Shotcut Video Editor – Cross Platform Open Source Video Editor

Shotcut is a free and open source video editor for Windows, Mac and Linux. It supports the latest audio and video formats and popular image formats such as BMP, GIF, JPEG, PNG, SVG, TGA, TIFF as well as image sequences.Native timeline editing with No import required. You can mix and match resolutions and frame rates within a project. It also support 4K resolutions video.You can capture your webcam and audio. It supports network stream playback of HTTP, HLS, RTMP, RTSP, MMS, UDP. You can export in EDL file format and export single frame as image or video as image sequence.

Shotcut Video Editor

You can append, insert, overwrite, lift, and ripple delete editing on the timeline with 3-point editing. It supports Hide, mute, and lock track and multi-track timeline with thumbnails and wave forms. you can perform unlimited undo and redo for playlist edits. It also comes with lot of video/audio filters and video transitions effects.

Some other features are external monitoring support, User Interface themes, Batch encoding with job control,Video quality measurement, Control video zoom in the player and comes with detailed media properties panel. You can download Shotcut Video Editor from the below download link. Just select the correct platform.

Download Shotcut Video Editor Windows, Linux, MacOS]

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Install Shotcut Video Editor on Ubuntu

For the Linux system it comes as a portable .AppImagem snap and flatpak package files. Just download the latest Shotcut app .AppImage file from the above download link and save it on your Downloads folder. Now open the terminal app (ctrl+alt+t) and run below commands one by one. Here “shotcut-linux-x86_64-221221.AppImage” is the downloaded file name. You can change below command based on your file name and path.

cd Downloads
sudo chmod +x ~ shotcut-linux-x86_64-221221.AppImage
./shotcut-linux-x86_64-221221.AppImage

Install Shotcut Video Editor via Snap:

In Ubuntu, open your terminal app and run the below command.

sudo snap install shotcut --classic

Install Shotcut via Flatpak:

First you need to install the latest version of flatpak and flathub on your system and restart it after the installation.

Now in the terminal run below Shotcut flatpak install command. It will install the latest version of Shotcut on your system

flatpak install flathub org.shotcut.Shotcut

And start Shotcut using

flatpak run org.shotcut.Shotcut

And uninstall Shotcut using below command.

sudo flatpak uninstall org.shotcut.Shotcut

That’s it.

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