openshot video editor
OpenShot video editor is an open-source video editor for Linux but also available for Windows and Mac, it is free and released under GNU GPL 3 license. Using OpenShot video editor you can create a film with your videos, photos, and audio tracks that you have always thought of. It lets you add transitions, effects, and sub-titles, and you can export to DVD, YouTube, Video, and many other common formats. OpenShot is written primarily in Python, with a GTK+ interface, and uses the MLT framework, FFmpeg, and Blender to power many of the advanced features. After a successful Kickstarter campaign of OpenShot we have seen that it reached to 2.3.1 version in recent past and made tremendous improvement. Recently developers released a new update 2.3.1.

Main Features:

  • Support for many video, audio, and image formats (based on FFmpeg )
  • Gnome integration (drag and drop support)
  • Unlimited tracks / layers
  • Clip resizing, scaling, trimming, snapping, and cutting
  • Video transitions with real-time previews
  • Compositing, image overlays, watermarks
  • Title templates, title creation, sub-titles
  • 3D Animated Titles
  • SVG friendly, to create and include vector titles and credits
  • Scrolling motion picture credits
  • Solid color clips (including alpha compositing )
  • Support for Rotoscoping / Image sequences
  • Advanced Timeline (including Drag & drop, scrolling, panning, zooming, and snapping)
  • 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
  • Audio mixing and editing
  • Presets for key frame animations and layout
  • Ken Burns effect (artistic panning over an image)
  • Digital video effects , including brightness, gamma, hue, greyscale, chroma key (bluescreen / greenscreen) , and over 20 other video effects
  • OpenShot provides extensive editing and compositing features, and has been designed as a practical tool for working with high-definition video including HDV and AVCHD.

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Changes in this release:

  • New transform tool which allows real-time transformations in the video preview window.
  • Zooming in and out of the timeline, in order to increase precision of your edits, has been greatly improved.
  • Many improvements have been made to the Title Editor and Animated Title Editor.
  • Fixes for audio sample distribution, caching, off by 1 errors, and various frame boundary improvements.
  • Export dialog has been improved to re-load the project, clear cache, and export without requiring any ties to the real-time preview system.
  • All child windows now center on parent window
  • Ability to easily display frame numbers on frames
  • Improved accuracy when calculating frame numbers
  • Improvements to frame accuracy, especially when zoomed in at max zoom
  • Dramatically increased speed of selecting and unselecting large numbers of clips/transitions.
  • Refactor loading properties for selected items, to improve speed.
  • Make effects container on a clip visible on hover (regardless of how small the clip is).
  • Tweak tooltips of clip title so they don't cover up the menu button and effects.
  • Making settings save to disk as they are changed in preferences.
  • Fixed regression with selection dropdown
  • Fixed crash when pasting keyframes onto a clip/transition
  • Fixing incorrect placement of a selection handle
  • Fixed a bug when caching a mask size (a regression from some of our speed improvements)
  • Fixed small bug with Next Marker and Previous Marker buttons (not handling position 0 correctly).
  • Fixed bug in transform callback, where transformation was not being disabled when selecting a different clip.
  • OpenShot 2.3 is fully translated in 11 languages, and partially translated in more than 60 others.
  • Checkout complete list to changes here.

Available for Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety/17.04/16.04 Xenial/14.04 Trusty/Linux Mint 18/17/13/other related Ubuntu derivatives
To install OpenShot (Stable Version) in Ubuntu/Linux Mint (Press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy the following commands in the Terminal:


Available for Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety/17.04/16.04 Xenial/14.04 Trusty/Linux Mint 18/17/13/other related Ubuntu derivatives
To install OpenShot 2.x (Daily Testing Builds) in Ubuntu/Linux Mint (Press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy the following commands in the Terminal:


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