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OpenShot Video Editor 2.4.3

OpenShot Video Editor

OpenShot Video Editor is a free, open-source video editor licensed under the GPL version 3.0. OpenShot can take your videos, photos, and music files and help you create the film you have always dreamed of. Easily add sub-titles, transitions, and effects, and then export your film to DVD, YouTube, Vimeo, Xbox 360, and many other common formats. What really sets OpenShot apart from other video editors is the easy-to-use user interface.

OpenShot has many great features, such as trimming and arranging videos, adjusting audio levels, transitions between videos, compositing multiple layers of video, chroma-key / green screen effect, and support of most formats and codecs.

OpenShot key features:

  • Cross-platform (Supports Linux, OS X, and Windows)
  • Support for many video, audio, and image formats (based on FFmpeg)
  • Powerful curve-based Key Frame animations
  • Desktop integration (drag and drop support)
  • Unlimited tracks / layers
  • Clip resizing, scaling, trimming, snapping, rotation, and cutting
  • Video transitions with real-time previews
  • Compositing, image overlays, watermarks
  • Title templates, title creation, sub-titles
  • 3D Animated Titles (and Effects)
  • SVG friendly, to create and include vector titles and credits
  • Scrolling motion picture credits
  • Solid color clips (including alpha compositing)
  • Support for Rotoscoping / Image sequences
  • Advanced Timeline (including Drag & drop, scrolling, panning, zooming, and snapping)
  • Frame stepping (key-mappings: J, K, and L keys)
  • Video encoding (based on FFmpeg)
  • Digital zooming of video clips
  • Time-mapping and Speed changes on clips (slow/fast, forward/backward, etc...)
  • Custom transition lumas and masks
  • Audio mixing and editing
  • Presets for key frame animations and layout
  • Ken Burns effect (artistic panning over an image)
  • Digital video effects, including brightness, gamma, hue, greyscale, chroma key (bluescreen / greenscreen) , and many more!
  • OpenShot provides extensive editing and compositing features, and has been designed as a practical tool for working with high-definition video including HDV and AVCHD .

OpenShot 2.4.3 changelog:

  • Bumping version to 2.4.3 (libopenshot dependency to 0.2.2)
  • Animated Masks: New "reader" property type, initially used by the Mask effect to change the image/video used by transitions and the Mask effect
  • Disable OMP thread concurrency during Export, to make exports as safe as possible
  • Nudge clips when holding SHIFT + Left or Right arrow (Richard Alloway - N3WWN)
  • Add Save Current Frame button (Richard Alloway - N3WWN)
  • New translation & language infrastructure and logic (better logic for determining current language) (Frank Dana - ferdnyc)
  • Fixed split keep both sides (right side position was incorrect)
  • Application icon updates (Frank Dana - ferdnyc)
  • Zoom fixes (lots of issues relating to zooming fixed)
  • Undo/Redo fixes (fixing and preventing giant .osp project files)
  • New tutorial system, better child window management (Frank Dana - ferdnyc)
  • Travis CI Integration
  • Improve Title filename duplication naming/counting (DerGenaue)
  • Use track names in "Add To Timeline" window (Frank Dana - ferdnyc)
  • Improve waveform display rendering (DerGenaue)
  • Fix audio wave not rendered after completion (DylanC)
  • Add instagram and twitter presets (DylanC)
  • Add AppStream metadata to (Peter Eszlari)
  • Timeline JavaScript Bug Fixes (DylanC)
  • Timeline cleanup and performance, upgrade Angular.js (DylanC)
  • Removing from AppImage
  • Add src/language path to Mac DMG builder (Frank Dana - ferdnyc)
  • Add language override on command line using --lang (Frank Dana - ferdnyc)
  • Add explanatory text for --list-lang (Frank Dana - ferdnyc)
  • Some fixes for the timeline debugger (Frank Dana - ferdnyc)
  • Update edit-clear icon in Humanity (Frank Dana - ferdnyc)
  • Correct variable name typo to initialize properly (DylanC)
  • Convert all nonessential logs to .debug() (Frank Dana - ferdnyc)
  • Remove unused effects filters (Frank Dana - ferdnyc)
  • Add "Ask a Question" template (Frank Dana - ferdnyc)
  • Preventing libopenshot version check on unittests
  • More framerates for YouTube HD and Vimeo HD presets (Frank Dana - ferdnyc)
  • Convert (most) files with DOS line-endings to Unix (Frank Dana - ferdnyc)
  • Remove debug.js from index.html (Frank Dana - ferdnyc)
  • Square the PNG icon file (Frank Dana - ferdnyc)
  • App metadata updates for easier packaging (Frank Dana - ferdnyc)
  • Move Slice All shortcuts to correct menu (Frank Dana - ferdnyc)
  • Don't set QT_DEBUG_PLUGINS=1 (Frank Dana - ferdnyc)
  • Updating default project type to 720p 30 FPS, and sample rate 44100
  • Fix retention of export path (Richard Alloway - N3WWN)
  • Fixing GitLab to no longer run CI for tags, and fixing version # for daily and release builds
  • Add "release-candidate" to filename for daily RC builds, so they don't look so official on the website
  • Misc Typos and text fixes (luzpaz)
  • Updating contributors and supporters (Thank You!)
  • Updating translations


  • Bumping version to 0.1.7 (SO: still 6)
  • Travis CI integration


  • Bumping version to 0.2.2 (SO: 16)
  • FFmpeg 3 & 4 support
  • Fixed crash with masks and transitions
  • Fixed many bugs around FPS and video length calculation (especially for MP3 and streaming WEBM formats)
  • Protecting samples_per_frame calculation to keep from crashing on undetected FPS
  • OpenMP schedule change (added stability)
  • Limiting threads for both FFmpeg and OpenMP (attempting to find a good balance of parallel performance, while not spawning too many threads). Sometimes more is not always better.
  • Travis CI integration
  • Fix install paths for headers and effects (Jeff Shillitto - jeffski)
  • Fix bug with FFmpeg > 3.2 flushing frames (Jeff Shillitto - jeffski)
  • Adding "reader" property for Mask effect, to allow the user to adjust the image or video used by the mask effect.
  • Fixing bitrate calculation (to be in bytes instead of bits)
  • Adding in FPS detection for files which don't have valid FPS. In those cases (streaming files for example), we iterate through all packets, and average the # of frames, duration, bit rate, etc... Not ideal, but a better fallback.

Download: OpenShot Video Editor 2.4.3 (32-bit) | 120.0 MB (Open Source)
Download: OpenShot Video Editor 2.4.3 (64-bit) | 120.0 MB
Links: OpenShot Home Page | Help Manual | Other Operating Systems

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