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Open Movie Editor Alternatives

Open Movie Editor is described as 'free and open source video editing program, designed for basic movie making capabilities. It aims to be powerful enough for the amateur movie artist, yet easy to use' and is a Video Editor in the video & movies category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Open Movie Editor for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and PortableApps.com. The best alternative is Kdenlive, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Open Movie Editor are Shotcut, Avidemux, OpenShot and MAGIX Vegas Pro.

Open Movie Editor alternatives are mainly Video Editors but may also be Slideshow Makers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Open Movie Editor.
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  1. Kdenlive icon

    Kdenlive

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • KDE
    108 alternatives to Kdenlive 

    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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    1.  Keyframe AnimationCompositions can be keyframed in Kdenlive, allowing you to change the parameters over time.
    2.  Ad-freeKdenlive doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    3.  Chroma Key / Green ScreenKdenlive supports chroma key to replace the background with an image or video backdrop.
    4.  Dark ModeKdenlive supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    5.  Hardware AcceleratedKdenlive can use the GPU and CPU to speed up rendering, conversion, and overall performance.
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    Editing
  2. Shotcut icon

    Shotcut

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • PortableApps.com
    110 alternatives to Shotcut 

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

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    1.  LightweightShotcut consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Keyframe AnimationCompositions can be keyframed in Shotcut, allowing you to change the parameters over time.
    3.  Chroma Key / Green ScreenShotcut supports chroma key to replace the background with an image or video backdrop.
    4.  PortableShotcut can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    5.  Dark ModeShotcut supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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    Shotcut on Ubuntu


  3. Avidemux icon

    Avidemux

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • PortableApps.com
    128 alternatives to Avidemux 

    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.

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

    OpenShot

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    119 alternatives to OpenShot 

    OpenShot is a free and open-source video editor for Windows, macOS, Linux, and Chrome OS, designed to be easy to use and quick to learn.

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    1.  Ad-freeOpenShot doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    2.  Chroma Key / Green ScreenOpenShot supports chroma key to replace the background with an image or video backdrop.
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  5. MAGIX Vegas Pro icon

    MAGIX Vegas Pro

    • Windows
    • Steam
    96 alternatives to MAGIX Vegas Pro 

    VEGAS Pro leverages the power of Artificial Intelligence to bring your video production two steps ahead. It offers an extremely flexible user interface, comprehensive media management, advanced audio editing and mastering with the included SOUND FORGE Pro, plus industry-leading...

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    1.  Colour GradingMAGIX Vegas Pro lets you manipulate color in creative and artistic ways.
    2.  Support for VST PluginsMAGIX Vegas Pro support third-party Virtual Studio Technology (VST) plugins.
    3.  Support for 4KMAGIX Vegas Pro supports watching, rendering or exporting 4K content (also know as UHD or Ultra HD).
    4.  Keyframe AnimationCompositions can be keyframed in MAGIX Vegas Pro, allowing you to change the parameters over time.
    5.  Hardware AcceleratedMAGIX Vegas Pro can use the GPU and CPU to speed up rendering, conversion, and overall performance.
    6.  Text to SpeechMAGIX Vegas Pro allows you to transform written text into spoken text.
    7.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsMAGIX Vegas Pro can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    8.  Chroma Key / Green ScreenMAGIX Vegas Pro supports chroma key to replace the background with an image or video backdrop.
    9.  Transitions EffectsMAGIX Vegas Pro allows you to apply transition effects between two different scenes/pages using pre-loaded or custom animated transitions.
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  6. Lightworks icon

    Lightworks

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    94 alternatives to Lightworks 

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

    PiTiVi

    • Linux
    • BSD
    90 alternatives to PiTiVi 

    Free video editor with a beautiful and intuitive user interface, a clean codebase and a fantastic community.

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  8. iMovie icon

    iMovie

    • Mac
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    125 alternatives to iMovie 

    With iMovie for iOS and macOS, you can enjoy your videos like never before. It’s easy to browse your clips and create Hollywood-style trailers and stunning 4K-resolution movies. You can even start editing on iPhone or iPad, then finish on your Mac.

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    1.  Chroma Key / Green ScreeniMovie supports chroma key to replace the background with an image or video backdrop.
    Whether you’re using a Mac or an iOS device, it’s never been easier to make it in the movies. Just choose your clips, then add titles, music, and effects. iMovie even supports 4K video for stunning cinema-quality films. And that, ladies and gentlemen, is a wrap.
    A powerful performance in every movie.

iMovie delivers a tour de force on iPad Pro. Work with multiple 4K video clips. Create effects like picture-in-picture or split screen in real time. And use keyboard shortcuts to speed up your editing performance.
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    VideoPad

    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • Kindle Fire
    128 alternatives to VideoPad 

    VideoPad is video editing & movie making software that lets you edit video & movies. VideoPad is a fully featured video editor for creating professional quality videos in minutes on PC/Mac. Over 50+ Visual Effects, transitions, audio library & more.

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    1.  Chroma Key / Green ScreenVideoPad supports chroma key to replace the background with an image or video backdrop.
    2.  Transitions EffectsVideoPad allows you to apply transition effects between two different scenes/pages using pre-loaded or custom animated transitions.
    3.  Support for LayersVideoPad supports the organization of elements through a hierarchical order that can be manipulated/viewed independently.
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  10. Adobe Premiere Elements icon

    Adobe Premiere Elements

    • Mac
    • Windows
    102 alternatives to Adobe Premiere Elements 

    Incredible movies, effortlessly! Adobe Premiere Elements software delivers powerful, automated movie-editing options; professional-quality effects; quick and easy sharing; and more. And now enjoy a complete solution for videos whether you use Windows or Mac OS.

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