View Full Version : [ubuntu] Video Editor for Special Effects

June 3rd, 2010, 06:35 AM
Hey everyone.......I have played around a bit with the Open Shot Video Editor and just download Kdenlive. I am trying to teach myself how to create and edit videos by inserting music, transitions, etc.

However, I want to add special effects such as fireworks, explosions, get text to light up, blur, etc, and add sparkle type effects.

I know Open Shot won't do this and it does not look likve Kdenlive will either.

Trying to find something that will jazz my videos and almost give them a semi professional quality to them.

Is there any other Open Source video editor type program that can do special effects like what I am looking for?

June 3rd, 2010, 08:11 AM
Maybe you could have a look at Blender.
Blender is a 3d graphics editor wich can also render,import & edit videos.
It is pretty complicated so be ready for a steep learning curve

btw. I'm not a blender user so I can't give you any more tips, it just sprung to my mind that this might help you

June 3rd, 2010, 04:22 PM
Cool! Thanks for the suggestion. I will check out Blender but if there is also any other suggestions, they are more than welcome.
With me being new to video editors the more simple, the better at this stage too but will see if Blender is a good one to consider.