OpenShot Reviews

If it were only stable

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Looks like it has great potential, but kept crashing in my Quad-Core Windows 10 machine.

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not worth it

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Its so basic, you cant do anything like in VSDC. the software is exactly like windows movie maker with the ability to move stuff on screen now.

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Doesn't work

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Can't read localized filenames. Crashes all the time.

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Useless

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As others mentioned already: crashes

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Agreed. Can't even get the damn thing past opening it. Window flickers and there's some splash screen where there's a checkbox "don't show this again at startup" that can't even be checked. Uninstalled. (Version 2.4, Xubuntu 16.04.) suspect some dependencies missing or wrong versions called for, or permissions not set properly on install (from ppa or deb, either one.)

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Slow, Slow, Slow, Slow.
Crashes.

It works, but you must really have patience.
Decent interface, simple.

If you have a mac, stick to iMovie, 10 times better.

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Total Crap

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It could not even load an 8 second video before crashing. How this pile of crap has over 100 likes is beyond my understanding.

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Unusable crashes often, crashes on export/render. Terrible do not even bother.

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Installed on my Windows 10 x64 machine.

Just wanted to load a short video, clip the end off. Put a music track on it. Crashed while trying to to split a track, crashed while trying to change timeline position. Preview is unusable slow. After 30 minutes of fighting just to do the above task. Crashes on trying to export the video out. Googling OpenShot is terrible brings up a couple of blogs about similar issues. So it isn't just me.

Completely useless. Reinforces my opinion that almost everything with a GNU license is complete crap.

I'll probably go back to using Sony Vegas.

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SLOOOOOOOOOW. When I add a music track it pops and clicks. Okay for simple edits, but very frustrating doing more than that.

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Freeze

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i do not recommend for win10. I have ssd, 3.5ghz gtx970 but it does freeze a 20mins video. Tried to check video's audio but that just freezed.

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Bug after bug after bug...ON WIN 7

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It didn't work for me on win7. It loses some of the commands after a short period of use. Go figure. I am not a developer but I ain't some amateur also. This software is far from good.

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I hate the interface. Couldn't figure out how to move a video clip right or left.

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You can go to the bar of the track and directly move with your mouse the clip right or left.

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It looked like it could be something useful, but it only worked the first time I opened it. I quit so it would register my preferences, and now it crashes as soon as I try to play a clip. The keyboard shortcuts weren't all working either.

Other than that, it looked like a clean, basic Final Cut 7, and I mean that in a good way. Shame I didn't get to really try it out.

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It's like shit Windows Movie Maker, and that's being nice. This program crashes all the time because of its non-perfectionist idiot developers. Videos render like shit and actually editing anything in this fucking embarrassment of software is impossible.

I can't save you if you actually use this, but maybe a psychologist can.

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Drag and drop Import image sequence does NOT work on PC or Mac.

Tried both OS and both versions of OpenShot tell me the image file (.jpg) is not a valid file. This software is unusable for compiling stopmotion as it is.

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