iMovie is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is OpenShot, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to iMovie and 17 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to iMovie are Kdenlive (Free, Open Source), Avidemux (Free, Open Source), Shotcut (Free, Open Source) and DaVinci Resolve (Freemium).
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 iMovie opinions
Some users think Avidemux is a great alternative to iMovie, some don't.
Avidemux is superb as a quick cut and convert-tool, but it is not a full fledged video-editor
Negative comment • about 6 years ago
Simple for cutting existing movies. Save/export is extremely fast.
Positive comment • over 3 years ago
Avidemux is not simple to use
Negative comment • about 5 years ago
Lacks the ability to easily select part of a source video.