VidCutter 5.0


VidCutter is free and open source video trimmer joiner for Linux, Windows, and Mac. Using VidCutter, you can easily do most common video editing like trim, split, and join. VidCutter supports popular video formats including MP4 (which is default video format of smartphones), AVI (used by some cameras), MOV, WMV, MPEG, and FLV.


  • video cutting & joining in one super fast action
  • reorder clips however you like
  • save project to continue marking clips later before nd result
  • libmpv based hardware accelerated playback engine
  • backend supported by the power of FFmpeg

VidCutter 5.0 changelog:

  • SmartCut feature introduced for frame accurate cuts; beginning and end
  • clip segments are reencoded and joined with middle segment for each clip
  • defined in the Clip Index along source video's defined keyframes
  • SmartCut enabled via app settings as well as toggle button on the main
  • interface. SmartCut can take up to 2 mins vs a few seconds so use it
  • only if frame accuracy is a requirement
  • new progress bars on clips in timeline to visualise video processing in
  • more accurate and modern way
  • thumbnail generation accuracy fixed so thumbnails generated accurately
  • match frame with timecode placement
  • new "View keyframes" button option available under Video Info which
  • displays the source video's defined keyframes which are utilised
  • by the new SmartCut feature
  • improvements made to standard quick cutting to make them as frame
  • accurate as can be given the source's media codec and container
  • improvements to stream mapping to help ensure all source media's
  • streams (video, audio, text/subtitles) are included in the target
  • video produced. only if problems are found during the cut/join
  • process will this be abandoned and FFmpeg then allowed to make its
  • usual "best choice" in choosing the best streams for you
  • single app instance code added along with a settings option to force all
  • file manager associated tasks to the single already loaded instance of
  • VidCutter
  • .vcp registered as "VidCutter Project file" for Linux and Windows
  • installations
  • more debugging information available for the console or "--debug"
  • command-line argument
  • new verbose logging option added to settings for even more verbose
  • logging in the application log file, console window and debug command-
  • line output if running with the "--debug" argument (Linux only)
  • new app icon; hopefully this one sticks :-)
  • countless more improvements and fixes that aren't worth documenting but
  • available in the freely available commit logs if you're interested

5.0 - November 19, 2017 Update:

  • Windows fixes have been uploaded. Please download again if you encountered errors on app startup

Download: VidCutter 5.0 (32-bit) | 59.6 MB (Open Source)
Download: VidCutter 5.0 (64-bit) | 65.9 MB
View: VidCutter Home Page | Other operating systems

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