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This page focuses on sharing you top 10 MOV editors, including free, paid, online, Windows and Mac. You can choose the best one to edit your MOV file or files from the top MOV editor list.

Part 1. Top 10 MOV editors

Free Video Editor Icon Free Video Editor

Four Stars

Free Video Editor is the free and easy-to-use MOV video editing software.

Platform: Windows and Mac

Price: Free

Editor function: Rotate, flip, crop, clip, merge, watermark, adjust audio and video effects.

Free Video Editor

QuickTime Icon QuickTime

Four Stars

QuickTime is the built-in video player for Mac. Also it is the video editor with simple editing functions.

Platform: Windows and Mac

Price: Free

Editor function: Trim, rotate, flip and cut/copy/paste/delete MOV video file.


Avidemux Icon Avidemux

Three Half Stars

Avidemux is the open-source-movie editor and encoder with handy operations.

Platform: Windows, Mac and Linux

Price: Free

Editor function: Cut, filter and encode MOV file.


Ezvid Icon Ezvid

Four Stars

Ezvid is the excellent editor for the average home or novice user with timeline editing feature.

Platform: Windows

Price: Free

Editor function: Control video speed, merge and split videos, trim & cut, and duplicate movie files.


iMovie Icon iMovie

Four Stars

iMovie is the powerful MOV video editor with various video editing effects.


Price: Free

Editor function: Rotate, crop, add transitions, trim, clip, color adjustments.


Windows Movie Makerr Icon Windows Movie Maker

Three Half Stars

Windows Movie Maker has been dominated the video editor in the Windows market for many years.

Platform: Windows

Price: Free

Editor function: Rotate, resize MOV video, crop, zoom, add title/transitions and effects.

Windows Movie Maker

Blender Icon Blender

Four Stars

Blender is the free 3D editor with customizable interface to redistribute the layout of all UI elements.

Platform: Windows, Mac, Linux and FreeBSD

Price: Free

Editor function: Cut, splice, and complex video masking editing.


YouTube Video Editor Icon YouTube Video Editor

Three Half Stars

YouTube Video Editor is the online video editor for uploading files up to 128GB.

Platform: Online

Price: Free

Editor function: Basic editing features and enhancements editing supports.

YouTube Video Editor

VSDC Free Video Editor Icon VSDC Free Video Editor

Four Stars

VSDC Free Video Editor is the MOV video editor with built-in video sequencing wizard.

Platform: Windows

Price: 0 - $19.99

Editor function: Visual video and audio effects, blending modes, masking, etc.

Learn here to get more information about VSDC Free Video Editor.

VSDC Free Video Editor

Movavi Video Editor Icon Movavi Video Editor

Four Stars

Movavi Video Editor is the video processing program with extensive editing functionality.

Platform: Windows and Mac

Price: $39.95

Editor function: Rotate, crop, delete, join, add transitions, adjust sharpness, contrast, etc.

Movavi Video Editor

Part 2. How to edit MOV file

You can select the best MOV editor from the above list to start to edit your MOV file. Here we will take Free Video Editor for example.

Step 1Download free MOV video editor on your computer. Here you can download it to Windows 10/8/7 or Mac according to your situations. Install and run it.

Main Interface

Step 2 Select one editing feature, e.g. "Crop" > "Add File" to load the MOV video file that you want to edit. Here you could drag your mouse or set the value to trim the unwanted parts from the video file. And click "Save" to start to edit the MOV video file.

Crop MOV file

This page aims at showing the best MOV editors and how to play MOV file on your computer. So if you would like to edit MOV files on your Android or iPhone, you had better read this post: Best MOV video editor apps for mobile phone.

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May 03, 2018 17:00 / Updated by to Video Editing