Alternatives to Adobe After Effects for Linux with any license

  • Blender icon


    Blender is the free open source 3D content creation suite, available for all major operating systems under the GNU General Public License.

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux BSD ... Haiku AmigaOS MorphOS

    • Yeah, you can edit videos with it... But it's not made for it in specific and isn't it's main purpose. It has lots of purposes. Guest • Dec 2015 • 11 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It clearly doesn't look like after effects and has a pretty steep learning curve, but it can do anything that after effects can do. Guest • Jan 2016 • 9 agrees and 3 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • AE's main purpose: Video effect editing. Blender has a whole range of possibilities, but it's hard to get into and it's not designed to be used solely for video effect editing. danielmichelNov 2017 • 7 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It's a multi-purpose software with capability to things that After Effects can do, like adding special effects. It is free and best video editing software for linux. Guest • Feb 2018 Disagree   Agree
    • Mostly because its free. But not just that, it can do much more than just video composting. For me its a win-win. Plus, did I mention it is way lighter than AE and open source? Guest • Mar 2018 Disagree   Agree
    • It can be used as an alternative to After Effects, and is more powerful since it is a full 3D graphics software. Guest • Jan 2016 • 1 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • blender is modeling and animations, after effects is video editing Guest • Nov 2017 • 0 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Blender is mainly a 3d modeling application. After effects is focused on motion graphics, video editing and compositing. Guest • Nov 2017 • 0 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Blender is a 3D modelling & game engine tool; different field. Guest • Sep 2017 • 1 agrees and 3 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Blender is a 3D editor. After Effects is a video editor. Blender has a video editor and effects but no video editing. After Effects edits videos and adds effects. Guest • Oct 2017 • 1 agrees and 6 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • After Effects is a VFX and MoGrahp software (focusing compositing, masking...), while Blender is a 3D computer graphics software (focusing modeling, rendering...). Guest • Jan 2016 • 2 agrees and 8 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • Natron icon


    Natron is an open source, cross platform nodal compositing application. It is built around industry standard open source tech such as OpenFX, OpenEXR, OpenColorIO and...

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux

    • Awful documentation (blank page); The versions change so much that the old tutorials don't help at all; Difficult to learn by just messing around; High learning curve. Guest • Aug 2017 • 5 agrees and 3 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • A Node based approach for not only vector and raster image processing and animation but also for OpenGL effects and shader authoring. Also supports OFX. Mainly targeted for VFX compositing. fahadhasanpathikJan 2018 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Its simple (when you get the arrangement) but still very powerful, easily works with Blender and its free!! Guest • Apr 2017 • 6 agrees and 10 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • Blackmagic Design Fusion icon

    Blackmagic Design Fusion

    Fusion is the world’s most advanced compositing software for visual effects artists, broadcast and motion graphic designers and 3D animators.

    Freemium $ $ $ Mac OS X Windows Linux

    • It may not be entirely free, but still works VERY WELL if I could only understand it XD Guest • Jun 2016 • 5 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It's really powerful, but also very difficult to understand. Maxi_MegaNov 2017 • 2 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • NUKE icon


    NUKE is a powerful compositing application that delivers unparalleled speed, an efficient multi-channel scanline rendering engine, and a first-class feature set that is...

    Commercial Mac OS X Windows Linux

    • There is a free commercial version, nuke is also more industry standard for compositing Guest • Dec 2016 • 4 agrees and 3 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • ButtleOFX icon


    ButtleOFX is a simple, user-friendly and open source compositing software. It is based on TuttleOFX, an open source, modular and sustainable image processing...

    Free Open Source Linux

  • Snowmix icon


    Snowmix is a video mixer tool for mixing live and recorded video and audio feeds. It supports clipping, scaling and transparent overlay of video, png graphics and text....

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Linux

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