Download Movie Editor - Best Software & Apps

  • Windows Movie Maker 2012

    16.4.3528.331

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Solid, free video editor from Microsoft

    7
    21519 votes
    • PROS: Hardware acceleration, Easy sharing to social networks, Video stabilization
    • CONS: More advanced users should look elsewhere
  • VideoPad Video Editor

    6.21

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    VideoPad Free Video Editor and Movie Maker

    6
    8030 votes
    • PROS: Very easy to use, Works with many multimedia formats, Includes a few video effects
    • CONS: Too simple for more advanced users
  • Movie Maker Free Video Editor

    1.1.7.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Make a Colourful Video with Movie Maker Free Video Editor

    8
    132 votes
    • PROS: Free to download., Has a wide range of features.
    • CONS: Intended more for home videos than professional work., Industry standard software has more features.
  • Video Maker - VideoShow

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A free editor for simple videos

    9
    62 votes
    • PROS: Has a converter, Has themes, Simple Interface, Includes Filters
    • CONS: Can only a limited number of file types, Can only save as mp4, Very simple timeline, No animation options
  • Video Maker Movie Editor

    1.6.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Quick video editing on the go

    8
    70 votes
    • PROS: Simple to use, Versatile interface, Easily make movies
    • CONS: Some annoying ads, Created files don't automatically import, Limited features and render resolutions
  • Lightworks

    12.5.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    A Powerful And Award-Winning Video Editor

    6
    860 votes
    • PROS: Options that allow you to tailor your video how you wish, A very powerful video editing tool, An award-winning piece of software
    • CONS: Learning how to use it takes a lot of time and effort, The free version is far too limited, Much too expensive for amateurs
  • Android Studio

    Varies with device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac

    Complete Free Development Suite for Android

    8
    29 votes
    • PROS: Free download, Complete development suite
    • CONS: Only for experienced users, Sole focus on Android systems
  • Video Fx Video Maker and Editor

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Free and helpful video editing application for smartphones

    7
    32 votes
    • PROS: There is no charge to download and install this software, Advanced editing tools are available at the click of a button
    • CONS: It is not possible to adjust parameters such as brightness and contrast, Users will be presented with in-app purchases
  • Portable Windows Movie Maker

    6.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Standalone easy-to-use video editor

    6
    700 votes
    • PROS: Great for beginners in video editing, Includes many effects and special filters, Includes a title and credits tool, Can export to various formats
    • CONS: Too basic for more advanced users
  • PowerDirector - Bundle Version

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    A free video app for Android, by CyberLink.com

    9
    8 votes
    • MAGIX Movie Edit Pro

      2016

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Powerful video editor with tools for titles and effects

      7
      351 votes
      • PROS: Supports video from a variety of sources, Edits HDV footage, Very well documented, Includes utilities for titles, sound editing and video effects
      • CONS: A bit overwhelming for beginners, High system requirements
    • VivaVideo PRO Best Video Editor & Movie Maker HD

      5.8.0

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      iPhone

      A full version program for iPhone‚ by QuVideo Inc.

      5
      3 votes
      • Movie Maker & Video Editor : Slideshow Maker Pro

        Varies with device

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Edit and alter your home movies

        10
        2 votes
        • PROS: Frame-by-frame trimming and slicing , Precise volume envelope control , Your previews are pre-loaded , Brightness, saturation and hue controls
        • CONS: Such transitions went out with the first Star Wars movie , Graphical additions look cheap and nasty , Fully loading your original takes a very long time , The audio effects are amateurish
      • Videolan Movie Creator

        Pre-alpha 0.1.0

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        The video editor from the creators of VLC Media Player

        6
        298 votes
        • PROS: Works with images, videos and audio, Includes a wizard to get you started, Pretty simple to use
        • CONS: Very unstable and buggy
      • Kizoa

        10

        License
        free
        Platform
        Web Apps

        Edit Your Photos and Videos Online

        7
        236 votes
        • PROS: Work on video projects anywhere, Store your content online
        • CONS: Premium versions required paid membership, Limited resources for Basic version
      • Foto2Avi

        4.2

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Edit your photos into video with this simple editor

        7
        77 votes
        • PROS: Enables you to fit together photos easily, More options for photo movies than Windows Movie Maker
        • CONS: Inflexible in parts, Doesn't auto shrink music
      • VideoPad Video Editor For Mac

        6.03

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Mac

        VideoPad Free Video Editor and Movie Maker For Mac

        7
        65 votes
        • PROS: Very easy to use, Works with many multimedia formats, Includes a few video effects
        • CONS: Too simple for more advanced users, Only three transition effects
      • Filmmaker Pro - Video Editor & Movie Maker

        3.5

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        iPhone

        A Free program for iPhone‚ by Samer Azzam

        9
        5 votes
        • Free Movie Editor  Video Editor  Video Maker

          1.0.1

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Android

          A free program for android

          -
          No votes yet
          • Perfect Video - Video Editor & Movie Maker (Pro)

            4.6.1

            License
            buy Download
            Platform
            iPhone

            A full version multimedia app for iPhone, by Yinfeng tang

            4
            6 votes
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