Machete


Average User Rating:
4.4
out of 16 votes
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Quick Specs

Version:
4.1 build 33
File Size:
3.71MB
Date Added:
July 25, 2014
Price:
Free to try (14-day trial); $19.95 to buy
Operating Systems:
Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7/8
Total Downloads:
16,907
Downloads Last Week:
35
Additional Requirements:
Not available

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  • 4 stars

    "fast and simple"

    June 26, 2012   |   By ahmalavo

    Version: Machete 3.8 build 33

    Pros

    easy to use, very fast cutting

    Cons

    few options

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  • 5 stars

    "Great video editing program"

    February 11, 2012   |   By STRAYKINGFISHER

    Version: Machete 3.8 build 11

    Pros

    I was able to use it with no problems like others that you have to set everything from what kind of video you want to save it to and what audio youvwant to use, etc, etc.

    Cons

    The only thing was that you can't splice together two videos of different compression ratios but you can't get everything.

    Summary

    I liked it so much that I purchased it for about 20 bucks.

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  • 5 stars

    "Simple, effective and cheap."

    January 12, 2012   |   By victorugon

    Version: Machete 3.8 build 11

    Pros

    A very speedy and simple video editor.Just a few seconds and the video is proccessed without conversion.
    I am a heavy youtube user and I frequently upload videos to the site.The point is I don't like my video to be converted twice.I prefer to upload them right out from the video camera.
    This software is a Godsend because it does not degrade your video after the editing is performed.Original quality is kept.

    Cons

    The only thing I dislike from this software is that every cut is noticeable.I will be glad to see a newer version coming with simple and smooth transitons.I would have paid double the price for this software with the above mentioned function.

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  • 2 stars

    "messy app :P"

    January 03, 2012   |   By fdsafdsafdsafsdafasd

    Version: Machete 3.8 build 11

    Pros

    it trims media

    Cons

    butchered a wav edit by truncating the end of the selection after the file was saved

    Summary

    ...and you want me to buy this?

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  • 5 stars

    "Exactly what I was looking for!"

    September 04, 2011   |   By pinelarry

    Version: Machete 3.7 build 33

    Pros

    Only product I could find that did exactly what I needed it to do. The 14-day free evaluation period was perfect. I could test it out completely before buying it. Price is reasonable. The installer didn't try to install a bunch of extra things.

    Cons

    Haven't found any yet.

    Summary

    I needed to edit (cut and join) WMV files recorded from GoToMeeting web sessions without losing video quality. I first converted the WMV-G2M3 files to WMV-WMV3 format using g2mtranscoder.exe. Then I used Machete to cut and join the sections so I could create individual 2-minute "how to" videos from a 60-minute G2M. Machete does not re-encode the video, so the result looks just as good as the original. Perfect solution!

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  • 1 stars

    "Useless for Cutting"

    August 13, 2011   |   By Sprachprofi

    Version: Machete 3.7 build 22

    Pros

    cheapest software in video editing

    Cons

    only edits key frames, i. e. + or - 10 SECONDS from where I want the cut to be. That's useless.

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  • 5 stars

    "Worked as expected"

    March 26, 2011   |   By misterve

    Version: Machete 3.6 build 55

    Pros

    Lossless video and audio when deleting sections of video.
    No problem with out of sync audio after editing.

    Cons

    Selection of key frames for editing limited where some edits could be made. But I think that the key frame requirement is needed to get a clean cut and avoid some problems that other editors have (such as out of sync or loss of quality).

    Summary

    I did not try all the editing features and have only played around with Machete for a few days but I am pleased with the editing that I have done.

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  • 5 stars

    "Awesome editor! Extremely fast splitting!"

    December 03, 2010   |   By Jboy65

    Version: Machete 3.6 build 33

    Pros

    Lightening fast editing! Love the smart way you mark only one, either the beginning or ending of a section and it automatically selects that section, allowing you to then cut that entire section without having to mark both ends - nice!

    Cons

    None so far.

    Summary

    I've used only for flv files so far, but wow, I'm buying this bad boy.

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  • 5 stars

    "Neat little tool that splits almost every media format"

    October 08, 2010   |   By gotebant

    Version: Machete 3.6 build 11

    Pros

    It can split files with formats some other splitters cannot handle

    Cons

    There is no way to fast forward 5-10 seconds ahead like some of the other splitters. Sometimes the next keyframe button takes you 1 second ahead... might as well just press the play button rather than wait 3 seconds to skip over 1 second

    Summary

    Other than the caveat I mentioned so far, everything is perfect.

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  • 5 stars

    "Finally!!! An extremely user friendly program."

    June 29, 2010   |   By nlytnd1

    Version: Machete 3.5 build 77

    Pros

    Easy to use!
    Time saver (it takes little time to edit through an entire movie, wish I found this sooner)!!
    Video quality isn't lost while editing.

    Cons

    When performing several edits in a higher quality video (30 FPS or more). I found myself hitting the next key frame button several thousands of times over the course of a video. Not a big deal, Few people will need to edit several small clips.

    Summary

    I've been trying to find a video editor that does what this does. I'll save 100's of hours thanks to this program and free up 100's of gb on my hard drive after I edit through everything.
    I've tried a couple others, but it's not an easy process. I don't want to read instructions for several hours to figure something out. Then upon figuring them out, the editing process is too time consuming to utilize.
    I didn't read 1 instruction when figuring this program out.
    I rarely pay for any computer programs, but I will happily pay for this program.

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