Sunday, December 18, 2016

How to Install Shotcut Video Editor 16.11.03 on Ubuntu 16.10, 16.04

  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 Constrained VBR for the video codec rate control mode to Export.
  •     Added Fixed option to video GOP to Export.
  •     New audio mixing mode that does not affect levels.
  •     Increased usage of floating point for audio processing to improve quality.
  •     Added Occitan translation.
  •     More fixes for copying filters and LUT (3D) video filter.

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_64-161203.tar.bz2

$ sudo rm -rf /opt/shotcut

$ sudo mv Shotcut /opt/shotcut

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


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