Many video fans record video about their family and friends for keeping the good memory for good. Even a lot of video amateurs would like to perfect their video with video editing software. I know many videos are recorded with HD camcorders, in AVCHD(.m2ts, .mts), HD(.mov, .dv) file format. Most of them don't come with very good editing software, and many don't come with any at all.
I rounded up five free and great Video Editor for Mac users below, you can choose one of them you like.
Apple iMovie ----- Best Free Video Editing Program
For Mac user, Apple iMovie is not stranger, which is comparable to Windows Movie Maker on Windows. If you buy a new Mac system, you will get iMovie free. Since iMovie 08, iMovie is warped in part of iLife. And now its commonly used version are iMovie 08, iMovie 09, iMovie 11. With iMovie'11, you can create style movie trailers with a few clicks, like Hollywood-style movie trailer, Romantic-comedy-style video trailer, Drama-style movie trailer thorough choose one from 15 movie trailer templates. And you can do audio editing: control sound effects, voiceover and music. These are just the tip of the iceberg for iMovie all-in-one video editing features.
Avidemux ----Top Free video editor
As a free video editor, Avidemux is simplely and specially designed to cut, filter and encode video cutting, filtering and encoding tasks. Many file types, like AVI, DVD compatible MPEG files, MP4 and ASF, using a variety of codecs are supported by Avidemux free video editor. Besides compatible with Mac OS X, Avidemux is also available for Microsoft Windows, Linux and BSD.
Kdenlive ----Free and Open-source Video Editor for Mac OS X
Kdenlive, as a free open-source video editor for Mac OS X, GNU/Linux and Free BSD, is very powerful for it supports a wide range of camcorders and cameras (MPEG-2, MPEG-4 and H.264 AVCHD camcorders and cameras; HDV & AVCHD Camcorders with high resolution; professional camcorders like XDCAM-HD streams, DVCPRO50 streams)this video editor supports DV, HDV and AVCHD editing. Kdelive Video editing features is versatile: you can create, crop, move and remove video clips, audio clips, image clips and text clips. And Kdelive video editor offers you with a tons of effects and transitions.
ZS4 Video Editor ---- Advanced Free Video Editing Software
Even Though iMovie is the most popular video editor for mac, ZS4 is not out. ZS4 Video Editor is just available for Windows firstly, Later it is free video editing tool compatible for Mac OS X. ZS4 Video Editor is an advanced free video editing software aimed to provide media professionals with features of media type combining into a single file(including photos, videos and audio files), which iMovie don't have.
MPEG Streamclip ---- Powerful high quality video editor
Generally, many of us just know MPEG Streamclip is a good and free video converter for mac and Windows. Its powerful editing feature is unknown sides of MPEG Streamclip. Now I wanna unreal it. MPEG Streamclip performed as a professional video editor for Quick Time, MPEG, Divx, MP4, AVI, DV, DAT, VOB, TOD movies formats: do video cutting, trimming and moving. And it supports Quicktime, AVI, DV and MPEG-4 file with high quality for Final Cut Pro video importing for future editing.