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I need a simple video editor, just pasting several video files in mov format and producing mp4. tried openshot and pitivi and they keep crashing and cannot produce anything. quite pathetic.

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Try Kdenlive (http://www.kdenlive.org/) . It's on the Ubuntu Software Center. Works well on many formats, including the ones you wish to use (.mov and .mp4) and it's quite simple to use.

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Since OpenShot does not work for you, you could try Avidemux, which has a simple interface and is lightweight. If that does not work for you, you could take a look at this site:

http://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/top5-linux-video-editing-system-software/

Which lists Avidemux as well as 4 other editing programs you can try. Though I would suggest trying Avid first as it seems most like what you are aiming at.

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