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Open Source Pinnacle Studio Alternatives

The best open source alternative to Pinnacle Studio is Kdenlive. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Pinnacle Studio and 15 is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to Pinnacle Studio are Shotcut, Avidemux, OpenShot and Olive Video Editor.

Pinnacle Studio alternatives are mainly Video Editors but may also be Screen Recorders or Screen Casting Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Pinnacle Studio.
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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.

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    Most users think Kdenlive is a great alternative to Pinnacle Studio.
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    It's faster than other software, quite easy to use, and rich of feautres! And it's also open source! I always use this software.

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

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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.

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    Most users think Avidemux is a great alternative to Pinnacle Studio.

    Does not seem to have timeline or scene editing

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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.

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    Most users think OpenShot is a great alternative to Pinnacle Studio.

    it's free and easy to use for simple editing

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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.

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    My brother uses it and He has mad a lot of really good edited movies and even entered them into competitions!!

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    VirtualDub

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com

    VirtualDub is a video capture/processing utility for 32-bit and 64-bit Windows platforms (98/ME/NT4/2000/XP/Vista/7), licensed under the GNU General Public License (GPL).

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    The project seems to be no longer developed. Last version, 1.10.4.35491, released on October 27, 2013, can be still downloaded from SourceForge

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    PiTiVi

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD

    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
    • Wine

    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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    Vidiot

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    non-linear video editor targeted for home video editing.

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    Flowblade

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

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

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