Shotcut 20.09.13

Shotcut

Shotcut is a free, open source, cross-platform video editor for Windows, Mac and Linux. Major features include support for a wide range of formats; no import required meaning native timeline editing; Blackmagic Design support for input and preview monitoring; and resolution support to 4k.

Editing Features

  • Trimming on source clip player or timeline with ripple option
  • Append, insert, overwrite, lift, and ripple delete editing on the timeline
  • 3-point editing
  • Hide, mute, and lock track controls
  • Multitrack timeline with thumbnails and waveforms
  • Unlimited undo and redo for playlist edits including a history view
  • Create, play, edit, save, load, encode, and stream MLT XML projects (with auto-save)
  • Save and load trimmed clip as MLT XML file
  • Load and play complex MLT XML file as a clip
  • Drag-n-drop files from file manager
  • Scrubbing and transport control

Video Effects

  • Video compositing across video tracks
  • HTML5 (sans audio and video) as video source and filters
  • 3-way (shadows, mids, highlights) color wheels for color correction and grading
  • Eye dropper tool to pick neutral color for white balancing
  • Deinterlacing
  • Auto-rotate
  • Fade in/out audio and fade video from and to black with easy-to-use fader controls on timeline
  • Video wipe transitions:
  • bar, barn door, box, clock (radial), diagonal, iris, matrix, and custom gradient image
  • Track compositing/blending modes:
  • Over, Add, Saturate, Multiply, Screen, Overlay, Darken, Dodge, Burn, Hard Light, Soft Light, Difference, Exclusion, HSL Hue, HSL Saturation, HSL Color, HSL Luminosity.
  • Video Filters:
  • Alpha Channel: Adjust, Alpha Channel: View, Blur, Brightness, Chroma Key: Advanced, Chroma Key: Simple, Contrast, Color Grading, Crop, Diffusion, Glow, Invert Colors, Key Spill: Advanced, Key Spill: Simple, Mirror, Old Film: Dust, Old Film: Grain, Old Film: Projector, Old Film: Scratches, Old Film: Technocolor, Opacity, Rotate, Rutt-Etra-Izer, Saturation, Sepia Tone, Sharpen, Size and Position, Stabilize, Text, Vignette, Wave, White Balance
  • Speed effect for audio/video clips

Hardware Support

  • Blackmagic Design SDI and HDMI for input and preview monitoring
  • Leap Motion for jog/shuttle control
  • Webcam capture
  • Audio capture to system audio card
  • Capture (record) SDI, HDMI, webcam (V4L2), JACK audio, PulseAudio, IP stream, X11 screen, and Windows DirectShow devices
  • Multi-core parallel image processing (when not using GPU and frame-dropping is disabled)
  • DeckLink SDI keyer output
  • OpenGL GPU-based image processing with 16-bit floating point linear per color component

What's new in Shotcut 20.09.13:

  • Added a Blur: Pad video filter and made it available in Slideshow generator as Pad Blur.

  • Added a Text: Rich video filter and made Text: HTML hidden since it is deprecated (still loads in old projects).

  • Added a workspace layout switcher to the main toolbar for the new stock workspace layouts.

  • Added a VUI to the 360: Transform video filter to adjust parameters by dragging.

  • Added Set Equirectangular Projection… to the Jobs menu for a successful export job. This is used to add metadata to a video file to indicate it is 360॰ video in the equirectangular projection as required by most players and web services.

  • Added Zoom to fit icons to the Timeline and Keyframes toolbars.

Fixes

  • Fixed using a secure connection to get the upgrade URL.
  • Fixed a rounding error for Color Grading video filter.
  • Fixed a crash and incorrect preview scaling with more than one Rotate and Scale or Size and Position filter.
  • Fixed colors when using an alpha/VP8 or alpha/VP9 export preset.
  • Fixed video compositing with nothing on video track V1 or V1 hidden.
  • Fixed export may fail when using extended (non-Latin-1) characters in path.
  • Fixed EDL export.
  • Fixed Export, Convert, or Reverse may fail if a temporary file it creates becomes locked on Windows.
  • Fixed Properties > Color button not opening the color dialog with the current color.
  • Fixed the Crop: Source video filter when using Settings > Proxy.
  • Fixed a crash when dragging a MLT XML project file to a non-empty Timeline.
  • Fixed the font dialog may too big or the preview inside the font dialog too big for Text: Simple filter.
  • Fixed filters not being applied to the portion of a clip inside a transition after undo of Cut, Lift, Remove, Ripple Delete, or move.
  • Fixed a crash changing speed of a clip with non-standard non-integer or variable frame rate.
  • Fixed some dialogs not opening or staying in the foreground.
  • Fixed some crashes in timeline overwrite mode.
  • Fixed clicking the filters icon next to Output not opening the filters panel.

Changes

  • Improved the performance of the Timeline especially with projects over one hour long.
  • Upgraded FFmpeg to version 4.3.1.
  • Changed Size and Position to Size, Position & Rotate and made Rotate and Scale hidden (only appears in old projects).
  • Replaced Choppy, Crop: Circle, and Crop: Rectangle filters with new versions that do not use HTML through WebVfx, which was deprecated in version 20.06.28.
  • Changed the Rutt-Etra-Izer, Swirl, and Text: 3D filters to be hidden since they are deprecated (still loads in old projects).
  • Replaced View > Layout > Timeline Project, Playlist Project, and Clip-only Project with new, better Logging, Editing, FX, Color, Audio, and Player stock layouts.
  • The current layout is saved automatically for each stock layout if selected, and Restore Default Layout is different for each stock layout.
  • Changed the video track hidden icon on the System theme to be more clear and obvious.
  • Show an error dialog on startup if the frei0r plugins are not installed (only affects Linux distribution packages).
  • Changed the keyboard shortcut 0 to zoom timeline to fit.
  • Changed the keyboard shortcut Alt+0 to zoom playlist to fit.
  • Changed the Timeline and Keyframes time ruler interval to 1 second when zoomed in.

Download: Shotcut 20.09.13 (32-bit) | Portable | ~100.0 MB (Open Source)
Download: Shotcut 20.09.13 (64-bit) | Portable
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