LosslessCut Trim and Cut Video Audio Files

LosslessCut is a free simple and easy to use video editor for Linux, Mac OS X and Windows. 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.

LosslessCut video audio editor

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.

How to Install LosslessCut on Ubuntu Linux

You can install LosslessCut on your system via Snap, flatpak and portable AppImage files.

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

It will install the latest version of LosslessCut app on your system. You can then start LosslessCut using the application menu.

And also uninstall it via below command.

sudo snap remove 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-x86_64.AppImage“. You can change below command based on the downloaded file name. Then run all commands one by one in the terminal application.

cd Downloads
sudo chmod +x ~ LosslessCut-linux-x86_64.AppImage

After that open LosslessCut using this command.



sudo ./LosslessCut-linux-x86_64.AppImage

Install LosslessCut via Flatpak:

First you need flatpak on your ubuntu system. If you don’t have the latest version of flatpak and flathub on your system, then follow below link for the installation instructions.

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How to install flatpak & flathub 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 app.

flatpak install flathub no.mifi.losslesscut

You can run this LosslessCut app by using below command.

flatpak run no.mifi.losslesscut

And uninstall it using

sudo flatpak run no.mifi.losslesscut

Install LosslessCut via portable linux tar.bz2:

Download LosslessCut

Go to the above LosslessCut download page and download the LosslessCut linux tar.bz2 file. Here its “LosslessCut-linux-x64.tar.bz2” for 64 bit Ubuntu OS. The default downloaded file location on Ubuntu is Downloads folder.

Now 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.

LosslessCut Installation Video:



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