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Shotcut 22.01.30

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

Shotcut 22.01.30 changelog:

3 New Equalizers!

  • Added an Equalizer: 15-band (graphic) audio filter.
  • Added an Equalizer: 3-Band (Bass & Treble) audio filter.
  • (Removed the old Bass & Treble audio filter.)
  • Added an Equalizer: Parametric audio filter.

More New Stuff

  • Added Segments parameter to the following video filters:
  • Audio Level Visualization
  • Audio Spectrum Visualization
  • Audio Waveform Visualization
  • Added Settings > Job Priority to the main menu with a Normal option to improve performance on Intel 12th generation CPUs with E-cores. Low priority is the default as it has always been and is generally recommended.
  • Added Wayland compatibility to Flatpak for Linux.

Changes

  • Reduced audio distortion in Properties > Reverse for the best/MKV option.
  • Removed Use Higher Performance Waveforms (default is on but still in configuration).
  • Added a warning dialog when trying to use simple keyframes when advanced keyframes are being used.
  • Changed to remove full keyframes when switching to simple keyframes.
  • Added a warning dialog when trying to use advanced keyframes when simple keyframes are being used.
  • Changed to convert simple keyframes to advanced keyframes.
  • Changed tooltips on the Timeline and Keyframes toolbar to simplify and remove shortcuts from translated strings.
  • Improved compatibility of VA-API hardware encoding on Linux, particularly on Wayland.
  • Updated AV1, VP8, and VP9 encoders to latest releases.
  • Updated Rubberband (audio pitch library) to latest release.

Fixes

  • Fixed the appearance of Shotcut's description in Windows Task Manager (broke in v21.12).
  • Fixed filters when Export > From is Source or Each Playlist Item (broke in v21.05).
  • Fixed File > Export > Markers as Chapters if project contains transitions.
  • Fixed a possible crash moving clip inside blank on same track.
  • Fixed a crash when dropping a .mlt MLX XML file from a file manager to Playlist and then Timeline.
  • Fixed a crash on undo insert/overwrite after undo add transition.
  • Fixed Hold undo in Noise Gate audio filter.
  • Fixed audio mutes after setting an in or out point when playing not 1x forward in Source.
  • Fixed the Segment Gap goes to zero when reloading an Audio Spectrum Visualization filter.
  • Fixed Mask: Simple Shape > Rotate not working in presets.
  • Fixed page up/down incorrect when Current position (timecode) spin box has focus.
  • Fixed extra blanks being removed when drag moving a clip right with Ripple turned on.
  • Fixed paths to additional files used by some filters not saved as relative on Windows.
  • Fixed tiny clips created when trimming on the Timeline with Ripple All Tracks turned on.
  • Fixed removing simple keyframes.
  • Fixed the Text: Rich video filter shows the editor when playhead is not over selected clip.
  • Fixed Properties > Menu > Measure Video Quality (VMAF) not working on Windows.
  • Fixed a possible crash in Glitch video filter.
  • Fixed a crash changing Properties > Video > Rotation when the clip has a transition.
  • Fixed the Mask: From File video filter's Reverse option not working as intended.
  • Fixed broadcast standard non-integer frame rates (e.g. 30000/1001) for Matrosk and WebM files.
  • Fixed a bad job percentage complete when making a proxy or running a convert job on a GoPro video file.

Download: Shotcut 22.01.30 (64-bit) | Portable | ~100.0 MB (Open Source)
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