Being new to video editing I was wandering if when hovering over effects that a little box would appear telling you what they do making it easier to navigate through effects and finding the on that you want.
In the meantime see here:
That’s all in spanish I can’t understand a single word so far
If you read the post will see most of the thread is in English, e.g.
There is some basic documentation on all the filters here:
Also, an excellent description of the blend modes with a visual example of each can be found here:
I’ve made use of this in the past when photo-editing, but it applies equally well for video editing too. All of the blend modes Shotcut supports are described here.