How To Install OpenShot On Ubuntu

How To Install OpenShot On Ubuntu
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Last Updated on April 8, 2023 by itsubuntu

How To Install OpenShot On Ubuntu
OpenShot Video Editor is a popular free and open-source video editor for Linux, Mac, and Windows. At the time of this article writing, OpenShot 3.1 is the latest version of the video editing software.

OpenShot Features:

  • OpenShot now includes more than 400 video profiles
  • Improved audio resampling, support for backward audio, bezier curve support
  • Improved Undo / Redo system, including grouping actions
  • Improved Preview & Split Clip dialog
  • Improved Caption Effect
  • Memory leak fixes (
  • Improved Performance
  • Improved Keyboard Bindings (arrow keys)
  • Bug fix for Blender Animated Titles using high FPS (incorrect duration)
  • Bug fix for Mac Chroma Key effect (babl color methods)
  • Bug fix for video preview widget resizing, to correctly clear cache
  • Bug fix for Automatic Transition Direction logic (i.e. correctly fade in/out based on where the transition is dropped)
  • Fixed issue with AppImage to support newer distros (related to glibc compatibility)
  • Improved About dialog (release notes link, remove “candidate” for official releases)
  • Expanded default Emojis (adding in Arrows, Shapes, and Brands)
  • Improved File Properties Dialog, to handle replacing files and thumbnails, and better support for changing FPS
  • Updated language translations
  • Updated supporters and donors
  • Updated docs / user-guide

Install OpenShot On Ubuntu And It’s derivatives.

Run the following command to add the official OpenShot PPA on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and above.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:openshot.developers/ppa

Now, run the following command to update the Ubuntu and install OpenShot on your Ubuntu.

sudo apt update && sudo apt install openshot-qt python3-openshot

Once install is complete launch OpenShot from the applications menu.

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