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Best Video Editing Software For Beginners

Don’t know how to edit videos, have a video studio, or have a bona fide video specialist to shoot and cut your features?

That’s alright! The goal of today’s blog is to show you that with the right video editing software, you too can churn out sleek, professional video content regardless of experience and keep your content strategy ahead of the curve.

Let’s dive in!

For the top best pieces of video editing software or video editing apps for beginners from Free to most expensive.

List of Top 11 Best Video Editing Software For Beginners

  1. Flexclip
  2. Apple iMovie
  3. Lumen5
  4. Nero Video
  5. Corel Video Studio
  6. Filmora (Wondershare)
  7. CyberLink Power Director
  8. InVideo
  9. Pinnacle Studio
  10. Adobe Premiere Pro
  11. Apple Final Cut Pro X

1. Flexclip

FlexClip is a free online video editor and video maker that you can use to create videos with text, music, animations, and more effects.

Its user-friendly and straightforward tools make professional video production capability accessible to everyone. Now, it is used and loved by millions of people around the globe to create videos for business and life with ease.


Key features:

  • 2,000+ Exquisitely Designed Templates In Diverse Categories.
  • Cloud-Stored Function For Trans-Devices Editing, Anywhere And Anytime.
  • Storyboard And Timeline Mode For Both Beginners And Professionals.
  • GIF Maker, Image Background Remover, Screen Recorder, And Video Converter Supported.


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2. Apple iMovie

So to those of you working with PCs, this one won’t really apply; but we’d be remiss to leave it off the list. If you’re looking for simplicity and elegance, it doesn’t get much better than Apple iMovie.

iMovie’s ten high-fidelity filters are some of the classiest in the video editing game; and if you’re shooting on your iPhone, or have been editing a project on your iPad, you can use Airdrop to wirelessly and seamlessly transfer your project over to your Mac.

Apple iMovie
Best Video Editing Software For Beginners

One of iMovie’s most coveted features is its green-screen, or “chroma-key” tool, which allows you to place your characters in exotic locations—Hawaii, say—at a moment’s notice.

Want to overlay the scene with “Somewhere Over the Rainbow”? iMovie ties directly in with iTunes and GarageBand, so you can easily implement custom tracks and sounds. When your movie’s finally ready to ship, release it into the wild using iMessage, Facebook, YouTube, or any other of iMovie’s succinctly connected platforms.

Standout Features: Seamless Apple product integration; green-screen; audio and social platform integration

Pricing: Free with the purchase of a Mac

3. Lumen5: Edit Videos Without Much Technical Ability

We’ll put this more in the category of a video editing “tool” than video editing software, but for social media marketers who want to create fun, flashy social promos in the blink of an eye, Lumen5 is a no-brainer. 

Lumen5 Edit Videos Without Much Technical Ability » Broadway Originals

Lumen5 markets itself as a tool that turns blog posts into social promos. While the process isn’t perfect, and you’ll likely have to do some tinkering to get your blog content looking just the way you want it, the rest of the video creation process is a cinch.

Merely refine some copy that teases your blog post; drag and drop some gifs, screengrabs, or video clips; add some music, and your engaging social video will be ripe for Facebook and Twitter.

Standout Features: Blog-to-social-promo creation; drag-and-drop interface

Pricing: Create as many 480p videos as you want with the free version; or, for $50 per month, upgrade to 1080p HD.

4. Nero Video

One of the cheaper options around ($49.99), Nero Video holds its own on this list it comes well-stocked with a lot of the tricks and effects you’ll find among other products for video editing supremacy, and as far as software for beginners, you can certainly do worse.

Nero Video » Broadway Originals

If you’re going to spend money learning how to edit videos, however, you might want to steer clear. Nero just doesn’t have the speed and functionality of some of the other products listed here, and if its value proposition is its price, $50 is still not all that cheap.

Standout Features: Low pricing

Pricing: One-time payment of $49.99


5. Corel Video Studio

Corel VideoStudio has all the characteristics of the other top-of-the-line products on this list, including 360-degree VR and 4k support, but it also has the distinction of being the first piece of consumer video editing software to offer motion tracking.

if you’re not already familiar, is a feature that allows you to track specific objects throughout your cut (if you wanted, say, to point an arrow at one of your characters, blur out his face, or bestow him with a funny hat).

Corel Video Studio » Broadway Originals

Most of the products on this list come equipped with motion tracking, but VideoStudio still boasts one of the best motion tracking systems around.

One of the knocks on VideoStudio is its speed, which lags notably behind some of the faster systems on this list, like CyberLink Power Director and Pinnacle Studio. Still: for a one-time payment of $51.99? You can do much worse.

Standout Features: Motion tracking

Pricing: One-time payment of $51.99

6. Filmora (Wondershare)

When it comes to video editing software, Filmora is about as multi-faceted as they come. Filmora is Wondershare’s standard, simple, high-quality video editing offering; but Wondershare also offers FilmoraGo (for mobile editing) and Filmora Scrn (for screen recording and editing).

