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List of Free Video Editing Software

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Date started: 30 Dec 2013
Last updated: 21 May 2014
Keywords: free software, videos, video tools


A list of free software for editing videos.

Row # Title Image Description
1 Lightworks Lightworks
A powerful free video editing tool with a steep learning curve.
2 VideoLan Movie Creator (VLMC) VideoLan Movie Creator (VLMC)
Free non-linear video editing/creation software based on libVLC and can be run on Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X.
3 Free Video Dub Free Video Dub
A free video editing program that doesn't re-encode the video file (therefore maintaining the video quality upon editing).
4 MPEG Streamclip Free video converter, player, and editor for Mac and Windows. It supports the following input file formats: MPEG, VOB, PS, M2P, MOD, VRO, DAT, MOV, DV, AVI, MP4, TS, M2T, MMV, REC, VID, AVR, M2V, M1V, MPV, AIFF, M1A, MP2, MPA, AC3.
5 Avidemux Avidemux
A free video editor designed for simple cutting, filtering and encoding tasks, and is available for Linux, BSD, Mac OS X and Microsoft Windows operating systems.
6 Kate's Video Toolkit A free video editing program with the following features: video file conversion, video cutting/joining, mixing audio with video, apply transitions, video playback.
7 DebugMode Wax Freeware video compositing and special effects software. It features various 2D and 3D plugins including RotoMate (for rotoscoping i.e. painting over the top of a video), Shatter (for explosive effects), ModelLoader (for loading 3D models from .3DS, .MD2 and .MS3d files), Particle Generator (for generating natural particles effects such as fire and smoke), and Text 3D (for 3D text).
8 Freemake Video Converter Freemake Video Converter
Freemake Video Converter is primarily a video file conversion program, but can also be used as a simple video editor. It's video editing features include cutting, rotating, and video merging. It works with a wide variety of file formats including: AVI, MP4, MPEG, WMV, 3GP, FLV, SWF and more (including HD formats).
9 Windows Movie Maker Windows Movie Maker
A freeware video editing software by Microsoft.
10 iMovie A free movie editing program by Apple for the Mac OS X.
11 Blender Blender
A free and open source 3D animation suite which supports the entirety of a 3D animation process (modeling, rigging, animation, simulation, rendering, compositing, motion tracking, and video editing).
12 AviSynth Free software for video post-production that uses a script system (as opposed to a graphic user interface (GUI)).
13 Kdenlive Kdenlive
A free and open source video editor for GNU/Linux and FreeBSD.
14 OpenShot A free open-source video editor for Linux.
15 VirtualDub VirtualDub
Free video editing software for AVI files. Despite only being for AVI video files, it has a wide variety of options including filters (such as blur/sharpen, colour, contrast etc), resizing, and rotation (not just right-angles).
16 VSDC Free Video Editor Powerful software for creating and editing videos. WARNING: According to various reviews (including a CNET editor's review), the default installation options result in the installation of crapware.
17 Cinelerra Cinelerra
A free video editor and compositor for Linux.
18 Pitivi Pitivi
A free and open source video editor for Linux.
19 Shotcut A free, open source, cross-platform video editor.
20 Pinnacle VideoSpin A free simple video and photo editor.
21 Zwei-Stein Zwei-Stein
A freeware non-destructive, non-linear, video compositing and editing system.
Free open source video editing system and VJ tool.
23 VirtualDubMod VirtualDubMod
VirtualDubMod is based on VirtualDub.
24 VideoThang A video, photo and song mixer for Windows 2000, Windows XP, and Windows Vista; which has become abandonware. It accepted the following file formats: MP4, PNG, FLV, WMV, MP3, MOV, AVI, MPG.
25 flowblade A multitrack nonlinear video editor for Linux released under GPL 3 license.
26 Kino Kino
A non-linear DV editor for GNU/Linux.
27 Lumiera A free open source nonlinear video editing (NLE) application for GNU/Linux and is based on CinelerraCV.
28 ivsEdits Free video editing software supporting Blackmagic Design Cards.
29 AviUtl A free AVI editing program.

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