Best Linux Video Editing Softwares [2017]

Best Linux video editing software [2017]. The list outlines the best Ubuntu video editing software that can be used to create or edit video files on Ubuntu Linux Systems.

Shotcut Video Editor

Shotcut Video Editor is a powerful video editing software that supports oodles of audio and video formats including many image formats such as BMP, GIF, JPEG, PNG, SVG, TGA, TIFF as well as image sequences. You don’t have to import anything as it supports native editing and multi-format timeline: mix and match resolutions and frame rates within a project. For Linux Systems, Shotcut Video Editor supports screen capture including background capture to capture a Shotcut session, webcam capture and audio capture. For those who are looking for streaming features, Shotcut Video Editor supports network stream playback (HTTP, HLS, RTMP, RTSP, MMS, UDP).

Run the following commands in Terminal to install Shotcut Video Editor on Ubuntu Linux Systems:

sudo apt update
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:haraldhv/shotcut
sudo apt update
sudo apt install shotcut

OpenShot Video Editor

OpenShot is another popular video editor or Ubuntu that can be used to create video films. OpenShot supports almost every know formats and codecs. OpenShot’s features: 3D animation, curve-based camera motion, compositing, transitions, audio mixing, and vector titles.

Run the following commands in Terminal to install OpenShot Video Editor on Ubuntu Linux Systems:

sudo apt-get update
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:openshot.developers/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt install openshot-qt

Avidemux Video Editor

Avidemux is a free 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.

Run the following commands in Terminal to install Avidemux Video Editor on Ubuntu Linux Systems:

sudo apt update
sudo sh -c 'echo "deb http://archive.getdeb.net/ubuntu xenial-getdeb apps" >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/getdeb.list'
wget -q -O- http://archive.getdeb.net/getdeb-archive.key | sudo apt-key add -
sudo apt update
sudo apt install avidemux2.6-qt

Kdenlive Video Editor

Kdenlive, the KDE Non-Linear Video Editor is an open source video editor built on Qt and the KDE Frameworks libraries. It brings multi-track video editing and can work on almost any audio and video formats directly without the need to convert or re-encode your clips. It also brings proxy editing and auto-backup. Kdenlive supports 3-point editing and Timeline effect rendering. Users can insert or overwrite a timeline region with a clip region and delete or lift timeline regions. It pre-renders parts of the timeline so that they can be played in realtime. And you can continue working on other parts of the timeline while Kdenlive is working in the background for you.

Run the following commands in Terminal to install Kdenlive Video Editor on Ubuntu Linux Systems:

sudo apt update
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kdenlive/kdenlive-stable
sudo apt update
sudo apt install kdenlive

Blender Video Editor

Blender is the free and open source 3D creation suite. It supports the entirety of the 3D pipeline—modeling, rigging, animation, simulation, rendering, compositing and motion tracking, even video editing and game creation. Blender is well suited to individuals and small studios who benefit from its unified pipeline and responsive development process. Blender is cross-platform and runs equally well on Linux, Windows and Macintosh computers.

Run the following commands in Terminal to install Blender Video Editor on Ubuntu Linux Systems:

sudo apt-get update
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:thomas-schiex/blender
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install blender

Flowblade Video Editor

Flowblade is a multitrack non-linear video editor for Linux Ubuntu Systems released under GPL 3 license. Flowblade provides powerful tools to mix and filter video and audio. Flowblade supports most common video and audio formats and other editable media formats such as JPEG, PNG, TGA, TIFF graphics file types, SVG vector graphics and numbered frame sequences.

Run the following commands in Terminal to install Flowblade Video Editor on Ubuntu Linux Systems:

sudo apt-get update
wget https://www.dropbox.com/s/onrdoivia6t0rjd/flowblade-1.8.0-1_all.deb
sudo dpkg -i ./flowblade-1.8.0-1_all.deb
sudo apt-get install -f

The above command “sudo apt-get install -f” will force install all dependencies. Also please note that running a KDEnlive PPA on Ubuntu may cause an uncompatible MLT to be installed and prevent Flowblade from running.

Best Linux Video Editing Softwares [2017] originally posted on Source Digit - Latest Technology, Gadgets & Gizmos.

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