Lightworks Opensource Video Editing
Lightworks from Editshare is the only free open source video editing software that can really compete with Avid, FCP or Premiere Pro. The Windows version is now downloadable and there is a 250,000 person strong community on the forum ready to provide tips, tutorials and problem solving insights.
As a mac user I’m still waiting (and have been waiting) for that to appear and finally get a chance to get to grips with it. Apparently there is ‘some learning curve’ to it but the feature set seems to suggest that it will be worth it… The official Lightworks site can be found at lwks.com and the development road map is here.
Here’s some rambling thoughts from the Editshare/Lightworks 2012 NAB booth…