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VidCutter is a cross-platform app for quick and easy video trimming/splitting and merging/joining for simple quick edits. FFmpeg drives the backend with a stylishly hand edited Qt5 UI. A FFmpeg static binary is preinstalled for both Windows and macOS releases.

Free software
OS:Windows Mac Linux
Version:6.0.0
Released:Aug 10,2018
File size:58.3MB
7.9/10
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Latest version

6.0.0 (August 10, 2018)




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Download VidCutter 6.0.0 Windows  [58.3MB]  [Win]

Download VidCutter 6.0.0 Windows 64-bit  [66.5MB]  [Win64]

Download VidCutter 6.0.0 Mac  [57.3MB]  [Mac]

Download VidCutter 6.0.0 Linux 64-bit  [142.2MB]  [Linux64]




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Supported operating systems

WinWindows MacMac OS LinuxLinux




License

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Version history / Release notes / Changelog


v6.0.0

* MAJOR FEATURE: video filters menu option added to app menu accessed via
right-click or the bottom-right menu button. the first filter available
is BLACKDETECT which automatically creates clips in your clip index based
around black scene changes that are detected. selecting the filter once
a media file has been loaded will prompt for a black scene minimum
duration in seconds, allowing you to tweak the black frame sensitivity to
reduce or increase the amount of scenes detected. this is mainly useful for
skipping commercials (e.g. comskip) or auto-detecting scene transitions.
more filters will be added in future updates.
* MAJOR FEATURE: automatic chapters created per clip in your list. enabled by
default and can be toggled via Settings -> General and a new toggle button
in the left hand side group of the UI buttons.
* MAJOR FEATURE: chapter names can be edited from their default set values
via new edit chapter option when right-clicking on a clip in your list. all
clip will default to "Chapter <x>" as their default text which is what
a media center or half-decent player will display in menu and you are
able to skip directly to each clip point using standard previous/next buttons
(if they are set in their default state, obviously)
* External media file joins (when wanting to just join a set of files using the
the ADD button under the Video Index) are fixed; the last version broke
this once timeline progressbars were added. Progress for external joins
is displayed in progressbars overlaying associated clips directly in the
Clip Index which replaces timeline progressbar functionality when all clips
are external (i.e. not loaded via Open Media thus not associated with a
project)
* Added new "Enable use of PBOs" setting under the Video category for use of
pixel buffer objects when rendering OpenGL video. Used for noticeable
performance improvements when working with huge/4K media files.
* Fixed a bug caused when removing a clip with a start time but no end time
from your index.
* OSD (on-screen display) text defined for all user actions + standardised
OSD case and wording/format.
* Main clip list's scrolling mode changed to per pixel for smoother
vertical scrolling and no snapping of clips as they are scrolled into
view.
* snap + Flatpak manifests completed w/ app now available from respective
stores and repos (i.e snapcraft.io + flathub.org). These builds come
prepacked with the very latest releases of FFmpeg, libmpv, MediaInfo as
well as the UI libraries for Qt5 and PyQt5.
* Fixed clip index heading not extending to full width of list when it
becomes scrollable when more than 4 clips are added to the index.
* LINUX: all icons, desktop, mime-type, appstream related files has have
been renamed to domain based app-id (com.ozmartians.VidCutter) as per
freedesktop specs. updates made to support this across the vast array of
deploy/build scripts. makes things much more tidy and less error prone in
AppImage, Flatpak and Snap package build scripts.
* UI improvements to media stream dialog; most consistent across differing
desktop sizes and stream configurations
* Flatpak: Qt 5.11 + dependency updates + NVIDIA h/w decoding fixes
-- Pete Alexandrou <pete@ozmartians.com> Thu, 02 Aug 2018 18:20:00 +1000

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41 reviews, Showing 1 to 5 reviews

Just dicovered that VidCutter now has a Smart Render" feature. Excellent...

I really like the nice and easy to use GUI, just the right balance between ease of use and power. Please resist the temptation to make a full fleged NLE video editor from it.

One problem I found is that it does not handle MKV files with AVC video and AAC audio very well:
The software uses FFmpeg, and this is probably the reason for this problem. The resulting file from a standard MKV source made by the latest MKVMerge (progressive 25fps CFR, 704x396, encoded with the latest X264) has horizontal motion judder while the source had smooth movement. Analyzing the result showed that the file is now 25 fps VFR instead of CFR, and it has non-monotonous timestamps.

