The Best Free Video Editing Programs

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Editing Programs
YouTube provides a variety of tutorials on a myriad of subjects.
Are you getting started in film-making or video editing? Consider these free editing programs to round out your toolkit and improve your creative workflow.

If you’re just starting out in your editing, videography, or directing career, you might feel overwhelmed by the seemingly endless programs, techniques, and types of videos out there. With hundreds of different career paths down multiple branches of the film-making tree, which one is best for you? If editing interests you, don’t bust out your wallet just yet. There are plenty of free, nonlinear editing programs available. Not only is this list perfect for first-time editors, these programs also offer experienced editors a chance to see what other programs are out there to widen some horizons.

Let’s start by taking a look at the accessibility and price points of the free options available, here.

Wondershare Filmora


DaVinci Resolve

Free Trials (Premiere, Final Cut Pro X, etc-)

Phone Video Editing Apps

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