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Best free alternatives to Windows Movie Maker

One of the reference points for video editing on PC was certainly Windows Movie Maker, an integral part of Microsoft's Live platform and abandoned to its fate after the disappearance of the combined services edit videos for free on windows without using commercial programs? Find out in this guide alternatives to Windows Movie Maker currently available for download, so that you can continue editing your videos and create the much-requested films from relatives and friends.

Alternatives to Windows Movie Maker

OpenShot

Among the best alternatives to Windows Movie Maker you find OpenShot, a free and open source program downloadable from the following link.

DOWNLOAD | OpenShot

Open the website and click on the Download button to download the program to your PC.

Alternatives to Windows Movie Maker

Once the program is installed, just open it to find out immediately a great similarity with Windows Movie Maker.

Alternatives to Windows Movie Maker

As the initial tutorial illustrates, using OpenShot is not difficult: from the left side you can load the videos to be arranged by dragging them or using the right button -> Import files.

Alternatives to Windows Movie Maker

Once loaded into the program interface, you can use the timeline below to create your video. By combining multiple videos together, automatic transition effects will be created; to modify the transitions, add texts and animations just right click on a piece of video loaded in the timeline.

Alternatives to Windows Movie Maker

When you are done creating your video, just click on the button Export, choose the desired video format and press Export video to render and obtain a single video file in the desired format.

Alternatives to Windows Movie Maker

Without a doubt, the best alternative to Movie Maker currently available for ease of use and special content.


shotcut

Among the alternatives to Windows Movie Maker I could not report shotcut, another interesting program available for free at the following link.

DOWNLOAD | shotcut

The program can be downloaded both in the version that can be installed on the PC and in the portable version, so as not to dirty the PC and the system registry.

Alternatives to Windows Movie Maker

The interface at first glance is a bit unsettling, but it takes very little to get used to all the commands and create videos with the same ease with which you made videos on Movie Maker.

Alternatives to Windows Movie Maker

To make the interface more friendly, press the two buttons Timeline is Playlist present in the top bar.

Alternatives to Windows Movie Maker

Now click on Open file top left and choose the video clips to edit; will be loaded into the playlist.

Alternatives to Windows Movie Maker

Now drag the snippets to the bottom timeline to form a single video.

Alternatives to Windows Movie Maker

To add a filter, select the section to be modified and click on the top filters, then click on the + button that you will see appear in the section.

Alternatives to Windows Movie Maker

Once you have finished creating your video, you can export it by pressing the Export button.

Alternatives to Windows Movie Maker

Numerous profiles are available for export, but you can act manually to choose the desired format.

Alternatives to Windows Movie Maker


Other alternatives to Windows Movie Maker

Don't you like the programs that I recommended to you in this guide? There are many other valid programs as alternatives to Windows Movie Maker. Below is a list of the software that you can download to your PC.

They are all valid alternatives to Windows Movie Maker, it's up to you to try them all and see which you can replace the old Microsoft program. Many of the software in the list above are available as Freemium: you can try them for free but they are still software that require after a whole of time paying a fee to unlock all the features.


Download Windows Movie Maker on Windows 10

If you want to download the old Windows Movie Maker 6.0 on your PC with Windows 10 installed, you can retrieve the original installer from one of the links below.

DOWNLOAD | Movie Maker 6 64 bit

DOWNLOAD | Movie Maker 6 32 bit

The downloaded program will be in English, but you can quickly translate it by downloading the following file.

DOWNLOAD | Movie Maker 6 Translation

Extract the contents of this compressed file to the path C: / Program Files / Movie Maker.

If you are interested in exporting files in FullHD with Windows Movie Maker 6, just download the following file with all the profiles.

DOWNLOAD | HD Movie Maker profiles

Extract the contents of this compressed file to the path C: / Program Files / Movie Maker / Shares.