FAQ

Unable to Launch OpenShot in macOS
In macOS, if you receive an error message that states:  "OpenShot Video Editor can’t be opened because Apple cannot check it for malicious software....
Wed, 5 May, 2021 at 1:21 PM
Time Feature Workaround
The Time feature in OpenShot considers the entire clip, not just the portion you want to use. To work around this issue, you can export the project's s...
Tue, 22 Jun, 2021 at 4:17 PM
OpenShot Video Editor Pricing
OpenShot Video Editor is Free and Open Source Software available for personal, commercial, educational, governmental, and religious use without limitations ...
Wed, 5 May, 2021 at 6:32 PM
Reset OpenShot to default settings
Many problems that OpenShot users experience with the application are resolved by resetting OpenShot to its default settings.  Open your file manager (File ...
Tue, 27 Apr, 2021 at 3:15 PM
Audio problems in Windows 10
Sound issues with OpenShot running in Windows 10 are challenging to troubleshoot. Wrong settings may cause several sound issues in Windows. They can prevent...
Tue, 13 Jul, 2021 at 9:38 AM
Audio pops and crackles
To address audio pops, crackles, and audio distortion, try the following suggestions: Ensure that the volume does not exceed 100% on overlapping clips...
Wed, 5 May, 2021 at 1:41 PM
Configure OpenShot for Animated Titles
To configure OpenShot to create and edit Animated Titles using Blender, please use the following instructions: Download and install Blender v2.80 or high...
Wed, 5 May, 2021 at 1:06 PM
OpenShot Crashes or Freezes
You can usually fix crashing or freezing with the following suggestions: Your computer may be struggling with the video editing process.  This issue is mo...
Wed, 5 May, 2021 at 6:36 PM
Adding Text to a Video
OpenShot uses Titles to create images to overlay on videos.  The images OpenShot creates have transparent backgrounds and can include text or addit...
Tue, 20 Jul, 2021 at 2:25 AM
Recover Corrupt Projects
OpenShot v2.5.1 periodically makes recovery copies of your project and saves them to a special folder in your HOME folder.  You can recover most, if not all...
Mon, 10 May, 2021 at 12:34 PM