Cinelerra is the most advanced non-linear video editor and compositor for Linux. It is developed by Adam Williams (formerly known as Jack Crossfire) at Heroine Virtual Ltd. To know more see the official Cinelerra home page and the SourceForge project page. Cinelerra's source code is available under the GNU General Public License (GPL).
Avidemux is a free open-source program designed for multi-purpose video editing and processing, which can be used on almost all known operating systems and computer platforms. This website contains lots of information about downloading, compiling, configuring, and using the program.
Open Movie Editor is a free and open source video editing program, designed for basic movie making capabilities. It aims to be powerful enough for the amateur movie artist, yet easy to use.
PiTiVi is a free, intuitive and featureful movie editor for the Linux desktop. As long as it is supported by the GStreamer Multimedia Framework, PiTiVi will handle any format you throw at it. PiTiVi will not ask you for licensing fees or lock you out of your data with DRM, and will keep improving with each new release. PiTiVi is distributed under the LGPL.
Kdenlive free and open-source video editor for GNU/Linux and FreeBSD. Kdenlive is an intuitive and powerful multi-track video editor, including most recent video technologies. Our software is completely free, as defined by the GNU foundation. Using Kdenlive is investing in a community driven project, which aims to establish relationships between people in order to built the best video tools.
Kino is a GTK+-based non-linear digital video editor. It is distributed as free software. Its vision is: "Easy and reliable DV editing for the Linux desktop with export to many usable formats." The program supports many basic video editing and assembling tasks.
Kino can import raw AVI[clarification needed] and DV files, as well as capture footage from digital camcorders using the raw1394 and dv1394 libraries, and export to camcorders using the ieee1394 or video1394 libraries.
LiVES began in 2002 as the Linux Video Editing System. Since it now runs on more operating systems: LiVES is a Video Editing System. It is designed to be simple to use, yet powerful. It is small in size, yet it has many advanced features.
OpenShot Video Editor is an open-source, non-linear video editor for Linux, built with Python, GTK, and the MLT Framework. The project was started in August 2008 by Jonathan Thomas, with the objective to provide a stable, free, and friendly to use video editor.