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Machete is a video editing tool for Windows that offers us a fast and simple way of slicing recordings and removing unnecessary fragments from videos


Video editor specialized in cropping

July 13, 2017
8 / 10

A lightweight, fast and simple video editor. That's exactly what Machete is, a Windows tool with which can process any recording to remove fragments, copy them, mix them or save them separately from the master recording.

A video editor for beginners

Just imagine you recorded that legendary match in which you favorite football heroically reached the last 16 of the FA Cup after beating Brentford. But you recorded it with the half-time adverts as well, including all those stupid car, perfume, and insurance ads. Well, now there's no need to worry because thanks to this program, without needing any advanced editing knowledge, you can remove them with a simple selection process.

Put together your own videos without having a clue what you're doing.

This video editor offers us all the basic functions to carry out quick editing functions in which you can crop whatever you don't need, change the order of different scenes, mix them... Therefore, if you want to learn a living manipulating news and creating alternative video facts, this is the program you need.

Main features

This is the trial version that offers us all the program's features but during only 14 days. Take a look and try them out, you might just decide to go for the full version. The truth is that you're not going to find too many apps as easy-to-use as this one. You might find something similar for Android in APK format, or for iPhone, but definitely not for Windows.

  • Compatible with the following formats: AVI, FLV, WMV, MKV, MP4, 3GP, 3G2, MOV, WMA, MP3 and WAV.
  • User-friendly and simple design: all basic functions are within your reach from the interface.
  • Cut, copy, paste and delete functions to handle recording fragments.
  • Save the video in different files.
  • Insert videos inside others.
  • Metadata editor.
  • Add or replace audio.

An excellent program that's only missing one thing to be perfect: the inclusion of transition effects.

Requirements and additional information:

  • The trial version can be used for 14 days.

Elies Guzmán

With a degree in History, and later, in Documentation, I have over a decade of experience testing and writing about apps: reviews, guides, articles, news, tricks, and more. They have been countless, especially on Android, an operating system...

Antony Peel

Antony Peel