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Im looking at video software. Im not sure what else to do? I use to run Cyberlink but cant since Im running the latest version of Ubuntu. What are my options?

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I use OpenShot. OpenShot is an open-source program that creates, modifies, and edits video files. This is the most stable and easy to use program on Linux.

To install, just press Ctrl+Alt+T on your keyboard to open Terminal. When it opens, run the command(s) below:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:openshot.developers/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install openshot openshot-doc
  • Its asking for my sudo password in termincal and I cant put it in – user300277 Jul 13 '14 at 18:11
  • Why can't you? What error message are you getting? – Mitch Jul 13 '14 at 20:22
  • I wasnt getting an error message it wasnt letting me type nothing after the first command sudo add-apt-repository ppa:openshot.developers/ppa. All it said was sudo Jeremiah PeachBuntu password: then it wouldnt let me type – user300277 Jul 14 '14 at 0:54
  • You don't need to type a password after the first command. – Mitch Jul 14 '14 at 6:44

I use Kdenlive.

Type the following into a terminal: sudo apt-get install kdenlive

It has numerous effect plugins (more than I can keep track of) plus transition plugins. Some of the effect plugins support keyframing. It can also render to any libav (ffmpeg) supported format/container.

  • How do I get to Kdenlive?? – user300277 Jul 13 '14 at 17:33
  • Type the sudo apt-get line in my answer into a terminal. – hal7df Jul 13 '14 at 17:34
  • I'm not sure how well that runs in unity or gnome based systems, though – sbergeron Jul 13 '14 at 17:44
  • KDE apps will work fine on non-KDE systems, so long as you have all of the dependencies installed (installing through apt-get will do that, and they don't depend on the KDE environment, just some core libs like Qt and some low-level KDE system libs). It may not look like the rest of the desktop, but users can configure this behavior using the Qt config tool (sudo apt-get install qt4-qtconfig) – hal7df Jul 13 '14 at 17:47

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