OpenShot: Available the new daily builds of the current version 2.5.1

OpenShot: Available the new daily builds of the current version 2.5.1

OpenShot: Available the new daily builds of the current version 2.5.1

Few days ago, they have been released new builds daily of the simple and powerful video editor, called OpenShot, which in addition, is for many a very easy to use software and quick to master.

Currently, OpenShot goes for his stable version number 2.5.1, which is a little over 7 months after being released to the public.

OpenShot: Introduction

Before going into detail about the general and current features and functionalities of OpenShot, we will briefly remember that it is OpenShot, citing one of our previous publications related to OpenShot, so that if necessary, those most interested after this reading, visit them and deepen the information available.

OpenShot is:

"A free and open source video editor, this editor is cross-platform, so it can be used on GNU / Linux, FreeBSD, Windows and MacOS. OpenShot is a video editor that is very easy to use and this will allow us to do many things. Currently the video editor is ideal for cutting and editing videos quickly and easily. The application makes use of the FFmpeg library and is capable of reading and writing most of the video and image formats.

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OpenShot: Content

OpenShot: Simple and powerful video editor

General features and functionalities in OpenShot

In general terms, and according to official website by OpenShot Throughout its development until today, it has the following general characteristics and functionalities:

  • It has support and installers for Linux-based Operating Systems, and for Mac OS and Windows.
  • It greatly facilitates the tasks of quickly and easily cropping videos.
  • It has a very powerful animation framework, with which you can fade, move, bounce, and animate anything in a worked video project.
  • It offers unlimited tracks, allowing you to add as many layers as necessary for watermarks, background videos, audio tracks, among others.
  • It integrates a fabulous video effects engine that manages to eliminate the background of the videos, invert colors, adjust the brightness, among many others.
  • It allows the visualization of the audio files as waves, and can even display the waves as part of the worked video.
  • It has a simple and efficient title editor, which makes it easy to add titles to videos, both using an integrated template and creating your own.
  • Achieve phenomenal 3D animations by rendering attractive 3D animated titles and effects, such as snow, optical reflections, or floating text.
  • You can create time and slow motion effects by efficiently controlling the power of video time. In addition, it allows you to use a preset or animate the speed and direction of playback.
  • It offers an efficient video editing process, which allows you to drag and drop videos, audio or images from the used file manager to the application.
  • It offers support for many different languages ​​(+70) and the possibility to translate it to others by editing the code available in LaunchPad.

For more information, you can also access the official site on GitHub.

New changes integrated in the current version available

According to the OpenShot developers this current version number 2.5.1 is:

"A version with faster performance, huge optimizations with effects, and better UTF-8 character support, OpenShot 2.5.1 is the best version yet, bringing powerful and easy video editing to the open source world!".

Daily builds available

To get the Daily builds (frequent) released by the developers of OpenShot, you must directly access the Downloads section and then press the button called «Daily constructions». Once inside, you can choose between binaries of the «tipo .AppImage», downloaded via «http o torrent», or installation via PPA repositories.

Currently, the latest Daily build to AppImage is OpenShot-v2.5.1-dev2-1602471598-414a2cda-12ddb3df-x86_64.AppImage released on 11th October 2020, while those available in the PPA repositories on LaunchPad have fewer days of being released under the following reference:

  • openshot-qt -> 2.5.1 + dfsg2 + 1311 + 202010130148.

Well now there is only download, try and enjoy of the latest offered by OpenShot.

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  1.   Namename67352_a said

    But, what are the news of the daily build?

    1.    Linux PostInstall said

      Greetings, Namename67352_a. The news of the daily or experimental versions do not appear anywhere on the official website. Only stable versions have their news described.