How to install Olive Video Editor on Ubuntu

Olive is a free and open source non-linear video editor for Linux, Windows and MacOS.It is good for professional video editors but still in alpha stage software. It comes with timeline editing with video and audio strip with pointer, edit, ripple, razor, slip, slide and hand tools. You can also include transition effects, Video effects and Audio effects in your video.

Olive Video Editor

Some other important features are graph editor, media viewer, themes support and Keyboard shortcuts support. you can also do some proxy editing of clips, up to 1/16th of the video’s resolution. It is released under GPL v3 license

Download Olive Video Editor [Linux, Windows, MacOS]

Install Olive Non-linear Video Editor on Ubuntu

You can install olive non-linear video editor on Ubuntu via portable AppImage, Flatpak and its official repository. We will see one by one in this tutorial.

Install Olive Video Editor via AppImage:

Download Olive Video Editor for Linux in the zip file on your system from the above Olive Video Editor download link and save it on your Downloads folder. Right click on the file and select extract. Now open the extracted folder. You will get Olive Video Editor AppImage file.

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Now right click on the .AppImage file and select Properties.

Olive properties

Then enable executable as Program option and close that window.

Olive permission

Now again right click on the AppImage file and select Run to open the Olive Video Editor software.

Run Olive video editor

Install Olive Video Editor via Flatpak:

First you need to install and setup flatpak and flathub on your Ubuntu system. Follow the below tutorial link to install the flatpak on Ubuntu.

How to install flatpak on Ubuntu

After the installation of flatpak in you Ubuntu, Open your terminal app (Ctrl+Atl+T) and run the below command.

flatpak install flathub org.olivevideoeditor.Olive

During the installation press y and enter when it asked to confirm the installation. you can run Olive Video Editor by running the below command in terminal.

flatpak run org.olivevideoeditor.Olive

Install Olive Video Editor via Ubuntu Repository:

Open terminal app (Ctrl+Alt+T) and type the below command and hit the enter key.

sudo apt install olive-editor

And open it using below command.

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