Can anyone recommend a good video editing program for Ubuntu?
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Cinelerra is by the far the most comprehensive I've ever used. I've used other programs and always felt restricted by what I can do in some way. Cinelerra literally does everything I can think of. It's got a steep learning curve though, so be ready to follow some complex tutorials. (It also has a habit of crashing occasionally, so save regularly)
There is also an upcoming rewrite from the guys responsible for the community edition called lumiera, but it's not finished yet.
Personally I use the community edition.
I didn't find any video editing software for linux that can perform a quick and efficient cut and paste of some video track, like windows movie maker or iMovie in OSX - except Blender. A lot of people says that Cinelerra is the best one, but it has an user interface that only a mother could love, and everything is really too complex. The other programs, like KDENlive, AviDemux, Kino never really worked in my system. May be it's my fault, but at the moment I think there isn't a good video editing software for linux. Except Blender, as I said.
I konw that to use a whole 3d animation suite just for basic video editing is a little bit insane, but really, it is the only one that works: look at this tutorial.