Shotcut 21.02.27

Shotcut

Shotcut is a free, open source, cross-platform video editor for Windows, Mac and Linux. Major features include support for a wide range of formats; no import required meaning native timeline editing; Blackmagic Design support for input and preview monitoring; and resolution support to 4k.

Editing Features

  • Trimming on source clip player or timeline with ripple option
  • Append, insert, overwrite, lift, and ripple delete editing on the timeline
  • 3-point editing
  • Hide, mute, and lock track controls
  • Multitrack timeline with thumbnails and waveforms
  • Unlimited undo and redo for playlist edits including a history view
  • Create, play, edit, save, load, encode, and stream MLT XML projects (with auto-save)
  • Save and load trimmed clip as MLT XML file
  • Load and play complex MLT XML file as a clip
  • Drag-n-drop files from file manager
  • Scrubbing and transport control

Video Effects

  • Video compositing across video tracks
  • HTML5 (sans audio and video) as video source and filters
  • 3-way (shadows, mids, highlights) color wheels for color correction and grading
  • Eye dropper tool to pick neutral color for white balancing
  • Deinterlacing
  • Auto-rotate
  • Fade in/out audio and fade video from and to black with easy-to-use fader controls on timeline
  • Video wipe transitions:
  • bar, barn door, box, clock (radial), diagonal, iris, matrix, and custom gradient image
  • Track compositing/blending modes:
  • Over, Add, Saturate, Multiply, Screen, Overlay, Darken, Dodge, Burn, Hard Light, Soft Light, Difference, Exclusion, HSL Hue, HSL Saturation, HSL Color, HSL Luminosity.
  • Video Filters:
  • Alpha Channel: Adjust, Alpha Channel: View, Blur, Brightness, Chroma Key: Advanced, Chroma Key: Simple, Contrast, Color Grading, Crop, Diffusion, Glow, Invert Colors, Key Spill: Advanced, Key Spill: Simple, Mirror, Old Film: Dust, Old Film: Grain, Old Film: Projector, Old Film: Scratches, Old Film: Technocolor, Opacity, Rotate, Rutt-Etra-Izer, Saturation, Sepia Tone, Sharpen, Size and Position, Stabilize, Text, Vignette, Wave, White Balance
  • Speed effect for audio/video clips

Hardware Support

  • Blackmagic Design SDI and HDMI for input and preview monitoring
  • Leap Motion for jog/shuttle control
  • Webcam capture
  • Audio capture to system audio card
  • Capture (record) SDI, HDMI, webcam (V4L2), JACK audio, PulseAudio, IP stream, X11 screen, and Windows DirectShow devices
  • Multi-core parallel image processing (when not using GPU and frame-dropping is disabled)
  • DeckLink SDI keyer output
  • OpenGL GPU-based image processing with 16-bit floating point linear per color component

What's new in Shotcut 21.02.27:

  • Added a file naming dialog for Export > From > Each Playlist Item > Export File.

  • Added the ability to repair a near future version project file.
    (Version 21.04 is expected to change the project file in a manner incompatible with previous versions.)

  • Added an error dialog when trying to open a far future version project file.

Changes

  • Upgraded JACK audio library on Windows to version 1.9.17.

Fixes

  • Fixed a possible crash using a PNG with alpha channel (transparency) especially with a Size, Position & Rotate filter (broke in version 20.06).
  • Fixed seeking video in some files particularly AVCHD (broke in v21.01).
  • Fixed changing Properties > Video > Color Range does not work (broke in v21.01).
  • Fixed selecting text with the mouse in various filter numeric fields (broke in v21.01).
  • Fixed difficult to enter some numbers in various filter numeric fields (broke in v21.01).
  • Fixed unable to make tracks as short as before (broke in v21.01).
  • Fixed time bar in Timeline & Keyframes hidden on vertical scroll and not clickable (broke in v21.01).
  • Fixed scroll bars in Timeline & Keyframes may clash with clips or keyframes making them difficult to use (regression in v21.01).
  • Fixed keyframes disappear when changing selected clips on various filters (broke in v21.01):
  • Gain/Volume
  • Pan
  • Pitch
  • Saturation
  • Fixed appending to the timeline may change the current track.
  • Fixed Properties > Extract sub-clip on a file with cover art.
  • Fixed File > Export Frame on a clip with a Text: Rich filter.
  • Fixed toggle Properties > Image sequence may deadlock on high frame rate video mode or break playback.
  • Fixed Timeline > Merge with next clip may move other clips on the track.
  • Fixed undo a trim in point on Timeline may shift other clips on the track.
  • Fixed undo after trim in point to create a 1 frame transition may delete the clip.
  • Fixed right-click in Playlist icons view mode on breaks multiple selection on Windows.
  • Fixed Properties > Convert after Timeline > Detach Audio makes video black.
  • Fixed some keyboard shortcuts may be broken when not using English (United States) language.
  • Fixed possible crash on Windows due to not loading the packaged DLL over one in a system folder or in %PATH%.
  • Fixed a crash when selecting a missing video clip.
  • Fixed unicode in Text: Rich > Save As followed by Open.

Download: Shotcut 21.02.27 (64-bit) | Portable | ~100.0 MB (Open Source)
View: Shotcut Home Page | Other Operating Systems

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