I need a program to do special effect for a school project so I need a program like adobe after effects, but for Ubuntu.
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Install latest version from PPA:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:irie/blender sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install blender
Avidemux is a free video editor designed for simple cutting, filtering and encoding tasks. It supports many file types, including AVI, DVD compatible MPEG files, MP4 and ASF, using a variety of codecs. Tasks can be automated using projects, job queue and powerful scripting capabilities.
sudo apt-get install avidemux
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:cinelerra-ppa/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install cinelerra
Kdenlive is an intuitive and powerful multi-track video editor, including most recent video technologies.
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:sunab/kdenlive-release sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install kdenlive
Lumiera is a Free/Open Source Non-Linear Video Editing (NLE) application project for GNU/Linux
It was born as a rewrite of the CinelerraCV codebase, but developed later into an independent project with its own name. The application is still in an pre-alpha state and not usable for normal work.
You may have a look at Ubuntu Studio
The full package list is documented here: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuStudio/PackageList
Or you can just install the packages with apt-get in your Ubuntu installation. You can find all packages by using
apt-cache search ubuntustudio
The packages are called e.g. ubuntustudio-audio, ubuntustudio-video, ubuntustudio-font-meta and many more. Please note that installing the font package will give you a huge bulk of really awesome fonts where you will get lost once you start digging.