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 iMovie opinions
OpenShot is a free and open-source video editor for Windows, macOS, Linux, and Chrome OS, designed to be easy to use and quick to learn.
OpenShot vs iMovie opinions
Familiar interface and full-featured app that can replace imovie for users that don't have access on non-mac platforms
Great alternative with one key distinction: that the Windows version is NOT in any way comparable to the Linux version! You'll need to find another alternative for Windows.
Shotcut is a free, open source, cross-platform, non-linear video editor.
Shotcut vs iMovie opinions
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 iMovie opinions
Simple for cutting existing movies. Save/export is extremely fast.
Avidemux is superb as a quick cut and convert-tool, but it is not a full fledged video-editor
Lacks the ability to easily select part of a source video.
Avidemux is not simple to use
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 iMovie opinions
Intuitive..has slightly better offerings for transitions etc.
Olive is a free non-linear video editor aiming to provide a fully-featured alternative to high-end professional video editing software.
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 iMovie opinions
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.
VEGAS Pro leverages the power of Artificial Intelligence to bring your video production two steps ahead. It offers an extremely flexible user interface, comprehensive media management, advanced audio editing and mastering with the included SOUND FORGE Pro, plus industry-leading...
MAGIX Vegas Pro vs iMovie opinions
iMovie is an all-time free video editing program, but even though Sony Vegas Pro (and all versions of it) have a free trial, you have to buy it in the end and it's really expensive.
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). It lacks the editing power of a general-purpose editor such as Adobe Premiere, but is streamlined for fast...Discontinued
The project seems to be no longer developed. Last version, 184.108.40.206491, released on October 27, 2013, can be still downloaded from SourceForge
VirtualDub vs iMovie opinions