Shotcut 15.04 Video Editor released

Shotcut 15.04 recently released, is a free, cross-platform, open-source video editor. It supports oodles of audio and video formats and codecs thanks to FFmpeg, supports many image formats such as BMP, GIF, JPEG, PNG, SVG, TGA, TIFF as well as image sequences. See page for more features.


Shotcut 15.0x changelog

  • Added an audio tone generator (in File > Open > Other).
  • Now you can set a new default duration for audio or video fade filters.
  • The WebM VP9 encode preset enables multi-threaded encoding.
  • Add Update button to Playlist panel.
  • Double-clicking a successfully completed Encode job, now opens the result in Shotcut.
  • Consolidate GPU and Video filters in Filter menu.
  • Add View > Scopes > Audio Waveform.
  • Move audio peak meter to View > Scopes > Audio Peak Meter and main toolbar button.
  • Move volume slider to player toolbar icon.
  • Add x265 codec.
  • Add video quality measurement tool.
  • No longer auto-plays upon opening a playlist or multitrack project.
  • Auto-select all text upon giving a timecode field focus.
  • Only a few bug fixes and translation updates

Install Shotcut 15.04 on Ubuntu OS

32bit OS


tar -xjvf shotcut-debian7-x86-150401.tar.bz2

sudo rm -rf /opt/shotcut

sudo mv Shotcat /opt/shotcut

sudo ln -sf /opt/Shotcut/ /usr/bin/shotcut


64bit OS


tar -xjvf shotcut-debian7-x86_64-150401.tar.bz2

sudo rm -rf /opt/shotcut

sudo mv Shotcat /opt/shotcut

sudo ln -sf /opt/Shotcat/ /usr/bin/shotcut

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