* **Version 1.17.8** * new * The CTextFile class is redone. Text files can now be handled in UTF-16 big and little endian (with BOM only, UTF 8 (with BOM only and the local charset of your windows installation * Added highlighting for streams that are default and for streams that AVI-Mux GUI cannot put into AVI files (this visual feature can be disabled * When creating XML files, now STL is used * Matroska tags can be used to create several titles for one matroska stream. Note that this is, as far as I know, not yet supported by players or filters. * The BitStream class is redone. Reading AAC audio is now faster. * The widht and height of the settings window is increased if the right-bottom-most button is cropped.

AVI-Mux GUI alternatives

  • HandBrake

  • HandBrake is an open-source, multithreaded video transcoder- it converts digital media from one format to another, compressing the files in the process. Handbrake can rip encrypted DVDs with libdvdcss (libdvdcss is installed with VLC media player on Mac OS X, or AnyDVD/DVD 43 on Windows).

    tags: blu-ray-ripping burning compressor convert-video-to-apple-tv dvd-to-avi
  • Avidemux

  • Avidemux is a free video editor designed for simple cutting, filtering and encoding tasks. It supports many file types, including AVI, DVD compatible MPEG files, MP4 and ASF, using a variety of codecs. Tasks can be automated using projects, job queue and powerful scripting.

    tags: Portable add-black-borders audio-video-sync avi cut-video
  • Shotcut

  • Shotcut is a free, open source, cross-platform, non-linear video editor.

    tags: Portable chroma-key drag-and-drop html5-support lightweight
  • MAGIX Vegas Pro

  • VEGAS Pro 14 is your project companion from start to finish. Edit professional video and audio material in high resolution formats up to 4K. Discover workflow-optimized plug-ins for image stabilization, design dynamic titles and create custom DVDs and Blu-ray Discs. Experience a new type of creative freedom with VEGAS Pro 14.

    tags: 3d-video blu-ray-author blu-ray-authoring chroma-key codecs-integrated
  • VirtualDub

  • VirtualDub is a video capture/processing utility for 32-bit and 64-bit Windows platforms (98/ME/NT4/2000/XP/Vista/7), licensed under the GNU General Public License (GPL). It lacks the editing power of a general-purpose editor such as Adobe Premiere, but is streamlined for fast linear operations over video. It has batch-processing capabilities for processing large numbers of files and can be extended with third-party video filters. VirtualDub is mainly geared toward processing AVI files, although it can read (not write) MPEG-1 and also handle sets of BMP images. »

    tags: Discontinued Portable embed-subtitles-into-video linear-video-editor video-capture
  • DaVinci Resolve

  • Complete suite for editing, color correction and professional audio post production, all in a single application.

    tags: built-in-editor color-correction colorkey colour-grading easydcp
  • PiTiVi

  • PiTiVi is an open source non-linear video editor, written in Python and based on GStreamer and GTK+.

    tags: authoring movie-editing movie-maker non-linear-editor video-capture
  • Final Cut Pro X

  • Final Cut Pro provides non-linear, non-destructive editing of any QuickTime-compatible video format including DV, HDV, P2 MXF (DVCProHD), XDCAM (via plug-in), and 2K film formats. It supports a number of simultaneously composited video tracks (limited mainly by video format and hardware capability); up to 99 audio tracks; multi-camera editing for combining video from multiple camera sources; as well as standard ripple, roll, slip, slide, scrub, razor blade and time remapping edit functions. It comes with a range of video transitions and a range of video and audio filters such as keying tools, mattes and vocal de-poppers and de-essers. It also has a manual 3-way color correction filter, videoscopes and a selection of generators, such as slugs, test cards and noise. »

    tags: audio-sync linear-editor non-linear-editor non-linear-presentation post-production
  • Cinelerra

  • Cinelerra is a highly advanced and professional non-linear video editing software, but still remains open source. Cinelerra solves three main tasks: capturing, editing and compositing. There is virtually no limit to the video resolution so whether its standard or High Definition (HD) doesn't really matter in Cinelerra.

    tags: WINE authoring non-linear-editor video-editing video-processing
  • VideoPad

  • VideoPad is a professional video editing application which allows you to create movie projects from various video clips or a single video file. It also allows you to import a wide variety of audio and video file formats including .avi, .wmv, .3gp, .wmv, .divx and many others.

    tags: 360-video avi chroma-key create-amv edit-videos
  • VSDC Video Editor

  • VSDC Video Editor allows you to apply audio effects and filters to audio tracks in video and audio files. Here are some of the most popular ones: sound normalization, volume correction, echo, reverberation, equalizer and others.

    tags: dvd-burning non-linear-editor picture-in-picture vfx video-capture
  • Adobe Premiere Elements

  • Incredible movies, effortlessly! Adobe Premiere Elements software delivers powerful, automated movie-editing options; professional-quality effects; quick and easy sharing; and more. And now enjoy a complete solution for videos whether you use Windows or Mac OS.

    tags: movie-maker video-editing movie-editing
  • PhotoFilmStrip

  • PhotoFilmStrip is a free program that can create video from images quickly and easily, including the Ken Burns style zoom-in/zoom-out effect commonly used in documentaries. Other features include the ability to add subtitles, add a soundtrack, and use black and white/sepia versions of your images. PhotoFilmStrip is multiplatform (Windows/Linux). There are several output possibilities for VCD, SVCD, DVD up to FULL-HD.

    tags: Portable photo-to-video slideshow-creator vcd video-slideshow
  • Pinnacle Studio

  • Pinnacle Studio is a non-linear video editing software application, an industry leading home video editing tool aimed at the Windows consumer market.

    tags: movie-maker non-linear-editor share-on-facebook share-on-youtube video-editing
  • Corel VideoStudio

  • Corel VideoStudio Pro is an all-in-one video-editing software for creating high-quality HD and standard-definition movies, slide shows and DVDs. Edit video or photos quickly and easily using the Movie Wizard, or take full control with hands-on creative tools. Even paint, write or draw on your video. Burn your movies on DVDs, or high-definition AVCHD and Blu-ray discs. Share on PSP, iPod or iPhone, upload directly to YouTube. Watch your movies on set-top players or with the included Corel WinDVD. Online sharing – send directly to YouTube, Vimeo, Facebook and mobile device. »

    tags: bluray dvd-authoring dvd-burning movie-maker slide-show