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What is Lightworks?

Lightworks is EditShare's Academy and Emmy award-winning, professional Non-Linear Editing (NLE) software supporting resolutions up to 4K as well as video in SD and HD formats.

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Lightworks is EditShare's Academy and Emmy award-winning, professional Non-Linear Editing (NLE) software supporting resolutions up to 4K as well as video in SD and HD formats.


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EditShare
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Year Founded
2003
HQ Location
Watertown, MA
Twitter
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Small-Business(50 or fewer emp.)
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Review source: Invitation from G2
What do you like best?

I am glad that a company is providing a software and its basic features for free. Not everyone can afford purchasing software for their work. The software even auto saves your work, which is pretty cool. It avoids much of my stress to constantly save my work, to prevent loss of my project. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

The software provides only the most basic editing features. Limited transitions, and font settings. Also, since the software is not widely used, there are only a few tutorials available online. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

If you are someone with little or no budget, and need basic video editing done, Go for it. Otherwise, go for a premium brand like Filmora or Adobe Premier Pro. However, you may end up paying a lot, as compare to a freeware like Lightworks. One tip for those planning to use Lightworks: Be sure to know what you're getting into, as there are not many tutorials available. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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I use the software for all my editing work. I have been using it to edit my Music Lyric Video, Music Covers, etc. I have even used it for editing Ads, during my college. The software does all the saving, making the user care free, about forgetting to press the Ctrl+S buttons. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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What do you like best?

I was new to video editing when i started using this program when I started using this program. I like that the program is rather user friendly, self-explanatory, and that there are several locations that i can go to for technical support/suggestions on the web when i am stuck.

I like that you can have several sequences that can be created and then joined together.

It has different buckets for video clips, sub clips, images.

Tweaking transitions and sound at first can look daunting (or at least wasn't a self-explanatory part for me), but one of the youtube videos can show you how to do these quickly. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

Sometimes i make a change and somehow the undo button just does not work and i need to scrap my project. But i'm a beginner, a more advanced user may be able to get around this. However, as i've become very accustomed to this program, recreating the work that i had in place takes me only a few minutes to recreate the videos. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

I think that this is a great program, it allows me to do everything that i need - clip videos, combine clips, add sound, add transitions, and more that i haven't needed to do yet. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

We are able to create short little clips of videos from larger videos in a short amount of time, that look professional.

We use a professional videographer and editor for our larger videos currently. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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Small-Business(50 or fewer emp.)
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What do you like best?

I like how easy lightworks is to use. It is perfect for someone with little editing experience. With lightworks, I can easily upload film footage and edit it together. I was even able to navigate the advanced FX features with very little outside help. Lightworks enables you to upload your project directly to Vimeo or YouTube by simply associating your accounts through the lightworks application. You also have to freedom to work on a project in mixed frame rates, which is imperative if you are editing footage from multiple sources. Lightworks is the ideal free software package. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

I dislike Lightwork's UI. It's unattractive and can at times be confusing. Lightworks can also be very prone to crashing if you attempt to do too many processes at once. For this reason, you are forced to move slowly and deliberately. The upside of this, however, is that lightworks regularly autosaves your work, so you don't have to worry about losing your progress to crash. Lightworks can also improve by better labeling its features, to make it even more friendly to the casual editor. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

Give it a try! It's free, you have nothing to lose! Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I have used lightworks to edit together my acting reel. I have attracted the attention of industry professionals with my well edited reel. I even secured professional representation due to my acting reel. Using lightworks' easy to navigate editing log, I was able to finely synchronize small hand movements precisely to the beat of a sound track. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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Quantitative Researcher
Small-Business(50 or fewer emp.)
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What do you like best?

Precision in video editing. Sound manipulation. Some visual effects. Great output quality (for pro version) Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

Little options regarding Title and Subtitle options. Also end crawling credits function could be improved to a more pro-like appearance. You could also add a few more options for video transitions. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Making movies. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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Head Of Advertiser Relations
Small-Business(50 or fewer emp.)
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What do you like best?

I have used multiple video editing software & then comes Lightworks. Easy to use & have multiple editing features. What else you need.

I will repeat myself.

It's easy to use.

It has tons of features.

It takes less space in your storage.

Also, I have edited this short film with Lightworks. Here's the link:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GVQMvVecwK0 Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

There's nothing in it to be disliked. Though you can add tutorial video within the software to make amateur understand your software in a well manner like OlympTrade & other trading apps. They have an inbuilt explanatory video about their feature of app & it makes easy for the user to use the app. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

Just make it's UI more user friendly & bright. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

It's good editing software & it takes less time to render any video if you compare with other video editing software. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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What do you like best?

