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 (Free, Open Source), Shotcut (Free, Open Source), DaVinci Resolve (Freemium) and OpenShot (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jun 18, 2021

    1. non-linear video editor targeted for home video editing.
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    2. Piranha 8 is a high performance end to end editing and finishing solution for film and video professionals. Edit, composite, retouch, color grade and output using Piranha's lightning fast GPU architecture.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 8.0.0-r3.3.21, released in 2013, can be still downloaded from the official website at http://ifxsoftware.com/downloads/piranha/index.php

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    3. ffDiaporama is an application of creation of videos sequences established by - titles, fixed or livened up. - images or by photos, fixed or livened up.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer developed since 2014 but the program is still downloadable and working

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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      • Linux
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      PhotoFilmStrip is a free program that can create video from images quickly and easily, including the Ken Burns style zoom-in/zoom-out effect commonly used in documentaries.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      LiVES is a Video Editing System. It is designed to be simple to use, yet powerful. It is small in size, yet it has many advanced features. LiVES mixes realtime video performance and non-linear editing in one application.
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    4. Lumiera is NonLinear Video Editing (NLE) for GNU/Linux developed by the CinelerraCV community. It was born as a rewrite of the Cinelerra codebase called Cinelerra3 but it is now an independent project with its own name.
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    5. Hybrid is a multi platform (Linux/Mac OS X/Windows) Qt based frontend for a bunch of other tools which can convert nearly every input to x264/Xvid/VP8 + ac3/ogg/mp3/aac/flac inside an mp4/m2ts/mkv/webm/mov/avi container, a Blu-ray or an AVCHD structure.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Vivia is a video editing program for Linux and Windows that offers very user-friendly editing of DV video material. Vivia is Free Software with a GPL license.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer developed. Last version, 0.1.1, released in January 2007, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.

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    6. ZS4 Video Editor, the new incarnation of Zwei-Stein Video Editor, is advanced video editing and compositing software with over 150 built-in video effects.

      Discontinued

      Inactive development since 2007.

    7. Transmageddon is a video transcoder for Linux and Unix systems built using GStreamer. It supports almost any format as its input and can generate a very large host of output files.
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