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Top 10 Best Video Editing Software

What comes to your mind when you think about video editing? A photographer, a video production house, a YouTuber or what? Let me know in comments.

Video Editing these days is becoming a normal task. But before 2-3 years back, only those persons required a video editing software who is in Video Production job be it professional video editor in a studio or in any other video production company. With the advancement in the technology, the machines we are using like Laptops, PC or even smartphones have enough potential to edit video that too brilliantly, with a professional outlook. We don’t need special types of equipment or hardware to edit videos.

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You can choose any good video editing software and start editing video right away. But the problem is, which software to choose? There are a lot of video editing software available in the market, some are paid and some are free too. What is best Video Editing Software for you?

So today, you are going to get your Video Editing Software that would make your special videos even more special. So, without any delay and more Intro, let’s get to work. (The series has no relation with Software’s Ranking. This is Random List)

#1. Sony Vegas Pro





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Sony Vegas Pro is the video editing software by Sony and it is quite a popular video editor. Sony Vegas Pro has the intuitive user interface which is quite easy to use and easy to learn even if you are a beginner. It comes with some powerful features like Multi-Track Audio, Video timeline, support to 4K videos, 3D Editing. The whole layout of Vegas Pro is handy and convenient. You get the Preview Window in which you can monitor the new changes in the video. There are the couple of inbuilt Video FX which makes the video even more appealing. You can import any video with popular video formats and Vegas Pro can give you output in MP4, AVI, WMV, OGG, MP3 etc. Sony Vegas Pro is available for Windows only but has support for iOS devices with some extra applications. Sony Vegas Pro is for those professionals who are ready to pay for it. Although, Free Trail is available.

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#2. Adobe Premiere Pro

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Talking about Creative job and Adobe is here. This time Adobe comes with Premiere Pro. Adobe Premiere Pro is most popular Video Editing Editing software that is available for Windows and Mac. Many professional Youtubers are also using Adobe Premiere Pro to edit the videos for YouTube. The whole ecosystem that Adobe has is integrated and immensely powerful. With Adobe Premiere Pro, you can integrate your Photoshop, Premiere Pro, After Effects and what not.

Adobe Premiere Pro is timeline based video editing software and has everything which you ever think about. A great product comes with a price tag. So, newbies, don’t ask your daddy to buy Adobe Premiere Pro not because it has a costly price tag but because you cannot handle it for now. Adobe Premiere Pro is one of the best Video Editing Software for Professionals

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#3. Final Cut Pro

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If you are a Windows user, you can skip this and move to #4. Final Cut Pro is one of the Best Video Editing Software available for Mac users. Final Cut Pro is developed by Apple Inc. and available only for Mac. Final Cut is known for its UI which is brilliantly structured. You will get an idea about the power of Final Cut Pro by knowing that movies like X-Men Origins (2009), The Girl with a Dragon tattoo (2011), The Social Network (2010) [SEE FULL LIST] are some of the movies that were edited on Final Cut Pro. So now, we should not talk about Final Cut Pro potential. If you can afford $299 for a video editing software for your iMac or Macbook. Go for it.

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#4. Filmora





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Filmora is another great video editing software by Wondershare which is a big name in the creative industry. It gives you a couple of good options for editing videos like Picture in Picture which allows you to add an extra layer of the picture, support for Green Screen, Video Stabilization, color tuning, frame by frame preview and much more. With Filmora, every month, you would get filters, animated elements, and other modern video effects that indeed very helpful in creating some appealing videos. Along with video Editing, It also helps you in the screen recording. If you are Youtuber who gives a tutorial, Filmora would be a good option for you. A trial is free to use.

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#5. iMovie

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As the name suggesting, iMovie is inbuilt video editor in every Apple computer which was purchased after 2010. So practically, it is free and available only for Mac users. The dark interface of iMovie shows only those toolbox which is in use. That means UI is clean and easy to access. You can drag and drop the Raw video files to insert it into the timeline. iMovie also supports 4K videos and have support for 2 Video and 4 Audio tracks.

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#6. Pinnacle Studio

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Finally a Video Editor just for Windows. Pinnacle Studio is video-editing software that is widely used by Windows users. Some of its features like Drag and Drop, Support for 4K videos, timeline based video editing with support up to 6 tracks. The Pinnacle Studio has black and gray UI and used Project Bin UI where you can add your video files, clips, audios, pictures. Pinnacle Studio comes in 3 variants and if you wanted to edit 4K videos, then you have to buy the Ultimate version of it.

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#7. Corel Video Studio





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Corel Video Studio is the video editing software by Corel Corporation, same people who developed the Corel Draw which is popular graphic designing software. It is available only for Windows and 64-Bit OS is highly recommended to use Corel Video Studio. Corel Video Studio allows you to add 6 Multicam tracks and also supports multi-point motion tracking, freeze frame, video masking, audio ducking and more.

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#8. Magix Movie Edit Pro

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Another video Editing software with the bunch of options but nothing new. Magix Movie Edit Pro has support for 4K videos, 32 Multimedia track, support for XAVCAS video files for Ultra HD videos, a library for intro, outro, video FX. There is one thing which is required to mention here is, if you wanted to edit 4K videos, you will need to install additional codec which would additionally cost you for $5.39 which for me is annoying. I have never seen such kind of thing in any other video editor.

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#9. Camtasia 

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You probably have an idea about Camtasia. Camtasia is widely popular software for screen recording purposes by TechSmith. But along with a great job of Screen Recording, Camtasia also do the video editing job and that too is quite impressively. Camtasia has all the video editing tools and supports but along with these, Camtasia has its own Video effects, Royalty Free Music, Icons, motion graphics, lower thirds library which is free to use. Along with all these, you can also create animations. Camtasia is an all-rounder for those who records screen and then edit the videos. You can use the trial version for free.

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#10. Lightworks

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Among the above mention Video Editing Softwares, some support Windows, some supports Mac and some support both. But, Lightworks is the only video editing software which supports Windows, Mac, and Linux (Yes Linux). Lightworks comes with features like dedicated Keyboard for editing, multi-cam editing and also comes with real-time effects which do give us professional video editing and more. You can directly export the videos to Youtube, Vimeo.

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So these are some of the Best Video Editing Software of 2017. These Video Editing Software have enough potential to edit a full-length movie that we watched in theaters. It all depends on How you push your limits of creativity. All the best for your movies/videos.

Do let me know which is your favorite video editor and also tell me other Video Editing Software that deserves a place on this list. Also, share this list with your Friend who is going to be a video editor soon.

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  1. Hi Jayant. I am right now planning to create some videos for my educational blog and this post about video editing software is just in front of me. Right now using camtasia studio 7 for recording and editing videos. Thanks for posting this wonderful article for us.

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