It is a great beginner editing software and it's free Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

There is a bit of a learning curve and importing video clips gave me a bit of trouble (formatting issues). Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

If you are willing to stick with it and learn this software I think you will be satisfied Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Lightworks helps me get around buying an expensive editing software. It has helped me learn about editing and work around issues like its unusual workflow Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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What do you like best?

It was a simple software to learn.I saved a lot of time with Lightworks. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

More time for investigating tool of color grading. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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Tested and usit Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Integrating with live shows and trying to implement in daily news. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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Mid-Market(51-1000 emp.)
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What do you like best?

Simple layout and it was easy to navigate around the software.

Free version comes with all the tools you need to put a simple slick video together such as typography and transitions and you can even alter the speed of your clips to your liking. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

Not many features with the free version, very basic transitions but when you upgrade you can unlock a whole host of new effects that will make your video stand out. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I saved a lot of time with Lightworks. As it was a simple software to learn, it didn't take me long until I had finished my first video and felt comfortable using the software. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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What do you like best?

While Avid and Final Cut are not going anywhere if you are looking to get more physical with your editing then you’ll like the hands on physical controllers of lightworks layout Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

Nothing to speak of - you have to try it for yourself to see if it fits your style Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

N/A Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

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Miguel Caraballo
Small-Business(50 or fewer emp.)
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What do you like best?

Este gran editor es uno de los mejores que existe, cuenta con una version totalmente gratuita, es multiplataforma, cuenta con grandes herramientas de edicion con las que podras realizar trabajos muy profesionales, la herramienta de cortar los videos es la mejor que tiene. El programa no consume muchos recursos de tu equipo. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

Este programa cuenta con dos versiones, una que es totalmente gratuita y otra que es paga y algo costosa, entre ambas versiones hay mucha diferencia, hay un gran desbalance entre ambas, ya que la version paga cuenta con muchas más y mejores herramientas de edicion, ya que con la version gratuita practicamente no puedes hacer muchas cosas, asi que si eres profesional en esto, te recomiendo usar la version paga, para que no pierdas tu tiempo. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

Este programa es uno de los mas completos en la rama de la edicion de videos, si ya tienes experiencia en esto, te recomiendo la version paga que es muchisimo más completa que la otra version, ya que cuenta con muchas más herramientas de edicion y mucho más completas con las que podras realizar cualquier tipo de edicion. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Hemos editado videos que usamos en las reuniones de la empresa, cada vez que vamos a explicar algun nuevo proyecto o para enseñar el avance de proyectos anteriores, la verdad que es muy facil el uso de este editor, cualquiera que no tenga experiencia editando videos puede usarlo muy facilmente. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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Small-Business(50 or fewer emp.)
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What do you like best?

Having used every non linear editing platform, I find the interface the most non taxing out there. Simple, effective and great to use. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

Visual effects tools can still be better developed as all in one systems are more weedly needed these days. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

Assess the needs of the project. If it requires a good deal of vfx and graphics, be prepared to look to other software to help in those areas Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I am not limited by any software I use to dictate my ability to solve problems, at least when it comes to straight up editing. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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Enterprise(> 1000 emp.)
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What do you like best?

It gives the possibility to have all professional instruments for videoediting also with the free version. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

It is not easy to understand, the first steps are quite hard Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

Absolutely recommended, invest a week to learn the basis, then enjoy Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I was able to made a leadership video for my university Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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Small-Business(50 or fewer emp.)
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What do you like best?

Lightworks es sin duda un excelente editor de videos, cuenta con una version gratuita que esta disponible para los sistemas operativos más usados. Contiene las herramientas básicas para lograr un buen trabajo en esta rama de la edición de videos, la herramienta de cortar los videos es la mejor que tiene este editor, tambien cuenta con las opcion de timeline, con la cual le puedes cambiar la velocidad al video de gran manera, editar filmaciones con multiples camaras tambien es posible gracias a Lightworks. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

La version gratuita esta racionada con respecto a las herramientas, cuenta con lo basico pero para lo profesional no creo que funcione, ya que no contamos con la herramienta de tituladora que es algo que no puede faltar, asi que si quieres trabajar con este editor, tienes que optar por la versión paga. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

Si te vas a iniciar en esta rama de la edición de videos, te recomiendo que uses este editor, que cuenta con lo basico para comenzar este gran camino. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Con Lightworks editamos nuestros videos para asi reproducirlos en nuestras reuniones de trabajo explicando nuevos proyectos, ya que asi no alagragamos tanto las exposiciones. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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Small-Business(50 or fewer emp.)
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Review source: Organic
What do you like best?

