Alternatives to iMovie for all platforms with any license

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  • Avidemux icon

    Avidemux

    Avidemux is a free video editor designed for simple cutting, filtering and encoding tasks. It supports many file types, including AVI, DVD compatible MPEG files, MP4 and ASF, using a variety of codecs. Tasks can be automated using...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD PortableApps.com

    • Avidemux is superb as a quick cut and convert-tool, but it is not a full fledged video-editor Guest • Jun 2015 Disagree   Agree
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    OpenShot

    OpenShot is a open source video editing program. OpenShot features include: * Support for many video, audio, and image formats (based on FFmpeg ) * Gnome integration (drag and drop...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    Adobe Premiere Pro

    Edit video faster than ever before with the powerful, more connected Adobe Premiere® Pro CC. Dozens of brand-new features include a redesigned timeline, improved media management, and streamlined color grading. Sync your settings...

    Commercial Mac Windows

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    VirtualDub

    VirtualDub is a video capture/processing utility for 32-bit and 64-bit Windows platforms (98/ME/NT4/2000/XP/Vista/7), licensed under the GNU General Public License (GPL). It lacks the editing power of a general-purpose editor such as...

    Open Source Windows PortableApps.com

    • Discontinued The project seems to be no longer developed. Last version, 1.10.4.35491, released on October 27, 2013, can be still downloaded from SourceForge
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    Kdenlive

    Kdenlive is an intuitive and powerful multi-track video editor compatible most recent video technologies. It is completely free, and open-source as defined by the GNU foundation.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

  • Shotcut icon

    Shotcut

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

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • 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 to 4K. Discover workflow-optimized plug-ins for image stabilization, design dynamic titles and...

    Commercial Windows

    • iMovie is an all-time free video editing program, but even though Sony Vegas Pro (and all versions of it) have a free trial, you have to buy it in the end and it's really expensive. Guest • Jan 2016 Disagree   Agree
  • Lightworks icon

    Lightworks

    Lightworks is an editing powerhouse, delivering unparalleled speed and flexibility, fully integrated with the other members of the Complete Collaboration family. Lightworks is an Academy and Emmy award-winning professional-grade...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux

  • Windows Movie Maker icon

    Windows Movie Maker

    Windows Movie Maker makes home movies amazingly fun. With Movie Maker, you can create, edit, and share your home movies right on your computer. Build your movie with a few simple drag-and-drops. Delete bad shots and include only the...

    Free Windows

    • Discontinued Windows Movie Maker is no longer updated and supported by Microsoft, but last version can be still downloaded from the official website. It is fully functional under Windows 10 too.
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    PiTiVi

    PiTiVi is an open source non-linear video editor, written in Python and based on GStreamer and GTK+. Taking into account the fact that not everybody has the same knowledge of video editing, nor the same needs, PiTIVi provides...

    Open Source Linux BSD

  • Final Cut Pro X icon

    Final Cut Pro X

    Final Cut Pro provides non-linear, non-destructive editing of any QuickTime-compatible video format including DV, HDV, P2 MXF (DVCProHD), XDCAM (via plug-in), and 2K film formats. It supports a number of simultaneously composited...

    Commercial Mac

  • 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 correct, finish and deliver all from one system!.

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux

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    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. VideoPad allows you to import various file formats including .AVI, .WMV, .3GP, .WMV, .DIVX and many...

    Freemium Mac Windows Android Android Tablet iPad Kindle Fire

  • FXhome HitFilm icon

    FXhome HitFilm

    Providing the best tools for indie filmmakers. Free software great for composting and editing. All in one single app!.

    Freemium Mac Windows

  • Cinelerra icon

    Cinelerra

    Cinelerra is a highly advanced and professional non-linear video editing software, but still remains open source. Cinelerra solves three main tasks: capturing, editing and compositing. There is virtually no limit to the video...

    Open Source Linux

  • VSDC Free Video Editor icon

    VSDC Free Video Editor

    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 popular ones: sound normalization, volume correction, echo, reverberation, equalizer and others. ...

    Freemium Windows

    • Bundleware Be careful during the installation: https://alternativeto.net/discussions/applications/11718/be-careful-in-the-installation/
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    WAX

    Wax is a high performance and flexible video compositing and special effects software. The idea for Wax is to be very general purpose and flexible in video compositing and effects, so that you can compose your dream video sequence...

