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I am starting to get into the world of film making/editing.

I tried to use iMovie, but it just doesn't have the functionality that I need.

Is there a good movie editing software that has a chroma keyer for free?

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chroma-key I have heard of - chroma-keyer? - is this what you are after? – fossfreedom Jun 16 '13 at 17:03
I didn't ask for just a chroma keyer, I wanted the best full movie editing software that I can get that has a chroma keyer... someone edited the whole post... – kyle_hamblett Jun 16 '13 at 17:33
"best movie editor" is a debating type question and will be subject to closure as per the FAQ. Is the openshot link above the functionality you are after? – fossfreedom Jun 16 '13 at 17:39
According to the website it does, but I am still downloading it... – kyle_hamblett Jun 16 '13 at 17:43


Cinelerra is a Sophisticated Movie Editor. It is having all most all the features found in Commercially available popular video editors

It is Having Chroma Key.

You can Install Cinelerra with ppa:cinelerra-ppa/ppa repository

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:cinelerra-ppa/ppa && sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install cinelerra-cv

In its Resource Window > Video Effects > Chroma Key you can get chroma key.

You need to Drag and Drop this Icon to the Compositor Window.

Then, Chroma key Track will appear in Timeline

There is a small Button in this track. By click in it, You can get the Settings window for Chroma Key.

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