This software may be ideal for those who have some technical or previous video editing experience Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

There tutorials are complicated, had to rely on youtube tutorials. Also, they have issues with audio syncing, it's been reported on forums and I had issues with it, I needed to make video by certain day, so had to buy another software and requested for refund from lightworks but they refused to give it to me and ignored my emails about it. I dont think they're a small company, so they must know that they are breaching consumer rights. There were discussions in the forums that they dont give refunds, I dont think anyone can be bothered to take them to court. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

I would say if you are use to video editing software and do not mind technical jargon then light works may be for you. Do not spend money on lightworks if you are uncertain this is the software for you.

Be warned if you have issues that make you decide to use another software, you will have to take lightworks to court to get a refund. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I wasnt able to solve my problem unfortunately, instead it created a problem. I needed to create a video for an event but had audio syncing issues from the start, despite setting the fps to auto.

I've used several other video editing software, including free ones and never had that problem. Unfortunately, they refuse to acknowledge their software has an issue. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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Marketing and Advertising
Small-Business(50 or fewer emp.)
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Review source: Invitation from the seller
What do you like best?

With their new update the program is much more intuitive and easy for new comers to learn. I also like that you can create proxies of the videos you are editing. This makes it much easier to operate the program on less powerful machines.

The ability to work with other plugins and third party software makes this program very versatile. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

It would be nice if it had more creating features instead of just editing elements. Also, improvement on the audio editing and controlling would be a nice upgrade. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

It is not as easy to learn as other products but it is extremely powerful and can operate smoothly on less powerful computers. There are many features that a variety of users can make use of. From the professional level to the hobbyist this program can definitely handle all your needs. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

There is a big problem when you buy a new computer, it is very award transferring over the program to a new machine. Their customer support is amazingly good. I have had to contact them regarding activating a license when changing to different computers and they have always been quick and super helpful. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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Freelance Writer
Computer Games
Small-Business(50 or fewer emp.)
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Review source: Invitation from G2
What do you like best?

Lightworks is a very flexible editor. You can add custom effects and such, and really take control of different aspects of the video creation process. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

The free version is nice but has several flaws. Random crashing, spotty performance, a steep learning curve...It's a powerful editor but needs to be refined a little bit more. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

You're going to need to have a bit of patience when you first begin to use this software, especially if you're coming from other free video editors. THIS IS NOT another iMovie or Windows Movie Maker. This is a powerful editor like After Effects, Sony Vegas, etc. As a result, there is a technique to using this that will take time to master. But, once you do get to that point, it's a pretty nice piece of software. But, there are some bugs and the support for the free version is limited. So, make sure to keep all that in mind when diving in. But, hey, it's free so you don't have anything to lose. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Using Lightworks allows me to create videos for my work that are actually nice. It's not iMovie or Windows Movie Maker, so my presentations actually look somewhat professional. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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Library Assistant
Human Resources
Small-Business(50 or fewer emp.)
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What do you like best?

It's a very powerful editing processor that is comparable to paid editing software such as Adobe Premiere. Creating new projects is incredible intuitive. Once I select my folder of clips, once I click import, the software starts to analyze all of my clips instantly. The bin that then pops up all the videos in an orderly fashion. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

I am quite disappointed that there is a resolution cap of 720p in the free version. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

For a free software, it's pretty great. It does have it's limitations (being that it is a free software) but it is a quality product that deserves attention and accolades. I definitely recommend Lightworks and look forward to how the software progresses over time. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Using this software enables me to efficiently and quickly. A huge benefit in a business sense is that it's intuitive enough to teach other employees in a short amount of time. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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Small-Business(50 or fewer emp.)
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What do you like best?

This is a video editing software that have several features regarding PRO and SEMI-PRO video editing. Many options are familiar only to people with experience. Color corection is fantastiv (with S-CURVE You can do fantastic efects but You need a fast PC) Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

When importing, video analyzing is VERY fastidious and slow. Learning curve is very problematic. Some standard multimedia options and features are missing. Powerfull PC is needed for almost everything. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

This is a HARDCORE stuff. So if You are just looking for something simple this is nota solution for You. If You are experienced in video filming and video editing this is a good soluton for Youo. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Video editing and pubishing on YOUTUBE.Video editing in general (color corection and similar features). Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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Director of Information Technology
Marketing and Advertising
Small-Business(50 or fewer emp.)
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Verified Current User
Review source: Invitation from G2
What do you like best?

It has a ton of advanced features not normally found in free software packages. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

The interface is can be confusing and lacks a flow. It will take some getting use to and learning how to best move through your projects. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

Be very very patient. When you first open this product as a novice it will seem a bit overwhelming. Get past it and you will be pleasantly surprised how well this product works. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Creating and editing videos so they look great without spending a lot of money. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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Freelance Filmmaker
Media Production
Mid-Market(51-1000 emp.)
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Verified Current User
Review source: Invitation from G2
What do you like best?

