Apple’s Non Linear Editing Video Editing software Final Cut Pro is one of the best proprietary high end video editing tools around. Professional Hollywood block buster movies like Happy Feat, No Country For Old Man etc have used Final Cut Pro software. Its features are plenty. However, Final Cut pro is from Apple, Proprietary and not free. It is only available for Mac OS. So, What Linux/Windows users have to do? As usual, there are a few Open Source and Free alternatives to Final Cut Pro or even Adobe Premier Pro which is similar.
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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.
Cinelerra does primarily 3 things: capturing, compositing, and editing audio and video with sample level accuracy. It’s a movie studio in a box.
Kino is an open source video editor, that runs on Linux. You can load multiple video clips, cut and paste portions of video/audio, and save it to an edit decision list (SMIL XML format). Most edit and navigation commands are mapped to equivalent vi key commands. For complete list of features, visit the web site Kino
OpenShot Video Editor is an open-source program that that lets you creates, modifies, and edits video files. Its is an open source non-linear video editor for Linux, with very powerful compositing functions, and key frame animations for titles and scrolling credits as well as for video clips. OpenShot provides support for most video formats and codecs, and has particularly good support for HD video and AVCHD.
for more, please check our post 10 Awesome Free and Open Source Video Editors.