Tuesday, September 5, 2017

How to install Curlew 0.2.4 GTK3 Video Converter for Linux

     Curlew is a free multimedia converter for Ubuntu Linux that features small package size, few library dependencies, 100+ output formats, easy to use UI, and more.

    Curlew is written in Python and GTK+ 3, and uses FFMPEG (or Libav-tools) to transcode media files. The main features are:

  •     Easy to use user interface (New GTK3 Header bar).
  •     Hide the advanced options with the ability to show them.
  •     More than 100 output formats.
  •     Allow to edit formats.
  •     Shutdown or suspend PC afer a conversion process.
  •     Show file informations, file details using mediainfo.
  •     Allow to skip or remove file during conversion process.
  •     Preview file before conversion in its context menu.
  •     Show video thumbnail.
  •     Convert a specified portion of file.
  •     Combine subtitle with video.
  •     Allow to crop and pad video.
  •     Show error details if exist.
  •     And more …

 Installation instructions: 

    In Ubuntu, you can fetch Curlew by typing:

    Open terminal and insert command line...

$ wget https://sourceforge.net/projects/curlew/files/curlew-0.2.4/curlew_0.2.4-1_all.deb

$ sudo apt-get update

$ sudo dpkg -i curlew_*.deb; sudo apt-get -f install

Once installed, launch it from your application launcher

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