Shortcut is a free, open-source, cross-platform video editor that has versions for Windows, Mac and Linux. The main features of the editor include support for a wide range of formats. The program has good functionality for non-linear editing, support for Blackmagic Design for input monitoring and preview, as well as support for resolution up to 4K.Wide format support
Shortcut supports many popular audio and video formats and codecs thanks to the FFmpeg library. No import is required, which means native editing as well as multi-format timelines, resolutions, and frame rates in the project. Accurate frame search is supported for many video formats.
Device and input options
Blackmagic Design SDI and HDMI for input monitoring and preview. Screen, webcam and audio capture. Play a network stream. Supports resolutions up to 4k and shoots from SDI, HDMI, webcam, audio JACK & Pulse, IP stream, X11 screen and Windows DirectShow devices.
Smooth, intuitive interface
Several fixed and removable panels, including the detailed properties for the multimedia files, recent files, search the playlist view, thumbnail, panel filters, performance history, bar coding, job queue, and the molten server and the playlist. Also supports dragging and dropping assets from file Manager.
In just a few simple steps, you can use Shortcut to crop the video to the specified length before converting it to the format of your choice. You can also edit your projects by selecting filters and effects. Shortcut also includes a recording feature that allows you to save and edit footage from your webcam, and supports streaming in HTTP, HLS, RTMP, RTSP, MMS, and UDP formats.
Installation latest version into Linux Mint with few different ways:
1. Using Software Manager (Flatpack):
Just find in Software Manager “Shortcut” and simple install it
2. Using Snap install from the store with
No install required, simply extract the archive and run it. You can drag the Shotcut folder to copy and move it wherever you want. If double-clicking the icon in your file manager does not launch Shotcut, open Shotcut.app, and try double-clicking the shotcut shell script. Do not try to run bin/shotcut directly. You may need to install JACK from your distribution.
Also you can use AppImage..
4. Using PPA repository
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