Alternatives to Avid Media Composer for all platforms with any license

  • Avidemux icon


    Avidemux is a free video editor designed for simple cutting, filtering and encoding tasks. It supports many file types, including AVI...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

  • OpenShot icon


    OpenShot is a open source video editing program. OpenShot features include: * Support for many video, audio, and image...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • VirtualDub icon

    VirtualDub Discontinued

    VirtualDub is a video capture/processing utility for 32-bit and 64-bit Windows platforms (98/ME/NT4/2000/XP/Vista/7), licensed under...

    Open Source Windows

  • Adobe Premiere Pro icon

    Adobe Premiere Pro

    Edit video faster than ever before with the powerful, more connected Adobe Premiere® Pro CC. Dozens of brand-new features include...

    Commercial Mac Windows

  • MAGIX Vegas Pro icon

    MAGIX Vegas Pro

    VEGAS Pro 14 is your project companion from start to finish. Edit professional video and audio material in high resolution formats up...

    Commercial Windows

  • Lightworks icon


    Lightworks is an editing powerhouse, delivering unparalleled speed and flexibility, fully integrated with the other members of the...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux

  • Shotcut icon


    Shotcut is a free, open source, cross-platform, non-linear video editor.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Windows Movie Maker icon

    Windows Movie Maker Discontinued

    Windows Movie Maker makes home movies amazingly fun. With Movie Maker, you can create, edit, and share your home movies right on your...

    Free Windows

  • PiTiVi icon


    PiTiVi is an open source non-linear video editor, written in Python and based on GStreamer and GTK+. Taking into account the fact...

    Open Source Linux BSD

  • Final Cut Pro X icon

    Final Cut Pro X

    Final Cut Pro is a non-linear video editing software created by Apple Inc. Final Cut Pro provides non-linear, non-destructive...

    Commercial Mac

  • VideoPad Video Editor icon

    VideoPad Video Editor

    VideoPad is a video editing application which allows you to create movie projects from various video clips or a single video file....

    Freemium Mac Windows Android Android Tablet iPad Kindle Fire

  • DaVinci Resolve icon

    DaVinci Resolve

    DaVinci Resolve combines the world’s most advanced color corrector with professional multi track editing, so now you can edit, color...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux

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  • VSDC Free Video Editor icon

    VSDC Free Video Editor Bundleware

    VSDC Video Editor allows you to apply audio effects and filters to audio tracks in video and audio files. Here are some of the most...

    Free Windows

  • WAX icon

    WAX Discontinued

    Wax is a high performance and flexible video compositing and special effects software. The idea for Wax is to be very general purpose...

    Free Windows Sony Vegas Pro Adobe Premiere Pro

  • Ezvid icon

    Ezvid Warning Bundleware

    Ezvid is a freeware video and slideshow maker for Windows. Ezvid has built-in "one click" screen capture and screen...

    Freemium Windows

  • Adobe Premiere Elements icon

    Adobe Premiere Elements

    Incredible movies, effortlessly! Adobe Premiere Elements software delivers powerful, automated movie-editing options;...

    Commercial Mac Windows

  • Pinnacle Studio icon

    Pinnacle Studio

    Pinnacle Studio is a non-linear video editing software application, an industry leading home video editing tool aimed at the Windows...

    Commercial Windows iPhone iPad

  • Corel VideoStudio icon

    Corel VideoStudio

    Corel VideoStudio Pro is an all-in-one video-editing software for creating high-quality HD and standard-definition movies, slide shows...

    Commercial Windows

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  • YouTube Video Editor icon

    YouTube Video Editor

    The YouTube Video editor lets you make quick edits to your uploaded YouTube videos. You can combine multiple clips, incorporate...

    Free Web / Cloud

  • Movavi Video Editor icon

    Movavi Video Editor

    Movavi Video Editor is a powerful yet easy-to-use video processing program for Windows. Cut and join video clips with zero quality...

    Commercial Mac Windows

  • Ashampoo Movie Studio icon

    Ashampoo Movie Studio

    Ashampoo Movie Studio is the ideal multi-purpose application for video creation and editing. Cut, convert or share your movies and...

    Commercial Windows

  • Wondershare Filmora icon

    Wondershare Filmora

    The easiest-to-use home video editing software with special editing features lets you seamlessly stitch together video clips, music...

    Freemium Mac Windows

  • WeVideo icon


    WeVideo is a cloud-based video editing platform that has features such as simple timeline editing, royalty-free music, 1080p...

    Commercial Web / Cloud Android iPhone Chrome OS Android Tablet iPad ... Chrome

  • Videorama icon


    Videorama lets you make amazing movies out of your photos and videos. You will feel like a pro in minutes! Features: A POWERFUL...

    Commercial iPhone iPad

  • Serif MoviePlus icon

    Serif MoviePlus Discontinued

    MoviePlus is a movie editing software from Serif. Produce professional movies with easy drag-and-drop editing. Features: *...

    Commercial Windows

  • Magisto icon


    Magisto is an amazing service that takes your unedited video and turns it into a beautifully edited & produced clip perfect for...

    Freemium Web / Cloud Android iPhone

  • Autodesk Motion FX icon

    Autodesk Motion FX

    Autodesk® Motion FX lets you create stunning real-time video effects using your computer’s camera. Simply select your...

    Free Mac

  • VideoMakerFX icon


    Game changing video creating software. Fast & Easy Video Creation Like Never Before! Sales Videos, Whiteboard, Explainer, 3D...

    Commercial Mac Windows

  • SpeedEDIT icon


    NewTek SpeedEDIT 2 is a resolution-independent video editor designed to work quickly and efficiently on any video project, from high...

    Commercial Windows

  • AVI ReComp icon

    AVI ReComp

    AVI ReComp allows you to recompress your AVI files. The application supports not only the files containing audio streams but AVIs...

    Free Windows

  • ZS4 Video Editor icon

    ZS4 Video Editor

    ZS4 Video Editor, the new incarnation of Zwei-Stein Video Editor, is advanced video editing and compositing software with over 150...

    Free Mac Windows Linux

  • Shave Video icon

    Shave Video

    The missing video editor for OS X. Simple, fast video editing when iMovie or Final Cut Pro are overkill. Shave is a simple, quick...

    Commercial Mac

  • ACDSee Video Studio icon

    ACDSee Video Studio

    Take control of your media with ACDSee Video Studio. Accessible, yet effective, ACDSee Video Studio is video editing without all the...

    Commercial Windows

  • Flowblade icon


    Flowblade is a multitrack non-linear video editor for Linux released under GPL 3 license.

    Open Source Linux

Avid Media Composer Comments

Industry level video editor

Comment by SSSM
about Avid Media Composer Aug 2015

Industry level video editor with lots of useful components.


The fastest editing system available. The back bone of the ...

Comment by toddlacy
about Avid Media Composer Jun 2011

The fastest editing system available. The back bone of the film and TV industry.
Built by editors for editors, not by computer programmers for editors.