MiniTool Movie Maker Review : How is it as a Video Editor?

MiniTool Movie Maker Review & Rating $0.00

Name: MiniTool Movie Maker

Offer price: 0.0

Currency: USD

Operating System: Windows 10, Windows 8.1/8, Windows 7

Application Category: Multimedia

  • Features - 5/10
  • Interface - 9/10
  • Performance - 6/10


MiniTool Movie Maker is a free video editing software available for Windows. If you need to edit your family videos, you can try it.



  • It’s free
  • Video Templates
  • Basic Effects, Transitions, Motions
  • Some Good Titles and Captions with Cool Animations
  • Simple UI


  • Not Ideal for Professional Usage
  • No 4K Export Option
  • No Green Screen Support
  • Lack of Customization

Quality free video editing software is rare. You can have a look at this MiniTool Movie Maker Review if you need a free video editor for Windows.

In most cases, A good video editor costs you some money even though you are not going to use it professionally. So, there are some low cost and free video editors available. MiniTool Video Maker is one of the free video editing tools available for Windows computers. In this review, You will get to know about it in detail including its usefulness and cons.

MiniTool Movie Maker Screenshot 1

MiniTool Movie Maker Review

The MiniTool movie maker is a newcomer in video editing software. Right now, It is completely free to use. If you want, you can start using it right now. However, You also can learn about it without trying from this review.

System Requirements:

Before going through the actual MiniTool Movie Maker review, you can have a look at the system requirements.

Operating SystemWindows 10, Windows 8.1/8, Windows 7
CPUIntel Core i5 6 Gen or Better, 2Ghz or Better
GPUIntel HD Graphics 5000 or later; NVIDIA GeForce GTX 700 or later; AMD Radeon R5 or later.
Disk Space10 GB Free Disk Space (SSD for smooth performance)

MiniTool Movie Maker Technical Specs and Features:

Here are the technical specifications-

Software NameMiniTool Movie Maker
Latest Versionv2.2
Installer Size1.97 MB
Installation Size775 MB

MiniTool movie maker has following features-

  • Simple Timelines
  • Beautiful Effects, Transitions and Titles
  • Trim/Split
  • Video Speed Controller
  • Animated Motion Tool
  • Auto Save Projects
  • Templates
MiniTool Movie Maker Screenshot 2

In the old days, We saw Windows Movie Maker a great video editing software for Windows that came as pre-installed software. However, After Windows Vista, MS hasn’t included it with any Windows. This MiniTool movie maker can be a great alternative to it. Because It has similar features and in some cases, It has better functions. You can import any media files, add it to the timeline, use some effects, transitions, motions, titles, captions, etc. and then export the project as a video. It’s that simple. With the features, I have mentioned, you can maximize your video editing experience for free.

Else, It has some video templates that you can use to make your video very easily.

MiniTool Movie Maker UI Review:

The User Interface is a very good one. It looks simple, clean, and modern. MiniTool Movie Maker has both dark and light mode. So, You can use either one according to your preferences. The UI looks similar to some other popular video editing software like WonderShare Filmore.

So, No one should face any issue to use this software.

MiniTool Movie Maker Screenshot 3

MiniTool Movie Maker Performance Review and Other Details:

As it is a very simple video editing tool, there are not many things to tell about the performance. In my test, It performed well.

However, As it is free software, you can’t expect that much premium features here. When I exported the video, I didn’t find any 4K option. Max resolution was 1920*1080p. The timeline looks very simple. It makes it easier to add effects, transitions, motion, etc.

There are several effects, motions, transitions. But, The number is not big. You will easily miss some cool effects that you usually see on premium video editing software. However, there are some cool titles with good effects and animation which are really good.

MiniTool Movie Maker Screenshot 4


Missing 4K option while exporting video, lack of some cool effects, transitions, and motions have made it less appealing. No one can’t deny it. But, It’s not a big deal as free software.

MiniTool Video Maker Review: Final Verdict

MiniTool has some other cool software like MiniTool Partition Wizard, MiniTool Power Data Recovery, and MiniTool Shadow Maker. But, They are new in video editing software. As the software is free, the company has a good reputation, you definitely can use this MiniTool Video Maker. Hopefully, Overtime, It will be a decent software.

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Hasibul Kabir is the founder of TechClassy. He is a Tech Blogger, Web Developer & Hobbyist Game Developer. He loves to write on technology, mainly Windows, macOS, iOS, etc.


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