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Final Cut Pro X Alternatives

Final Cut Pro X is described as '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' and is a very popular Video Editor in the video & movies category. There are more than 100 alternatives to Final Cut Pro X for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, iPhone and iPad. The best alternative is Kdenlive, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Final Cut Pro X are OpenShot, DaVinci Resolve, Shotcut and Avidemux.

Final Cut Pro X alternatives are mainly Video Editors but may also be VFX Software or Motion Graphics Software. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Final Cut Pro X.
This page was last updated Feb 2, 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.

    Kdenlive vs Final Cut Pro X opinions
    Most users think Kdenlive is a great alternative to Final Cut Pro X.

    It works pretty much like Adobe Premiere with just an ample amount of practice and workaround.

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  2. 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.

    OpenShot vs Final Cut Pro X opinions
    Most users think OpenShot is a great alternative to Final Cut Pro X.
    danieleleoni

    Good and free program but too basic

    Negative comment about 4 years ago
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  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!.

    DaVinci Resolve vs Final Cut Pro X opinions
    Almost everyone thinks DaVinci Resolve is a great alternative to Final Cut Pro X.
    designwithsam

    great software at reasonable prices.

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    In the view of interface and editing operation, DaVinci Resolve just look like Final Cut Pro X.

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

    Almost everyone thinks Shotcut is a great alternative to Final Cut Pro X.
  5. 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.

    Avidemux vs Final Cut Pro X opinions
    Some users think Avidemux is a great alternative to Final Cut Pro X, some don't.

    It is too basic, and it is not a NLE but an LE

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  6. 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.

    Adobe Premiere Pro vs Final Cut Pro X opinions
    Most users think Adobe Premiere Pro is a great alternative to Final Cut Pro X.
    chipthrasher

    It is the most similar, also works on Mac, and is the same price range as FCPX.

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

  8. 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.

    Wondershare Filmora vs Final Cut Pro X opinions
    Most users think Wondershare Filmora is a great alternative to Final Cut Pro X.

    Filmora is the company that created Final Cut Pro X

    Positive comment about 4 years ago
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  9. Produce videos for the web using the industry-leading H.264 format. No tweaks or technospeak, just sparkling HD-quality video with compact file sizes...every single time. Two existing production presets (blog and web) and three new presets (YouTube, HD display, and Screencast.

  10. VideoPad is video editing & movie making software that lets you edit video & movies. VideoPad is a fully featured video editor for creating professional quality videos in minutes on PC/Mac. Over 50+ Visual Effects, transitions, audio library & more.

    Almost everyone thinks VideoPad is a great alternative to Final Cut Pro X.
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