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Free Adobe Premiere Elements Alternatives

The best free alternative to Adobe Premiere Elements is Kdenlive, which is also Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Adobe Premiere Elements and loads of them is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to Adobe Premiere Elements are Shotcut, DaVinci Resolve, Avidemux and OpenShot.

Adobe Premiere Elements alternatives are mainly Video Editors but may also be Animation Makers or Motion Graphics Software. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Adobe Premiere Elements.
This page was last updated May 23, 2022
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  1. Kdenlive is a non linear video editor. It is based on the MLT framework and accepts many audio and video formats, allows you to add effects, transitions and render into the format of your choice.

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    Has all the advanced features of Premiere including transitions, sound edits, and a familiar interface that you can easily teach yourself to navigate.

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    for free, open source, much possibilities

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



  3. 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!.

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    Powerful NLE and color grading software.

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  4. Free and simple video editor that supports a variety of file types and automated tasks. SIMPLE video editor, dedicated for ONE video at a time. NOT for multi video editing/montage.

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    Avidemux is not a non linear video editor. The task you can perform with it are very limited.

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    Avidemux is not a non-linear editor. It has workflow and features more in line with a mastering tool like handbrake.

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  5. We designed OpenShot Video Editor to be an easy to use, quick to learn, and surprisingly powerful video editor. Take a quick look at some of our most popular features and capabilities.

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    It's free, and has many of the elements found in Premiere. OpenShot is more than sufficient for any casual video editing.

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  6. Olive is a free non-linear video editor aiming to provide a fully-featured alternative to high-end professional video editing software.

  7. VirtualDub

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
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    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).

    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

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

  9. PiTiVi

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD

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

  10. 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.

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