    Free Windows Sony Vegas Pro Adobe Premiere Pro

    • Discontinued The program is no longer available. Last version, 2.0e, released in 2012, can be still downloaded from the official website.
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    PhotoFilmStrip

    PhotoFilmStrip is a free program that can create video from images quickly and easily, including the Ken Burns style zoom-in/zoom-out effect commonly used in documentaries. Other features include the ability to add subtitles, add a...

    Free Windows Linux PortableApps.com

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  • Adobe Premiere Elements icon

    Adobe Premiere Elements

    Incredible movies, effortlessly! Adobe Premiere Elements software delivers powerful, automated movie-editing options; professional-quality effects; quick and easy sharing; and more. And now enjoy a complete solution for videos whether...

    Commercial Mac Windows

  • Ezvid icon

    Ezvid

    Ezvid is a freeware video and slideshow maker for Windows. Ezvid has built-in "one click" screen capture and screen recording functionality. Ezvid can import still images and video, and can upload finished videos to YouTube....

    Freemium Windows

    • Warning The site ezvid.com has a bad reputation on WOT. You can read the comments at https://www.mywot.com/en/scorecard/ezvid.com
    • Bundleware Be careful during the installation: https://alternativeto.net/discussions/applications/11718/be-careful-in-the-installation/
  • 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 & text, apply effects and get a professional-looking home movie in minutes.

    Freemium Mac Windows Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

  • 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 consumer market.

    Commercial Windows iPhone iPad

  • WeVideo icon

    WeVideo

    WeVideo is a cloud-based video editing platform that has features such as simple timeline editing, royalty-free music, 1080p exporting, and direct uploading to networks such as Facebook, YouTube, and more.

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

  • 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 loss, apply stylish video effects and filters, add music, titles, and much more!

    Commercial Mac Windows

  • 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 and DVDs. Edit video or photos quickly and easily using the Movie Wizard, or take full control with...

    Commercial Windows

  • Adobe Premiere Clip icon

    Adobe Premiere Clip

    Premiere Clip is a free video editor that makes it fast and fun to create quality videos that can be easily shared, or opened in Adobe Premiere Pro.

    Free Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

  • 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 Creative Commons footage, enhance your clips with effects, and more.

    Free Web / Cloud

  • Serif MoviePlus icon

    Serif MoviePlus

    MoviePlus is a movie editing software from Serif. Produce professional movies with easy drag-and-drop editing. Features: * Import, export and edit (WMV, AVI & MOV) * Add transitions and effects * Includes pan and...

    Commercial Windows

    • Discontinued Serif will not release another major version of any of our ‘Plus’ range applications. They will however continue to be available for the foreseeable future. https://community.serif.com/forum/other%20products/74586/affinity-is-coming-to-windows
  • MovieMator icon

    MovieMator

    MovieMator is a powerful-yet-free video editing software for Mac. It is the best free alternative to iMovie download for Mac!.

    Free Mac

  • AndroVid icon

    AndroVid

    Trim, split, grab video frames, convert to many audio and video formats, share your videos.

    Freemium Android Android Tablet

  • Videorama icon

    Videorama

    Videorama lets you make amazing movies out of your photos and videos. You will feel like a pro in minutes! Features: A POWERFUL CLIP EDITOR - Combine your photos and videos together. Trim, re-scale, give color backgrounds and...

    Commercial iPhone iPad

  • MAGIX Movie Edit Pro icon

    MAGIX Movie Edit Pro

    Magix Movie Edit Pro is a consumer-based nonlinear video editing program. The most important features: Easy operation: New, clearer interface Faster workflow: Amazing 64-bit performance Precise video editing: On up to 32...

    Commercial Windows Android

  • Magisto icon

    Magisto

    Magisto is an amazing service that takes your unedited video and turns it into a beautifully edited & produced clip perfect for sharing. And it does it all in a click.

    Freemium Web / Cloud Android iPhone

  • VideoShow icon

    VideoShow

    Video editor for mobile, no fee, no time limits, no watermarks! Text, music, filters, emoji... Everything you need to make an awesome video. Key features: - Mix photo and video, simply and beautifully. - Add various item on...

    Free Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

iMovie Comments

The stain of iMovie '08 has been washed away. iMovie '09 is ...

Comment by bioadam
about iMovie Jun 2011

The stain of iMovie '08 has been washed away. iMovie '09 is extremely easy to use and performs well. The built in transitions are outstanding and publishing takes only a few clicks.

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