Top 6 Must Have Linux Video Editing Software in 2013

Making videos and movies is the best way to make memories of some of the most memorable moments of the lives of people. But sometimes there arises the need for editing the videos that have been made and for editing these videos the easiest method is to use a good video editor. What a video editor does is that it edits the video footage that is in motion very effectively without even leaving a slight glimpse of the edited part.

Good video editing software is very much essential for an operating system. All operating systems have separate video editing software and there are various options available for this editing software and people can use any video editing software that they prefer to use. Talking about Linux, it can be most easily explained as a computer operating system and is absolutely open source.

It is very similar to other operating systems and there is not much difference between Linux operating system and the other operating systems such as windows. This operating system is also very easy to operate and because it is not at all complicated and very easy to operate a lot of people choose to operate Linux operating system. This operating system also has some amazing video editing software’s which can offer amazing features.

You can very easily create and manage different graphics and can also edit and organize them. Linux has video software that can very effectively capture, compose and edit audio’s and videos and can perform this operation very quickly too. We have listed best video editing software for Linux of 2012 and you should try in 2013 too, have a look at them and please share your thoughts in our comments section below.

 

1. Kino

Kino is a non-linear DV editor for GNU/Linux. It features excellent integration with IEEE-1394 for capture, VTR control, and recording back to the camera. Kino captures video to disk in Raw DV and AVI format, in both type-1 DV and type-2 DV (separate audio stream) encodings. You can load multiple video clips, cut and paste portions of video/audio, and save it to an edit decision list (SMIL XML format). Most edit and navigation commands are mapped to equivalent vi key commands.

2. Cinelerra

Cinelerra is an awesome video editing software. With Cinelerra you can do a lot of things like editing video and audio, compositing, capturing and many more.

3. Kdenlive

Kdenlive is an intuitive and powerful multi-track video editor, including most recent video technologies.  Simple and easy to use.

4. Avidemux

Avidemux is a free video editor designed for simple cutting, filtering and encoding tasks. It supports many file types, including AVI, DVD compatible MPEG files, MP4 and ASF, using a variety of codecs. Tasks can be automated using projects, job queue and powerful scripting capabilities.

5. LiVES Video Editor

LiVES mixes realtime video performance and non-linear editing in one professional quality application. It will let you start editing and making video right away, without having to worry about formats, frame sizes, or framerates. It is a very flexible tool which is used by both professional VJ’s and video editors – mix and switch clips from the keyboard, use dozens of realtime effects, trim and edit your clips in the clip editor, and bring them together using the multitrack timeline. You can even record your performance in real time, and then edit it further or render it straight away.

6. PiTiVi

PiTiVi  is a free, intuitive and featureful movie editor for the Linux desktop. it supports all formats and easy to use.


2 Comments

Jeff on November 19, 2012 at 9:17 pm.

You have a nice list above. Related to your post, I read this also comparing Linux editing software/media players: http://www.real.com/resources/linux-media-player
It compares five additional Linux media players highlighting the features of each.

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Michael on November 29, 2012 at 9:29 am.

Openshot is also very user friendly but crashes often.

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