Top 10 free video editing apps for PC you must try!

Shooting a video isn’t as difficult as editing it. Most renowned video editing tools carry a high price tag, but there are some equally good options that don’t cost anything. The apps mentioned here are either free or have a free trial version that you can use. Check out the list below and choose your favorite.

1. Lightworks

One of the best apps for changing color tones and editing your videos to make them look stunning. This app is available on Windows, Mac, and Linux. You can use its free version which includes high precision video trimming, Multicam support, and Export to 720p for YouTube. You can also take the free version which costs around $25 a month if you want 4k feature too.

2. Blender

Blender is completely free to use and has amazing features such as Live preview, luma waveform, chroma vectorscope, histogram displays, Audio mixing, syncing, scrubbing, waveform visualization, Speed control, adjustment layers, transitions, keyframes, filters, and a lot more! It is available on Windows, Mac, and Linux. It’s the best editor available if you want to use it for 3D modeling or animations.

3. Shotcut

Shotcut is one of the best free video editing software for Windows, Mac, and Linux PCs. The best part is that apart from basic editing features, it offers free 4K HD resolution, 1080p video projects, and timeline editing and it doesn’t require you to import your video into the editor which can be a timesaver if you are dealing with large video files.

4. DaVinci Resolve

DaVinci Resolve is an advanced video editor with many professional video features. This app is also available on Windows, Mac, and Linux. Apart from featured like video slicing and trimming, you can also edit audio, and correct color. It’s not a free app but you can use a free version of this app.

5. Openshot

It’s free editing software that is more like advanced iMovies of Mac with a simple interface. Its features include unlimited tracks/layers, clip resizing, scaling, trimming, snapping, rotation, cutting video transitions with real-time previews, watermarks, and a lot more.

6. Avidemux

Avidemux has a simple interface that makes it really good editing software for beginners. The features are simple like Simple cutting, encoding, and Filtering. So if you are looking for advanced features, this might not work for you.

7. InVideo

This app is available on Mac and Windows but not on Linux. But this is a great app for marketers, publishers, individuals, and agencies. It has automated voiceovers, speed adjustment, video stabilization, collaboration, and high-quality video templates added most months, Its free version can be used for some time.

8. iMovie

This is available only to mac users. I personally like this due to its quick-to-move and edit video elements. iMovie’s features include pre-made transitions, video trimming, audio editing, split-screen, and 4K resolution support. In case you are a Windows user, you can use VSDC Free Video Editor too. 

9. VideoPad

This app is available on Windows. This is a simple and easy-to-use video editor with basic features. It includes pre-made transitions, Export Movies In Multiple Resolutions, 3D Video Editing, Reduced Camera Shakes, and Sound Effects Library.

10. EaseUS Video Editor

This app is also available only to Windows users. Its features allow you to make enticing videos to share on digital pages. You can trim MP3s, add effects, and even apply pre-made templates to your videos. It can be used for free but in order to remove the watermark and to have high-quality video services, you’ll need a paid version.