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OpenShot Video Editor 2.5.0

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 2.5.0 highlights:

  • Hardware encoding and decoding support (still a bit experimental)
  • Keyframe performance improvements (magnitudes faster)
  • Export and Import of EDL and XML (Premiere and Final Cut Pro)
  • Thumbnail generation much improved (uses local HTTP server), checks multiple locations, regenerate missing ones
  • Huge update to animated titles to support Blender 2.8
  • New ability to recover previous saves (~/.openshot_qt/recovery/) and improved auto-backup
  • SVG compatibility and support improvements
  • Preview window improvements (dimensions divisible by 2)
  • Export improvements (no longer modifies project keyframe data)
  • Disable metrics until opt-in (privacy improvements)
  • Tons of CMake and build improvements
  • Cross-platform improvements (fixed lots of small differences between OSes) [full release notes]

Download: OpenShot Video Editor 2.5.0 (32-bit) | 131.0 MB (Open Source)
Download: OpenShot Video Editor 2.5.0 (64-bit)
Links: OpenShot Home Page | Help Manual | Other Operating Systems

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