LosslessCut – lossless trimming and cutting of video/audio

LosslessCut is a free simple and easy to use video editor for Mac OS X, Windows and Linux. Using this you can trim and cut your video files and audio files. It uses ffmpeg and it is included in this app.In the video editing process it doesn’t do any decoding and encoding. It reduces the file size without losing the video or audio quality of the file. You can also take snapshots of the video using this app. It supports MP4, MOV, WebM, MKV, OGG, WAV, MP3, AAC, H264, Theora, VP8, VP9 file formats.You can remove audio tracks from a file, add music to a video, fix rotation of a video and include a subtitle into a video.

Install LosslessCut on Ubuntu

You can install LosslessCut via Snap, flatpak and portable AppImage.

Install LosslessCut via Snap:

Open your terminal app (ctrl+alt+t) in your Ubuntu system and run this LosslessCut snap installation command.

sudo snap install losslesscut

Install LosslessCut via AppImage:

Download LosslessCut

Download the LosslessCut AppImage from the above download link and save it on your Downloads folder. Here the downloaded file name is “LosslessCut-linux.AppImage“. You can change below command based on the downloaded file name. Then run all commands one by one.

cd Downloads
sudo chmod +x ~ LosslessCut-linux.AppImage

then

./LosslessCut-linux.AppImage

or

sudo ./LosslessCut-linux.AppImage

Install LosslessCut via Flatpak:

You need flatpak on your ubuntu system first. Follow below link for this

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How to install flatpak on ubuntu

After the successful installation and setup of flatpak and flathub restart your system. Then run this below command in terminal to install LosslessCut.

flatpak install flathub no.mifi.losslesscut

You can run this app by below command.

flatpak run no.mifi.losslesscut

Or you can also install it via portable linux tar.bz2 file.

Download LosslessCut

To install LosslessCut video editor on Ubuntu, go to the LosslessCut download page and download the LosslessCut linux tar.bz2 file. here its “LosslessCut-linux.tar.bz2” for 64 bit Ubuntu OS. The default downloaded file location on Ubuntu is Downloads folder. Right click on the downloaded file and select Extract here. It will extract the tar.bz2 file. Now open that extracted folder and right click on LosslessCut program file and select properties. In the properties window select the permissions tab and check Allow executing files as program option. and close that window. Now double click that file to run the LosslessCut program.

The User interface is very simple, just drag and drop your video and play the video. Select the start and end time. then press the scissors button to cut the video. that’s it.

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