Avidemux

Download Editors' Rating:
3.5
Very good
Average User Rating:
2.9
out of 183 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2.6.8
  • Total Downloads:
    802,769
  • Date Added:
    Jun. 17, 2014
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    17.69MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    568
  • Platform:
    Windows
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Editors' Review

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While it can take some time to understand the layout, once you get going, Avidemux is a powerful, easy-to-use video editor. It's great if you don't want to take a class in video editing just to crop or trim a video. It can also help you make professional looking videos, if you want. Just don't expect those features to come easily.

The program doesn't clearly identify its buttons, which could be a little intimidating for rookie users. However, once you figure out what you're supposed to do, it will only take you a matter of seconds to make the edits you want. Once you're done editing, you can make the file a new format simply by choosing a different output format. Then, all you have to do is type the appropriate file extension. That makes the program easily pull double duty as a basic video converter. If you want more than basic, Avidemux has it. It offers neat filters, decoding options, and custom scripts. However, don't stray too far from the default settings if you don't know what you're doing. You'll get frustrating error messages and the program might even crash on you. That would mean plenty of hard work right down the drain.

Getting a video editor this powerful usually costs a pretty penny. Instead, the only downside to using Avidemux is a somewhat unfriendly menu. That's not a hard tradeoff to manage if you need to edit or convert a video. It gives you a great tool to learn high-performance video editing, as well.

 
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"Just wanted to rotate & hipster-filterize a video"

April 07, 2015  |  By Daniel Ahrari

 |  Version: Avidemux 2.6.8

Pros

Installation was easy, and the user interface seems to be designed in attempt to make it intuitive. Even though it isn't, it's still a nice thought.

Cons

1) When editing the parameters of a filter, you don't see the changes in the preview. If you try to refresh the preview, whole thing crashes.

2) You can apply only one filter at a time. When you do that, you have to export the project to a file an open it.

3) Lots of buttons and other interface elements, that don't do anything.

Summary

Not sure if this is meant to be a usable software, or just a proof-of-concept. I hope it's the latter.

Needless to say, my video stays unrotated and nonhipster.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 2.6.8
Version 2.6.8 is a bug fixing release.
General
Publisher Avidemux
Publisher web site http://www.avidemux.org/
Release Date June 17, 2014
Date Added June 17, 2014
Version 2.6.8
Category
Category Video Software
Subcategory Video Editing Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 17.69MB
File Name avidemux_2.6.8_win32_v2.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 802,769
Downloads Last Week 568
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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