10 Best Free Video Editing Software 2018
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10 Best Free Video Editing Software 2018


Looking for a free and complete video editing software to bring your ideas to life?

Whether it’s video marketing , YouTube video editing or just a creative hobby, it’s completely possible to edit quality movies for free.

Here is a selection of 10 free video editing softwares that will definitely make you forget about the late Windows Movie Maker.

Whether you’re using Windows, Mac, Linux, or your smartphone, you’ll find everything you need in this list.

Top 10 Video Editing Softwares 2018 [Latest Edition]

  1. Quik

Quik Video Editor

Created by the manufacturer of GoPro cameras, Quik is a video editing application which is best for its simplicity. Quik is available on iOS and Android.

It can quickly upload recorded videos to your smartphone for easy editing. It also allows you to make basic photo editing and create slideshows from images.

  1. Videoleap

Videoleap Video Editor

Videoleap is another free, very easy-to-use, free photo editing mobile application. You can Preview videos and images using 3D touch before adding it to your project.

Unlike Quik, it has a paid version which having some extra and amazing features. (some features are blocked with the free formula).

  1. iMovie

iMovie Video Editor

Mac, iPhone or iPad users can turn to iMovie. Although less comprehensive than Final Cut Pro X, the paid software from Apple, it has the main features expected from such a tool.

One of its notable qualities is its multi-media aspect: it allows for example to start editing on a smartphone and continue on a Mac.

  1. Avidemux

Avidemux Video Edotor

Avidemux is a totally free video editing software, the interface is really very simple to use. For video editing beginners this can be the best bet.

It supports most video file formats from AVI to MP4 via ASF.

  1. Openshot

Openshot Video Editor

Appeared on Linux and now available for Windows and Mac, Openshot is one of the best free software for editing videos.

This open source solution has a simple interface while offering very rich features.

  1. Hitfilm Express

Hitfilm Express Video Editor

HitFilm Express is a free and very complete solution that will allow editing video, but also to realize special effects of all kinds.

It is therefore a software pushed, although with a rather refined interface, to create professional quality movies with their batch of visual effects.

  1. DaVinci Resolve

Davinci Resolve Video Editor

This professional-grade solution integrates several tools into one that allows for both editing, calibration, and audio post-production.

Although there is a more complete paid version, the free version is already very rich.

  1. Media Composer | First

Media Composer First Video Editor

Media Composer is a professional video editing tool known in the world of film and television.

But it also has a free version, accessible to everyone (even beginners). If it is much less complete than its paying counterpart, Media Composer | First remains a very good choice.

  1. Shotcut

Shotcut Video Editor

Shotcut is a video editing software for Windows, Mac and Linux, accessible to beginners as well as to more confirmed videographers.

It allows you to create a video montage in several different ways, to adapt to all levels(Beginner to Expert).

  1. VSDC Video Editor Free

VSDC Video Editor Free

VSDC offers a free video editing software rather accessible and rich in explanations.

Offering a multitude of possibilities, it will be necessary to go beyond its interface a little old to take full advantage.


These 10 free tools will help you in everything you need for editing your videos to the next level.

However, depending on your video editing skills and your needs, these free programs may be limited or less ergonomic.

So you might want to look for higher-paying solutions like Adobe Premiere, Final Cut Pro X, Magix Video Deluxe, Wondershare Filmora or Pinnacle Studio.

If you have any suggestions or queries, or you know something which we can add to our (Best Video Editing Softwares) list, feel free to post a comment, we will surely add it.