Top 5 Free Video Editor For Beginners No Watermark

Here’s my list of top 5 free video editor for beginners no watermark you can try to make videos in 2020. These are the most simple to use video editors that will not leave annoying watermarks on the output when you export your finished project whether the resolution is in Full HD or 4K. Let’s get into the detail right away!

Top 5 Free Video Editor For Beginners No Watermark in this post:

1. Davinci Resolve 16

Davinci Resolve 16 is a pro-level video editor for cross platforms which is available to use completely free. The program is developed by Black Magic Design, a famous name in the industry when it comes to post-production and television technology. Davinci Resolve is an all-in-one solution for those of you who want to edit video, color grading your footage, master your project sound design and export video up to 4K without watermark on the output.

Davinci Resolve 16 is compatible with Windows, Mac OS X and Linux. The program is decent with load of advance features such as professional color grading tools, free hand masking tool, export video in batch and so on. Take a look at below Davinci Resolve 16 quick tour to see if it’s right for you or not.

Davinci Resolve 16 Pros

  • Has many advanced features for filmmaking.
  • Decent color grading tool, advance chroma key, masking tool.
  • Advance audio mixer.
  • Clean and modern user interface.
  • Export video up to 4K, H.264 codec without watermark.

Davinci Resolve 16 Cons

  • Installation package is huge.
  • The program is too heavy to edit videos on laptops or low-end computers.
  • Steep learning curve.
  • Video rendering speed need to be improved.
  • Adding animated title, motion graphics could be easier.

Who should use Davinci Resolve 16?

  • People who own high-end computers.
  • People who have video editing experience, especially those of you who’ve tried Adobe Premiere Pro and other similar pro-level video editors.
  • People who like to create unique things like your own title, your own transition etc.

2. VSDC Free Video Editor (Window)

VSDC free video editor is the next option you can try after Davinci Resolve 16. This program offers a wide array of video and audio editing features for making videos, slideshow, screencast videos, or online training videos. The program is designed for both Windows 32 bit and 64 bit users. Compare to Davinci Resolve 16, VSDC free video editor is not as powerful as Davinci Resolve 16 when it comes to color grading videos. All other features are very similar. Added to that, VSDC’s system requirement is lower than Davinci Resolve too. Take a look at below tutorial for beginners to learn more about VSDC free video editor.

VSDC Free Video Editor Pros

  • Clean and modern user interface.
  • Easy to use for intermediate users.
  • Has wide array of advanced video editing features.
  • Lightweight, suitable for editing video on low-end computers, or laptops.
  • Export video in different formats without watermark.

VSDC Free Video Editor Cons

  • Does not have macOS version.
  • Technical support from developer could be better.
  • Video rendering speed in free version is slow.
  • Steep learning curve.

Who should use VSDC Free video editor?

  • People who are using Windows 32 bit, or 64 bit computers, or laptops.
  • YouTubers and gamers who don’t have a budget for video editing software.
  • People who want to create educational video content.

3. Shotcut

Shotcut is a free and open source video editor, meaning that it has no watermark on the output as normally. Shotcut is suitable for beginners who want to learn editing videos and those of you who don’t have a budget for video editing software. The program does include basic video editing tools like cut, trim, crop video, transition, text title as well as video effect, chroma key, audio mixer and so on.

Like other open source programs, Shotcut crashes very often, and its video rendering speed is not as fast as other paid video editors. All in all, it’s a good free video editor without watermark you can try. Watch below tutorial for beginners to learn more about Shotcut.

Shotcut Pros

  • Clean and modern user interface.
  • Easy to use for beginners..
  • Lightweight, suitable for editing video on low-end computers, or laptops.
  • Export video in different formats without watermark.

Shotcut Cons

  • Crashes very often.
  • No technical support from developers.
  • Some features may not work as expected.

Who should use Shotcut Free video editor?

  • New YouTubers, video editing beginners.

4. Hitfilm Express

HitFilm Express is a free video editing software with professional-grade VFX tools and everything you need to make awesome content, films or gaming videos. Perfect for beginners, film students, gamers, YouTubers, or any creative without a budget. The software is available for both Windows (64 bit) and macOS. New users can download Hitfilm Express for free at their website. Being noticed that you’ll need to sign up a new account to getting started with Hitfilm Express.

Hitfilm Express free video editor interface and workflow is very similar to Adobe Premiere Po CC, a well-known video editor you may heard about. Like above mentioned software, Hitfilm Express is free to use without watermark on the output. There are many add-on you can purchase right inside the program too. If you’re about to start making videos, you don’t need to purchase anything else. If you want to apply professional effect into your video, you should buy these add-on packs.

Hitfilm Express Pros

  • Clean and modern user interface.
  • Easy to use for beginners..
  • Lightweight, suitable for editing video on low-end computers, or laptops.
  • Packed with advanced video and audio editing features such as motion tracking, free hand masking tool, color correction tool.
  • Combine video editing and VFX tool in one free package.
  • Support 4K input and output with no watermark.
  • Rendering multiple timeline at the same time.

Hitfilm Express Cons

  • Need to register an account to start using Hitfilm Express free version.
  • Add-on packs are everywhere in this free video editor. Most importantly, they are not affordable to purchase separately.
  • Steep learning curve.

Who should use Hitfilm Express free video editor?

  • New YouTubers, beginner filmmakers.
  • People who are familiar with editing video on pro-level video editing programs such as Adobe Premier Pro, or Final Cut Pro.

5. ActivePresenter

Last but not least, is the program I am currently using to make videos on my channel, ActivePresenter. This is an all-in-one video editing suite for Windows, and macOS. It includes a wide array of video and audio editing tools, load of annotation presets, high quality screen recorder and many advance features for making online training videos and software tutorial videos. For those of you who are going to make YouTube videos, ActivePresenter is everything you need. Watch below introduction video to learn more about ActivePresenter.

ActivePresenter Pros

  • Clean and modern user interface.
  • Easy to use for beginners..
  • Lightweight, suitable for editing video on low-end computers, or laptops.
  • Load of annotation presets, advanced features for creating online training content such as text-to-speech, zoom and pan, screen recording, highlight and spotlight effect, chroma key and so on.
  • Supports Full HD video input and output with no watermark.

ActivePresenter Cons

  • No color grading tool.
  • Steep learning curve for beginners.

Who should use ActivePresenter?

  • YouTubers, online trainers, software tutorial makers, Teachers and online educators.
  • People who want to create online training courses, or educational video content.

Bottom line

I hope this article can help you save your time and effort looking for a free video editor without watermark for your editing need. If you have any question about these program, don’t hesitate to contact us any time.

Good luck!

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