This powerful video editing system from EditShare boasts lots of professional features and customization options. It’s a winning product, well known in Hollywood for beeing used on films like Pulp Fiction, The King’s Speech, Centurion and others.
Once you have registered with a free account you can begin to explore the amazing features that Lightworks has to offer, taking advantage of the help provided by the „Shark” character.
The working space is fully customizable, you can arrange your windows anyway you want and create new rooms for editing. To start a new project you have to name it and select a frame rate, import the media files you want to work with and then drag and drop them into the editor window.
The application supports Stereoscopic footage along with a wide selection of industry formats such as AVI, QuickTime, MXF, RED R3D, DPX, DV, XDCAM, DVCPRO HD and many others. It features a powerful timeline, advanced multi-cam editing, real-time video/audio effects, color corection, an autosave function as well as Project Sharing capabilities.
Among other tools available, worth mentioning the built-in Timecode Calculator that supports formats like PAL 24, NTSC or 16/35 mm, video Vectorscope and Waveform analysis and also powerful Export, Search and video capture tools.
Lightworks is definitely an advanced and powerful NLE that brings together amazing features and capabilities, offering at same time complete flexibility.