Windows Movie Maker Alternatives for Windows

    There are many alternatives to Windows Movie Maker for Windows and since it's discontinued a lot of people are looking for a replacement. The best Windows alternative is OpenShot, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Windows Movie Maker and loads of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to Windows Movie Maker are Kdenlive (Free, Open Source), Animation Desk (Freemium), Avidemux (Free, Open Source) and Shotcut (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Aug 21, 2021

    1. VSDC Free Video Editor allows you to add quick changes to a video file as well as create a more complex project involving advanced post-production techniques.
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      This alternative is disputed. VSDC Free Video Editor is still a legitimate alternative to Windows Movie Maker, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      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.
      Negative comment almost 5 years ago

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    2. Corel VideoStudio Pro is an all-in-one video-editing software for creating high-quality HD and standard-definition movies, slide shows and DVDs. Edit video or photos quickly and easily using the Movie Wizard, or take full control with hands-on creative tools.
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      Some users think Corel VideoStudio is a great alternative to Windows Movie Maker, some don't.


    3. Magix Video Pro is a specialist video editing program for DV, HDV, and AVCHD recordings, it offers professional special effects and audio dubbing. It has a flexible user interface for a customized workflow and is optimized to produce video, image and audio at studio quality.
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    4. non-linear video editor targeted for home video editing.
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    5. PowerDirector is an video authoring and editing applications for the home/casual user. It has a robust feature set including timeline, many transistion/text effects, PiP, and much more.

      Bundleware

      Be careful during the installation: Forum

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      This alternative is disputed. Cyberlink PowerDirector is still a legitimate alternative to Windows Movie Maker, but it might have issues that some users think are important.


    6. Powerful and easy video editor to manage video, images, audio files in one place. Trim, flip and rotate, add transitions and effects, add text and much more.
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    7. Movavi Video Suite is an all-in-one solution for managing your files the way you want: edit videos, convert multimedia, record screen, rip and burn discs, and so much more.
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    8. Entry level video editing software with focus on speed of production and resource-light rendering.
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    9. Ashampoo Movie Studio is the ideal multi-purpose application for video creation and editing. Cut, convert or share your movies and merge photos and videos with elegant transitions.
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    10. Piranha 8 is a high performance end to end editing and finishing solution for film and video professionals. Edit, composite, retouch, color grade and output using Piranha's lightning fast GPU architecture.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 8.0.0-r3.3.21, released in 2013, can be still downloaded from the official website at http://ifxsoftware.com/downloads/piranha/index.php

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