6 Great Video Editing Programs

Here are some of the powerful video editors for anyone who wants to learn how to edit or find new uses for skills already learned.

1. Premiere Pro

  • Platforms: Windows, macOS.
  • Cost: $52.99 per month

Premiere Pro is considered an industry standard. You can create projects of any complexity here when looking for an installer, most often looking for specialists who work in this program. And thanks to its popularity, the web is full of courses and other educational materials dedicated to Premiere Pro

The program supports a large number of formats and offers a wide range of settings to save videos. Project files opened in Premiere Pro can be exported to other Adobe products for effects or sound processing. Also, the editor’s already extensive functionality can be improved by a variety of plug-ins.

2. DaVinci Resolve

  • Platforms: Windows, macOS, Linux.
  • Cost: free or $385 per month

Another advanced editor who is widely used in the industry. DaVinci Resolve supports fewer export formats than Premier Pro and lacks some features, such as titles. But this program is considered the best tool for color correction. And most importantly, it can be used for free.

The paid version of DaVinci Resolve features plug-ins and some additional features, such as 3D video. Also, once you buy, you’ll be able to create projects with other users.

3. Final Cut Pro

  • Platforms: macOS.
  • Cost: $299.99 per month

Apple’s Final Cut Pro program is a powerful editor for professional video editing. Its capabilities are enough to be called one of the best in its class. Also, Final Cut Pro stands out among the competitors with a simple, fast, and very smooth interface. Simultaneously, the program is only available to Mac users, and there are no windows and Linux versions.

6 Great Video Editing Programs
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4. FilmoraPro

  • Platforms: Windows, macOS.
  • Cost: free or $150 per month

FilmoraPro offers a balance between the capabilities of professional editors and simplicity. The program does not have a multi-camera editing mode and advanced tools, for example, to work with 3D and 360-degree videos. But many users do not need it. The main thing is that most of the professional tasks to this editor are on the teeth. However, it is easy to master.

The free version features all of FilmoraPro’s features but the program applies a watermark to the video. To remove it, you need to buy a paid option.

5. Shotcut

  • Platforms: Windows, macOS, Linux.
  • Cost: free.

Free open-source video editor offers various basic tools and effects that can be useful for amateur installation. Also, the program supports a large number of formats.

Shotcut is not a simple interface. But you can customize it to your needs, leaving in the window only the necessary tools. The editor works quickly, even on weak machines. Also, Shotcut has portable versions for Windows and Linux that can be used without installation.

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6. KineMaster

  • Platforms: Android, iOS.
  • Cost: free or $4.99 per month

This is probably the most advanced video editor for mobile devices. As functional as possible on a tablet and smartphone. Besides basic tools like cropping and bonding rollers, KineMaster offers plenty of opportunities to work with visual effects and sound. You can overlay credits, control the speed of videos, use Chroniques, and more. The program supports layers for easier editing.

KineMaster is free to work with butut to remove the watermark and open access to the library of sources, you need to use a premium subscription.

Adapted and translated by Wiki Avenue Staff

Sources: Life hacker