Top 10 Best Free Video Editing Software for Windows

Wondershare Video Editor is a powerful yet easy-to-use video editing tool for everyone. With it, even the beginning users can edit their video in a few clicks. Now seize the chance here to try out and get free Wondershare Video Editor!

Video editing has become more and more popular due to the popularity of camcorders and convenience of online video sharing. To save money, you can use some video editing tools which are free of charge to edit videos. But it may be difficult to find such good program for Windows since nowadays there are too many free video editing programs available on the market. What’s the best choice among them? Let's have a look at the top 10 best free video editing software for Windows below:

1. Windows Movie Maker

Windows Movie Maker is a free video editing tool for Windows and users can make home movies by simple drag-and-drop. It contains features such as video effects, video transitions, adding titles/credits, audio track, timeline narration, and Auto Movie. What's more, new effects and transitions can be added and existing ones can be modified using XML code.

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2. VirtualDub

VirtualDub is a powerful free video editing software for Windows with many amazing features, such as compression, video splitting, and the addition of audio tracks. As a free movie editing software, it has batch-processing capabilities for dealing with large numbers of files and can be extended with third-party video filters.

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3. Wax

Wax is a high performance and flexible video editing program which is good for both home users and professionals. It can be used as a stand-alone application, or as a plug-in to other video editors.

However, its video editing functions are quite limited. If you want more advanced video editing features like Mosaic, Jump Cut, Flashhold, or need more transitional effects, picture-in-picture, titles, sound effects, you can turn to Wondershare Video Editor software, which make your video go to the next level.

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4. Avidemux

Avidemux is a free video editor designed for simple cutting, filtering and encoding tasks. It supports various file types, including AVI, DVD compatible MPEG files, MP4 and ASF, using a variety of codecs.

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5. FFMpeg

FFmpeg is a paid video editing tool for Windows, but a collection of free software that can record, convert and stream digital audio and video, including libavcodec (a leading audio/video codec library), and libavformat (a leading audio/video container mux and demux library).

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6. Blender

Blender is the free open source 3D content creation which supports all major operating systems under the GNU General Public License. Blender has many advanced features, such as modifier-based modeling tools, powerful character animation tools, a node-based material, etc. and is one of the best video editors for both Windows and Mac.

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7. ZS4 Video Editor

ZS4 Video Editor is another great free video editing and compositing software that provides media experts with a facility to combine photos, videos and audio files into one or more output files.

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8. Cinefx Jahshaka

Jahshaka is the first OpenSource Realtime Editing and Effects System in the world. With the power of OpenGL and OpenML, it gives users exceptional levels of performance. It currently supports Linux, OS X, Irix and Windows and is considered one of the best free video editor for Windows.

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9. Lightworks

Lightworks is a great free video editor featured with many video effects. It can edit up to 256 video, audio, and still image clips. But the user interface is very technical so many people find it hard to use.

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10. Movica

Movica uses some fine programs to edit your movies and receives good reputation. The keyboard shortcuts make video editing easier than ever. It's one of the best free video editor for Windows and fully supports WMV, FLV and MPG files.

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Recommended: Wondershare Video Editor 

Want a easy-to-use and feature rich editing tool for Windows XP/Vista/7/8? You'd better to get a commercial video editing application. Wondershare Video Editor is such a great video editor for Windows that helps you to edit all regular video formats to share with the worldwide.

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can u tel me how 2 get video editor off d video everytime i save it it comes up on wondershare
i av wondershare video editor an am having a problem which is when am finish making the video,video editor is coming on the scream.....
Thanks for your interest in our software. You should purchase the Video Editor to get the licensed email and registration code.
how can i get licensed emai
You can import the video file to Wondershare Video Editor and then click "Export" > "YouTube" to upload it.
how do i upload to youtube its an unknown file
As for the case, actually, after you load the video to the program, it will be compressed to a lower resolution as 512*288 to set the preview window, therefore, the text size will be smaller if you select a higher resolution as the output. And I'm sorry that this can't be fixed at the current version. But we are keeping on making great efforts to enhance our program's quality and continue to release new versions to advance our program's performance.
Best free video editor be: Open Shot Video Editor. Wondershare Video Editor be good but have one problem. It not scaling to proper size text added to video track. On preview video added text is big but on output mp4 (FullHD) it be small...
I got windows movie maker, but it wont let me add a video!!!!!!
Kerry P
I haven't posted before even though I come here for a refresher on using my wondershare video editing software. I didn't see this post before and now I have I just wanted to say I think it is great and really informative.
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