@Gina Not sure how advanced you want your video editor to be, but kdenlive fills my needs :)
@trawzified I'd rather have a program with more features but a steeper learning curve than something simple, if that means I can use it for a longer time. I'll check out kdenlive!
@Gina I think kdenlive is a little in the middle, you can do a lot of tricks with it but it isn't a full Premiere / Vegas Pro
Have you seen OpenShot, @Gina? There's Avidemux too.
@Gina I've had good experiences with kdenlive
Olive editor, still young but by far the best around
@sexybiggetje I think I might give Olive a try!
@Gina I tried pitivi and kdenlive, and both felt like you have to precisely know what you are doing on order to use them (I used to use adobe premiere before). Very not intuitive imo.
@Gina - apt-cache search video editor shows this...
If you found one, please report back... would be good to hear about pro/cons for your choice...
@Gina I do all my video editing with Blender's built-in non-linear video editor (mostly game trailers and stuff these days)
Blender, kdenlive are ones you probobly have gottwn rwxpmended. I am just gonna mentipn this one eve if it is not foss, but davonce resolve feom black magic is quite powerfull and from what i underatand there dose exist an offical linux veesion of it
I've recently written an article about this :)
@Gina Came across this article last year when I was looking myself: https://opensource.com/article/18/4/new-state-video-editing-linux Has a detailed rundown of the major options.
Kdenlive is the one I personally favor and have used the most. Shotcut is nice too—though it definitely has a "ceiling," as the article mentions.
What will you be editing? I used Kdenlive to make my MFA thesis films as well as a more recent music video project (all up on my YouTube channel), so if you have any specific editing questions, happy to try to help!
Kdenlive. Check out Arkengheist channel on youtube where she explains how to get the best out of Kdenlive - you can do amazing things with it.
@Gina Shotcut is pretty good. It's not the most feature-rich yet, but it's free and relatively easy to use. Highly recommended.
@Gina kdenlive is highly recommended!
@Gina I didn't see the following in the thread:
@Gina I use shotcut for my video editing and can recommend it. I used to use VegasPro when I was a Windows nerd back in the day and shotcut is similar to it... sort of.
I've done work with shotcut and found it pretty solid.
@Gina DaVinci Resolve is a great editor on par with Premiere!
@Gina I use Kdenlive for nearly everything, from short films to ad spots and even an upcoming [indie] feature. It's really the best tool for the job, but asset management is crucial.
This 6-part series still mostly applies:
Other tips & tricks:
Alternatively, there's Da Vinci: it's not open source but has the advantage of being cross-platform, in the event that you're working with more than one editor.
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