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Do you need to edit some of your videos but you don’t have the proper software? Don’t worry – here comes Avidemux to the rescue.
Avidemux is an open-source video editor software which allows you to digitize/capture video files using FireWire, cut clips, add filters & effects, fix colors and do so much more.
With Avidemux, making your own home movies or editing your simple movie and video projects is as easy as 1-2-3. And best of all? You get it for free.


For those who are finding a more feature-packed alternative to Windows Movie Maker or perhaps a free alternative to Adobe Premiere or Sony Vegas, then Avidemux is the one for you. Packed with features to help you edit simple or complex video or movie projects, you are sure to get the effects that you want with this open-source free software.

Avidemux supports a large number of audio and video filters. It also supports majority of codecs, so you don’t have to worry about your video not being recognized by the software. Their Wiki Docs have many different tutorials as to how you can do so many things with the software. It also supports AVI, DVD and MPEG files, as well as MP4 & ASF to make sure that you can get your clips edited together just the way you want it. Simple tasks can also be automated, and it also features powerful scripts. It also lets you write your own scripts and develop your own filters.

Although it may not have all the features of commercial video editing suites, Avidemux is definitely enough for beginners and students. The simple user interface is easy to use, even for starters. So if you have something to edit, go ahead and give it a shot with Avidemux.

Avidemux is available for Linux, BSD, Mac OS X and Microsoft Windows under the GNU GPL license. The program was written from scratch by Mean, but code from other people and projects has been used as well. Patches, translations and even bug reports are always welcome.

Related Links:
Avidemux’s Official Website
Avidemux on SourceForge
Avidemux’s Wiki Documentation Site

Licensed under the GNU General Public License