering, etc.

Features of Lightworks Free

  • All import format
  • Project/Edit Backup/Archive
  • Export Youtube/Vimeo at 720p resolution

Other free video editing software are listed below.

  • Shotcut
  • DaVinci Resolve
  • ¬†Openshot
  • Avidemux
  • HitFilm Express and so on.

Paid video editing software

1) Adobe Premiere Pro

Platform: Window and Mac
Key features: Multicam editing, 3d editing
Free Trial: Yes
Best for: Professional and enthusiasts

If you are the window user, then adobe premiere pro is the best video editing software for you. It is the leading video editing software for film, TV, and web.

Features of Adobe Premiere Pro


Pros: Excellent automate functions, Industry-standard video editing tool, free trial available

Cons: Expensive

2) Wondershare Filmora

Platform: Window and Mac
Key features: 4K support, built-in effects and tiles
Free Trial: Yes
Best for: Enthusiasts

Wondershare filmora is a strong video editing software for enthusiasts or those who are beginners. It has a simple interface with lots of features and tools you need.

Features of Wondershare Filmora


Pros: Simple to use, reasonable price, 4k support, free version to try

Cons: Multiple logins required, sometimes slow when you don’t have a fast processor and RAM.

3) Final Cut Pro X

Platform: Mac
Key features: Multicam editing, intelligent color balancing
Free Trial: 90 days (limited)
Best for: Professionals and Enthusiasts

Final Cut Pro is one of the best-paid video editing software available for Mac with tons of features. It makes sense for apple users.

Features of Final Cut Pro X


Pros: Versatile and powerful editing, brilliant interface, make sense for apple users

Cons: Expensive

Other paid video editing software are listed below.

  • Adobe Premiere Elements
  • Sony Vegas Pro
  • Adobe Premiere Rush
  • Corel Video Studio Ultimate
  • Cyberlink Powerdirector
  • Pinnacle Studio


I hope the list of free, as well as paid video editing tools, will help you to choose the right video editing software. You can choose any of them according to your needs. Which software are you using or will use in the future? Let us know your experience in the comment section.

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