How to install Avidemux on Ubuntu – Avidemux video editor

Avidemux is a free open source video editing software for Windows, MacOS, Linux and BSD. Avidemux is a non-linear video editing tool with AVI, DVD, ASF, FLV, WebM, MP4, Matroska, MPEG-2, H.264 and H.265 file type support. You can use this editor for video cutting, filtering and encoding. It is released under GNU GPL license. It also support MicroDVD (.SUB), SubStation Alpha (.SSA), Advanced SubStation Alpha (.ASS) and SubRip (.SRT) subtitle formats.

 

Install Avidemux video editor on Ubuntu:

You can install Avidemux video editor via unofficial ubuntuhandbook PPA. It is also available as AppImage and flatpak package. To install it via PPA, Open your terminal app and type the below code and press the enter key.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntuhandbook1/avidemux

Then type your Ubuntu Password and hit the enter key. After that press the Enter key to confirm the addition of the PPA on your system. Then type the below command in the terminal and hit the enter key.

sudo apt-get update

After that type and execute the below command in the terminal to install the latest version Avidemux on Ubuntu.

sudo apt install avidemux2.7-qt5 avidemux2.7-qt5-data avidemux2.7-plugins-qt5 avidemux2.7-jobs-qt5

During the installation press the Y key and then the enter key to confirm the installation of Avidemux. After the installation of Avidemux video editor, click the show applications in the Ubuntu Gnome dock and type Avidemux in the search box and click Avidemux to open it. For Unity you can search Avidemux from Ubuntu dash.

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If you want to install Avidemux video editor from Flatpak package, first install and setup Flatpak in your Ubuntu system. Follow Flatpak installation tutorial in the below link

How to install flatpak on ubuntu

After the installation of flatpak, run the below command in your terminal to install Avidemux video editor on Ubuntu.

flatpak install flathub org.avidemux.Avidemux

Then to run, use below command.

flatpak run org.avidemux.Avidemux

If you want to try Avidemux video editor via AppImage portable package, you can download from the below link.

Download Avidemux video editor AppImage

Right click on the downloaded file and select Properties. Then go to the Permissions tab and check the Allow executing files as program option. Open your terminal and type the below command in the terminal and hit enter.

cd Downloads

Here my default download path is Downloads folder. You can change according to yours.
Then type below command and hit enter

sudo ./avidemux_2.7.4.appImage

[OR] after making Allow executing files as program, you can double click the file to run it.

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