Top 10 Video Editing Software and Apps for the YouTube Creators

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The concept of video content has been highly popular in the recent times on every social media platform. Such videos provide a lot of engagement from the visitors than the normal posts. YouTube is currently the leading platform for video sharing worldwide. Hence, the need for creating good quality videos has become important for people who make a living by creating YouTube videos.

An insane number of videos are getting posted on YouTube every second. Hence, the competition is at the highest level. Therefore, apart from good content videos, creators also need quality YouTube editing apps to make videos of the highest level.

A well-organized video with strong content and good editing is sure to capture the desired attention. Therefore, the creators need to use certain video editing apps, software or services to ensure that their videos are up to the mark.

Given below are the top 10 software and apps that can help YouTube creators for editing videos, whether they are amateurs or experts.

 

1. Wondershare Filmora9 – Best Video Editor

 

Probably the most preferred choice for video editing by majority of people and not just the YouTube creators, this software can be said to be the perfect video editing tool. There is the home screen that displays an easy to understand user interface where the aspect ratios of the videos can be changed. All of the modern and latest editing features are all available to use, mainly the color correction for changing the color grade of the videos, the green screen for the chroma key to choose a key out color of the video, transitions and effects that include 300 special effects along with 87 overlays, 158 filters and 178 transitions, the video exporting for choosing the format and the platform to play the video in, the screen recorder and the graphics stabilizer. Mainly, the availability of all the latest options along with a very simple and easy to understand interface is what really makes this software stand out among the others.

 

2. Headliner

 

An integral part of the video is subtitles. Even though everyone does not use it, the option for its availability is a must. With the use of Headliner, one can stop worrying about subtitles as it will either be auto-generated from the audio or can be input with external files. Also, there are lots of video editing options and various effects can be added to the video. This tool provides service completely free as well.

headliner

headliner

 

3. Movavi Video Editor Plus and Video Editor Clips

 

For video editing purposes, these two tools combine together to provide one of the best services that any YouTube creator can imagine. With these tools, even the aspect ratio of the videos can be controlled. Lots of effects and transitions are available which can ensure that a video is edited well. There is a specialized intro mode available as well. Together, they provide the service to users in all operating system platforms.

movavi

movavi

 

4. Adobe Spark Video

 

Adobe has always created quality video editing software and this one is one of the recent ones. There are various options of layouts, storyboards, themes and effects that are available. A little watermark is however added to the finished video. Other than that, all of the basic features and services that are required for video editing are accessible for free of cost. The watermark can be removed once a user has subscribed to the Adobe Creative Cloud.

spark adobe

spark adobe

 

5. FilmoraGo

 

This is one of the video editing tools that can give a professional touch and look to the videos posted on YouTube. The basic features of video editing along with the advanced ones are all present. There are various transition effects, themes, audio effects, video effects, speed control, animation, and dubbing present. The best part is it is absolutely free and there are no restrictions on time limit and no watermark is attached as well.

FilmoraGo

FilmoraGo

 

6. i-Movie

 

This is an exclusive video editing app that can be used by YouTube creators who use the Mac platform. The editing facilities and options are basically limitless and no extra charge is asked for its services. This app can run on any Apple device, and YouTube creators can edit videos from wherever they choose to do it.

i-Movie

i-Movie

 

7. Soapbox (by Wistia)

 

This tool is basically an extension of Chrome, and YouTube creators can use it for all the video editing purposes. Additionally, recording can be done and it also provides a split screen function, where users can post their reactions over a video simultaneously on the same video. The free version provides all the basic options, while one can pay annual plans for using the extra and advanced features.

 

Soapbox

Soapbox

 

8. Wave.video

 

This video editing tool is available online and one can even use the features like dragging and dropping the files directly. There are options to resize a video, add various effects and transitions to edit the video successfully. The free package has some restrictions though. One has to pay to unlock all the services, especially the premium ones.

Wave.video

Wave.video

 

9. Clipchamp Create

 

If a YouTube creator prefers a lot of options available while editing a video, this is a tool that they will definitely like. There are a lot of packages for its services, but one can even avail the free service where a lot of basic editing effects and transitions can be found easily. There are additional tools available like a recorder, compressor and video converter.

Clipchamp

Clipchamp

 

10. Adobe Premiere Clip

 

Another of the video editing apps by Adobe, this one enables video editing very easily. The user simply needs to select the effects and transitions beforehand, and the rest will be automatically done by the app. There are tons of useful services as well, and the YouTube creators can even do the editing part manually, frame by frame. The extra services unlock after the subscription to the Adobe Creative Cloud.

Adobe Premiere Clip

Adobe Premiere Clip

With such a bunch of video editing software and apps, it will be very easy for YouTube creators to create and edit video contents.