• Version

  • Date Added
    (to site)

    March 1st, 2008
  • Author

    Silversoft Solutions
  • License

    GNU General Public License (?)
  • Description


    Cinefx (formerly Jahshaka) is a video and film compositing, editing and special fx system that uses OpenGL & OpenML hardware rendering to give operators real time interactivity. The system is cross platform, and also includes full CG, paint and image processing modules.

    Cinefx allows you to edit video with flexibility and speed, create effects in real time, animate with unlimited features, paint and design on moving video, create music with all the tools the pros use, and it works in any format at any resolution.

    Recommended Premium Equivalent

    If you’re looking for an easy to use video editor with a professional feature set and you’re on a tight budget, then aside from the open source options in our archive, we strongly recommend Corel VideoStudio Pro X5 .

    Why? Three reasons. Video editing speed. Intuitive graphic user interface (so you don’t need to be a pro to use the software) and the affordable price point.

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James Hodge
Sep 4th, 2010, 6:31 am | #


I used the new Cinefx for a university short film project. While it was a bit shaky at times, particularly when I got near the end of the edit and was dealing with a large amount of data at one time, overall it performed well.

The learning curve is relatively ok, providing you have a general working knowledge of video editing software, this application is no different.

For a free and open source app, this is a viable option. But I must say for a larger scale project I’d opt for a more professional platform.


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