Thursday, November 17, 2016

How to Install Shotcut Video Editor 16.11.02 on Ubuntu

   Shotcut is a free, open source, cross-platform video editor for Windows, Mac and Linux. Major features include support for a wide range of formats; no import required meaning native timeline editing; Blackmagic Design support for input and preview monitoring; and resolution support to 4k.

Shotcut  16.11.02 Changelog:
  •     Added portable app feature with Settings > App Data Directory and –appdata command line argument.
  •     Fixed drag-n-drop to Timeline after moving clip to different track.
  •     Fixed LUT (3D) filter for languages/regions that use comma for decimal point.
  •     Fixed Properties > Speed on macOS for languages/regions that use comma for decimal point.
  •     Added Gaelic (Scottish) translation.
Installation instructions:

     Shotcut is not available via any repository (PPA). Shotcut is only available as pre-compiled libraries and can be downloaded and installed via the official website.

Run the following commands in Terminal to install Shotcut on Linux Ubuntu systems. It work on 64bit OS only:

$ wget

$ tar -xjvf shotcut-linux-x86_64-161102.tar.bz2

$ sudo rm -rf /opt/shotcut

$ sudo mv Shotcut /opt/shotcut

$ sudo ln -sf /opt/shotcut/ /usr/bin/shotcut


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