Video

Video tools to use on Linux

avidemux

GUI tool that’s good for chopping up longer videos into shorter pieces without re-encoding when you need to watch the video and scan back and forth to find the places you want to split.

makemkv

CLI good for ripping DVDs and Blu-Rays to mkv.

(Has GUI too.)

mkvmerge

CLI only.

Join mkv streams end-to-end without re-encoding. (Inverse of avidemux.)

Split mkv streams at timestamps or chapters without re-encoding.