Windows Movie Maker

Windows Movie Maker makes home movies amazingly fun. With Movie Maker, you can create, edit, and share your home movies right on your computer. Build your movie with a few simple drag-and-drops.

Best Windows Movie Maker Alternatives

Popular open source Alternatives to Windows Movie Maker for Linux, Windows, Mac, BSD, PortableApps.com and more. Explore 15 apps like Windows Movie Maker, all suggested and ranked by the AlternativeTo user community.
List updated: 7/24/2017 7:17:00 AM

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  • Avidemux icon

    Avidemux

    Avidemux is a free video editor designed for simple cutting, filtering and encoding tasks. It supports many file types, including AVI, DVD compatible MPEG files, MP4 and ASF, using a variety of codecs. Tasks can be automated using projects, job queue and powerful scripting.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD PortableApps.com

    • Avidemux is great for cutting or joining videos, but it not a full editor fulviocornoMar 2017 • 6 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Can't stitch together multiple videos in Avidemux Guest • Jul 2015 • 7 agrees and 7 disagrees Disagree   Agree
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    Kdenlive

    Kdenlive is an intuitive and powerful multi-track video editor compatible most recent video technologies. It is completely free, and open-source as defined by the GNU foundation.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD KDE

    • Its every YT MSpaint/PdN-ers dream, 0$ charge WMM with even more features and more notably. Composites and layers. For other people its still pretty good. Guest • Apr 2017 • 0 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Really simple, with a very similar layout to Windows Movie Maker! Guest • Apr 2017 • 0 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • Shotcut icon

    Shotcut

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

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

    • It's free and more complete than movie maker RadzelMar 2017 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Movie maker is a much more simplified product and allows easy recording of narration and much easier timeline editing. While this would work for some scenarios it cannot be used to the same extent as Windows Movie Maker. Guest • Aug 2015 • 2 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
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    VirtualDub

    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 linear operations over video. It has batch-processing capabilities for processing large numbers of files and can be extended with third-party video filters.

    Free Open Source Windows PortableApps.com

    • 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
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    PiTiVi

    PiTiVi is an open source non-linear video editor, written in Python and based on GStreamer and GTK+. Taking into account the fact that not everybody has the same knowledge of video editing, nor the same needs, PiTIVi provides several ways of creating and modifying a timeline. Ranging from a simple synopsis view (a-la iMovie) to the full-blown editing view (aka Complex View) which puts you in complete control of your editing.

    Free Open Source Linux BSD

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    Cinelerra

    Cinelerra is a highly advanced and professional non-linear video editing software, but still remains open source. Cinelerra solves three main tasks: capturing, editing and compositing. There is virtually no limit to the video resolution so whether its standard or High Definition (HD) doesn't really matter in Cinelerra.

    Free Open Source Linux

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    Flowblade

    Flowblade is a multitrack non-linear video editor for Linux released under GPL 3 license. Flowblade is designed to provide a fast, precise and robust editing experience. Flowblade employs a film-style insert editing model as workflow. In insert editing clips are generally placed tightly after other clips when they are inserted on the timeline. Edits are fine tuned by trimming in and out points of clips or by cutting and deleting parts of clips.

    Free Open Source Linux

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    ffDiaporama

    ffDiaporama is an application of creation of videos sequences established by - titles, fixed or livened up. - images or by photos, fixed or livened up. - movie clip - music These sequences are assembled in slide show by means of transitions of sequence to produce complete videos

    Free Open Source Windows Linux

    • This program makes it very difficult to edit frames and delete them. You would have to be a professional to understand how the program works inside and out. Guest • Sep 2016 Disagree   Agree
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    Vidiot

    Vidiot is a video editor targeted for plain home video editing. A user-friendly video editor that can be handled by any type of user, enabling them to easily and quickly create movie sequences and home videos Vidiot is an intuitive video editing application especially designed for the home user, enabling you to easily create video timelines.

    Free Open Source Windows Linux

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    LiVES

    LiVES is a Video Editing System. It is designed to be simple to use, yet powerful. It is small in size, yet it has many advanced features. LiVES mixes realtime video performance and non-linear editing in one application. It will let you start editing and making video right away, without having to worry about formats, frame sizes, or framerates.

    Free Open Source Linux

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    Lumiera

    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.

    Free Open Source Linux

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    Auteur

    The Auteur Non-Linear Editor is a professional-grade but user-friendly video editor for Gnu, Linux, BSD, and other Unix and Unix-like systems. Curently it is still in alpha release, but a few of its features are: Codec Agnosticism. Built upon the famous MPlayer and Mencoder programs, Auteur doesn't care what kind of media you or your clients bring to the cutting room. Mpeg4, Windows Media, h.264, Theora, Webm, 3gp -- with Auteur, you can edit it no matter what. Speed.

    Free Open Source Linux

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    Cuttermaran

    Cuttermaran is a program designed to cut MPEG1 or MPEG2 video streams. The streams can be cut without re-encoding. The desynchronization between audio and video is minimized.

    Free Open Source Windows

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    Vivia

    Vivia is a video editing program for Linux and Windows that offers very user-friendly editing of DV video material. Vivia is Free Software with a GPL license.

    Free Open Source Windows Linux

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    • Discontinued Project is labeled "inactive" on Sourceforge.

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