If you need a basic video editor, with all the bells and whistles of a powerful expensive one, look no further. OpenShot video editor will fit the bill more than adequately. OpenShot is incredibly simple and powerful, with support for Linux, Mac and Windows.
You can quickly trim your videos, with many easy ways to cut them. Using the powerful animation framework, you can fade, slide, bounce and animate anything in your video project. With unlimited tracks, you can insert watermarks, background videos, audio tracks and much more.
Using the video effects engine, you can remove the background from your video, invert the colours, adjust brightness and do much more.
Overall, OpenShot video editor is an easy-to-use, quick-to-learn and surprisingly powerful video editor. And, since it is open source, it is free to use—no licensing process and no charges!