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Best Laptops for Shotcut

Shotcut is a free, open source, cross-platform video editor.

Laptop Requirements for Shotcut

The system requirements are lightweight; nearly any new laptop will work for running Shotcut.

The RAM requirement of 4gb is easily met.

Windows System Requirements

Minimum:
  • Operating System: 64-bit Windows 7 - 11, or 64-bit Linux with at least glibc 2.27.
  • Processor: x86-64 Intel or AMD; at least one 2 GHz core for SD, 4 cores for HD, and 8 cores for 4K.
  • Graphics Processing Unit: OpenGL 2.0 that works correctly and is compatible. On Windows, you can also use a card with good, compatible DirectX 9 or 11 drivers. We do not have a list.
  • Memory (RAM): At least 4 GB for SD, 8 GB for HD, and 16 GB for 4K.

Recommended Windows Laptops for Shotcut

These laptops meet the system requirements stated by the developer.

Acer Aspire 5 A515-45-R74Z
Acer Aspire 5 A515-45-R74Z
NX.A84AA.005
$529.99
$430.00
MSI THINGF6312066 15″
MSI THINGF6312066 15″
$1,198.60
$999.00
Microsoft Surface Go 3 10″
Microsoft Surface Go 3 10″
1901
$549.99
$510.99
Acer Aspire Vero AV15-51-5155 Green
Acer Aspire Vero AV15-51-5155 Green
NX.AYCAA.001
$699.99
$499.00
Acer Aspire Vero AV15-51-75QQ Green
Acer Aspire Vero AV15-51-75QQ Green
NX.AYCAA.002
$589.00
Acer Aspire Vero AV15-51-7617 Green
Acer Aspire Vero AV15-51-7617 Green
NX.AYCAA.006
$699.99
$553.01
Lenovo IdeaPad 15″
Lenovo IdeaPad 15″
82SB0001US
$899.99
$649.99
Microsoft Surface Pro 7 12″
Microsoft Surface Pro 7 12″
VDV-00001
$899.00
$649.00
Microsoft Surface Pro 7 12″
Microsoft Surface Pro 7 12″
PUV-00016
$580.95
Lenovo Flex 5 14″
Lenovo Flex 5 14″
82R9000NUS
$799.99
$639.00
Dell Inspiron 15
Dell Inspiron 15
3510
$436.36
$402.00
Microsoft Surface Pro 7 12″
Microsoft Surface Pro 7 12″
VAT-00016
$986.99
$941.99
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Mac System Requirements

Minimum:
  • Operating System: Apple macOS 10.14 - 12.
  • Processor: x86-64 Intel or AMD; at least one 2 GHz core for SD, 4 cores for HD, and 8 cores for 4K.
  • Graphics Processing Unit: OpenGL 2.0 that works correctly and is compatible. On Windows, you can also use a card with good, compatible DirectX 9 or 11 drivers. We do not have a list.
  • Memory (RAM): At least 4 GB for SD, 8 GB for HD, and 16 GB for 4K.

Recommended Macbooks for Shotcut

These laptops meet the system requirements stated by the developer.

Apple MacBook MacBook Air M1 13″
Apple MacBook MacBook Air M1 13″
MGN93LL/A
$978.00
Apple MacBook MacBook Pro 13″
Apple MacBook MacBook Pro 13″
MNEQ3LL/A
$1,449.99
Apple MacBook Pro 13” (2017)
Apple MacBook Pro 13” (2017)
MPXQ2LL/A-A-R
$469.00
$420.00
Apple MacBook MacBook Air 13″
Apple MacBook MacBook Air 13″
MLXY3LL/A
$1,165.53
Apple MacBook MacBook Air 13″
Apple MacBook MacBook Air 13″
MLY33LL/A
$1,198.76
$1,049.99
Apple MacBook Pro 16” (2021)
Apple MacBook Pro 16” (2021)
MK183LL/A
$2,499.00
$1,999.97
Apple MacBook Air 13” (2018)
Apple MacBook Air 13” (2018)
MREE2LL/A-cr
$699.00
$698.99
Apple MacBook Pro 15” (2017)
Apple MacBook Pro 15” (2017)
MPTU2LL/A
$640.00
$575.00
Apple MacBook Pro 15” (2017)
Apple MacBook Pro 15” (2017)
MPTT2LL/A-cr
$680.17
$643.99
Apple MacBook MacBook Pro 13″
Apple MacBook MacBook Pro 13″
Z16S4LL/A
$1,699.00
Apple MacBook Pro 15” (2018)
Apple MacBook Pro 15” (2018)
$750.65
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Updated on October 11, 2022.
These recommendations are based on technical details and requirements. We can't guarantee that the video-editing will run on every laptop.