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DaVinci Resolve Alternatives for Linux

There are many alternatives to DaVinci Resolve for Linux if you are looking for a replacement. 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 100 alternatives to DaVinci Resolve and 18 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to DaVinci Resolve are Shotcut, Avidemux, OpenShot and Olive Video Editor.

DaVinci Resolve alternatives are mainly Video Editors but may also be VFX Software or Motion Graphics Software. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of DaVinci Resolve.
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  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.

    ⚫︎ Keyframe AnimationCompositions can be keyframed in Kdenlive, allowing you to change the parameters over time.
    ⚫︎ Ad-freeKdenlive doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    ⚫︎ Chroma Key / Green ScreenKdenlive supports chroma key to replace the background with an image or video backdrop.
    ⚫︎ Dark ModeKdenlive supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    ⚫︎ CustomizableKdenlive is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
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    Most featureful open source video editor out there.

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  2. Shotcut is a free, open source, cross-platform, non-linear video editor.

    ⚫︎ LightweightShotcut consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ Keyframe AnimationCompositions can be keyframed in Shotcut, allowing you to change the parameters over time.
    ⚫︎ Chroma Key / Green ScreenShotcut supports chroma key to replace the background with an image or video backdrop.
    ⚫︎ PortableShotcut can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ Dark ModeShotcut supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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    DaVinci resolve, not supporting more format (ex. mkv) and codec. GUI is not bad but too cumbersome even i use GPU support. In the other hand, shotcut supporting even new format and codecs (ex. AV1 and Webm). Even kdenlive not support this new codec.

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    Is 100% free, with not restrictions

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  3. Free and simple video editor that supports a variety of file types and automated tasks. SIMPLE video editor, dedicated for ONE video at a time. NOT for multi video editing/montage.

    ⚫︎ PortableAvidemux can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ Chroma Key / Green ScreenAvidemux supports chroma key to replace the background with an image or video backdrop.
    ⚫︎ Keyframe AnimationCompositions can be keyframed in Avidemux, allowing you to change the parameters over time.
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  4. 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.

    ⚫︎ Chroma Key / Green ScreenOpenShot supports chroma key to replace the background with an image or video backdrop.
    ⚫︎ Ad-freeOpenShot doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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    Can't even handle 1080 HD! Max is 720. Pathetic.

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    Video editing is complicated, OpenShot makes it approachable to non professionals.

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    Best opensource alternative to any commercial video editor

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  5. Olive is a free non-linear video editor aiming to provide a fully-featured alternative to high-end professional video editing software.

    ⚫︎ Keyframe AnimationCompositions can be keyframed in Olive Video Editor, allowing you to change the parameters over time.
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    Everything Adobe premiere is and its more stable and faster then adobe premiere in alpha. Only downside is the lack of effects and features. But it is in alpha really stable give it a try.

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    Lightworks

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    Lightworks is an editing powerhouse, delivering unparalleled speed and flexibility, fully integrated with the other members of the Complete Collaboration family.

    ⚫︎ Ad-freeLightworks doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    ⚫︎ Chroma Key / Green ScreenLightworks supports chroma key to replace the background with an image or video backdrop.
    ⚫︎ Node BasedLightworks supports node editing, a form of visual programming that gives you full control over the rendering.
    ⚫︎ Keyframe AnimationCompositions can be keyframed in Lightworks, allowing you to change the parameters over time.
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    PiTiVi

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

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    Cinelerra

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
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    Cinelerra is a highly advanced and professional non-linear video editing software, but still remains open source. Cinelerra solves three main tasks: capturing, editing and compositing.

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    Flowblade

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    Flowblade is a multitrack non-linear video editor for Linux released under GPL 3 license.

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    Seems like a promising video editor that runs well on my system

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    Vidiot

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    • Windows
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    non-linear video editor targeted for home video editing.

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