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This package was approved by moderator flcdrg on 1/8/2017.

OpenShot Video Editor is a free, open-source video editor for Linux licensed under the GPL version 3.0.

OpenShot can take your videos, photos, and music files and help you create the film you have always dreamed of. Easily add sub-titles, transitions, and effects, and then export your film to DVD, YouTube, Vimeo, Xbox 360, and many other common formats.

Support for many video, audio, and image formats (based on FFmpeg )
Gnome integration (drag and drop support)
Unlimited tracks / layers
Clip resizing, scaling, trimming, snapping, and cutting
Video transitions with real-time previews
Compositing, image overlays, watermarks
Title templates, title creation, sub-titles
3D Animated Titles
SVG friendly, to create and include vector titles and credits
Scrolling motion picture credits
Solid color clips (including alpha compositing )
Support for Rotoscoping / Image sequences
Advanced Timeline (including Drag and drop, scrolling, panning, zooming, and snapping)
Frame stepping (key-mappings: J, K, and L keys)
Video encoding (based on FFmpeg )
Key Frame animation
Digital zooming of video clips
Speed changes on clips (slow motion etc)
Custom transition lumas and masks
Audio mixing and editing
Presets for key frame animations and layout
Ken Burns effect (artistic panning over an image)
Digital video effects , including brightness, gamma, hue, greyscale, chroma key (bluescreen / greenscreen) , and over 20 other video effects
OpenShot provides extensive editing and compositing features, and has been designed as a practical tool for working with high-definition video including HDV and AVCHD .

To install Openshot, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install openshot --version 2.2.0

To upgrade Openshot, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade openshot --version 2.2.0


  • tools\chocolateyinstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'openshot'
    $installerType = 'exe'
    $url = ''
    $checksum = 'DAD52E68B84687C9CD1F6B9C9D72EE86'
    $validExitCodes = @(0,3010)
    Install-ChocolateyPackage $packageName $installerType $silentArgs $url -validExitCodes $validExitCodes -checksum $checksum -checksumType 'md5'

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • OpenShot Studios LLC


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Release Notes

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Openshot 2.3.1 1138 Thursday, April 6, 2017 approved
Openshot 2.2.0 485 Saturday, January 7, 2017 approved
Openshot 2.1.0 668 Sunday, November 27, 2016 approved
Openshot 2.0.7 370 Wednesday, March 30, 2016 approved
Openshot 2.0.6 180 Sunday, February 14, 2016 approved

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