What solved the issue for me was to only use it with MP4 files. If the needed container is MKV, remuxing MKV to MP4 and vice versa is just a matter of seconds with FFmpeg...

Thanks for this excellent application!



Oct 17, 2018 Version: 6.0 OS: Windows 7 64-bit Ease of use: 9/10 Functionality: 8/10 Value for money: 10/10 Overall: 9/10



Hi. THREE POINTS, that I find relevant to fix, about "VidCutter";

v.6.0 in my case, tested on Windows 10 64-bit + XP 32-bit: "SP2" only, as I don't want to install "SP3";

and unless, may be, I'm the only one to complain about them?..


I haven't tested "VidCutter" well enough yet, BUT, "point 0": thanks to its author for providing a FREE software equipped with that -- valuable -- "smart render" option!


--- 1. I had to download + install 4 versions, until I understood for sure that the tool will NOT start on Windows XP "SP2" (not even its previous versions) but, probably, "SP3" only;

that should be stated clearly (somewhere...), but I could NOT find the info. anywhere => waste of time.

[ Friends & I are using both Win. 10 and XP, & I see no point in installing "SP3" on XP, that turns a light OS into a heavy bloat / in that case, one might as well install Win. 7... ]


--- 2. The "smart render" option is only available from v. 5.0 on. That info. should also be included to the MAIN description, not to the changelog/history only, where it's difficult to find, if not uncertain, more or less...


--- 3. and not least! Once dropped on "Avidemux 2.7.1 64-bit", a test clip -- cut out by "VidCutter 6" on a non-key or "I" frame of course --, displays a green 1st image

"plus", when seeking a few frames forward, & finally: back to 1st frame, "Avidemux" randomly displays other frames than the actual 1st one;

cutting must have messed up something -- obviously...


Nevertheless, "VirtualDub", "VLC" and "PotPlayer" seem to play/seek thru a (technically) "perfect" clip

-- BUT I don't find "Avidemux" reaction exactly reinsuring!

Who would cut several or important vids., that some other tool plays with a green frame at its beginning?..

So: I tried to save that result again, using "FFmpeg" alone, set on no reencoding at all, of course. Then only, "Avidemux" displayed the new result with no problem.


.



Aug 26, 2018 Version: 6.0 OS: Windows 10 64-bit Ease of use: 9/10 Functionality: 5/10 Value for money: 9/10 Overall: 6/10



I confirm this situation - editing a small clip (less than 1 minute) - up to 60% calculated quickly, after - you can have a good night's sleep - if you're lucky and the program does not crash


Aug 12, 2018 Version: 6.0.0 OS: Windows 10 64-bit Ease of use: 10/10 Functionality: 10/10 Value for money: 1/10 Overall: 8/10



Crash at 60% of the operation when smartcut is enabled.


Aug 11, 2018 Version: 6.0.0 OS: Windows 7 64-bit Ease of use: 10/10 Functionality: 8/10 Value for money: 10/10 Overall: 8/10



I watched how the program worked and was horrified. I'm shocked! (and this is said softly). For example - took a video on the game - the file was 38 Gigabytes in size. All work is done on a computer with 64 Gigabytes of RAM, an I7-6700 processor, an SSD drive. Downloading a file to the program is almost instantaneous. I cut 14 segments from 30 seconds to 1 minute and ran to save the result. And WHAT I SEE - the processor is loaded by 100 percent with 14 copies of ffmpeg (by the number of segments) - ASK WHY IT IS PARALLEL, if the CONSECUTIVE will be kept faster.
The program worked more than 4 hours (it was interesting ...)
For comparison, SolveigMM Splitter downloaded the same file with a miscalculation, I saw the cache for 3 minutes, cut it into pieces for another 4 minutes.
7 minutes against 4 hours is nonsense, or I do not understand something and I'm doing it wrong.
I apologize for my bad english



May 30, 2018 Version: 5.5.0 OS: Windows 10 64-bit Ease of use: 10/10 Functionality: 3/10 Value for money: 4/10 Overall: 4/10


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