Top 10 Best YouTube Video Editing Software Tools

The video downloaded from YouTube can be edited according to the user’s needs. There are multiple YouTube video editing software tools. Video Editing software enables users to edit videos according to the needs of users. Additionally, this software enables users to modify, generate, and manipulate videos with multiple effects, themes, layouts, and transitions. Video Editing software also performs various other operations like trimming videos, inserting video clips into other videos, adding text to videos, merging two or more videos into one, and many more operations. The following are the top 10 video editing software tools with their characteristics.

Windows Movie Maker

As its name suggests, Windows Moviemaker software is specially designed to install on Microsoft Windows operating systems. The best part of this software is it is available in 64 distinct languages. It has multiple features incorporated in it. They are editing various videos, adding titles, trimming or cutting videos, applying multiple effects, themes, layouts to videos, etc. This tool is perfect for beginners. The benefit of using this tool is it offers various fun transitions when making a video for YouTube. But, functions in it are very limited. This tool does not support Windows 10 and has very limited options for editing videos.

Virtual Dab

Virtual Dab is an open-source software tool available for editing videos downloaded from YouTube. This tool is compatible to work with a 32-bit Windows platform, macOS, and Linux operating systems. The features of this tool include optimized disk access, create openDML files, fractional frame rates, integrate volume meter, real-time downsizing, field swapping, noise reduction, etc. This tool supports DV capture from type 2 FireWire controllers. Additionally, it can develop a video file in Windows Bitmap formats and also supports the youTube video formats. But, has insufficient editing power for advanced editing.

Wondershare Filmora9 Video Editor

Wondershare Filmora9 Video Editor is specially designed for professional use. This tool is one of the best video editing software that has multiple features comprised in it. This tool performs all basic features such as trimming or cutting video clips, advanced features like de-noise video stabilization, audio editing features, stunning effects, efficient color grading, royalty music, sound effects, audio keyframe, PIP, green screen, tilt-shift, mosaic, etc. Wondershare Filmora9 Video Editor is compatible with formats, like MP4, MKV, MOV, FLC, etc. There is also a paid version of this software.

Pinnacle Studio 21.5

Pinnacle Studio 21.5 is another best YouTube video editing software tool. This tool offers advanced features for editing videos for beginners as well. It has easy to use and a user-friendly interface. The best feature of this tool is 360-degree video editing, which adds a special essence to each video. Additionally, it also has a motion tracking feature. But, to access this feature, users need to subscribe to the Ultimate version of this software. There is a feature of multi-cam editing for creating various YouTube videos, has a dual preview to make your video better, audio ducking feature for most YouTubers. But, this does not allow users to capture live screens. The price of this tool starts at $49.95.

Vegas Pro

Vegas Pro is another best YouTube video editing software tool specially designed for professional use. This tool is more powerful than other tools. It has advances as well as all the basic features of editing video, movie, audio, etc. There are multiple features incorporated in it. Features include creating 3D videos, 4K support, audio editing, video effects, and composition tools, adjustable UI appearance, instant freeze frame, support multi-cam video editing, auto white balance & masking tools, etc. This tool is compatible to install on Microsoft Windows operating systems. But this application is more expensive. It costs $ 599.


iMovie YouTube video editor is specially designed for iOS and macOS. This tool has multiple incredible features incorporated in it. This tool has a user-friendly interface, and it aids users in editing or creates videos in Hollywood style. There are customizable elements, like studio logos, cast names, and credit rolls. Additionally, this tool has automated video editing tools, audio & music editing, video color setting, HD & 4K video support, crop & rotate video clips, real-time titling, clip browser, timeline, import photo & music, trailer templates, video & clip sharing, themes, effects, etc. There is a free as well as a paid version of this software.


Blender is the best video editing application. It has many advanced features. The great advantage of this tool is it is an open-source tool used for creating animated films, visual effects, art, 3D models, etc. Features of this tool include 3D modeling, UV unwrapping, texturing, raster graphics editing, rigging & sinking, motion graphics, rendering, compositing, and many other features. Additionally, it supports multiple operating systems, like Windows, macOS, Linux, FreeBSD, OpenBSD, NetBSD, DragonFly BSD, and Haiku. But, sometimes, it gives slow speed. Also, this tool enables users to trim videos, add effects, filters, transitions to videos, displays timeline, add video, audio, or music to timeline, etc.

Final Cut Pro X

Final Cut Pro X is specially designed software for macOS operating systems. This tool offers non-linear and non-destructive editing of any formats of videos, like DV, HDV, P2 MXF, XDCAM, 2K, 4K, and 8K films. There are multiple audio & video transition effects, sound effects, themes, overlays, etc. The other features include 360-degree video support, ripple, roll, slide, scrub, razor blade, and time remapping editing features. This application is the most effective and convenient to use fro YouTube Video editing. It offers a free trial period for new users. The cost of this application is $299.99.


Lightworks is yet another professional YouTube video editing software tool. This tool has a user-friendly and easy to use interface. There are various visual effects, transition effects, timing options in this tool that make each video a masterpiece. Additionally, it supports most of the file formats. LightWorks is compatible to work with Windows, macOS, and Linux operating systems. The benefit of using this tool is it offers high speed while editing YouTube videos, supports multi-camera editor, and the customizable interface makes users easier to edit YouTube videos. There is a free trial version for limited days. After that, users need to subscribe to a plan of $24.99 per month. For one year license, users need to pay $174.99.

Corel VideoStudio

Corel VideoStudio is another top YouTube video editing software tool. This tool has multiple features composed in it. However, it is suitable for beginners because of its clear and simple interface. Features include a wide selection of fun video-creatin tools, supports 360-degree VR, 4K Ultra HD, and 3D media, multipoint motion tracking, HTML 5 video page creation, stop-motion tool, etc. the new tools in this software include automatic Highlight Reel creator, color wheels, new slip, slide, stretch, and troll options. Also, this tool has enhanced masking tools for rendering, photoshop bending modes, LUTs, painting creator, and many other features.


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