Avidemux - How to Use Avidemux to Edit Videos
Avidemux is a free open-source and cross platform (Microsoft Windows, Linux and Mac OS X) video editing software. Avidemux natively supports a vast number of video & audio files, such as AVI, MP4, MKV, FLV, VOB, MPEG, TS, ASF, OGM, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4 ASP, H.264/AVC, DV, MP3, Vorbis, and more. When finishing editing, you can create formats like FLV, AVI XVID, AVI-DV, MPG, MP4 H264, etc. This is the getting-started tutorial for Avidemux. Follow it to edit videos with Avidemux and Avidemux alternative.
Avidemux Tutorial - Cutting Video: First select the desired portion on the progress bar and then go through File/Save/Save Video ... or simply Ctrl + S.
Avidemux Tutorial - Converting Video: Locate to Format panel and select the target format in the drop-down list. The supported output formats include MP4, MPEG, AVI XVID, AVI-DV, MPG, MKV, FLV, etc. Finally click on File/Save/Save Video ... or simply Ctrl + S to start encoding.
Avidemux Tutorial - Join Video File: Add your file, and then click on File/Append. You will find out the total video length will increase. Finally click on File/Save/Save Video ... or simply Ctrl + S to start combining added video files to a new one.
Avidemux Tutorial - Add Video Effects: Still in the left panel, click on the "Filter" button. You can now choose the effects that you want, from resizing, cropping, labeling, color adding, noise removing, to sharpness adding.
Avidemux Tutorial - Mute Video: To remove audio from video, load your video from hard disk, and then go to Audio/Main Track.... As shown below, select None in the Audio source list.
Avidemux Tutorial - Extract Video: In the left Audio panel, select the output audio format, and then go to Audio/Save... to extract audio from your loaded video.
Wondershare Video Editor is a cross-platform video editing software available in Windows and Mac. It supports videos in all popular formats, like WMV, AVI, MOV, MTS, AVI, MP4, MPG, MPEG, DV, and more. Still images and music files are also supported. So you can add background music to your video with ease.
Besides all common video edits like trimming, cropping, rotating, splitting, cutting, compressing, resizing, etc., you may create close-ups, apply mosaic, make picture-in-picture effects, add sensational sounds, and more. You may check the Users' Guide for a detailed view.