OpenShot Video Editor is a non-linear video editor for Linux, built with Python, GTK, and the MLT Framework. The developers’ goal is to create an easy-to-use, powerful, non-linear video editor, with a focus on “User Interface”, “Work flow”, and “Stability”.
OpenShot can easily combine multiple video clips, audio clips, and images into a single project, and then export the video into many common video formats.
It is a versatile application used to create photo slide shows, edit home videos, create television commercials, on-line films, and much more. The software is particularly strong in the areas of editing and compositing, and has been designed as a practical tool for working with high-definition video including HDV and AVCHD.
Create videos for YouTube, Flickr, Vimeo, Metacafe, iPod, Xbox, and many more common formats.
- Supports many video, audio, and image formats (based on FFmpeg).
- GNOME integration (drag and drop support).
- 3D animation.
- Multiple tracks (layers).
- Clip resizing, trimming, snapping, and cutting.
- Non-destructive editing so that the original video clips are never modified.
- Video transitions with real-time previews (lumas and masks).
- Compositing, image overlays, watermarks.
- Title templates, title creation.
- SVG friendly, to create and include titles and credits.
- Scrolling motion picture credits.
- Solid color clips (including alpha compositing).
- Support for Rotoscoping / Image sequences.
- Drag and drop timeline.
- Frame stepping, key-mappings: J,K, and L keys.
- Video encoding (based on FFmpeg).
- Key-frame animation.
- Digital zooming of video clips.
- Speed changes on clips (slow motion etc).
- Custom transition lumas and masks.
- Re-sizing of clips (frame size).
- Audio mixing and editing.
- Presets for key frame animations and layout.
- Ken Burns effect (making video by panning over an image).
- Digital video effects, including brightness, gamma, hue, greyscale, chroma key (bluescreen / greenscreen), and over 20 other video effects.
- Extensive editing and compositing features, and has been designed as a practical tool for working with high-definition video including HDV and AVCHD.
- Support for Blender 2.6.X.
Developer: Jonathan Thomas, Andy Finch, Olivier Girard, Karlinux, Helen McCall, TJ, and contributors
License: GNU GPL v3
OpenShot is written in Python. Learn Python with our recommended free books and free tutorials.
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I like openshot very much, however it doesn’t work in22.04 LTS; still not. So I either keep the old opereating system, or ditch Openshot. Mmmmm……
Openshot works like a charm on Ubuntu. I’m running 22.10.