3 BEST FREE Video Editors for PC


Learn about the best free video editing software available on both PC, Mac, and Linux. We start with Clipchamp, which is made by Microsoft and is perfect for beginner to intermediate users. Then we look at the Capcut video editor, which is made by ByteDance, the maker of TikTok. CapCut is perfect for beginners to professional users. Lastly, we look at the most powerful free video editor, DaVinci Resolve, which is perfect for intermediate to advanced users.



ClipChamp is Microsoft’s free video editor. It has a Web version as well as an application. You can make amazing videos with ClipChamp’s simple and intuitive to use drag-and-drop editor. It allows you to easily drag and drop existing media into the editor, trim or crop the video, add stock video, text and images to the video, record your screen and audio to make videos, edit your video with green screen and templates and update the dimensions for the video file so it works with Instagram, TikTok, YouTube or other platforms and so much more!

Installation is easy and can be done with the following steps:

  1. There are multiple methods to install Clipchamp including:
    • Install from clipchamp.com website:
      • Visit clipchamp.com and select the “Try for Free” button.
      • Select your authentication model (Microsoft account, email or Google account)
      • Run through the prompts and you will be able to use the video editor.
    • Install from the Windows Store:
      • Open the Windows Store.
      • Search for “Clipchamp”.
      • Select “Clipchamp VideoEditor” and select Open to use the application.
    • Install from Windows search bar
      • Open the Windows search bar.
      • Type in “Clipchamp”
      • Select “Clipchamp – Video Editor” and Open the App.


CapCut is one of the most popular mobile video editing apps and has recently released a PC application. It is made by the company ByteDance, which also created TikTok so they know a thing or two about making successull videos 🙂

CapCut enables you to quickly create videos with flexible editing, AI tools, video effcts and stock assets. It can also produce videos optimized for Instagram, YouTube or TikTok.

To install CapCut, follow the steps below:

  1. Navigate to the website: CapCut.
  2. You can either “Edit online” to use the Web application or “Download for Windows’ to use the PC app. Our recommendation is to use the PC application as it is currently more feature rich.
  3. Click “Download for Windows”
  4. Go through the installation to launch the app
  5. Open the application.
  6. Sign in. Signing in in recommended so you won’t have the watermark on the final produced video.


DaVinci Resolve is the software we use for all our video production. It is produced by Black Magic Design. It is also used by many Hollywood production studios for TV and movie productions, which is a testament to how good the software is. DaVinci Resolve provides a Free version as well as a Studio version. The Free version is very comprehensive and provides a great interface for editing, color correction, visual effects and production.

To install DaVinci Resolve, follow the steps below.

  1. Navigate to the DaVinci Resolve website.
  2. Click the “DaVinci Resolve Free Download Now” button and go through the installation wizard.


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