Alternatives to Lightworks for all platforms with Free or Open Source 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

    • Avidemux is linear video editing software and allows only to add some effects on video. Lightworks is a non-linear editor.
      Guest 6/7/2015
  • 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

  • Kdenlive icon


    Kdenlive is a free and open-source video editor for GNU/Linux, FreeBSD and macOS . Kdenlive is...

    Open Source Mac Linux BSD

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 Windows

  • Cinelerra icon


    Cinelerra is a highly advanced and professional non-linear video editing software, but still remains open source. Cinelerra solves...

    Open Source Linux

  • 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

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  • PhotoFilmStrip icon


    PhotoFilmStrip is a free program that can create video from images quickly and easily, including the Ken Burns style zoom-in/zoom-out...

    Free Windows Linux

  • 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

  • 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

  • ButtleOFX

    ButtleOFX is a simple, user-friendly and open source compositing software. It is based on TuttleOFX, an open source, modular and...

    Open Source Linux

  • ffDiaporama icon


    ffDiaporama is an application of creation of videos sequences established by - titles, fixed or livened up. - images or by photos...

    Open Source Windows Linux

  • 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

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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

  • LiVES icon


    LiVES is a Video Editing System. It is designed to be simple to use, yet powerful. It is small in size, yet it has many advanced...

    Open Source Linux

  • Lumiera icon


    Lumiera is NonLinear Video Editing (NLE) for GNU/Linux developed by the CinelerraCV community. It was born as a rewrite of the...

    Open Source Linux

  • Gilisoft Video Editor icon

    Gilisoft Video Editor

    Gilisoft Video Editor – All-in-one video editing software that you need. Edit video in several clicks, make movies, apply effects, add...

    Freemium 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

  • 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

  • Flowblade icon


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

    Open Source Linux

  • Pinnacle VideoSpin icon

    Pinnacle VideoSpin Discontinued

    VideoSpin allows you to create and edit videos and output them to a variety of formats.

    Free Personal Windows

  • Wondershare Fantashow icon

    Wondershare Fantashow

    Wondershare Fantashow lets you easily meld photos, videos, music, and effects into a movie metamorphosis, providing tons of fantastic...

    Freemium Mac Windows

  • YouTube Capture icon

    YouTube Capture

    Film and share videos with YouTube Capture: - Easy, fast recording - Touch up videos with color correction, stabilization...

    Free iPhone iPad