Try before you buy, FREE Video Editing Software Downloads available here

NLE-ScreenshotsA customer contacted our technicians through the live chat this morning asking one of the most frequently asked questions we hear: "Which video editing application is best for me?" We certainly understand the question and when you really dive in deep to research it you will find pros and cons reported by other users that may or may not be important to you. The truth is, the technology has come to the point that the final video production is going to look great regardless of which application you choose. The answer then is that the best solution is going to be the one that you feel most comfortable using. Fortunately, all of the major applications now have trial software available for you to download and use before you make a purchasing decision. Avid Media Composer | Software for PC and Mac is also available to new customers by annual subscription or you can buy a Perpetual License outright. The subscription includes the Symphony Color Correction Option and some other 3rd party software that is not included in the perpetual license. We should also mention that if you are currently using an older version of Avid Media Composer then you NEED to upgrade now while we still have specially priced upgrades left at just $699. Adobe Creative Cloud software for PC and Mac includes Premiere Pro along with all of Adobe's other CC applications like Photoshop, After Effects, Illustrator and more. This is the suite that professionals often have in their toolbox and is now available by annual subscription only. Apple Final Cut Pro Completely redesigned from the ground up, Final Cut Pro adds extraordinary speed, quality, and flexibility to every part of the post-production workflow. SONY Vegas Pro 13 with DVD Architect has professional video editing and blu-ray disc authoring tools for Windows. Videoguys' special Crossgrade offer allows you to save almost 50% off on this software just because you own a competitive product. Even Windows Movie Maker qualifies you for this great low price. Grass Valley EDIUS Pro 7 also has a great competitive crossgrade offer and has often been considered the fastest editing software on Windows - perfect for same day edits. BlackMagic DaVinci Resolve 12 (Free Download) DaVinci Resolve 12 combines professional non-linear video editing with the world’s most advanced color corrector so now you can edit, color correct, finish and deliver all from one system! DaVinci Resolve is completely scalable and resolution independent so it can be used on set, in a small studio or integrated into the largest Hollywood production pipeline! From creative editing and multi camera television production to high end finishing and color correction, only DaVinci Resolve features the creative tools, compatibility, speed and legendary image quality you need to manage your entire workflow, which is why it is the number one solution used on Hollywood feature films FXHOME HitFilm 3 Pro is available for both PC and Mac and have made an excllent reputation for providing easy-to-use and affordable compositing tools and special effects. Grass Valley EDIUS Pro 7 also has a great competitive crossgrade offer and has often been considered the fastest editing software on Windows - perfect for same day edits. Here are some direct links for you:
Software Link to Free Trial Like it? Buy now at these great prices from
Avid Media Composer | Software Trial Download Subscription $599/yearPerpetual license for $1,299Upgrades just $285 while supplies last
Adobe Creative Cloud Trial Download Subscription for $599/year
SONY Vegas Pro 13 Trial Download Crossgrade just $299
Grass Valley EDIUS Pro 7 Trial Download Pro $499 Workgroup $1000
Apple Final Cut Pro X 30-day trial Purchase from the Mac App Store for $299.99 FXHOME HitFilm 3 Pro Trial (own v2 for $5) HitFilm $285
Boris Continuum Complete Trial Download The World's Most Comprehensive VFX Plug-in Collection Only $1995.00
Digieffects Trial Download DigiSuite at just $299
FrameForgePreviz Studio Trial Download Starting at just $379
Imagineer Systems Mocha Pro Trial Download Full and Upgrade Versions Available
NewBlue Trial Download Upgrades Starting at just $99.00
Red Giant Trial Download Tools for Filmmakers & Motion Designers
Sorenson Squeeze Trial Download Squeeze Buy- Standard $549/Pro-$749
Telestream Wirecast Trial Download Wirecast Studio 6 just $495, Pro $995
VisTitle Trial Download Complete Programs $299.00


  • DougFisher

    No worries, however the link you used for the Mac App Store takes you to the paid version. To get the free trial go here:

  • jimatvideoguys

    All fixed. Thanks again.

  • DougFisher

    How come the 30 day free trail of Final Cut Pro X didn’t make the list?

  • jimatvideoguys

    Good call Doug. I just added it to the list. I take the Mac App Store for granted.

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