7 Best professional video editing software (Free & Premium)

This is the list of Best professional video editing software. We need a lot of technical and video editing stuff to create a YouTube channel with some videos or to make documentation. Don’t worry; those days are gone long ago with the entry of video editing software. There are tons of such software’s which are free and paid as well. It ultimately depends upon your requirements.

According to me, it’s better to have some quality software instead of hiring someone to do so.OK! It’s a tough task to choose a better one (it may be paid or for free), and so we are here to suggest you some of the best, and you can select any of those as per your requirements. Here is the list of top 7 Best professional video editing software s.

Note: I want to describe this list of software with two sections in each. The first section is entirely about the software i.e. features and all and the second section is all about system requirements. Don’t install software that doesn’t suit your system. It is of no use.

If you are a professional in the video editing field, you may consider the first three softwares. If you want to use video editing features for a hobby or if you need it for your home purpose, you can go with the remaining softwares.

Best professional video editing software

1. Camtasia Studio


Camtasia Studio is specially designed for those who want to create and edit videos for YouTube. It is basically a screencast software with video editing features. If you like to make how-to videos from your system screen, this is the best software for you. Most of the top YouTube bloggers use this software. It has a drag and drops feature for editing your videos very quickly. You can add animations, music, or comments while recording a video. It is available for Mac and Windows. It has too many features.

Price: $199.00. You will get a discount with multi licenses.

2. Cyberlink Power Director 15


Cyberlink Power Director is the Best professional video editing software, especially for those who want to make movies. Cyberlink is a well-known company. The power director gives you complete features for editing videos and creating movies. Its interface is very intuitive. The specialty of this software is 360Video editing. It supports every video format. It is future-ready software. It can accept any type of video project.

System Requirements:

  • Above Windows 7 (64-bit recommended)
  • Screen resolution 1027 X 768, 16-bit color or above
  • Minimum 2 GB Memory (Above 6 GB recommended)
  • Intel Core i-series or AMD Phenom II and above

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3. Adobe Premiere Pro:

adobe premiere pro

Hope you didn’t need much introduction about Adobe. If you are not worrying about the cost, then you can go with Adobe Premier Pro as it was a bit more costly than others. You can get this app from Adobe Creative Cloud. If you take all apps or multiple apps, you will get a discount from Adobe. Students and teachers will get a 60% discount.

Key feature: Invest more and get more.

System requirements:

  • Operating system: Windows and Mac
  • Supported format: Any video format which is ok with QuickTime.
  • Feature: available with the cloud as well.

Price: 299$

4. AVS video editor

avs video editor

AVS video editor was a fine digital product of online media technologies. If you are looking forward to uploading some professional videos, then it’s better with this software. It offers some effects and sharing options without damaging the quality. It’s paid software, and still trial version is available. It is best for those who can not offer much money for above three softwares. It comes with life-time license with life-time updates and support.

Key feature: high quality with affordable price.

System requirements:

  • Operating system: Windows
  • RAM: 2GB or higher (depends upon the operating system).
  • Supported formats: AVI, MP4, MPEG-4, WMV, WAV, etc.

Price: $59.00 for lifetime updates and support

5. Sony Vegas movie studio

sony vegas movie studio

Sony Vegas Movie Studio is a minimized version of Sony Vegas movie studio pro.It was designed entirely for the professional purposes. It was included with all similar features which we discussed above. It would be more helpful for the professional video makes that are not willing to spend much on editing.

Key Feature: real-time effects are the best part of this software.

System requirements:

Operating system: Windows

Supported formats: MP4, AVI, WAV, WMV, QuickTime, MPEG-4, etc.

Price: 49$

6. Cinelerra (Freeware)


Cinelerra is a freeware software for Linux user, then this software is for only for you. You will get in good touch with Cinelerra from the first use itself. It was the first Linux-based video editing software and probably the best one too.

Key feature: Especially for Linux users with multitrack editing.

System requirements:

  • Operating system: Linux
  • Supported formats: it supports all formats along with HD
  • Price: free

7. Light works


Lightworks is the first free software from our list, and it’s had a pro version too. You can get all editing features with a simple signup, and exporting options are somewhat great when compared to rest of the free tools. The sad part is some features of the software are locked to show the variation between pro and free versions. For simple works, the free version is good enough.

Key feature: it accepts an unlimited number of audio and video tracks.

System requirements:

  • Operating systems: Windows, Mac, Linux
  • Format: Supports all formats
  • Price: free, but pro version is available too.


So we had discussed the 7 Best professional video editing software till now, and it’s up to you to choose one from the list. It completely depends on your type and requirements of the video. I strictly suggest you go through the system requirements before installing software. All the paid tools which are mentioned above are completely worth.

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