Shotcut
Shotcut
20.07.11

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Shotcut20.07.11

14 July 2020

Free open-source video editor.

Overview

Shotcut is a free, open-source, cross-platform video editor.

Features:
  • supports oodles of audio and video formats and codecs thanks to FFmpeg (or libav as-built)
  • supports many image formats such as BMP, GIF, JPEG, PNG, SVG, TGA, TIFF, as well as image sequences
  • no import required - native editing
  • frame-accurate seeking for many formats
  • multi-format timeline: mix and match resolutions and frame rates within a project
  • network stream playback (HTTP, HLS, RTMP, RTSP, MMS, UDP)
  • frei0r video generator plugins (e.g., color bars and plasma)
  • Blackmagic Design SDI and HDMI for input and preview monitoring
  • JACK transport sync
  • deinterlacing
  • detailed media properties panel
  • recent files panel
  • drag-and-drop files from file manager
  • save and load trimmed clip as MLT XML file
  • load and play complex MLT XML file as a clip
  • audio signal level meter
  • volume control
  • scrubbing and transport control
  • flexible UI through dock-able panels
  • encode/transcode to a variety of formats and codecs thanks to FFmpeg (or libav as-built)
  • capture (record) SDI, HDMI, webcam (V4L2), JACK, PulseAudio, IP streams, X11 screen
  • stream (encode to IP) files and any capture source
  • batch encoding with job control
  • create, play, edit, save, load, encode, and stream MLT XML playlists
  • unlimited undo and redo for playlist edits including a history view
  • connect to Melted servers over MVCP TCP protocol
  • control the transport playback of Melted units
  • edit Melted playlists including suport for undo/redo
  • OpenGL GPU-based image processing
  • multi-core parallel image processing when not using GPU (and frame-dropping is disabled)
  • video filters: blur, color grading, crop, glow, mirror, saturation, sharpen
  • 3-way (shadows, mids, highlights) color wheels for color correction and grading
  • eye dropper tool to pick neutral color for white balancing
  • translated to Spanish, French, Czech, and German

Note: Since the application is not signed, you need to Control-click the app icon and choose Open from the context menu the first time you run it.

What's new in Shotcut

Version 20.07.11:
Fixed:
  • Noisy sound playback on some Windows systems.
  • UI layout glitches and default/minimum size of timeline too short.
  • Quick Sync Video hardware encoder (h264_qsv or hevc_qsv with Quality-based VBR) not working on Windows on older Intel chips.
  • Properties > Speed not working correctly on trimmed clip in Source player.
  • Stabilize and Normalize: Two Pass filters not working on trimmed clip in Source player.

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How would you rate Shotcut app?

22 Reviews of Shotcut

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3.5
Noivad
18 January 2017
Version: 16.12

Most helpful

The App does what it needs to, but it is not as intuitive as other video packages. But those packages cost money. So, if you’re willing to learn a less Mac-like way of operating when selecting ranges, etc. , you’ll probably be very happy with the plethora of control you have over exported files. The UI knocks off a full star and a half, but if you don’t care about the UI, it’d rate a 5.
(2)
Derekcurrie
01 June 2018
Version: 18.05
Note that the currently downloading version is 18.05.08, released May 8, 2018.
(2)
5
artymex
16 August 2017
Version: 17.06
For those who, like me, are interested in, earlier versions are no longer available at: http://www.shotcut.org/bin/view/Shotcut/OlderBuildsOSX They are available at: https://github.com/mltframework/shotcut/releases By the way, there you can follow all the advancements of the project. You're served!
(3)
3.5
Noivad
18 January 2017
Version: 16.12
The App does what it needs to, but it is not as intuitive as other video packages. But those packages cost money. So, if you’re willing to learn a less Mac-like way of operating when selecting ranges, etc. , you’ll probably be very happy with the plethora of control you have over exported files. The UI knocks off a full star and a half, but if you don’t care about the UI, it’d rate a 5.
(2)
5
smіlеyyу
06 December 2016
Version: 16.12
This editor is good enough. It is free but it does everything I need in video editing and the process is simple. I also like it is cross-platform so I can use it on both my machines, Mac and Windows which is very convenient for me. A lot of features are available.
(1)
5
Madmacmad
05 December 2016
Version: 16.12
best free video editor... works very well on Sierra and MBP 2016
(0)
Mcr
23 February 2016
Version: 16.02.01
Note to Developer:
on the home page it says requirements for OS X is 10.8+. On this MacUpdate page it still says 10.6 or later.

It appears Shotcut is using the Qt version 5 framework. For all those with OS X 10.6, note that Qt 5 is no longer tested against 10.6.
http://doc.qt.io/QtSupportedPlatforms/index.html#qt-5-4
And in case some of you don't know, by 'Qt' , does NOT mean QuickTime, it means the Qt development framework that allows you to write programs using the same code that will run on OS X, Windows and Linux. Calibre is a well known, widely used app you may have heard of that also is built using Qt.
(3)
5
Eviandem
02 January 2016
Version: 15.06
Excellent Software. (Almost) easy to use, many export formats
(0)
4.5
Enkaytee
03 September 2015
Version: 15.06
A bit of a steep learning curve for someone who's not an expert on video editing tools but amazingly powerful and full featured for a free app (but donations are possible - mine will be on its way very soon!) Thanks to the dev for all his hard work...
(0)
4.5
Basti79
05 April 2015
Version: 14.08.01
I've searched for a software to edit .TS files recorded on my sat receiver for quite some time now. I used to convert it into some editable format using handbrake, then edit out start, end and commercials and finally convert it into MPEG/H.264 or the likes. I also tried Wondershare software which was a rather disappointing experience. Then I stumbled on this piece of software and it just does it for me. It imports .TS files via Finder mounted share off of my sat receiver just fine. I can frame-exact place in and out-markers, add sections to the timeline or the playlist then finally export to a couple dozen video output formats. Okay, the UI could be a bit more simple especially the selection of encoding codecs but other than that this is a truly fine piece of software. @Developer: Thank you very much for the work and effort you've put into this software! I really do appreciate it.
(2)
DanD7477
07 January 2015
Version: 14.08.01
The latest version at the web site is 15.01.
(0)