Final Cut Pro X Alternatives for Linux

    Final Cut Pro X 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 Final Cut Pro X and 17 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Final Cut Pro X are OpenShot (Free, Open Source), DaVinci Resolve (Freemium), Shotcut (Free, Open Source) and Avidemux (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.
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      Kdenlive vs Final Cut Pro X opinions
      Most users think Kdenlive is a great alternative to Final Cut Pro X.
      It works pretty much like Adobe Premiere with just an ample amount of practice and workaround.
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

    2. 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.
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      OpenShot vs Final Cut Pro X opinions
      Most users think OpenShot is a great alternative to Final Cut Pro X.
      danieleleoni Good and free program but too basic
      Negative comment about 3 years ago


    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!.
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      DaVinci Resolve vs Final Cut Pro X opinions
      Almost everyone thinks DaVinci Resolve is a great alternative to Final Cut Pro X.
      In the view of interface and editing operation, DaVinci Resolve just look like Final Cut Pro X.
      Positive comment about 4 years ago

      designwithsam great software at reasonable prices.
      Positive comment 21 days ago

    4. Shotcut is a free, open source, cross-platform, non-linear video editor.
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      Almost everyone thinks Shotcut is a great alternative to Final Cut Pro X.
    5. 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.
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      Avidemux vs Final Cut Pro X opinions
      Some users think Avidemux is a great alternative to Final Cut Pro X, some don't.
      It is too basic, and it is not a NLE but an LE
      Negative comment 5 months ago


    6. Olive is a free non-linear video editor aiming to provide a fully-featured alternative to high-end professional video editing software.
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    7. Lightworks is an editing powerhouse, delivering unparalleled speed and flexibility, fully integrated with the other members of the Complete Collaboration family.
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      Some users think Lightworks is a great alternative to Final Cut Pro X, some don't.
    8. PiTiVi is an open source non-linear video editor, written in Python and based on GStreamer and GTK+.
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    9. 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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    10. Flowblade is a multitrack non-linear video editor for Linux released under GPL 3 license.
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