Thursday, December 22, 2016

How To Install OpenShot Video Editor 2.2 released On Ubuntu 16.10, 16.04

   OpenShot Video Editor is a free, open-source video editor for Linux. OpenShot can take your videos, photos, and music files and help you create the film you have always dreamed of. Easily add sub-titles, transitions, and effects, and then export your film to DVD, YouTube, Vimeo, Xbox 360, and many other common formats.

OpenShot Video Editor 2.2 Changelog:
  •     Selection handles (in progress)
  •     Ability to disable unit tests (useful for distros that have a broken unittest++ library)
  •     Broken Ubuntu 16.10 PPA fixed
  •     Fixed bug when opening .OSP projects via command line
  •     Disabled SSL validation (not used anyway)
  •     Fixed bug when opening legacy 1.4.x project files that contain UTF-8 encoded characters
  •     Preferences now save settings on close of dialog (and persist even if a crash follows)
  •     Added FileVersion and custom icon to Windows installer (more polished)
  •     Ability to drop a file directly on the timeline (without dropping it in your Project Files first)
  •     Fixed bug where the tutorial does not find the correct widget
  •     Began work on a new help manual using sphinx (not quite ready yet)
  •     New 2.5k and 4k profiles added
  •     Fixed margins on OS X and Windows around QDockWidgets
  •     Fixed bug when switching between Thumbnail and Detail views
  •     Alpha backgrounds have been fixed on all Blender animated titles
  •     Recently opened menu logic has been fixed
  •     Translations updated for 70+ languages
Installation instructions:

In order to successfully install OpenShot on Ubuntu, you have to add the PPA to your system, update the local repository index and install the openshot-qt package:

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

$ sudo apt-get update

$ sudo apt-get install openshot-qt
Optional, to remove OpenShot, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove openshot-qt


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