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Pinnacle Studio Ultimate Review

4.0

Pinnacle Studio is a fast, full-featured, near-pro-level video editing application without a steep learning curve. Performance upgrades and new mask motion-tracking, titling, and audio tools make it even more appealing.

By Michael Muchmore

DaVinci Resolve Review

4.0

A massively powerful professional video production application, DaVinci Resolve includes all the cutting, keyframing, color grading, and audio tools pros want. It also offers a capable free version, but there's a learning curve.

By Michael Muchmore

Lucasfilm Hires YouTuber Who Created a Better Deepfake Mark Hamill

Artist Shamook's online work earned them a job at VFX giant Industrial Light and Magic.

By Stephanie Mlot

VSDC Video Editor Pro Review

3.0

The inexpensive VSDC video editing program has improved in both power and usability, but its nonstandard workflow makes learning it too much of a chore.

By Michael Muchmore

Wondershare Filmora Review

3.5

Wondershare's Filmora video editing software may not have multicam support or the hottest new VR tools, but it does offer a pleasing interface and lots of effects.

By Michael Muchmore

Adobe Unveils Major New Premiere Pro Interface Changes

Designed to make the program more helpful for beginners, the interface changes announced are just the start of Adobe rethinking its popular video editing software.

By Michael Muchmore

How to Edit Your YouTube Videos

Before you upload video to the internet, use the built-in YouTube editor or free video-editing software to make your content really shine.

By Lance Whitney

Movavi Video Editor Plus Review

4.0

Movavi packs a lot of video editing power into a clear, simple interface. You get PiP, chroma key, titling, basic keyframing, and even motion tracking. It’s not quite as feature-packed or fast as some of the competition, but it lets you easily produce attractive work.

By Michael Muchmore

Adobe Premiere Rush Review

3.5

Adobe’s mobile-first but desktop-capable video editing app is accessible and feature-rich enough for most vloggers, but it is missing some of the flashier tools YouTubers may want.

By Michael Muchmore

The Best Video Editing Software for 2021

Whether you shoot videos on your smartphone or you're a professional editor, you need video editing software that's powerful and easy to use. Here are our choices for the best video editing apps.

By Michael Muchmore

The Best Video Editing Software for Macs in 2021

Long a favorite among creatives, Apple’s desktop OS provides a fine platform for video editing. We've done testing, and these best apps for making movies, clips, and viral videos on the Mac.

By Michael Muchmore

Adobe Premiere Pro vs. Apple Final Cut Pro: What's the Difference?

Most professional video editors use one or the other. Here's how these two top-rated programs compare.

By Michael Muchmore

Corel VideoStudio Ultimate Review

4.0
Editors' Choice

Corel VideoStudio is a feature-packed and intuitive consumer video editing program. The 2021 update solidifies performance and stability, plus adds Instant Project templates, AR Stickers, and other useful features.

By Michael Muchmore

Adobe Premiere Pro Review

4.5
Editors' Choice

Suitable for even the most-demanding users, Adobe Premiere Pro is an expansive, professional-level digital video editing program with excellent collaboration tools.

By Michael Muchmore

Apple Final Cut Pro Review

4.5
Editors' Choice

Apple's professional-level video editing software, Final Cut Pro, brings a wealth of power in an interface simple enough for pros and consumers alike. Recent highlights include AI-powered cropping for social media output and support for Apple Silicon-based Macs.

By Michael Muchmore

Adobe Premiere Elements Review

3.5

Adobe's consumer video editing app is easy to use and offers lots of editing help, but it trails the competition in breadth of features and format support as well as in rendering performance. New for 2021 is an alluring mask selection tool with motion tracking.

By Michael Muchmore

CyberLink PowerDirector Review

4.5
Editors' Choice

PowerDirector is a fast, full-featured consumer-level video editing program offering all the latest technology support while remaining easy to use—now available for macOS as well as Windows.

By Michael Muchmore

GoPro Quik Edits Video So You Don't Have To

GoPro pushes further into the software-as-a-service space with the latest update to its mobile editing software.

By Jim Fisher

Adobe Asks for Help Testing Premiere Pro on Apple Silicon

The first public beta is now available and Adobe wants everyone to test it out.

By Matthew Humphries

Magix Movie Edit Pro Premium Review

3.0

Though it can boast some advanced effects and tools, Magix Movie Edit Pro remains an also-ran video editing program in usability and performance.

By Michael Muchmore