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Free OpenShot Video Editor is Tremendous

PCWorld @ July 17, 2011

OpenShot is a free, simple-to-use, feature-rich video editor for Linux. The brainchild of programmer Jonathan Thomas, OpenShot has garnered a large and enthusiastic following for many reasons, one being Thomas’s responsiveness to user feedback. To quickly see the best uses of OpenShot, check out the beautifully created music videos of Verity and Gersom de Koning-Tan, from the Netherlands...


OpenShot 1.3.0 released; cements place as the best video editor for Linux

OMG! Ubuntu @ Feb. 14, 2011

he latest version of Linux video editor ‘OpenShot‘ has been released with a raft of new features and fixes. New features present in version 1.3.0 of the non-linear editor include: - A new user interface and icons, Timeline and interface animations, Smooth scaling, Easier filtering of files/effects/transitions, Video upload , support for YouTube and Vimeo, New 3D animations* (Snow, Particles, world maps and Lens Flare)...


Create Professional Videos on Linux with OpenShot

Linux.com @ Jan. 31, 2011

Open source has come a long, long way and video editing has not been left behind. You'll find a number of video editing tools on Linux, but none of them are both as user-friendly and create as high-quality video as OpenShot Video Editor. With this easy to use tool you can have your edited videos up on Youtube (or presented to your company/organization) in no time...


OpenShot 1.2.2 Further Pushes Open-Source Video Editing

Phoronix @ Sept. 23, 2010

OpenShot, one of the popular and promising non-linear open-source video editing projects, is out today with their first major release in nearly a half-year. OpenShot 1.2.2 is this new release and it brings a number of new features and other bug-fixes as it attempts to close the gap between open and closed-source video editors...


OpenShot – Finally, An Excellent Free Video Editor For Linux

MakeUseOf @ March 1, 2010

Video and photo editing tools are a necessity in today’s world of personal media. We have lots of photographs and videos these days that could look even better when presented nicely. The tool should be powerful yet simple to use so that average Joe can use it easily. Windows and Mac have had good video editing tools for sometime now, Linux had a big void in this area until recently...


OpenShot 1.0 Is an Actually Usable Linux Video Editor

Lifehacker @ Jan. 25, 2010

Linux/Live CD/DVD: It's one of the five features we desperately want in Ubuntu: a video editor that the average user can stitch together simple movies with. OpenShot 1.0 is mostly there. That's not to say the interface has much polish, or that you don't have to install non-free multimedia codecs in your Linux system beforehand. Then again, unless you're a FLAC/OGG music purist, you probably already installed your MP3 and other file supports...


Introducing OpenShot

Linux Journal @ Nov. 18, 2009

As promised, I've continued to research and test desktop video editors for Linux. This week we'll look at OpenShot, a GTK-based project. OpenShot (Figure 1) is a non-linear editor (NLE) for video. The "non-linear" qualifier simply means that you can play, edit, and mix video footage in any order or at any point you wish...