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Testing OpenShot Video Editor

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When Lucid Lynx ships in April, it will come with a video editor installed by default, which will be a first for Ubuntu. With this in mind, I decided to test drive OpenShot, an open-source, nonlinear editor that reached its 1.0 release very recently.

Currently, Ubuntu developers are planning to ship Ubuntu 10.04 with PiTiVi, a different editor. I wouldn’t bet any money on this decision changing before April, but I’ve read good things about OpenShot and thought it would be worth a try, even if won’t be included in Lucid by default.

In testing OpenShot, I was looking for an intuitive, simple editor that would allow me to perform basic tasks without having to read through lots of documentation.

OpenShot on Ubuntu

For the most part, that’s what I found. It took only about fifteen minutes for me to master the basics of OpenShot, which offers an intuitive, well organized interface:

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