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Oct 14, 2019

MOV format is more and more popular with the public since it was published. You may get some MOV videos and are looking for an efficient MOV editor to edit those videos. This review has picked out 3 desktop editors and 2 online MOV video files editors for your reference.

Why Edit MOV Files with MOV Video Editors?

MOV is a video format produced by Apple company and extension filename of videos from QuickTime. Although MOV format is developed by Apple, many other platforms also support this video format. Meanwhile, many people not only want to play MOV files, but also edit their MOV files for different aims. Therefore, given this, many free and paid MOV editors are generally showing upon the market for Mac, Windows and other platforms. In order to avoid unnecessary expense, I have listed 5 free MOV video editors. These tools can offer a wide range of edition functions to edit MOV. Meanwhile, If you just want to do some basic edits, WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro is a good choice for you.

3 Desktop Free MOV Editors to Edit MOV Videos

1. Windows Movie Maker

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Windows Movie Maker is a totally free desktop MOV video editor. It can help you make movies from your video clips, photos and other media files in common video formats, such as MP4, WMV, MKV, MOV, AVI, MPEG and so on. It provides many basic features like trimming, joining, and rotating videos. If you need some more advanced edit tools for your videos, image filter and transition effects (fade, ripple, cross-zoom, wave, pixelate, square wipe, etc. ) are here, too. In addition to those functions, Windows Movie Maker also features adding background music with its built-in music tracks or import from the user library. Music editor in this tool is able to trim audio clips. Last, it also allows you to adjust the volume for video clips. Meanwhile, you don't need to worry about the quality of your MOV files, as this program can keep the HD video quality.

2. iMovie


iMovie is a desktop MOV editor published by Apple company. This app can be installed on MacOS and iOS. As a professional MOV video editor, iMovie comes up with many edit tools. Users can use it to cut videos into clips, add transition effects, change the length of transition, change the speed of clips, split a clip, rotate videos, and add titles or music. And you can create Hollywood-style trailers. Whether you use it on MacOS or iOS, you can edit your MOV videos easily. Apart from that, iMovie supports 4K videos edits.

3. WonderFox Free HD Video Converter Factory

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WonderFox Free HD Video Converter Factory is a free multifunctional desktop MOV editor. Not only can it edit MOV files, but process other common video formats, such as MP4, MKV, AVI, WMV and so forth. This program provides all basic edit tools, for example, trim audio, crop, rotate videos, etc. What's more, Free HD Video Converter Factory also features downloading videos from YouTube, SoundCloud and other social websites. The advantage of this tool is have no spam ads and easy-to-operate for novices.

How to Edit MOV Files with 2 Online MOV Video Editors?

In addition to those desktop MOV editors, we have also selected 2 free online MOV files editors for you. You can pick up from them to edit your MOV files. Now, let me give you some details about how to use these 2 online editors.

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1. Online Video Cutter( )

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If you have some small MOV files and want to do some simple edits, this web app can help you achieve tasks. It doesn't need installation, and it works on most browsers. Remember that the uploaded video size should not exceed 500 MB, because the upload file size of this web app is limited. After you add your MOV files into this web app, you will see several edit options for rotating, trimming and cropping videos easily. You can rotate videos to 90, 180 or 270 degrees, crop desired area from a video, and trim parts of videos you want. These features only need one or two clicks and won't waste much time. Finally, hit Save and Download button to save edited MOV files.

2. Movie Maker Online ( )

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Movie Maker Online is a free video editor and online movie maker, which supports dropping videos, photos, music or GIF files to upload. When you upload your MOV videos on this web app, you can add your favorite songs with the upload button from local music folder on your PC or royalty free music collection on the site. And you can add effects and transition, add type titles, greetings and simple text messages into videos, and the text will appear on the corresponding track. After finishing editing, click Make video to start the editing process and download it on PC.


Therefore, for your requirements about how to edit MOV files on PC, different solutions have introduced to you. However, online tools can only provide some simple and basic operations, if you want to do more advanced edits, a professional desktop program is the best choice for you.

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