Shotcut is a cross-platform video editor with native support for a wide variety of formats, which allows video files to be opened and edited directly without the need to import them. This cuts back on the risk of potentially losing information in the process. In formats that support Shotcut, users have access within files to various resolutions and frame rates among different video segments. Shotcut also includes both video and audio filtering effects, a full list of which can be located on the video editor's website Features page. In the Tutorials section, users can locate a number of instructional videos on topics like "Getting Started," "Cross-fades and Transitions," "Film Restoration," and more. Shotcut is free software, distributed under the GNU General Public License. The Download section of Shotcut's website contains installers for Windows, macOS, and Linux systems, along with source code downloads.