OpenShot Video Editor

Version: 2.5.01   Filesize: 131MB

  • Open Source
  • In English
  • Scanned
  • 4.12
  • (7.69 K Downloads)

Openshot is an open-source video editor that lets you create professional-level films and video content for popular brands, and marketing purposes. Users can take video, audio, photos and transform them into quality-oriented videos you’ve always dreamt of, along with implementing effects, subtitles, transitions, and multiple visual effects and exporting it to YouTube, Vimeo, PS3, Xbox, and various streaming platform as well as offline playing in many different formats. 

To make it more interactive, the user interface of OpenShot is designed in a simple manner and loaded with rich features that make it all the more reason to go for this software for those who prefer video editing without going through any complicated procedures as other editing apps have.

Features of OpenShot

Video editing at its finest
The great thing about OpenShot is that it offers different methods of editing your videos and it doesn’t complicate things. OpenShot’s powerful video effects engine, you can remove the background from your video to make it look more appealing, you can also adjust the brightness, invert colors, and control animation framework. You can animate anything and add slides, bounce, and add many different effects in your videos. 

Trim your videos
When you’re working on your current video project and require specific clips to visualize your ideas into life using your videos, you can trim specific parts of the videos and find those perfect moments to add to your new project to make it more engaging and visually impressive. OpenShot has different ways of trimming videos and users can find what works out best for them. You can set start and end markers by using the Split option where you can also preview your video

OpenShot supports cross-platform
OpenShot is a handy cross-platform video editing program that has the support of multiple operating systems of different platforms such as Windows, Mac, and Linux and offers the same features and functionality as the original. 

Add many different layers in a single video
Users can add as many layers as they can for any kind of media that consists of audio tracks, watermarks, and background videos and you can place two different Media like audio track and video track on the same layer. A bit messy, but useful in some instances.

Steps to download and install OpenShot

  • 1.  To save OpenShot, click on green download button on upper right side of FileProton
  • 2.  The downloading of the software will begin shortly, wait for a few seconds.
  • 3.  Search for the .exe file of the program in the download folder where the file is saved.
  • 4.  Double click on the setup file of OpenShot and follow the installation instructions.
  • 5.  After completion, you can start the application using the start menu or desktop icon.


  • Plenty of features available for editing
  • Supports cross-platform
  • Receives frequent updates


  • Some bugs are present
  • Effects are applied slowly
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App Name: OpenShot Video Editor

License: Open Source

OS: Windows 7 64 / Windows 8 64 / Windows 10 64

Latest Version: V2.5.01

Latest Update: 2021-01-07

Developer: OpenShot Studios, LLC.

User Rating: 4.12

Category: Video Software