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OpenShot video editor


OpenShot, one of the most popular video editors for Linux has reached version 1.4, getting a many improvements and bug fixes:
  • New video and audio effects
  • New 3D animations
  • New transitions
  • Timeline improvements
  • Powerful color correction and adjustments
  • New keyboard shortcuts
  • 15 new video profiles
  • more stable video & audio effect engine

OpenShot 1.4 still uses GTK2 but GTK3 is planned for the next OpenShot Video Editor version.


The official OpenShot 1.4 presentation video:




Install OpenShot Video Editor 1.4 in Ubuntu



Add the stable PPA (available for Ubuntu Oneiric, Natty, Maverick and Lucid) and install the latest OpenShot using the following commands:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:openshot.developers/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install openshot frei0r-plugins


OpenShot animated 3 titles

To get the animated 3D titles to work, you need to install the latest Blender by using the following commands:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:cheleb/blender-svn
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install blender

If animated titles still don't work in OpenShot, try THESE instructions.


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