Last updated on January 13th, 2021 at 05:22 am
When we talk about creating videos, we always wonder which video editor is the best under a specific budget.
Well, there are so many video editors available in the market today, here we are going to compare two well know video editor. The first one is Movavi Video Editor Plus and secondly, Wondershare Filmora.
This is the detailed comparison and we are going to cover almost every aspect of these two.
Why Video Editor necessary?
If you are already a video content creator, you must know the importance of video editor. You can make effects, change graphics, control voice, trip/crop video, add thumbnails, and much more.
Also, Video editor provides you with a single platform to optimize your video. You can collectively select all your video and place them on one single place to make a better sequence.
Should I choose a free one?
Whether it is a Mac or Windows, both have free video editor installed. For example, in the case of Mac, we have iMovie. This software is sufficient for basic editing with all those features like transitions, titles, background, colour correction, noise reduction, and much more.
But, if you seriously looking to beat the competition, you must go with some professional video editors. This gives you more advancement in visuals, more attractive transitions, better control on voice, and many other features.
You can choose the professional video editors as per you budgets as it starts from $30-$35 and goes up to $700-$800.
The best thing is, most of the video editors offers you a trial version to test their products, if you like them, go for it or otherwise, check out another one.
The main focus of this tutorial is to clear your every doubt so that you should not waste your time in deciding which one is the best.
Filmora vs Movavi – Which one is the Best?
There is not much difference in pricing between these two software. Both this software come in 3 different plans.
Movavi: Video Editor Plus (1-Year), Video Editor Plus (Lifetime), and Super Video Bundle/ Video Suite.
Filmora: Subscription, Perpetual, and Bundle Subscription plans.
When we compare the pricing among different countries, we saw Movavi has huge variations on pricing. If we look at the pricing in the USA, it starts from $39.95 and the same software costs $25 in India.
We haven’t noticed any price drop for Filmora region wise.
Here definitely, Movavi Video Editor is more economical than Filmora. You can also check the latest Filmora pricing here.
The best thing is, both Filmora and Movavi Video Editor are compatible with both Mac and Windows PC.
Here are some of the System Requirements
Movavi System Requirements
Filmora System Requirements
Looking at their system requirements, we see most of the PCs and Mac meet these requirements.
But try to have more RAM, Disk space in order to perform smooth functions.
Ease of Usage
How easy the platform is?
How easy to navigate the features?
Is it easy to edit videos if I am a beginner?
Is there any customer support or user manual available?
These are some of the most common questions asked while looking for a perfect video editor. Our team is using both Movavi and Filmora for the past few months.
We found Movavi is a bit easier to use than Filmora. Filmora is basically for those who are familiar with the video editing in some other platforms. It becomes easier for them to navigate the features.
If you are using video editor for the first time, you must go with Movavi Video Editor, else, Filmora is perfect for slightly more experienced editors.
Both Movavi and Filmora provides free guides and tutorial for the editing. We found Movavi is best in terms of providing video tutorials and user manual in different languages.
Filmora is available in 8+ languages including English, Espanol, Chinese, Japanese, Italian, Deutsch, and many others, Whereas in Movavi, the interface is available in 14 different languages.
Here Movavi Wins!
Talking about the presets, Filmora offers you somehow advancement in transitions, backgrounds than Movavi.
But this doesn’t mean Movavi is lacking behind. The only difference is Movavi has its own gallery, on the other hand, Filmora offers you to take the advantages of third party elements such as from sites like Videohive, Filmstock, and Elemental. Which give is more punch for selective users.
Whether it is a beginning, between or the end of the video, adding title/ texts are important nowadays.
On comparison, Filmora has some advantages in terms of adding titles and texts. Along with different fonts and texts, you can also customize the dimensions which are missing in Movavi Video Editor.
The titles or text designs we see in Movavi are common in other videos whereas, in Filmora, you get some uniqueness at every level of editing.
Filmora wins here!
Your main aim is to impress your viewers from your video. It is easy to shoot a video but harder to make it impressive. So for this, you require something different which gives you a perfect combination of overall elements.
Looking for Movavi, we have seen amazing results after automatic enhancement. It automatically set contrasts matching to your video, reduce unnecessary noise, balance voice, and much more.
On the other hand, Filmora is more based on manual restoring of the visuals. This is the best way to customize if you have prior knowledge of video editing.
Overall, the basic features for video/ audio enhancement are same.
Time vs Quality
On our result, the conversion speed was better in Movavi as compared to Filmora but when we talk about the quality, here Filmora wins.
Although there was no huge difference in conversion time we saw a remarkable difference in quality-wise.
We tried to convert video in both the platforms. the 65 MB video took about 2:50 minutes in Movavi and about 3:02 minutes in Filmora both in HD formats.
In the speed test, Movavi wins and quality-wise Filmora is one step ahead on Movavi!
Well, we reach to the conclusion finally!
So which is your favourite one here?
Both these video editors are recommended for beginners level editing. If you are looking for bit advanced editing with more resources, then Filmora would be the best for you. But you must qualify the system requirements.
On the other side, Movavi requires lighter system requirements for both Mac and Windows and offers you decent features overall.
Now it depends on your pocket, and your requirements. If you still have any questions, let us know in the comment section below.
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