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NEW VERSION 2.6.14 / 2.6.14 Nightly 161024

Avidemux is a free video editor designed for simple cutting, filtering and encoding tasks. Tasks can be automated using projects, job queue and powerful scripting capabilities. It supports most video formats like DVD, VOB, AVI, WMV, MPG, MP4, AVI, MOV, MKV, DV, FLV and codecs like H.264/AVC, H.265/HEVC, MPEG4 ASP(DivX, XviD), MPEG2, MJPEG, HUffYUV, PNG, YV12.

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Version:2.6.14 / 2.6.14 Nightly 161024
File size:23.8MB
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[2.6.14 Nightly 2016-10-24]

[Prefs] Fix dialog
[Debug] 3x search for crash on win32
[Debug] search for crash on win32
[Debug] search for crash on win32
Merge pull request #24 from eumagga0x2a/do-not-append-empty-clipboard
[Editor] Do not try to append from empty clipboard
[Dxva2] skeleton for app side
[DXVA2] Add skeleton
[Editor] Do not paste empty clipboard + clear clipboard on close
[pref] Cleanup
[DXVA] Ass missing file
[core] Fix dxva2 detection
[Editor] Fix pasting clipboard at the end , through append function (euma)
[UI] Disable hw accel if they can t be used
[UI/QT5] propagate changes to qt4Factory
[UI/QT4] Factorize
[UI/QT] Split favtory dialog in two steps so we can disable each elements if needed
[UI] Cleanup code + prepare for 2 steps initialization
[Editor] Go to previous frame fix when first pts !=0 (euma)
[UI] Add preference to dxva2, connected to nothing
[dxva2] Add broken detection for dxva2 + build ffmpeg with it
[AudioDecoder/ff] Fix decoding to float (obvious for mono streams)
[Audio] slightly more verbose
[all] propagate the crashHook change, ignored except on linux
[core] Also try to cleanup upon SIGINT
[Editor] Fix copy paste at the beginning (euma)
[libVA] Deeper cleanup at exit
[audio] Factorize out xiph extra data to adm extra data
[core/audio] Factorize more xiph
[coreUTils] remove warning (potential error actually)
[audio] Begin to factorize vorbis related stuff
[audio] Begin to factorize vorbis related stuff
[Editor] Undo for copy/paste (euma)
[libva] More verbose
[libVa] Fix probing, vp9 was aliased to hevc
[LibVa] Check that we dont lose VASurface and VAImage
[UI] Try to handle maximizing window and back a bit better (euma)
[core/ff] missing header
[libva] more debug info
[libva] Fix probing
[libva] Use our new cflags
[libva] incomplete support for h265/10 bits
[libva] Better detection of system libva (h265, vp9,...)
[Audio/lav] Enable xiph
[lavcodec/audio] Enable vorbis decoder
[Decode/vorbis] simplify
[vorbis] cleanup again
[vorbis] Simplify a bit
[UI] Fix detection of altered markers
[UI] Add a preference to select between reload default encoder setting or keep using current (euma)
[Vorbis] Try to get a proper error
[UI] slightly more robust
[UI] Dont keep marker A and B if they were not changed
[AD/Vorbis] Add some debug statement to help checking why it does not work on win32
[i18n] german update (euma)
[osx] use smaller icu libs
[Osx] Fixup deployment script
[Osx] Create framework folder
[osx] Sierra tweaks, we use macport now
[UI] Add a reload default setting menu entry (euma)
[AppImage] Add fdk
[UI] factorize a bit
[Editor] Add truncate (euma)
[UI] Simplify previous patch
[UI] Remove tabs
[UI] try to cope with go to mark A/B in a nicer way if go To pts fails (euma)
[UI] Preserve A/B marker when appending (euma)
[Editor] Fix debug display (euma)
[fdk] Remove newer settings, will not work with older fdk
[nsi/64] Add win64 dependency dll for fdk-aac
[fdk] Put in the proper section of plugin summary
[FDK] Simplify for now the settings of FDK AAC
[FDK] Try to cleanup
[FDK] Slightly better configuration (incomplete)
[FDK] cleanup
[fdk] Fix dithering
[Fdk] Move some variables to be instance variables
[libVa] Remove some va encoding stuff for now
[Qt] "All files" is now translatable (euma)
[18n] German update (euma)
[FDK] mostly correct initialization
[ffmpeg/muxer] Increase extradata alloc, sometimes getbits overread (mkv)
[audioEncoder] Actually calling the FDK functions
[plugin] transforming faac into fdk-aac
[audioEncoder/fdk] Fix up include and libs
[AudioEncoder] Skeleton for fdk-aac
[AudioEncoder] Skeleton for fdk aac
Merge branch 'master' of
[editor] If seek fails, try a second time. It helps with h26* + hw accel
Merge pull request #20 from mm1044/mm1044-ADM_tsIndexH264_cpp-u
ADM_tsIndexH264.cpp, printf : fix 2 %d, improve 1 %x.
[UI] If we fail to go to the previous kf, go the next one, that fixes the drag slider to zero (euma)
[editor] Remove warning (euma)
[editor] Add a comment, so that i can understand it again in 4 years
[editor] Dont return the PTS of the last video referenced by the last segment, but the PTS of the last frame of the last segment (read it again several times) (euma)
Merge pull request #19 from mm1044/ADM_last_cpp__removeTmp
[editor] One more seg vs pointer (euma)
[build] Stop if patching fails
Remove (now) unused "tmp" var.
[VA] Better probe of encoding capabilities (incomplete)
[pref] first step toward cleanup
[Bootstrap] Add clang
[nvEnc] provide probe function
[videoEncoder] Actually use the probe function
[cosmetic] Remove tabs
[videoEncoder] Add probe hook to video encoder public interface
[UI] Delete and cut are different things part2 (euma)
[ffmpeg] Bump tp 3.0.3
[webm] Use webm (lowercase) as default extension for webm (euma)
[editor] separate cut and delete (euma)
[Editor] Fix display of segment vs *segment (euma)
Merge branch 'master' of
[Editor] Remove tabs
[Editor] Try to keep marker after paste (euma)
Merge pull request #18 from ajschult/deleteCrash
Avoid crashing seeking for deleted keyframe
[cosmetic] Rename nvEnc to Nvidia h264
[cosmetic] Rename nvEnc to Nvidia h264
[core/ffmpeg] Add cross include folder
[editor] Fix copy to clipboard (euma)
[index/h264] Abort if we reach end of file while searching for a valid startcode
[UI] Set ms on fixed # of digits : 3, (euma)
[editor] Maybe fix for bad clipboard copy
[libva] put vp9 under ifdef, not supported by older libva
[Vdpau] Allocate all vdpau objects with size rounded up to next multiple of 16 to avoid problem. It is a hack.
[core/decoder] output proper display name
[codec] Enable hw accel for VC1 too
[cosmetic] Proper display of nvenc
[libVA] Add HEVC, VP9 and VC1. Supported by skylake range of processor
[nvenc] Re-enable nvenc. You *need* SDK v6.0 for it to work, not 5 nor 7
[nvEnc] Fix patch
[Build] Not release anymore
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I had stayed away from this application for a while due mainly to audio sync problems. I had started using Video to Video which does the job very well so far as my requirements go. Unfortunately it has not been updated to decode x265 codec.

