Free Avid Media Composer Alternatives for Linux

    Avid Media Composer is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is Kdenlive, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Avid Media Composer and 15 is available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Avid Media Composer are Shotcut (Free, Open Source), DaVinci Resolve (Freemium), Avidemux (Free, Open Source) and OpenShot (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jun 18, 2021

    1. Kdenlive is a non linear video editor. It is based on the MLT framework and accepts many audio and video formats, allows you to add effects, transitions and render into the format of your choice.
      show more
    2. Shotcut is a free, open source, cross-platform, non-linear video editor.
      show more


    3. DaVinci Resolve combines the world’s most advanced color corrector with professional multi-track editing, so now you can edit, color correct, finish and deliver all from one system!.
      show more
      DaVinci Resolve vs Avid Media Composer opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      DaVinci Resolve contains Editing, Coloring, VFX and Audio post software all in one package.
      Positive comment almost 2 years ago

      0
      Media Composer is for editing, Resolve is for color correction/grading
      Negative comment about 6 years ago

      -13
    4. 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.
      show more
    5. We designed OpenShot Video Editor to be an easy to use, quick to learn, and surprisingly powerful video editor. Take a quick look at some of our most popular features and capabilities.
      show more


    6. Olive is a free non-linear video editor aiming to provide a fully-featured alternative to high-end professional video editing software.
      show more
    7. Lightworks is an editing powerhouse, delivering unparalleled speed and flexibility, fully integrated with the other members of the Complete Collaboration family.
      show more
      Lightworks vs Avid Media Composer opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      Powerful, professional, Clean
      Positive comment 7 months ago

      0
    8. PiTiVi is an open source non-linear video editor, written in Python and based on GStreamer and GTK+.
      show more
    9. Flowblade is a multitrack non-linear video editor for Linux released under GPL 3 license.
      show more
    10. non-linear video editor targeted for home video editing.
      show more
    Showing 10 of 13 alternatives