Video Editor


OpenShot is a free non-linear video editor for GNU/Linux. It is by far the easiest, most versatile editor in the consumer arena today. Designed in the traditional style and following up on the Kino video editor [no new major releases] it brings a whole new range of features and stability to the GNU/Linux video editing arsenal. Some of these features include:

* Support for many video, audio, and image formats (based on FFmpeg)
* Desktop integration (drag and drop support)
* Multiple tracks
* Clip resizing, trimming, snapping, and cutting
* Video transitions with real-time previews
* 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
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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.


PiTiVi is a program for video editing.


* Capture and encode audio and video, with formats supported by GStreamer
* Split and trim video clips
* Split and trim audio
* Render projects in any format supported by the GStreamer framework

See website for additional information.


Open Movie Editor a video editing program, with basic capabilities. It aims do be powerful enough for the amateur movie artist, yet easy to use.


Kino is an non-linear digital video editor. It features excellent integration with digital video cameras using IEEE-1394 for capture, VTR control, and recording back to the camera. It captures video to disk in Raw DV and AVI format, in both type-1 DV and type-2 DV (separate audio stream) encodings.

You can load multiple video clips, cut and paste portions of video/audio, and save it to an edit decision list (SMIL XML format) with just a few clicks of a button. Kino can export the composite movie in a number of formats: DV over IEEE 1394, Raw DV, DV AVI, still frames, WAV, MP3, Ogg Vorbis, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, and MPEG-4. Still frame import and export uses gdk-pixbuf, which has support for BMG, GIF, JPEG, PNG, PPM, SVG, Targa, TIFF, and XPM. MP3 requires lame. Ogg Vorbis requires oggenc. MPEG-1 and MPEG-2 require mjpegtools or ffmpeg. MPEG-4 requires ffmpeg.

Additionally Kino sports numerous plug-ins and supports multiple formats. It included numerous effects, video filters, video transitions, audio filters, and audio transitions for a full featured video editing experience.

Note: This the MJPEGTools package contains non-free components.


Kdenlive is an extremely easy to use video editing application for both amateurs and advanced users.

Kdenlive is the most versatile video editor available today:

* Support for a wide range of camcorders and cameras, including:
* Multitrack edition with a timeline and unlimited number of video and audio tracks.
* Video and audio tracks organized in layers.


Gnome Subtitles is a subtitle editor for various video formats. It supports the most common
text-based subtitle formats and allows for subtitle editing, translation and synchronization.

Supported subtitle formats:

* Adobe Encore DVD
* Advanced Sub Station Alpha
* AQ Title
* DKS Subtitle Format
* Karaoke Lyrics LRC
* Karaoke Lyrics VKT


Avidemux is a no-cost video editor designed for simple cutting, filtering and encoding tasks. It supports many file types, including AVI, DVD compatible MPEG files, MP4 and ASF, using a variety of codecs. Tasks can be automated using projects, job queue and powerful scripting capabilities.