Basic Video Editing Software

Basic video editing software applications are a fantastic entry-point into the world of video production.

These applications tend to be free to download or are sold at a reasonable price. They lack many features found in advanced video editing software applications, but this ensures a user-friendly video editing experience.

This page details some of the best basic video editing applications on the market.

Adobe Premiere Elements

Adobe Premiere Elements

Adobe's user-friendly Premiere Elements has many automated options to help improve the look of your video. It retails at only $99.99 for Windows and Mac.

It can be used to create video collages and edit your videos using cuts, trims, effects and more.

iMovie

iMovie

iMovie is one of the popular video editors amongst Mac users. It offers many themes, effects and editing options.

The software used to cost $14.99 on Mac and $4.99 on iOS, but it is now free to download.

It's a fantastic introduction to video editing as it has such a simple interface.