Shotcut 15.12 Video Editor released

Shotcut 15.12 Video Editor recently released, is a free, cross-platform, open-source video editor. Shotcut supports oodles of audio and video formats and codecs, supports many image formats such as BMP, GIF, JPEG, PNG, SVG, TGA, TIFF as well as image sequences. Shotcut comes with an extensive amount of features listed below:


  • no import required – native editing
  • frame-accurate seeking for many formats
  • multi-format timeline: mix and match resolutions and frame rates within a project
  • screen capture (Linux only) including background capture to capture a Shotcut session
  • webcam capture (Linux and Windows only)
  • audio capture (Linux and Windows only: PulseAudio, JACK, ALSA, or DirectShow)
  • network stream playback (HTTP, HLS, RTMP, RTSP, MMS, UDP)
  • frei0r video generator plugins (e.g. color bars and plasma)
  • Blackmagic Design SDI and HDMI for input and preview monitoring
  • see full list

Shotcut 15.12 changelog

This release mostly only contains bug fixes, but there are a couple of new things:

  • a Slovak translation
  • the ability to restore a crashed session not yet saved as a project (Untitled)

Install Shotcut 15.12 on Ubuntu OS

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:haraldhv/shotcut

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install shotcut
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