One of the most common questions I receive is “what are the best video editors for Linux?” Usually this question gives me pause since there’s no perfect answer.
To better address this common question, I’ve put together the following guide to explore which Linux video editor is best – based on your video editing needs.
Simple Linux video editing
Nope, I won’t recommend Pitivi or Shotcut at this time. Both are promising applications, but neither is actually going to allow a newcomer ease of access. The former needs to re-think their user interface, while the latter fails to run at all on Ubuntu 15.10 without chasing down dependencies. Eventually, I think both editors will make fine additions to what’s available. But at this point, I strongly believe both editors need more time in the proverbial oven.
In the meantime, here’s a round up of Linux video editors I’ve used countless times with great success. (Read the rest at Datamation)