"It used to be that only hard-core film buffs carried video
recording equipment on vacations. Unless your job required working
with film, film editing software was not on most computer users'
must-have list of tools. Maybe that is why until recently, few
really useful film editing apps existed for the Linux platform.
"But today's Linux users are more savvy and more demanding.
Mobile phones typically come with built-in filming capabilities. So
more opportunity exists for editing and repackaging the film we
shoot. Three solid Linux film editing apps make your film
preparations easy. Avidemux, OpenShot video editor and PiTiVi have
many common features and are all built around ease of use.
"These three video editing apps work well with most video and
audio formats. Their user interfaces take both the guesswork and
trial-and-error episodes out of the film-editing process."