• Version

  • Date Added
    (to site)

    August 13th, 2010
  • Author

    Jonathan Thomas
  • License

    GNU General Public License (GPL) (?)
  • Description

    OpenShot Video Editor is an open-source, non-linear video editor for Linux, built with Python, GTK, and the MLT Framework.

    Key features include:

    - Support for many video, audio, and image formats (based on FFmpeg)
    - Gnome 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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