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VirtualDub Alternatives for Linux

VirtualDub 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 100 alternatives to VirtualDub and many of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to VirtualDub are Avidemux, Shotcut, DaVinci Resolve and OpenShot.

VirtualDub alternatives are mainly Video Editors but may also be Motion Graphics Software or VFX Software. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of VirtualDub.
This page was last updated May 23, 2022
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  • 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),...

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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.

    Kdenlive vs VirtualDub opinions
    This alternative is disputed. Kdenlive is still a legitimate alternative to VirtualDub, but it might have issues that some users think are important.

    The simplest video task of all time: take a couple PNGs and output some form of video, is already too much for this. Lots of pretty surface, but not much actual ability underneath...

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    LesterCovax

    Prone to crashing and unintuitive for simple editing tasks.

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  2. 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.

    Avidemux vs VirtualDub opinions
    Most users think Avidemux is a great alternative to VirtualDub.

    VirtualDub clone with more functionality

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    LesterCovax

    Simple, yet powerful program for quick edits (whether muxing or re-encoding). Seeking through key-frames is simple, and there are some additional filters for simple tasks.

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    beat_truck

    Although I like Avidemux, you cannot capture video with it.

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

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    Some users think Shotcut is a great alternative to VirtualDub, some don't.
    Killy

    Better support for input formats, such as flv. More features.

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  4. 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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    is complete and it is alive

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  5. 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.

    OpenShot vs VirtualDub opinions
    This alternative is disputed. OpenShot is still a legitimate alternative to VirtualDub, but it might have issues that some users think are important.

    VirtualDub is easy to use and full of features. You can easily cut a piece out of a video within 1 minute. OpenShot does not offer such easy accessibility. After 15 minutes i was not able to cut a part out of video and save it. I deinstalled it.

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  6. Olive is a free non-linear video editor aiming to provide a fully-featured alternative to high-end professional video editing software.

  7. Simple, cross platform video editor for lossless trimming / cutting of videos. Great for rough processing of large video files taken from a video camera, GoPro, drone, etc. Lets you quickly extract the good parts from your videos and discard GB of data without losing quality.

  8. Lightworks is an editing powerhouse, delivering unparalleled speed and flexibility, fully integrated with the other members of the Complete Collaboration family.

    This alternative is disputed. Lightworks is still a legitimate alternative to VirtualDub, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
  9. PiTiVi

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD

    PiTiVi is an open source non-linear video editor, written in Python and based on GStreamer and GTK+.

  10. 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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