Some of the most highly rated video making software include Windows Movie Maker, VirtualDUB, Lightworks and Blender. These are all free programs, but they come with varying features.
Windows Movie Maker is user-friendly and is recommended for home users. You get it for free with Windows OS. You can add or modify effects for better performance. Virtual DUB runs on Windows and can edit batches of files simultaneously.
Lightworks is professional video editing software for Windows, Mac and Linux. It has been used in several Hollywood productions, according to Mashable. Blender is open source software with multiple advanced features. It runs on both Windows and Mac.