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Best editing software for rookies.??

Hi,
I’m all new to this Gopro stuff, and I’m finding the editing process “not very easy”.

So I want some advice to choose the right editing software. Startet downloading Quick, but would not show my recorded files on the desktop app. Also, Quick looks like you can’t control anything yourselve.

So, my demands for a editing software are:
- Easy to use
- Able to add music of my own choice
- Works on a laptop w/ windows 10

Any recommendations?

Thanks!

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Adventurer
Posts: 10,675

Re: Best editing software for rookies.??

Windows 10 actually has a simple video editor in the Photos app.

https://www.howtogeek.com/355524/how-to-use-windows-10s-hidden-video-editor/

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/windows-movie-maker-is-back-how-to-use-windows-10s-hidden-video-edi...

https://www.pcmag.com/feature/356750/how-to-edit-remix-video-in-windows-10-fall-creators-update/4

If that doesn't work for you, here are some other free video editors:
VSDC Video Editor - Works well with HEVC (4K/60, 2.7K/120, 1080p/240) videos

DaVinci Resolve - A free professional editor. Takes a little effort to learn but well worth it in the long run. Plenty of YouTube Videos to help you get started and then advance your knowledge and skill.

VideoProc

Hitfilm Express (PC & Mac)

ShotCut. (PC only) A very promising NLE which is very easy to use and there are several excellent tutorials on their website.

Lightworks (PC only) max 720p render resolution.

Blender (PC only)

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Adventurer
Posts: 10,675

Re: Best editing software for rookies.??

Windows 10 actually has a simple video editor in the Photos app.

https://www.howtogeek.com/355524/how-to-use-windows-10s-hidden-video-editor/

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/windows-movie-maker-is-back-how-to-use-windows-10s-hidden-video-edi...

https://www.pcmag.com/feature/356750/how-to-edit-remix-video-in-windows-10-fall-creators-update/4

If that doesn't work for you, here are some other free video editors:
VSDC Video Editor - Works well with HEVC (4K/60, 2.7K/120, 1080p/240) videos

DaVinci Resolve - A free professional editor. Takes a little effort to learn but well worth it in the long run. Plenty of YouTube Videos to help you get started and then advance your knowledge and skill.

VideoProc

Hitfilm Express (PC & Mac)

ShotCut. (PC only) A very promising NLE which is very easy to use and there are several excellent tutorials on their website.

Lightworks (PC only) max 720p render resolution.

Blender (PC only)

Lives