Part 1. Comparison between Lightworks Free and Pro Version
Lightworks is divided into two versions free and pro with same import formats and editing features. The difference is that the pro version support much more exports formats, effects and other resources.
Both version supports DVCAM, DVCPro 25/50/HD, uncompressed SD/HD 8 bit and 10 bit, MPEG-2 I-Frame SD/HD, MPEG-2 long GOP, AVCHD(M2T, M2TS, MPEG4, H.264), AVC-Intra 50/100, XDCAM EX/HD, EDD R3D, image sequence(TIFF, BMP, TGA, DPX, JPEG, PNG, TGA), cinema DNG, Sony XAVC and so on.
The Lightworks free version only has the option to export to web-compatible file for YouTube and Vimeo with 720P resolution.
The Lightworks pro version supports a lot of more profiles including Blu-Ray, DVD, AAF, EDL, Film Cutting List, OMF, XML, AVI, H.265/MP4, MOV, MPEG-4, QuickTime Movie, WAV, AVH-Intra, AVCHD with 2K, 4K resolutions etc.