Shotcut 21.06.29

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 21.06.29:

  • Added Speed parameter to the Timer video filter.
  • Added keyboard shortcuts to switch between the stock layouts: Alt+1 through 6.
  • Added Import button to Playlist. (Thanks, @hbtalha!)
  • Added an Apply button next to Properties > Speed to improve workflow when using mouse wheel.

Fixes new bugs (in version 21.05.01/18):

  • Fixed playback may hang when playing different Playlist items.
  • Fixed alpha presets in Export.
  • Fixed a possible crash when changing Settings > Preview Scaling.
  • Fixed a possible crash when using Crop: Source and Size, Position & Rotate filters on the same clip.
  • Fixed Size, Position & Rotate filters not reloading.
  • Fixed reloading Keyframes for a filter on Output.
  • Fixed changing Properties > Color Range for a clip in the Source player.
  • Fixed playhead moves to the beginning of the Timeline when dragging an image from Source.
  • Fixed a proxy may used instead of the original when dropping from file manager to Timeline.
  • Fixed Fade In/Out on Timeline may add filters in wrong order.
  • Fixed a crash trying to make thumbnail for an invalid playlist item when loading a project.
  • Fixed Playlist > Play After Open not working.
  • Fixed missing proxies not generated for an opened project when Settings > Proxy > Use Proxy turned on.
  • Fixed File > Export EDL creates empty file.

Old Bugs

  • Fixed Center bias in Crop: Source filter.
  • Fixed a crash using Mask: From File and Size, Position & Rotate filters on the same color clip.
  • Fixed the Export > H.264 High Profile preset was producing main profile on NVIDIA.
  • Fixed a crash when using Paste after a File > Close or File > New.
  • Fixed a Project name with a slash is accepted but fails.
  • Fixed a possible crash when changing Settings > Theme.
  • Fixed Mask: Simple Shape moves when deleting all keyframes: no longer allowed to delete the last keyframe; use the keyframe toggle button in the parameters area of Filters.
  • Fixed maintaining the image center when reset Size, Position & Rotate > Zoom.
  • Improved using the mouse wheel to zoom in Size, Position & Rotate filter.
  • Improved the range of the new Zoom keyframe values when keyframes are changed or removed.
  • Fixed custom Export preset may load with incorrect frame rate.
  • Fixed Playlist > Replace may replaced with timeline and appear as and cause a crash if the Project
  • player it active.
  • Fixed inconsistent handling of keyframes when splitting a trimming a clip.
  • Fixed high CPU usage and a long wait after multiple Stabilize analysis jobs.
  • Fixed a crash when a Stabilize analysis (.stab) file fails to open.
  • Fixed a crash when Stabilize > Accuracy is 9 or higher.
  • Fixed remembering the last-opened folder when choosing Properties > Video > Custom... for a transition with video filter Mask: From File > File > Custom....

Download: Shotcut 21.06.29 (64-bit) | Portable | ~100.0 MB (Open Source)
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