Avidemux is one of the most popular video editors in the free software, Since there is not only one version for Ubuntu or Gnu / Linux but there is also one version for Windows and another for Mac, there is even one for other platforms. But I’m interested in the Ubuntu version. Today it exists version 2.6.5 of Avidemux, The last of which we will talk and comment on how to install it on our Ubuntu.
What does Avidemux do?
Avidemux is a video editor, very characteristic and practical as far as short video editing is concerned. With short video editing I mean performing tasks such as cutting clips, inserting images, encoding, saving in another format, etc … Tasks that do not mean moving many resources, but this is not the only thing that knows how to do well Avidemux. Another interesting feature is its script support, an element that can be used to automate repetitive operations.
What’s new with Avidemux 2.6.5?
Among the new improvements of Avidemux there is a better development and update of the H264 format (acceleration of the decoding, support of 10 bits for the decoding, etc …). too Avidemux supports OpenGL filters, On multiple audio tracks, a VDPAU and other curious changes to this rather popular software.
How to install Avidemux 2.6.5?
currently Avidemux is in the official Ubuntu repositories but only the previous version, version 2.5. So if we want to use the new version, all we have to do is install it unofficially. That’s why we lower the deb of the GetDeb page and we install it by double clicking on it. Once this package is installed, all we have to do is open a console and type:
sudo apt-get install avidemux2.6-qt
this will install the latest version of Avidemux, You may have to resolve some dependencies, as the version we are installing is the one uses Qt libraries since the version of Gtk bookstores, It seems to give problems.
If, on the other hand, you want to learn how to use this video editor or you need an editor to make simple movies, I recommend that you use the Ubuntu repository version. To do this, just go to Ubuntu Software Center, Search for Avidemux, Install and ready. I to comment on an example, is what I use for the videos of the Ubunlog Youtube channel, Do you know him
More information – GetDeb repositories, Flowblade, a simple and powerful video editor
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