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Top 5 Best Video Editing Software for Beginners

Top 5 Best Video Editing Software for Beginners

Video editing job becomes popular these days and why not, the multimedia sector growing at 30% per year. If you are interested in video editing then you want to know which software is the best for you. I personally belong to this multimedia animator industry and I tested all the software. Now here is the list of Top 5 Best Video Editing Software for Beginners.

If you seriously want to be a video editor then I should tell you this all software are pretty powerful you will need a high-end pc. Minimum system requirement should be Intel i5 processor 8GB RAM 2GB graphics and 1TB HDD. Here is a Top 5 Best Audio Editing Software for audio editing. Now have look at the Top 5 Best Video Editing Software for Beginners list.

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1. Adobe Premiere Pro

When it comes to multimedia field Adobe is well-known brand and Adobe Premiere Pro is one of the finest video editors in the market. But I want to tell you about Adobe eco-system you can use Premiere Pro with Adobe Audition and Adobe After Effect at the same time. Not only this three software you can use other Adobe software together at the same time which helps in the production workflow. This is the main reason why this software is the undisputed leader in video editing. You can edit video in Premiere Pro for audio use Audition and motion graphics and composition use after effect on the same project same time.

Platforms – Windows and Mac

Input Formats – MTS (avchd), MOV, FLV, AVI, MP4, MPEG, MPE

Output Formats – MP4, H.264, AAC, 3GP, M4V, HEVC (H.265), MPEG-2 and MPEG-4

Price – 19.99(USD)/monthly

2. Final Cut Pro X

The Final Cut Pro X is the best alternative of premiere pro and if you are a cam user you definitely hear about this software. Final Cut Pro X is very powerful and comes with pretty awesome features. However, it’s not easy to learn but if you want a great video editing software then you should invest your time into this software. It works flawlessly with any mac product from MacBook Air to Mac Pro. The main feature is it takes less time when comes to render the video.

Platforms – Mac

Input Formats – Apple Animation codec, Apple ProRes (all versions), H.264, AVHCD, DVCAM, DVCPRO

Output Formats – Apple Pro-res, H.264, MPEG, HDV

Price – 299.99(USD)

3. Avid Media Composer

Very fewer people know about this software because this is a production level software use by only professionals. Some of the famous movie like Mission: Impossible – Fallout, Guardian of Galaxy 2, Baby Driver and The Martin edited on Avid Media Composer. If you seriously want to start your career as a video editor then you should learn this software. Avid also introduce a free version of Avid Media Composer for learning purpose.

Platforms – Windows and Mac

Input Formats – AVCHD, H.264, MPEG, DV, DVPRO, XDCAM, MPEG-4

Output Formats – MP4, H.264, AVC, AVC-Intra, MPEG, DV, DVPRO

Price – Free and 49.99(USD)/monthly

4. Sony Vegas Pro 15

The Sony Vegas Pro 15 is the easiest software among all in the list. The main feature of Sony Vegas Pro 15 is that it has a built-in powerful audio editor. That means you can edit your video and audio at the same time in this software. The Sony Vegas Pro 15 workflow is very clean and flexible which is a great feature. If you are looking for an easy editing software but don’t want to compromise with feature then this is a right choice for you.

Platforms – Windows and Mac

Input Formats – MP4, WMV, MPEG-1/2/4, H.264/AVC, DV, HDV, AVCHD, NXCAM, MOV

Output Formats – H.264, DVD, Blu-ray, AVCHD, (DV-)AVI, MOV, WMV, XAVC, MJPEG, MXF, XAVC S, MPEG-1/2/4

Price – 399-799(USD)

5. Hit Film Express

If you are looking for a professional video editing software which is also free then this is the right choice for you. The one and only drawback of this software are that its little bit difficult to learn. But if you invest some time learning this software then you will love this software because it has some powerful feature at the same time its free of cost. I only consider this software for those who don’t have money to invest in software.

Platforms – Windows and Mac

Input Formats – MP4, H.264, AVCHD, AVI, M2T, M2TS, QuickTime Import, MTS, MXF, DV, HDV, and WMV

Output Formats – MP4, H.264, AVI

Price – Free

Top 5 Best Video Editing Software for Beginners Conclusion:

At the end of Top 5 Best Video Editing Software for Beginners, all of this software is best among others editor but it depends on you and your budget. But I want to tell you one truth is that software comes to secondary the first thing is the user. If you think you are using the best software and your editing will be the best then you might be wrong because if you have a good skill then without best software your editing will be best.

As I mentioned earlier all these software are heavy power consuming so you will need a good computer to run this editing software. You can check my YouTube channel for video editing software tutorial.

Finally, I highly recommended the Adobe Premiere Pro because its come with adobe eco-system support and it’s really helpful on production level workflow. If you don’t have any money to invest in software then use the Hit Film Express its free and feature pack. Top 5 Best Video Editing Software for Beginners.

This is Shibu Saha a professional Blogger, Youtuber, 3d Animator. I love doing work which makes me happy, that’s why i love Blogging, Youtubing and Animation. You will love exploring technology stuff on this blog.