Currently Being ModeratedApr 28, 2013 12:50 AM (in response to Elmstreetblues)
If you have an Intel chip based Mac then FCE 4 would be my first choice.
Get the free update to 4.0.1 after it is installed from the disc.
Also be aware that FCE, any version, are not supported on Lion and Mountin Lion.
FCP X is now the supported version and is where Apple has staked it's future with NLE.
You can download a free trial version through the App Store.
Currently Being ModeratedApr 28, 2013 1:10 AM (in response to Elmstreetblues)
Have you tried the free iMovie that has been provided with every new Mac for over a decade.
It is an extremely good editing app and quite likely will do far more than you will ever need.
Final Cut Pro X is based on it but will probably be overkill for your needs, costs $299 and also involves a pretty steep learning curve.