A simple and complete interface

Shutter Encoder is one of the best video converter software and image, audio available today.

It has been designed by video editors in order to be as accessible and efficient as possible.

It is one of the few free professional tools.

Based on FFmpeg, it has the largest codec library available,

Enabling users to convert into many different formats.


Complete settings for the most advanced

Shutter Encoder has a panel containing a large number of

settings, in order to define your own choices based on

your files and perfect your video or audio output.

Well-thought-out settings, with parameters

predefined to create files quickly and easily.

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Choose your start and end

With the parameter "Input and output point" you can choose

a portion of a video or audio file to extract and use only

what you need.

You can choose your input and output point by writing your

own timecode, or via the frame-by-frame button. You will have displayed

in two separate screens the start and the end of your file.

Image adjustment

Fine-tuning your images

Whether you have files in

.nef, .cr2, .psd, .pdf, .png, .jpg... format

or simply your videos, use this tool available

in the colorimetry part to bring your images to life.

image cropping

Quickly crop your images

By using the "Image" function you will have the possibility

to quickly and easily crop your images

as well as your videos.

You can define your frame precisely by writing directly

your values in pixels.

video cropping

A real video cropping

Much better than simple black bars,

this tool available with the ouput codecs allows you to

to crop your videos to the format you want.

Whether by pre-setting or manually,

you will find the right ratio.


Add a logo easily and accurately

With the "Add image / video as watermark" you can choose your logo

or image to add to your video. Several settings allow you to

perfectly adjust its position, size and opacity.


Display useful informations

Make your editing easier and prepare your video.

This option will allow to overlay an internal or user timecode

and/or the file name or your own text,

accessible from the "Display timecode / file name / text" checkbox

in the "Overlay" part.


Create subtitles simply and efficiently

The "Subtitling" function offers you the possibility to

create your subtitles easily from any video.

Use shortcuts to maximize your closed caption speed.


Burn your subtitles to your format

You can add .srt .vtt or .ass subtitles format

with ease in multiples video formats.

With a simple and clear overview you can define

font, color, size etc.

cut detection

Automatically detect your cuts

You need to recover the cuts from a video file, that

you no longer have the editing ?

Use the "Cut detection" function that will do it for you,

export to .edl and integrate it into your software

or export the cuts without performing compression.

web download

Download what you want

With the "Web Video" function download your videos or music

by retrieving the web link and paste it into that window.

You have the possibility to choose from the different formats available.

render queue

A render queue to stop waiting

There will come a time when we want to release different formats with

different files. This queue accessible from this icon queue render icon

next to the "Start function" button will make your happiness.

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Record, create, share your settings

When you are satisfied with a setting, save it with the keys

"Ctrl + S" to PC or "Cmd + S" to MAC,

you can reuse your settings by selecting it.

send to wetransfer or ftp

Send to WeTransfer or ftp server

From the different destinations, you can send your files

on WeTransfer with or without "Plus" account and also on

remote ftp server. Once your file converted,

it will be sent to the different servers automatically.


Check your file information

By right-clicking on one or more files, you will have access to

all informations about your files

and you can easily compare them.

advanced settings

Essential parameters

Because post-production is a very demanding domain,

I propose different parameters to answer the best

to the requirements of your workflow.


The simple and powerful renaming

When you need to rename a large number of files

it can be very long.

By right-clicking on the selected files, you can rename

as easily as quickly a very large number of files.

List of functions

- Without conversion:

Cut without re-encoding, Replace audio, Rewrap, Conform, Merge, Extract, Subtitling, Video inserts

- Sound conversions:


- Editing codecs:

DNxHD, DNxHR, Apple ProRes, QT Animation, GoPro CineForm, Uncompressed YUV

- Output codecs:

H.264, H.265, VP9, AV1, OGV

- Broadcast codecs:

XDCAM HD422, AVC-Intra 100, XAVC, HAP

- Old codecs:


- Archiving codec:


- Images creation:

JPEG, Image

- Burn & Rip:

DVD, Blu-ray, DVD RIP

- Analysis:

Loudness & True Peak, Audio normalization, Cut detection, Black detection, Media offline detection

- Download:

Web video


It helps me to pay for the server & the domain:

Downloads: 1,091

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Presets parameters:
(drop file to My functions from this iconicon presets)

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Shutter Encoder is licensed under the GPL 3 license, the source code is available on GitHub and uses the following programs to work:















I would like to thank the donors who, through their gesture, encouraged me to improve Shutter Encoder every day:


- Roberto Boriotti it

Partner companies:

France 3 Ecrans du monde Nawar


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