Filmora Wondershare » Broadway Originals

The design is intuitive and easy to use and comes replete with filters, overlays, motion elements, transitions, and a small selection of royalty-free music. Here are a few more of the “basics” Filmora offers:

4k and gif support are boilerplate features for most video editing products today, but one thing Filmora does particularly well is titles.

Another Filmora feature beginners to video editing will find attractive is “Easy Mode,” which allows you to create fun, polished edits by merely dragging and dropping clips, choosing a theme, and selecting music.

Standout features: Title tool; mobile and screen editing; “Easy Mode”

Pricing: Starts at $59.99 for a lifetime license; or, $39.99 for a year.

7. CyberLink Power Director

We stretched the meaning of “software” a bit earlier; now, we’re going to stretch the meaning of “beginner.” We included CyberLink Power Director on this list because its interface is, at the end of the day, pretty straightforward.

Head to the product page, run through the tutorials, and you’ll be alright. There is within the interface, however, an embarrassment of options and effects. If you’re not willing to invest the time in learning all of them, it can get a bit overwhelming.

CyberLink Power Director features » Broadway Originals

Don’t be scared of CyberLink’s extra features; just be wary of your commitment level!

In terms of rendering, PowerDirector is regarded as one of the fastest video editing systems around. It also operates consistently in the sphere of innovation and cutting edge.

PowerDirector led the charge in the switch to 4k, and today, it’s one of the first systems to support 360-degree virtual reality footage.

Price: you get what you pay for! $79.99 gets you unlimited access to one of the most capable pieces of video editing software around.

Standout Features: Lightning-fast rendering; a comprehensive suite of effects

Pricing: One-time payment of $79.99

8. InVideo

What sets InVideo apart is that it’s completely hosted on the cloud. You never have to download software or worry about losing your progress. It’s completely browser-based and the editor holds up well even after being stocked with transitions, stickers, frames, and other tricks and features.

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The editor is equally suited to both beginners and advanced users, as beginners can get a headstart by using any of the 4000+ templates on the platform, and advanced users can start from scratch. The 8Mn+ iStock catalog also helps to spice up your creations.

Uniquely, InVideo has no watermark on its videos, even if you’re on the Free plan. If you’re starting out and not looking to spend a ton of money on software, InVideo is a great bet!

  • Standout Features: No Watermark, 4000+ templates, and 8Mn+ iStock Images & Videos
  • Pricing: $15/Month for the Business plan, and $30/Month for the Unlimited Plan.

9. Pinnacle Studio

Pinnacle Studio, at $129.95 (the amount you’ll need to pay to edit 360-degree and 4k content with the “Ultimate” version), costs more than twice as much as VideoStudio. What do you get for the extra money?

Well, not only does Pinnacle come readily equipped with all the features you’d expect from an upper-echelon product—motion tracking, 360-degree VR support, 4k support, multi-cam, etc.—but you’d be hard-pressed to find a faster product on the market in terms of rendering.

Pinnacle Studio » Broadway Originals

For all of its features, Pinnacle’s interface is still as user-friendly and intuitive as anything on this list. Thus, if you have the need for speed, and you don’t mind shelling out a few extra bucks for it, Pinnacle might be the product for you.

Standout Features: Top-of-the-line rendering speeds; a full range of features and support

Pricing: One-time payment of $129.95

10. Adobe Premiere Pro

A virtually unmatched suite of features, 360 VR and 4k support, and a newly implemented ability to store, organize, and share assets online with a team, Adobe Premiere Pro is perhaps the most complete piece of video editing software around.

Adobe Premiere Pro

Throw in a wealth of titling options, readily connected ancillary apps (like Photoshop and After Effects), and a flexible, easy-to-use interface, and Premiere Pro is a no-brainer.

Standout Features: Multi-cam and coloring options; title tool; easy integration with Adobe Products; straightforward interface

Pricing: $19.99/month

11. Apple Final Cut Pro X

For the most advanced, least fiscally prudent of beginners, there’s Apple Final Cut Pro X. $299.99 might be a little steep for a product you may well have a difficult time understanding; but for those among you who enjoy a challenge, and who aspire to some level of professionalism in video editing, why not go for it?

Apple Final Cut Pro X min » Broadway Originals

Apple has made the transition from iMovie to Final Cut Pro more painless than ever—so if you’re the kind of guy or gal who enjoys him/herself an Apple product, and has worked with iMovie to the point of mastery, it might be time to splurge on Final Cut Pro.

The power is still daunting; the interface, is significantly less so.

Standout Features: Magnetic Timeline; Touch Bar support

Pricing: One-time payment of $299.99

Final Thoughts:

Are you content or social media marketer looking to get in the video editing game for the sake of keeping up with the growing video trend? Don’t stress!  Any of the above software apps would make a fine choice for a beginner.

Whether you’re looking for the Best Video Editing Software For Beginners or the responsibility has simply fallen on you to get your team’s video marketing strategy up to snuff—don’t wait around deliberating!

Get invested in one of these video editing products, and make it yours

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Raj Shekar

“I would travel down to hell and wrestle a film away from the devil if it was necessary.” “when people ask me if I went to film school I tell them, ‘no, I went to films’.”