What are the best free editing software applications for ShadowPlay?

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    Filmora is a simply elegant video editing software geared toward beginner, novice, and casual users. Anyone can learn to use this software, regardless of their skill level, and the end results look and sound fantastic.


    Windows, Mac

    Free- Varies by plan

    Philip Young
    Written on July 23, 2018
    "never used shadowplay, the software does look like its rated highly though"
  2. 11



    Lightworks is a video editing software to be used for creating and enhancing videos for film and broadcast. Supporting various video formats, this program is available for Mac OS X, Windows, and Linux.


    Windows, Mac, Linux


    David Johnson
    Written on July 23, 2018
    "Now that I finally got my hands on Call of Duty World War II, I finally have a reason to try ShadowPlay and will probably use Lightworks to edit it, since I've used this a lot in other videos I captured using regular screen recorders. "
  3. 9


    OpenShot is easy to use, quick to learn, and powerful free video editor. It supports various audio, photo, and video formats, and it features unlimited tracks and layers. It is available for platforms including Linux, Windows, and Mac.

    Windows, Mac, Linux


    Raymond Peters
    Written on July 23, 2018
    "OpenSshot is a great free editor, I've used it to edit the birthday videos of my sons and daughter and the christening of my godson. I think my son will enjoy when I edit the cutscenes of his favorite games using ShadowPlay and OpenShot! "
  1. 8


    Avidemux is a free video editor for Windows, Mac, Linux and more. It has tools like cutting, filtering and encoding. It also supports video types, including AVI, DVD, MPEG, MP4 and ASF via codecs. 

    Windows, Mac, Linux


    Julia Wade
    Written on July 23, 2018
    "I am currently DLing this because I've seen my friend's ShadowPlay vids edited as hell and it looked awesome and he told me he used Avidemux regularly!"
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    #5VideoPad Video Editor

    VideoPad Video Editor

    VideoPad by NCH Software is a basic video editing program designed to be intuitive that has many of the tools and features. It also supports different video formats such as avi, wmv, mpv, divx, and many more.


    Windows, Mac


    Nathan Bishop
    Written on July 21, 2018
    "At last a free video editing software that works and is easy to figure out! Nice job, NCH. It is compatible with ShadowPlay, so I can share my brilliant game plays with my friends and family. "
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    #6QuickTime Player

    QuickTime Player

    QuickTime Player is a program that you can use to watch different video files, DVDs, and more. If you need to make a quick recording on your Mac, QuickTime is your cost-free solution, ready to record whatever you need.




    Lawrence Diaz
    Written on July 19, 2018
    "The QuickTime player plays vids just fine, but does not edit them. The PRO version unlocks a few extras, but for editing, it is best to go with an NLE like Vegas or Premier."
  4. 4


    Blender is a free and open source video editing and 3D creation suite software. It features tools for photorealistic rendering, fast modeling, realistic materials, animation toolset, fast UV unwrapping, full compositor, simulations, game creation, camera and object tracking and more.

    Mac, Windows


    Andy Ma
    Written on July 23, 2018
    "Very versatile editor, and I think you'd find it very useful when you want to patch and mix up ShadowPlay videos too. "
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    #8Freemake Video Converter

    Freemake Video Converter

    Freemake Video Converter converts video between 500+ formats and gadgets. Convert to MP4, MP3, AVI, WMV, MKV, iPhone, Android. Convert YouTube to anything. It also includes cutting, subtitles and video embedment.




    Kathryn Berry
    Written on July 23, 2018
    "My bf uses this one to edit the ShadowPlay vids of his best Overwatch moments so he can brag it to his nerd friends LOL! I've seen the videos and they look really awesome, "


Best What are the best free editing software applications for ShadowPlay
1FilmoraSoftware 13 Free
2LightworksSoftware 11 Free
3OpenShotSoftware 9 Free
4AvidemuxSoftware 8 Free
5VideoPad Video EditorSoftware 6 Free
6QuickTime PlayerSoftware 4 Free
7BlenderSoftware 4 Free
8Freemake Video ConverterSoftware 1 Free

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