Shotcut is a free, open source, cross-platform video editor for Windows, Mac and Linux. Major features include support for a wide range of formats; no import required meaning native timeline editing; Blackmagic Design support for input and preview monitoring; and resolution support to 4k.
Kdenlive is an intuitive and powerful multi-track video editor, including most recent video technologies, released as a free software (GPL).
VCV is a virtual Eurorack DAW. VCV Rack is the engine powering VCV modules. Add modules, connect cables, edit parameters, and save/load patches. Create generative patches with your mouse, perform with your MIDI keyboard controller, or connect it to your favorite DAW using the Rack Bridge VST/AU plugin (coming soon). In Rack, control voltages and audio signals are equivalent, so you can modulate parameters with sonic-range VCOs to create customizable FM synths or chaotic wave-shaping oscillators.
cdrtools (formerly cdrecord) creates home-burned CDs/DVDs with a CDR/CDRW/DVD/BluRay recorder. It works as a burn engine for several applications. It supports CD/DVD/BD recorders from many different vendors; all SCSI-3/mmc- and ATAPI/mmc-compliant drives should also work. Supported features include IDE/ATAPI, parallel port, and SCSI drives; audio CDs, data CDs, and mixed CDs; full multi-session support; CD-RWs, DVD-R/-RW, DVD+R/+RW, BD-R/BD-RE; and TAO, DAO, RAW, and human-readable error message
Flowblade is a multitrack non-linear video editor for Linux released under GPL 3 license. Flowblade is designed to provide a fast, precise and robust editing experience. Flowblade employs a film-style insert editing model as workflow. In insert editing clips are generally placed tightly after other clips when they are inserted on the timeline. Edits are fine tuned by trimming in and out points of clips or by cutting and deleting parts of clips. Flowblade provides powerful tools to mix and filt
Ardour is an audio processing and editing application. It integrates broad hardware support, JACK and ALSA backends, flexible recording features, multi-channel nesting, import and exporting various file formats, comes with ready to use samples from freesound.org. It has a pretty editing UI, mixing, routing, monitoring, panning. Ardour allows non-destructive and non-linear editing, can be used for augmenting audio layers in video files even. And comes with many effect, input and output plugins. I
Beast is a music composition and modular synthesis application. As input methods, it offers a multitrack editor, a piano roll, and supports pattern editing. It has a wide range of technical abilities like sequencing, unlimited undo/redo history, real-time synthesis with multiprocessor support, full duplex 32-bit audio rendering, seeking at sample granularity, on demand loading of partial wave files, on the fly decoding of various sample formats, aliasing free oscillators, and full scripting supp
VLC is a simple, fast and powerful media player with desktop and mobile cross-platform support. It can use files, network streams, CD and DVDs, webcams, DVB-T and other devices for playing. It supports a plethora of video formats like MPEG, DivX, H.263, H.264, H.265, VP9, MKV, WebM, WMV, MP3, AAC, MOD variants, FLAC, Vorbis, Theora, Dirac, FLV, MXF, and other encodings or meta formats (subtitles). It doubles as player and streaming server, and recording or transcoding and conversion tool.
FreezeFrame is a free multi-platform personal photo and video library manager. It manages keywords, title, comment, rating, GPS location, address and shows media locations on a map. Media can be viewed as a slideshow and exported by email or file. Note: videos must either use the MP4 container format with H.264/AVC video and AAC audio compression or the FLV container format with VP6 video and MP3 audio compression.
Red5 is an Open Source Flash Server written in Java that supports streaming Video (FLV, F4V, MP4, 3GP), streaming Audio (MP3, F4A, M4A, AAC), recording Client Streams (FLV and AVC+AAC in FLV container), shared objects, live stream publishing, remoting and protocols RTMP, RTMPT, RTMPS, RTMPE. Additional features supported via plugin: WebSocket (ws and wss), RTSP (From Axis-type cameras) and HLS.
Avidemux is a free video editor designed for simple cutting, filtering and encoding tasks. It supports many file types, including AVI, DVD compatible MPEG files, MP4 and ASF, using a variety of codecs. Tasks can be automated using projects, job queue and powerful scripting capabilities.
GStreamer is a streaming media framework that allows the construction of graphs of elements which operate on media data. Applications using this library can do anything from real-time sound processing over playing video to capturing audio, video, and even other types of media data. Its architecture allows for adding new data types or processing capabilities simply by installing new plug-ins. GStreamer is the core module, containing libraries, headers, the basic object hierarchy, and a set of med
terminatorX facilitates loading sampled audio data of various formats (*.wav, *.au, *.ogg, *.mp3, etc.) into virtual turntables for synchronized playback. The user can operate these turntables using mouse and keyboard inputs in order to "scratch" the way hiphop-DJs scratch on vinyl records. It features realtime effects (buit-in as well as LADSPA plugin effects), a sequencer and a MIDI interface – all accessible through an easy-to-use gtk+ user interface. Audio can be played back either directly
FF Multi Converter is a GUI frontend for multimedia and document conversion tools. It utilizes FFmpeg for audio and video format recoding, ImageMagick for graphic files, and UnoConv for all office document formats. It's implemented in Python with Qt4.
MinDia is an application for creating, modifying, and presenting multimedia slide shows. A Slide show can contain multimedia elements like images, sounds, and text. In addition of displaying slide shows on the screen and exporting to movies (using ffmpeg), it can control Rollei slide projectors (Rolleivision 35 twin digital P and Rolleivision twin msc 3x0 P) via a serial port.
TV-Browser is a Java-based electronic TV program guide browser. Per default it looks like a classic paper TV periodical, and it can be extended with new source plugins to the existing 1000 TV stations and 100 radios.
For users on Linux and Unix, KDE offers a full suite of user workspace applications which allow interaction with these operating systems in a modern, graphical user interface. This includes Plasma Desktop, KDE's innovative and powerful desktop interface. Other workspace applications are included to aid with system configuration, running programs, or interacting with hardware devices. While the fully integrated KDE Workspaces are only available on Linux and Unix, some of these features are availa