The features offered at the price (especially free) are good, and the heritage of being a filmmaking tool is fun. The commitment to a powerful trimming experience is respectable. This is a tool designed for nothing but narrative editing—its commitment to focus is commendable. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

Stability has been a problem for me on every version of Lightworks I've used on both Windows and Mac OS X. I just cannot get through a project. Additionally, an overall problem with this program is how little it's fundamentally changed over the years—it's designed to feel like film editing, and it's limited to many of the things film editors could do. This is not a powerhouse for complex edits—it's a tool for cutting narrative scenes in. It's lack of interoperability with other tools, and it's failure to keep up with expected features are its downfall. Its impassioned followers like to say "Don't drive Lightworks like ____; drive it like Lightworks" as the umbrella excuse for it's lack of innovation. I have to say, I disagree with this notion. The way Lightworks "drives" is poorly. I had high hopes for this product, and remain disappointed every time I try it. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

Learn all you can, download the trial and give it a shot. But at the end of the day, if you're doing real work with real deadlines, I'm confident you'll be better with almost anything else. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I was hoping to find an alternative to other editing systems, to find something that lets me focus on the edit well without costing as much as Media Composer. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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Freelancer
Animation
Small-Business(50 or fewer emp.)
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Review source: Invitation from G2
What do you like best?

One aspect of Lightworks I like a lot, and the reason I recommend it frequently, is the free version, which is enough for almost all beginning editors despite the limitations. The dynamic workspace also works really well and I like the flexibility in organizing windows. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

The interface can be a bit confusing at first as it doesn't operate like most NLE interfaces, but once you get used to it it's not too bad. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

I'd recommend starting with the trial and comparing it to other programs like Premiere, Final Cut, Vegas, Media Composer, and Edius. The program is very unique, but it can also be very powerful. The integration with things like Boris FX that is being introduced is very useful. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I primarily used Lightworks for editing tutorial and gaming videos. One function which always worked particularly well was the color-keying function, which was much faster than any of the functions I've used elsewhere, even in compositing programs like After Effects. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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UE
Small-Business(50 or fewer emp.)
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Review source: Invitation from G2
What do you like best?

I like the idea of Lightworks. One of my heroes, Thelma Schoonmaker has been using it for the past thirty years. Her work is evidence enough of its promise. I've evaluated the software and, at the time I reviewed it (late 2014), I felt it a lot of nice things in one package, but not quite developed enough. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

I don't really get a sense of where my data is being stored. It's not intuitive what is happening to it and that makes me wary. If you have an assistant editor who knows it well, it's a non-issue. If you're on your own, though, it may take you some time to get up to speed. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

Give it a try before you commit to it. The small user base should be mentioned. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I do post-production for web, online media, commercials, fine art and music videos. I've yet to immerse myself enough in the software to see a unique benefit it offered opposed to other NLEs. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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UI
Small-Business(50 or fewer emp.)
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Review source: Invitation from G2
What do you like best?

Lightworks deserve to mention in whole family of editing software. Few years before you have to pay for it, now you can download free fully working version. This is big big advantage of Lightworks. Lightworks was used in many Hollywood films. Maybe interface doesn't tell you that because it looks a little bit funny. And Lightworks works also different than other editing programs. Is is better or worse? I don't want to judge but Lightworks is attracvite alternative for other expensive programs. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

For me disadvantage in Lightwork is different and weird interface. I want to accent that - for me. Many people like this interface so maybe it is not so bad. But you need to learn new way of thinking when you are using Lightworks. In a free version also you had fewer export options and file format support. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

I recommend Lightworks for people that just want to start do videos and movies. It is complete software but maybe some people will not like the interface which is very different that other editing software. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Lightworks will help do professional edit for users that needs free but fully worked software. For sure you can edit professional movie with it. There is no obstacles for that. The only thing is that you must like it's interface. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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Director
Media Production
Small-Business(50 or fewer emp.)
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Review source: Invitation from G2
What do you like best?

It feels so powerful and flexible, like a wild animal ready to hunt. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

It's not that stable and is really difficult to get going with. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

Give it a go, read a lot of manuals and tutorials and follow protocol. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

None really Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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Realizador Freelance
Small-Business(50 or fewer emp.)
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Review source: Invitation from G2
What do you like best?

The fast way you can edit and it's reliability. Working with multiple computers with the same project is really easy. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

Working directly with the mouse on the timeline is a bit awkward at the begining Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

Workflow is diferent from other editing softwares. Should give it a try for some time. It works as it should. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Free edition has no useful exporting features (just for vimeo).

Linux and Mac can't benefit from the Boris FX bundle.

The autosaving feature will save you the day. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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