Installing Openshot 1.4.3 on Ubuntu using PPA

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Installing Openshot 1.4.3 on Ubuntu using PPA

December 9, 2015 | Article | No Comments

Openshot is one of powerful Video editor in Linux environment. It is free, simple to use with rich feature.

In this article we will discuss about how to install Openshot for Ubuntu from ppa. Any Ubuntu version and any architecture is fine. However in this article I will use Ubuntu 12.10 desktop edition.

Features

The version we will install is 1.4.3 with following new features:

  1. New transitions: 6 bars, boxes
  2. New dark theme
  3. New 3D animations: Realistic EArth, Exploding Text, Dissolving Text
  4. Improved Drag & Drop features
  5. Apply Effects to Tracks
  6. Adjust Speed of Animated Titles
  7. New effects: Sharpness, Vignette, Lens Correction, more (10+)

Preparation

As said before, we will install Openshot from ppa. Therefore we need to add the ppa key. Do this with root privileges.

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

Then update the repository to get the latest index.

apt-get update

Installation

The installation goes smooth like other application. Invoke following command with root privilege:

apt-get install openshot frei0r-plugins

At this point, Openshot has been installed successfully.

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