Free iMovie Alternatives

    The best free alternative to iMovie is OpenShot, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to iMovie and loads of them is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to iMovie are Kdenlive (Free, Open Source), Avidemux (Free, Open Source), Shotcut (Free, Open Source) and DaVinci Resolve (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Jun 18, 2021

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    1. 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.


    2. MovieMator Free Video Editor (http://www.macvideostudio.com/download/MovieMator-Free-Video-Editor.exe) is a totally free but very professional video editing software for Mac and Windows PC which is carried with lots of unique visual effects and transitions.
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      • Windows
      • Sony Vegas Pro
      • Adobe Premiere Pro
      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 with ease every time.

      Discontinued

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

    3. MiniTool MovieMaker, a free and simple video editing software, helps you easily create cool movies. Top Features - Simple Timelines Turn your videos into movie magic. - Stunning Transition


    4. Type Studio is a new and easy way to edit your video by just editing text. You can edit a video without having any video editing skills. The only thing you have to do is edit the transcribed text document and we do all the heavy lifting for you.
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    5. Rocketium is an online app that helps you create beautiful videos in minutes with text, images, voiceovers and footages. Just upload your graphics, type text, choose a theme and away you go.
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    6. 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.

      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: Forum

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    7. Lumiera is NonLinear Video Editing (NLE) for GNU/Linux developed by the CinelerraCV community. It was born as a rewrite of the Cinelerra codebase called Cinelerra3 but it is now an independent project with its own name.
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    8. VideoSpin allows you to create and edit videos and output them to a variety of formats.

      Discontinued

      The app is no longer available on the Pinnacle official website. Last version, 1.2, was released on October 2012. It can be still downloaded from Download.com

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