PiTiVi – Simple but powerful video editor on Linux Mint

Pitivi - Simple but powerful video editor

PiTiVi is a free simple and intuitive video editor for Linux. PiTiVi has a basic toolset for editing and compositing video and is constantly being improved and updated.

According to the project founder Edward Hervey:

PiTiVi is pursuing different goals, but I would note fundamental is the desire to create a video editor without any restrictions unlike analogues (with very specific restrictions on the use or support). To overcome the limitations of formats, devices, filters, we can by supporting them through the GStreamer framework.

PiTiVi supports most video and audio formats: DVD, MPEG-1/2/3/4, Xvid, Matroska, DivX, FFV1, FLV, HuffYUV, MJPEG, Snow, SVCD, VCD, XVCD, FFHuffYUV, MP3, AMR, OGG, AC3, AAC.

  • Unlimited video/audio track layers
  • Full undo/redo history
  • Frame stepping, keyboard controls and shortcuts
  • Trimming, splitting/cutting
  • Snapping
  • Ripple edits/roll edits
  • Sound mixing of multiple concurrent audio layers
  • Volume keyframe curves
  • Keyframable audio effects
  • Audio waveforms
  • Keyframable video effects
  • Opacity keyframe curves
  • Video thumbnails with two-stage caching
  • SMPTE video transitions
  • Ability to specify custom aspect ratios and framerates
  • Ability to create presets for project settings and rendering
  • Welcome dialog that helps you start a project or load recent projects in two clicks
  • Ability to preview video, audio and image files directly in the file chooser before importing
  • Fast, playhead-centered zooming
  • Mousewheel integration with modifier keys for timeline navigation
  • Scrubbing
  • Grouping and ungrouping of clips
  • Importing support for all video/audio/image formats provided by GStreamer plugins. Pitivi was the first open source video editor to support the Material
  • eXchange Format for professional digital video and audio media.
  • Rendering in any container and codec properly supported by GStreamer plugins
  • Nanosecond precision
  • Accepts both timecodes and frames
  • Automated project backups
  • Tarball export
  • Commandline processing and rendering mode using GES
  • Scripting capabilities using GES
  • Written in Python, with a clean and modular codebase
  • Hardware-accelerated and touch-capable user interface

PiTiVi - Simple but powerful video editor on Linux MintPiTiVi - Simple but powerful video editor on Linux Mint

Installation into Linux Mint:

sudo apt-get install pitivi[/simterm]

Good Luck!!!

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