An advanced video editing software is an integral part of any growing business to achieve high user engagement, effective video marketing, and buyer motivation.
In the recent past, we published some blog posts on open source video editing software. The first blog post talked about the impact of video marketing on business and the second blog post was a tutorial article on a popular video editor OpenShot.
In this blog post, we will cover the brief introduction of the following video editor software.
Openshot is an open source cross-platform and award-winning video editor. It provides many powerful features such as trimming, slicing, effects, 2D 3D animations, and user friendly interface. Moreover, it provides REST API and desktop integrations where you can drag and drop your files. This open source software is multilingual, robust, and secure. Further, there is comprehensive documentation available regarding deployment and development. Openshot is written in Python. Therefore, all the source code is available at Github.
Following are the prominent features:
- RESTful Interface
- Multiple Video Effects
- Timeline Preview
- Proxy Editing
Shotcut has the following key features:
- 3-Point Editing
- Hardware Support
- Tone Generator
- Webcam capture
- Video Quality Measurement
Flowblade offers the following important features:
- Blend & Transformation
- Rich Media Controls
- Color Effects
- Drag & Drop UI
Kdenlive is another open source video editing software. This software is built on top of Qt, FFmpeg and the KDE libraries due to which it can process all widely used video/audio formats. Above all, Its configurable user interface attracts users to use it for professional video editing purposes. In addition, there are rich options regarding effects, transitions, and support for audiometer and histogram. Further, the coolest thing about this open source software is the versioning and automatic backup of project files. Kdenlive is written in C++ and all source code is available at Github.
Kdenlive comes up with the following key features:
- Configurable Interface
- Proxy Editing
- Project Versioning
- Support For Audio/Video Formats
- Multi-Track Video Editing
Blender is another open source video editor application. It is not only a video editor but a complete 3D creation suite that includes 2D animation, simulation, and motion tracking. This open source video editor provides a fully customizable user interface. There is also API available for any kind of scripting and modification. Above all, Blender offers up to 32 tools for video editing with media controls. This software is written in C, C++ and Python. Source code of this application is available at Github.
Blender offers the following key points:
- Customizable Interface
- Live Preview
- Histogram Displays
It brings to an end of this blog post. This article may help you in making a choice among popular video editor software. However, make the right choice and create compelling high quality business videos.