OpenShot is a popular, easy to use video editor for Linux. It supports clip resizing, trimming, snapping, and cutting, Video transitions with real-time previews, compositing, image overlays, watermarks, 3D animated titles using Blender, digital zooming of video clips and more.
Even though it was initially supposed to be a bug fix release, OpenShot 1.4.1 comes with some interesting improvements:
- Support for Blender 2.6.x
- New animation presets
- New 3D animation: wireframe text
- New title: gold
- New effect: fish eye
- Improved manual
- Improved title UI
- Improved precision
- bug fixes
Install OpenShot 1.4.1 in Ubuntu
To add the official OpenShot PPA and install the latest 1.4.1 in Ubuntu, use the commands below:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:openshot.developers/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install openshot frei0r-plugins
To be able to use animated 3D titles, you'll need to install Blender. For Ubuntu 11.10, simply install Blender from the official repositories:
sudo apt-get install blender
For older Ubuntu versions, you'll need a newer Blender version which you can install from the Blender PPA:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:cheleb/blender-svn sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install blender
For other Linux distributions, see the OpenShot download page.
Report any bugs you may find @ Launchpad.