Avidemux is a free open-source software designed to perform simple video processing tasks such as encoding, applying simple filters, or cutting video clips as well.

The software supports many popular formats, such as AVI, MP4, Matroska, MPEG-2, H.264, and H.265. It partially supports modern open file formats, such as WebM, Vp8 or AV1 as well.

Avidemux Software

This little piece of software is able to work with large video files as well. You can select, cut, and then save a portion of a file. Also, you can convert and compress videos with this tool.

It also has live real-time filters that you can apply to videos before converting them. Allowing you to resize resolution, add color profiles and subtitles or corp a video file. It supports a variety of audio and video formats, you can see them all on this list.

However, Avidemux is not one of the easiest video processing software out there. The user interface is outdated and it may take you a little amount of time to become familiar with it.

There is a decent online manual, which shows you how to use Avidemux with no hassle.

If you have some time to play around with its features and “basic” user interface, this little tool might be a great editor to quickly cut or compress your videos.

  • User interface: 70
  • Functionality: 60
  • Speed: 80
Total rating: 70%