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Install OpenShot Video Editor On Ubuntu 10.10 “Maverick Meerkat”

OpenShot Video Editor is a program designed to create videos on Linux.  It can easily combine multiple video clips, audio clips, and images into a single project, and then export the video into many common video formats. OpenShot is a non-linear video editor, which means any frame of video can be accessed at any time, and thus the video clips can be layered, mixed, and arranged in very creative ways.

All video clip edits (trimming, cutting, etc…) are non-destructive, meaning that the original video clips are never modified.You can use OpenShot to create photo slide shows, edit home videos, create tv commercials and on-line films, or anything else you can dream up.

To install OpenShot open a Terminal window (Applications -> Accessories -> Terminal) and copy+paste the following lines:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:jonoomph/openshot-edge
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install openshot openshot-doc

When installed you can find OpenShot under Applications -> Sound & Video -> OpenShot

OpenShot Homepage

Some Features:

Support for many video, audio, and image formats (based on FFmpeg)

Gnome integration (drag and drop support)

Multiple tracks

Clip resizing, trimming, snapping, and cutting

Video transitions with real-time previews

Compositing, image overlays, watermarks

Title templates, title creation, 3D animated titles

SVG friendly, to create and include titles and credits

Scrolling motion picture credits

Solid color clips (including alpha compositing)

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