OpenShot Studios

OpenShot Video Editor


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About OpenShot Video Editor

Trim and animate your video objects with open source video editing solution for Linux, Mac, and Windows.


OpenShot Video Editor Features

  • 3D Video Editing
  • Audio Tools
  • Brand Overlay
  • Collaboration
  • Media Library
  • Social Sharing
  • Speed Adjustment
  • Split / Merge
  • Supports HD Resolution
  • Text Overlay
  • Video Capture
  • Video Stabilization

OpenShot Video Editor Reviews Recently Reviewed!


Opensource video editor with cloud and api capability.

Nov 28, 2018
5/5
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4 / 5
Ease of Use

3 / 5
Features & Functionality

3 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: This is the most awesome piece of software for videos editing. I just install it to a VM and use the app to convert/create/edit video using its api. Just awesome. I have also tried the desktop version with GT710 my entry level card and its output was smooth. Playback for 1080/30fps is just smooth and doesn't take many resources. As it is an Opensource and community-driven software I can use it for free and for anything. Some transactions effects and sound channels. It is still its first stage and evolving rapidly.

Cons: As it is an Open-source software I have to wait if got any problem or find my own solutions for it. The effects are limited due to no team is developing them.

Overall: If you are experimenting and want a completely free/ open-source solution for your video editing solution this software is for you. I just update it to my KVM VPS and I have a cloud editor all by myself. The feature is simple, effects are not that impressive but it workes.

Very video editor that doesn't cost an arm and a leg

Apr 09, 2018
4/5
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3 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

3 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: Openshot is a free and open source software. It is maintained by a community of programmers that are very helpful in keeping it working and up to date. It has a wide range of transitions, and even has an add on for Firefox.

Cons: As with a lot of open source software Openshot can be buggy at times, and occasionally some of the features do not work as well as they do in paid software, but if you do run into any issues, there is a huge community of users to assist you with any issues.

Overall: I use to use Openshot to edit my drone footage, and I still do from time to time. I have never had any issues with it, and it has always done the job excellently.

Good free video editor

Apr 14, 2018
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: While Openshot is a good video editor in general my favorite feature is its powerful audio editing. When I need to create a video with an intense soundtrack Openshot is my go to editor.

Cons: While Openshot is a good editor it has a tendency to lag and can even get so bad while lagging that it will freeze and crash. This has cause me to move to other video editors, but I still use Openshot for the audio editor.

Overall: I can create videos in several different formats with very complex and intense audio added in. Openshot is perfect for a Youtuber on a budget.

OpenShot Video Editor - An open source video editor with powerful functions

Sep 20, 2018
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: OpenShot is a free, easy to use and open source software for video editing. It has a user frinedly interface. The main window lets you access all video editing features, preview your work and access the timeline. It is available for Linux, Windows, and Mac. It also provide free built in effects and animations for your clips to make beautiful. It also have great 3D title generating support.

Cons: 3D animation generating feature is not a built-in feature. You must have to install "Blender" software to generate 3D animation titles.

Overall: I have been edited many videos with OpenShot software very easily. I like it.

Fast, fully customizable, but with a slightly steep learning curve

Jan 08, 2019
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Pros: OpenShot Video Editor is probably the most powerful video editor and exported one can use on Fedora Linux. Anything and everything can be added to it's collection, from basic color correction to fully custom transitions, and there is a big community that shares their own. Rendering can be done in virtually every format and file type. Do not let the zero price fool you; this is a tool for professionals.

Cons: Although it is really ease to use once its fully customized, customization itself can be somewhat hard. But otherwise, it wouldn't be possible to be that powerful. For a more simple experience, one can use other applications which are made for that purpose, but don't dwell into professional video editing.

Overall: I've used OpenShot Video Editor in the past. At first, I preferred simpler applications, but once I had to make a half-hour project from more than 5 hours of audio and multi-cam video footage, I had to go for something more serious. Because I had to customize OpenShot Video Editor to my needs for said project, now I only use this, even for the simplest task.

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Easy and efficient video editor for home users and micro/small business

Jul 22, 2018
4/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: OpenShot is free and open source video editor. It has a lot of features and the best one, by my humble opinion, is audio editing and audio options that are available to anyone that is interested to learn and make something more.

Cons: It knows sometimes to lag, or to freeze for few minutes and then just crash. Fortunately, it's not so often.

Overall: It is good enough for our professional and personal youtube channels and simple not so demanding professional video presentations.

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Great Video Software

Nov 13, 2018
5/5
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4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: I like open source software because I know the creator is constantly working on it to improve it. This is a very good and functional video software that is free. Once, you get the feel for the software its really good. It supports drag and drop of video clips into the timeline.

Cons: You will need to take some time to setup and get the feel of this software and its features

Overall: This is a good program for businesses on a budget but have video production experience.

FANTASTIC Free Editor

Oct 12, 2018
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
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Pros: It does everything I (a not really advanced user) needs

Cons: It did crash a couple of times. I can't comment on the speed of rendering, but seems fair enough to me.

Overall: It's free.

It does what I need.

It's staying installed.

A free option for video editing, It works but it is a litle bit unstable.

Jun 30, 2018
4/5
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3 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: It is a free and open-source video editor! I was looking for a cheap option of video editing software to work in my house with my laptop.

Cons: It can be laggie from time to time, the in build transitions are a bit amateur but it does the work required.

Overall: I can workmy videos with a low budget

Capterra loader

Can be a first video editing software for youtuber

Dec 12, 2018
4/5
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4 / 5
Ease of Use

3 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
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5 / 5
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Pros: it has good number of animation effects. You can cut, trim and mix videos very easily. You can even control the output video resolution & framerates.

Cons: Its not handy to use for complex video editing.

One the best free options for create, edit and share videos

Apr 25, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: It is free and has comprehensive tutorials on the web. I know other editors and when I used the Open Shot video editor, I felt it was extremely easy.

It works on almost every platform, the window formats are friendly, and you can do everything you know: use multiple file types, organize, animate, and apply clips and music effects (including 3d effects). In addition, the video can be exported in several formats

Cons: I think, for a free software, there are no cons. And for problems, you can find a lot of help in the web community

Video Editor That Can Stand On Its Own

Nov 24, 2018
4/5
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4 / 5
Ease of Use

3 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
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4 / 5
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Pros: It has user friendly features comparable to other high level video editors at a fraction of the cost.

Cons: The interface does need some work but with some time you get used to everything.

Capterra loader

OpenShot is the simplest open-source video editor available

Jul 31, 2018
4/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Pros: OpenShot is incredibly simple to use. Modeled similar to the default video editor installed on Windows versions previous to Windows 8, the advantage to this program is that it is cross-platform and supports chroma key.

Cons: While the program is simple, it can also be very buggy. Also, the effects are very limited. They are composed of presents that make a home video look great, but certainly not professional.

Overall: A simple editing workflow, easy to use effects templates, easy video rendering and exporting.

I don't really like it

Nov 28, 2018
1/5
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3 / 5
Ease of Use

2 / 5
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Pros: It does cut editing in a simple way . Great for amateur.

Cons: It is not what I call a good editing program. The interace is badly done. Not enough important option. Only 1 video preview. I mean it might be good for amateur editing but that's it.