Alternatives to Windows Movie Maker for Windows with Free or Open Source 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...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

    • Can't stitch together multiple videos in Avidemux
      Guest • Jul 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...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Lightworks icon

    Lightworks

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

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux

    • It's VERY COMPLICATED, they changed the interface and added a whole lot of jargon. So maybe it's a good program, but someone like me who's made hundreds of Windows Movie Maker videos over the years and wants that same 'look', will not want to use Lightworks, priced or no.
      Guest • Jun 2015 Disagree   Agree
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    Shotcut

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

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

    • Movie maker is a much more simplified product and allows easy recording of narration and much easier timeline editing. While this would work for some scenarios it cannot be used to the same extent as Windows Movie Maker.
      Guest • Aug 2015 Disagree   Agree
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    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

  • 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

  • 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...

    Freemium Windows

    • Everytime you have to push that goddamn button to see your preview. If you want synchronize audio with video, it's pure hell, while this operation is really simple with WMM.
      Guest • Nov 2016 Disagree   Agree
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    Microsoft Expression Encoder Discontinued

    Expression Encoder imports and encodes video files, produces live webcasts, enhances media with watermarks and advertising, and...

    Free Windows

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    ffDiaporama

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

    Open Source Windows Linux

    • This program makes it very difficult to edit frames and delete them. You would have to be a professional to understand how the program works inside and out.
      Guest • Sep 2016 Disagree   Agree
  • 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 Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

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  • FairUse Wizard icon

    FairUse Wizard

    • Easily create movies that will play on your standalone player with the DivX and XviD codecs • Use cutting edge technology with...

    Freemium Windows

  • 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

  • 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

  • Machete Video Editor icon

    Machete Video Editor

    Machete is a convenient utility for playing and editing multimedia files. Currently, Machete can edit video and audio files in AVI...

    Freemium 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

  • 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

    • This program has multiple features that are NOT the same as Windows Movie Maker. On top of that, it is very difficult to use unless if you are a professional.
      Guest • Sep 2016 Disagree   Agree
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  • Vidiot icon

    Vidiot

    Vidiot is a video editor targeted for plain home video editing. A user-friendly video editor that can be handled by any type of...

    Open Source Windows

  • VideoBurst icon

    VideoBurst

    VideoBurst is an online video maker tool to create professional business videos for marketing. All you need is to create an account...

    Free Windows iPhone Android Tablet