The Best YouTube Video Editor Alternatives You Should Know (2019)


YouTube Video Editor is a free and online video editing tool that can help combine videos into one. This tool allows users to edit as many as 500 images, 50 clips, titles, sound or transitions, to make an about hour-long video. However, Google signed its death warrant on September 20th, 2017.

Best YouTube Video Editor Alternatives
1. Adobe Premiere Pro CC

You've probably heard Adobe. If you are planning on eventually moving into professional video editing software, Adobe Premiere Pro CC is worth considering. It is available for Windows and Mac.
his industry-standard editing program is widely used to create movies, TV shows, music videos, commercials and online video content from major brands. You can create polished films and videos in one seamless workflow as long as you use this tool with other Adobe apps and services, and the power of Adobe Sensei.


Clear and flexible interface.
Lots of organizational tools.
Unlimited video tracks.
Multi-cam editing, 3D editing.

Some techniques require additional applications such as After Effects or SpeedGrade.
2. Adobe Premiere Rush
Adobe Premiere Pro CC comes with Premiere Rush CC. It is the first all-in-one as well as cross-device app for creating and sharing online videos.

Premiere Rush is built to simplify the video-editing, motion graphics, and audio mixing capabilities of Adobe’s professional software like Premiere Pro, AfterEffects, and Audition.

Premiere Rush is available on iOS, Mac OS, and Windows. You can capture footage on your phone, and then edit and share it to social channels on phone, tablet, or desktop. More importantly, your latest edit is always at your fingertips, anywhere you are because everything is synced to the cloud.


One-click to share.
Available on phone, tablet, or desktop.
Easy sharing to social networks.

Limited transitions.
Requires subscription.
No storyboard templates.
3. Corel VideoStudio Ultimate
Corel VideoStudio Ultimate can help you easily and quickly edit HD, 4K video, or 360-degrees VR video with precision on the multi-track timeline because of its intuitive interface.

Real-time effects, and color correction.
Clear and simple interface.
360-degree VR, 4K Ultra HD, and 3D media.
Upload directly to social media.

Middle-of-the-road rendering speeds.
Certain advanced features got really dense.
No audio waveforms.
4. CyberLink PowerDirector
Cyberlink PowerDirector, a prosumer video editor, can bring every feature under the sun, including multiple versions of the proverbial kitchen sink, to a video editor that is accessible and affordable. It’s largely successful.

Comprehensive format support.
Fast rendering.
Advanced editing control over 360-degree VR footage.
3D and 4K capability.

Tough for newbies. (It includes many features. It can be overwhelming and difficult to find things.)
Doesn’t have as many UI customization features as some other software.
Cannot export to the MOV file format.
It is needed to reinstall the app following a Windows 10 update.
5. Shortcut
Shortcut is one of the most popular YouTube video editor alternatives. It is a free, open-source and cross-platform video editing application for Windows, Mac, and Linux.

Excellent file format support.
Clear, well-designed interface.
Wide range of export and import formats supported.
Cross-platform video editor for Windows, Mac and Linux.

No ready-made export profiles for different devices.
No social or YouTube exporting.
No 360 VR or 3D support.
Lacks a lot of the flashy transitions and effects other software offers.
6. MiniTool Movie Maker
Here, I find another YouTube video editor alternative. MiniTool Movie Maker, a free and professional video editing software can help you easily and quickly create a movie without watermark.

Simple and clean interface.
Movie templates.

No Mac version.

7. Windows Movie Maker
If you are running Windows 7, you can use the built-in YouTube video editor alternative – Windows Movie Maker to edit videos. Read this post “Don't Miss Windows Movie Maker (Best Free Video Editing Software)” to know more details about this free tool.


Easy to use.
Full basic tools and features.

Windows Movie Maker is no longer available for download.

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