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    Avidemux Alternatives for Linux

    There are many alternatives to Avidemux for Linux if you are looking for a replacement. The best Linux alternative is HandBrake, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Avidemux and many of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Avidemux are Kdenlive (Free, Open Source), Shotcut (Free, Open Source), FFmpeg (Free, Open Source) and DaVinci Resolve (Freemium).

    This page was last updated May 18, 2022
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    1. HandBrake is an open-source, multithreaded video transcoder – it compresses and converts digital media from one format to another. HandBrake can rip encrypted DVDs with libdvdcss (libdvdcss is installed with VLC media player on macOS, or AnyDVD/DVD 43 on Windows).
      HandBrake vs Avidemux opinions
      This alternative is disputed. HandBrake is still a legitimate alternative to Avidemux, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      Doesn't provide basic editing like Avidemux
      Negative comment almost 2 years ago

      ChicagoScanningMG Handbrake is only for compressing videos, Avidemux allows you to easily trim clips without re-encoding.
      Negative comment over 1 year ago

      Avidemux allows editing of videos. Not Handbrake.
      Negative comment over 1 year ago

      bart9h different goals. don't have most avidemux editing features.
      Negative comment 12 months ago

    2. 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.
      Most users think Kdenlive is a great alternative to Avidemux.

    3. Shotcut is a free, open source, cross-platform, non-linear video editor.
      Most users think Shotcut is a great alternative to Avidemux.
    4. FFmpeg is the leading multimedia framework, able to decode, encode, transcode, mux, demux, stream, filter and play pretty much anything that humans and machines have created. It supports the most obscure ancient formats up to the cutting edge.
      FFmpeg vs Avidemux opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      ChicagoScanningMG FFMpeg is a framework that allows you to edit video, but on it's own does not. It's not a full featured program.
      Negative comment over 1 year ago

    5. 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!.

    6. 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.
      OpenShot vs Avidemux opinions
      Some users think OpenShot is a great alternative to Avidemux, some don't.
      Too many features, too slow. I just want to trim the leading and sometimes the trailing end of a video clip. Avidemux does this in 30 seconds.
      Negative comment over 5 years ago

      Handbrake is a great programme for what it does, which is definitely not a video editor. Handbrake and Avidemux are in no way the same.
      Negative comment over 1 year ago

      It only has the skin of a video editor
      Negative comment almost 6 years ago

    7. Olive is a free non-linear video editor aiming to provide a fully-featured alternative to high-end professional video editing software.
    8. Simple, cross platform video editor for lossless trimming / cutting of videos. Great for rough processing of large video files taken from a video camera, GoPro, drone, etc. Lets you quickly extract the good parts from your videos and discard GB of data without losing quality.
      LosslessCut vs Avidemux opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      Lossless Cut works as well as Avidemux, plus it's very easy to use just like Avidemux.
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

    9. Lightworks is an editing powerhouse, delivering unparalleled speed and flexibility, fully integrated with the other members of the Complete Collaboration family.
      Lightworks vs Avidemux opinions
      Some users think Lightworks is a great alternative to Avidemux, some don't.
      Lightworks is a well known video editor and transcoder that used to be an industry leader before final cut pro
      Positive comment almost 7 years ago

    10. PiTiVi is an open source non-linear video editor, written in Python and based on GStreamer and GTK+.
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