Recently I came across an x265 video that had a lot of useless real estate like a wall paper and the actual video content was limited to central portion. It was very irritating to watch. So remembering Avidemux's past capability of cropping the video I decided to look for the the latest version and see if it would help.

I was pleasantly surprised. I was able to decode the x265 codec, crop out the wasted area, use msharpen filter, increase the volume level by 2.0 db, and encode with x264 codec required for my 6 year old PhantomTek media player. The result in my opinion was excellent.

What I would really like to see added to the GUI is capability or minimising it to tray while the process is going on AND ability to easily set defaults upon startup. If these twi features are added I would rate it 10. Another thing I observed is that the sometimes the tray icon stops updating the progress % when hovering with mouse. This might be due to Windows behaviour, I am not sure. Overall an excellent application. BTW it is much faster, too.

Posted September 27, 2016 by pmshah. Tool version 2.6 using OS Windows 7
Ease of use 7 of 10 Functionality 10 of 10 Value for money 10 of 10 Overall score 9 of 10

Hi last 2 Nightly updates (AviDemux 2.6.12 Nigthly 160723 64-bit) CRASH. Thanks!:)

Posted July 23, 2016 by gonwk. Tool version 2.6.12 Nigthly 160723 using OS Vista 64-bit
Ease of use 10 of 10 Functionality 10 of 10 Value for money 10 of 10 Overall score 10 of 10

This latest beta still can't read and index mpeg2 VOBs or some mpeg-ps/ts. I still have to rip DVDs and Tivo downloads with 2.5.6.

Posted February 15, 2016 by Christopher B. Tool version 2.6.11b160215 32-bit using OS Windows 7 64-bit
Ease of use 7 of 10 Functionality 9 of 10 Value for money 10 of 10 Overall score 9 of 10

Just like the beta releases of 2.6.11 (64 bit), the final release also has a problem not installing required .DLL files and won't run. Going back to 2.6.8.

Posted February 07, 2016 by mail2tom. Tool version 2.6.11 - 64bit using OS Windows 8 64-bit
Ease of use 5 of 10 Functionality 5 of 10 Value for money 10 of 10 Overall score 5 of 10

Love the program but the last two betas (possibly more) are broken on Windows with error: The program can't start because Qt5OpenGL.dll is missing from your computer. Would have posted this on their forum but registration is not open. Stupid.

Posted November 16, 2015 by V1de0Luvr. Tool version 2.6.10_r151116_win64 using OS Windows 7 64-bit
Ease of use 9 of 10 Functionality 9 of 10 Value for money 10 of 10 Overall score 9 of 10

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