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Video editor for simple cutting, filtering and encoding tasks.

Avidemux overview

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. You can even cut .ts video streams, recorded by a satellite receiver, without re-encoding the video stream!

What’s new in version 2.8.0

Updated on Jan 27 2022

New Features:
  • HDR video can be converted to SDR with tone mapping using a variety of methods.
  • FFV1 encoder is back (it was available in Avidemux 2.5.x).
  • TrueHD audio tracks can be decoded and are supported for Matroska containers.
  • Decoding support for WMA9 Lossless codec.
  • Filter previews have got a unified method to quickly compare filtered and unfiltered inputs via the 'Peek Original' button.
  • Blend and motion interpolation options added to 'Resample FPS' filter.
  • Mark cut points (segment boundaries) on the navigation slider. New buttons and shortcuts are provided to jump to these cut points.
  • In the Video Filter Manager, active filters can be temporarily disabled.
  • Preference added to load sequentially named pictures in reverse order, allowing to reverse video by exporting selection as JPEG images and loading the first one.
  • During playback navigation is possible via keys or by dragging the navigation slider.
Other Enhancements:
  • Resample FPS" and "Change FPS" filters can handle up to 1000 fps.
  • "Crop" filter's preview has got a translucent green masking.
  • "Crop" filter's Auto Crop function can achieve perfect crops (if the selected frame is not too dark).
  • The maximum output resolution of the "Resize" filter has been increased to 8192x8192
  • The "Resize" filter has got a nearest neighbour scaling option.
  • Improved HiDPI scaling in previews.
  • x264 video encoder plugin now allows to specify color properties.
  • Maximized window state, widget visibility and toolbar position are preserved after application restart.
  • Timestamps in format 00:00:00.000 like copied to clipboard by pressing CTRL+SHIFT+C can be pasted into the "Go to Time" dialog using CTRL+V.
  • PulseAudioSimple audio device has been replaced with full PulseAudio, making an in-application volume control available (Linux only).
  • ALSA audio device plugin has been modified to use soft volume, providing application-specific volume control which works with every ALSA device.
  • In the Video Filter Manager, navigation by keyboard has been enhanced.
  • The VU meter ("Audio Metre") has been redesigned.
Bugfixes:
  • Occasional UI unrepsonsiveness during playback should be fixed.
  • Prevent navigation key events piling up.
  • Thumb slider, displaced by mouse wheel, is now automatically reset if the end of video is reached, stopping Avidemux log file from filling disk space.
  • Purple tint in old "Fade to" and "Fade to black" filters on macOS fixed.
  • Green tint in "MPlayer eq2" filter is fixed.
Misc:
  • Bundled FFmpeg libraries have been updated to 4.4.1 release.
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Information

License

Free

Size

45.4 MB

Downloads

7758

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • macOS 10.15.0 or later
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nobody2011
nobody2011
Jan 27 2022
2.7.8
0.0
Jan 27 2022
0.0
Version: 2.7.8
A new version (2.8.0) is out: https://sourceforge.net/projects/avidemux/
Marko85
Marko85
Apr 9 2021
2.7.8
4.0
Apr 9 2021
4.0
Version: 2.7.8
This page says "OS X 10.10.0 or later", but when you go to their page the only 2.7.8 version of the app for macOS they have requires Catalina (and I did try to download it to see would it maybe run on earlier versions, but it just tells you that it requires Catalina or newer version of macOS)... it seems kind of preposterous when some app that doesn't really seem to need some Catalina specific frameworks like CoreML3 or something similar is just requiring Catalina like that, even though it probably doesn't really need anything which isn't available on earlier versions of macOS... and if they only have one Mac that is running Catalina to test the app on, instead of deciding to just require Catalina, they could have just installed an earlier version on a different partition or at least in a VM if that Mac was too new to support installing a version before Catalina on another partition... Many Mac users will probably stay on Mojave or High Sierra for a while because of the 32-bit support (there might not be many apps that are 32-bit only and didn't get an update to 64-bit that many users need, but if someone really needs some app and it doesn't have a 64-bit version, one such app could be enough to make someone stay on Mojave, until someone can find a suitable replacement for it)... and if some app doesn't really need any frameworks that are only available on Catalina and Big Sur, it shouldn't try to make users upgrade to Catalina and Big Sur to use it.
Dee8
Dee8
Jan 19 2021
2.7.6
5.0
Jan 19 2021
5.0
Version: 2.7.6
If what you want to do is just trim video, this is very easy to use.
The_Blinded
The_Blinded
Apr 28 2020
2.7.4
2.0
Apr 28 2020
2.0
Version: 2.7.4
When I use this app I always have some problems... I used to use it a lot, now I’ve abandoned it.
Aargl
Aargl
Feb 15 2017
2.6
3.0
Feb 15 2017
3.0
Version: 2.6
The last version running on OS 10.9 is 2.6.14.
The most recent ones are all labelled "Sierra_64Bits", including the last 2.6.18, so I suppose they only run in that OS.
N.B.: version number only shows in the app, not in the Finder
Aargl
Aargl
May 24 2016
2.6
3.0
May 24 2016
3.0
Version: 2.6
Current version is 2.6.10. I haven't found any compatibility information but as the file name contains ML, guess what... ;-) At least, I can say it works in OS 10.9.5. A not very intuitive XP like GUI but it works for simple trimming, cutting or concatenating. Don't forget to specify the output format before saving. ;-) I haven't found many free apps to concatenate mp4 files without having to save them in a different format but this is one of them (the other one is SmartCutter — not present in MU and with an even more XP look than Avidemux! :-D).
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