Adobe Premier Pro is one of the most used professional software for those looking for a complete video editing suite. However, it is not cheap software, nor is it available for GNU / Linux natively, only for macOS and Windows. Instead, that doesn't mean that there aren't free and open source alternatives that are also quite powerful.
In this article you will know some of the best options you have if you are looking for something similar to Adobe Premier Pro, just like we did with the alternatives for Final Cut Pro Apple.
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Alternatives for Adobe Premier Pro
Our best alternatives to Adobe Premier Pro Free, open source, free, and natively available for Linux are:
Blender It is one of the most professional 3D creation software and used by artists, even to create some famous video games and movies. It has a powerful real-time 3D engine, a multitude of powerful tools, modeling, animation, rendering, texturing, editing, scripting, post-production capabilities, and much more.
Pitivi is a very intuitive and flexible video editor. It can be a good option for both beginners and professionals. It is based on the well-known GES library (GStreaming Editing Services). Despite its clean and simple GUI, it has a good repertoire of resources to exploit.
OpenShot This other popular video editor is also easy to use, with a fast learning curve, but powerful like Adobe Premier Pro. It can support a large number of image, video and audio formats, allowing you to work with them, add effects, cut, paste, etc., with a timeline that makes all the work much easier.
Kdenlive, is another famous multitrack video editor in Linux world. It belongs to the KDE project, and it supports almost all video and audio formats, as well as having effects, transitions, editing and composition tools, etc. All with a very clean and easy-to-use graphical interface, as well as being based on the powerful ffmpeg.
Shotcut It is also another alternative to Adobe Premier Pro. With similarities to the previous one, it also uses ffmpeg, has great multimedia support, and many video editing tools. On the other hand, it also stands out for its fantastic hardware support, both with GPUs, as capture cards, etc.
Cinelerra is a free and open source software for video editing on GNU / Linux. Its interface has everything you need at hand to retouch photos, video, sound, etc. In addition, it allows importing directly from MPEG, Ogg Theora, AVI, MOV, etc. files, even raw (RAW).