You must be thinking why the name sounds like Shortcut, well, yes. Its name, ShotCut has just “r” missing completing the word shortcut. Also, it’s because of the advanced features available in ShotCut. Here, you can easily edit videos using various shortcuts including effects, transitions, music effects, and much more. So, keep reading this post until the end to get all the details & overview.
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Overview of ShotCut
ShotCut is a video editing app available for Android devices. It has over 5 Million downloads on the Play Store and Vidma Video Studio offers it for free. There are good as well as bad about this app that you can find in this article.
Advantages of ShotCut: Tons of video editing effects, transitions, text styles, sound effects, huge asset library, and so much more.
Disadvantages of ShotCut: Ads & watermark are available and UI seems slow.
Powerful Video Editor
It has a powerful video editor with lots of unique features and an amazing interface (User-friendly). Also, you can easily reorder clips and videos, or images too. When you select an image or clip in its video editor, you can choose so many options like changing the duration, deleting it, or even removing the background. You can also change the background as well. There are lots of pro features too, they are available when you have the ShotCut Pro version.
Hundreds of Filters
It has hundreds or even thousands of filters. So many of them are free while many are paid. These filters are so amazing and some of the examples are, Hollywood, Portrait, Travel, Neon, and so many more. I really loved the neon ones. Also, speaking of more, you can download these filters from its inbuilt store as well. There are limitless of them available there.
In this advanced video editor, you can find lovely animations too. There are so many and are great for showing mind-blowing animations. In and Out animations are available and so many are free. Some examples are Fade, Grid, Zoom, Slice, etc.
Huge Music Library
Now let’s talk about the fun part, who doesn’t want to add music while editing videos? There are so many categories of music and sound effects. For example, you can find Happy, Sad, Romantic, Vlog, Funny, etc. music. Not only that but you can also extract music from the video too. Another great feature is you can find featured music in the music section. Also, you can select & choose your favorite music. ShotCut also offers to import custom music to your videos from your phone’s storage.
Overlays are just so great, you can add overlays such as images, GIFs, stock videos, particle videos, and even use the background style. Thousands of unique GIFs are available which makes video meaningful and funny. This is an amazing feature for a video editor and thankfully you can find it in ShotCut.
Unique Text Styles
It offers a variety of text styles. You can also import custom ones too. Also, there are so many options for customizing the text as well such as font, color, opacity, and style (Bold, Italic, etc.). You can also change the background of your text too. You can apply shadow as well and even customize it. Character spacing, line spacing, alignment, etc. features are available too.
Adjust Light, Color, Texture
You can adjust the light, color, and texture. There are tons of custom settings you can use. You can change brightness, contrast, highlights, shadow, fade, HSL, saturation, temperature, Hue, sharpen, vignette, grain, and many more. All these professional features are available here.
Speaking of pro features, they aren’t free. In the ShotCut Pro, you can have so many advanced features including No Watermark, Unlimited Filters, 1080p export, unique overlays, keyframe options, unlimited VFX, and, Chroma Key feature.
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