Video editing software on the Mac|Mac影片編輯軟體

Summary of Best video editing software for Mac - 2023



Free. Made by the same company that made TikTok: ByteDance. For basic light-weight editing but more powerful than iMovie. Beware of security/privacy concerns because of the association with China.

DaVinci Resolve 18

A pro-grade video editor like Final Cut Pro or Adobe Premiere. Has a completely free version and a one-time paid version ($285) with bells and whistles. Hollywood studios use this to make movies!

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Never in a million years would I think a pro-grade video editing program is free. Sounds like DaVinci Resolve 18 is the way to start my video-editing journey on the M3. If it turns out to be too much, I'll try CapCut next.