Best Video Editing Software for Windows: Late 2017 Review!

Best Video Editing Software for Windows: Late 2017 Review!

Roundup of PC Video Editors in late 2017, and our thoughts on the current BEST Video Editing Software for Windows for every budget! ► FREE GUIDE: The ULTIMATE Video Editing Process:


► FREE: (Best FREE Video Editing Software for Windows)
– VSDC Free:
– DaVinci Resolve:

► Under US$200: (Best Video Editing Software for Windows under $200)
– (FREE) DaVinci Resolve:
– Adobe Premiere Elements:
– WeVideo:
– Cyberlink PowerDirector:

► US$200+: (Best Video Editing Software for Windows over $199)
– Adobe Premiere Pro:
– DaVinci Resolve Studio:

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— Best Video Editing Software for Windows: Late 2017 Review! —

There are a TON of options out there when it comes to Video Editing Software on Windows, and the number continues to grow with some awesome new players entering the market over the past few years.

We did a video covering the overview of the Video Editor landscape on Windows in late 2016, but the market keeps evolving with new updates rolling out across the board – so we thought it was time to update our recommendations for 2017.

For any Windows users deciding which is the best software for them, it can be pretty overwhelming to know where to start, whether you’re currently using the best software, and what the best upgrade options are.

We’ve tested a HEAP of options, from free to pro-level software, and in this video we’ll run through my recommendations for the BEST Video Editor for Windows across every price bracket in late 2017. No matter what your budget; whether you’re just getting started with video and looking for the best free video editing software, are considering an upgrade from your current editing program, or have been editing for years and just want to know if you’re using the best video editor out there for you – this video is for you!

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  1. I have a 2Gb ram, windows 7 (64bit) and 2Gb video and use hitfilm express and it works great on a low end PC. Best feature I like is the motion tracking if the point is lost, it will stop and ask you to correct the tracking if the point blurs due to the motion is too fast, you can correct it and continue tracking. Most other software will try to think where to track and will screw it up! LOL

  2. Thanks for this amazing choices👍 windows is hard to work with when it comes to designing and editing.

  3. My recommendations is:
    Free: Davinci Resolve and Hitfilm Express
    Sub 200$: Filmora and Cyberlink Powerdirector
    200$ and above: Sony Vegas Pro and Adobe Premiere Pro
    Skill Levels:
    Beginner: VSDC free and Filmora
    Intermediate: Hitfilm Express and Cyberlink Powerdirector
    Pro: Adobe Premiere Pro and Davinci Resolve
    Thank me later 😉

  4. Thank you, some good advice and tips on editing here. I am using Final Cut Proon. 6 year old Mac mini. Self taught and still have loads to learn. Thanks again for the tips.

  5. Did you know?

    I just was on Adobe Premier and i looked on the trial tab, AND IT INSTALLED THE TRIAL!


  6. I used this VideoMakerEFX. Much way better than the others especially unique software. Been using this different kinds of scenarios. Best App Ever i would definitely recommend this to my friends and to all people on social medias.

    Heres where you can get it You will never regret this so do i

  7. I use IMovie an Its Free😊
    You guys can go to my Channel to See what Typs of Videos i make with IMovie

  8. Thankyou for introducing me to the Davinci software. I downloaded it and got stuck straight in and it’s amazing it’s free… cheers dude!

  9. I am currently using VSDC Free but I am having an issue. Whenever I cut out a part of the video I am editing, the transition from one scene to another (At the place I clipped) there seems to be some sort of lag

  10. This was a very helpful video I used DaVinci Resolve thank you for finding these video editors for me.

  11. anther great helpful video thank you Justin , I am a farmer , so really appreciate how down to earth your advice is , makes it easy to understand and follow

  12. So to get this completely strait. I cannot purchase a product code and own my own copy of Adobe Premiere pro? I can only lease it?

  13. What paid for editing software would be best to edit videos from a Gopro 5 or 6 for youtube channel on a Toshiba windows 8.1, intel core i3-400su cpu @ 170 GHz 1.70 GHz with 6 gb ram and 64 bit x64 processor? Thanks

  14. Hey my friend I’m new to this I got an Alienware – 15.6" Laptop – Intel Core i7 – 16GB Memory – NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 – 1TB Hard Drive + 256GB Solid State Drive . I’m using iclone 7 for my 3D animation series and would like you to recommend a video editing software. Please note I’m a rookie.

  15. I run adobe elements premier. I absolutely love the fact that I can cut multiple videos at one time!!!

  16. Everytime I try uploading a videi to Youtube saved from an editing app Youtube would say the file is too big and I can’t upload it

  17. this is not what i was looking for but i comment because i want to know how to get like the mp3 video format yeah i need video formats but i dont know how to get them and i cant find any on youtube.

  18. Thanks a lot for explaining the free versions so well and recommending one especially for beginners – such as myself!

  19. We all should be aware of the requirements to ruin demanding software. Seems that anything running below 2 Ghz is not recommended. So will for example, the latest 1.6 Ghz 4 core Intel gen 8 on an Asus Zenbook get the job done? I downloaded DaVinci Resolve but you get a watermark, so it’s free but useless.

  20. I use final cut express I love it especially when you edit a whole video and it won’t let you export

  21. Hi Justin! This video about finding the best editing software is what made me subscribe to your channel. Your clear and sincere communication skills makes me want to use these videos as I learn more about improving my YouTube channel.

  22. I am moving to using mostly my laptop, but currently use iMovie and it is pretty good, and I am happy with many of my videos

  23. I’m so happy I got to moviemaker before it was taken away, because I for some reason can’t get any of the other options you’ve recommended. I have a very old PC so if I try to download something ‘new’ on it, it will actually crash my whole system and wipe out the program! And suprsingly windows movie maker is the only editor that survived my PC’s ‘tantrums’. Thank you for the ideas though, I’ll be sure to try them out in a… *different* way, anyway. Thanks a lot for the information, I will be sure to come back to this channel anytime soon!

  24. thank you for this video i really need the basic free editing i just started making videos more frequently i really wanted something free and basic to see how it goes in time ill up grade

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