The free and open source video editor OpenShot lands with latest release with improvements.
OpenShot is a cross platform video editor available in Linux, Windows and Mac. This beginner’s friendly to advanced users’ video editor comes with huge set to of tools to create your videos, edit videos, cut, add sliding transitions and many more. A complete feature list is available here.
OpenShot is very active in development with constant progress. With the 2.4.3 release, OpenShot brings below major list of changes (from official blog post):
- Masks and transitions can now be modified at any time, and can now use an image or video! This utilizes the grayscale of each frame and converts it into a mask, and can be used to create some really amazing effects.
- Threading improvements help prevent crashing around effects (including masks and transitions), and improve performance on many systems.
- Save frame button for quickly saving the current preview frame
- Huge improvement to language translations (Thanks to Frank Dana – ferdnyc)
For complete release notes, visit this page.
How to Install OpenShot
To Install OpenShot 2.4.3 in your favorite OS, follow below instructions.
Ubuntu 18.04, 18.10; Linux Mint and Derivatives
You can install via PPA using below commands via terminal.
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:openshot.developers/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install openshot-qt
Or, You can download the AppImage executable directly from below link and execute for your OS.
Download OpenShot 2.4.3 AppImage
For Windows and other download options, visit this page.
OpenShot is a great video editor for beginners and advanced users and always delivers with latest update in fixes. You can follow its development via GitHub and also log any issues.