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For the life of me I can't find a video editor for Mac OS X that can edit the major formats. I switched recently. I used to use TMPGEnc Xpress 4 on Windows. It accepts any format and I can cut and trim all I want and export into a combined file or separate files.

I couldn't find anything like that on Mac since I switched in February 2012. Please help me find one, I am drowning in video files that need editing and all my HDDs are full.

PS: I'm talking frame accurate visual timeline editing, not like Handbrake, where you have to enter the number of frames or seconds. Handbrake also cannot combine parts.

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Do you mean you can't find any free or open source software? – iglvzx May 20 '12 at 2:04

AviDemux has a Mac version, and handles multiple file types.

MPEG Streamclip has a Mac version and handles a few file types, but is purported to be a bit basic.

ZS4 has a Mac version, but is a different kind of editor. Might be worth a look, considering it's free.

HyperEngine AV is a free Mac editing tool.

Of course, you could always install Windows on a part of your hard drive using Bootcamp, and then use TMPGEnc again... or any other Windows editing tool.

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Thanks a lot, I tried 2 of those but I will try the other 2. Its sad to see there is nothing equivalent on the Mac. I switched blindly thinking Mac has to have a similar or better video editing app that accepts all the major formats. – vxt May 20 '12 at 20:41

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