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Shotcut

Shotcut is a cross-platform video editing application

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Overview

Shotcut is a free and open-source cross-platform video editing application, developed on the MLT Multimedia Framework. It supports video, audio, and image formats via FFmpeg, and uses a timeline for non-linear video editing of multiple tracks that may be composed of various file formats.

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System Requirements

#Minimum
1Operating system: 32- or 64-bit Windows 7 - 10, Apple macOS 10.10 - 10.15, or 64-bit Linux with at least glibc 2.19
2CPU: x86-64 Intel or AMD; at least one 2 GHz core for SD, 2 cores for HD, and 4 cores for 4K
3GPU: OpenGL 2.0 that works correctly and is compatible. On Windows, you can also use a card with good, compatible DirectX 9 or 11 drivers
4RAM: At least 4 GB for SD, 8 GB for HD, and 16 GB for 4K
5Network: Shotcut does NOT require access to the network to activate, check a subscription, or send usage analytics. However, some links in the Help menu do link out to Shotcut’s web site.

Ratings

Aggregate
3.96 
 5

Capterra 4.5 
 5
based on 35 reviews
CNET 2 
 5
based on 9 reviews
CNET 4.5 
 5
based on professional's opinion
FileHippo 6.5 
 10
based on 700 reviews
FileHippo 5 
 10
based on 606 reviews
FileHorse 8.3 
 10
based on 8 reviews
FileHorse 7.9 
 10
based on 75 reviews
FossHub 5 
 5
based on 1984 reviews
G2CROWD 4 
 5
based on 26 reviews
MacUpdate 5 
 5
based on 22 reviews
PCWorld 4 
 5
based on professional's opinion
Softonic 7 
 10
based on 2 reviews
Softonic 7 
 10
based on 336 reviews
Softpedia 4.1 
 5
based on 252 reviews
TechRadar 4.5 
 5
based on professional's opinion
TechSpot 4.4 
 5
based on 26 reviews
Uptodown 4.5 
 5
based on 2 reviews

Developer

Dan Dennedy, Meltytech LLC, Charlie Yates (OD)

Written in

C++, QML

Initial Release

November 2004

License

GPL v3

Categories

Video Editor

Alternatives

Video Editor
HitFilm Express   Lightworks  

This page was last updated with commit: Now custom 'Remarks' are allowed instead of just 'Portable' in 'Get it'; all software's source files have been updated accordingly (0cb3959)