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How to install Openshot Video Editor 2.3.3 on Ubuntu & Linux Mint

OpenShot Video Editor 2.3.3 recently released, is a free, open-source video editor that allows you to take videos, photos, and music files and create a movie you have always dreamed of. You can easily add sub-titles, transitions, and effects, and then export your film to DVD, YouTube, Vimeo, Xbox 360, and many other formats. Before we proceed on how to install openshot video editor, lets take a quick look at what this release offers.

Openshot Video Editor

Openshot Video Editor 2.3.3 Changelog

  • New release of openshot-qt! Bumping version to 2.3.3, and libopenshot depenency to 0.1.6
  • Fixing bug when selecting effect on a clip (where selection dropdown would not populate)
  • Fixed SpaceMovie 3D animated title alpha key frames, and adjusted the position of the main title to be better centered when it appears.
  • Removing NVidia driver from AppImage (build server)
  • Fixed bug on certain systems when loading list of all supported languages.
  • Fixed bug destroying the lock file (if another process already deleted the lock file).
  • Added C++ exception parsing from archived exception data.
  • Adding a script to parse and aggregate Python error logs for OpenShot
  • Fixed backup recovery issue which would not refresh the timeline on load.
  • Another attempt to fix the race condition causing the “zipimport.ZipImportError: can’t decompress data; zlib not available” when launching a frozen version of OpenShot.
  • Fixed a common error on the title editor (caused by a missing font-style).
  • Protecting query classes more, to prevent invalid clip/tran/effect ids from crashing
  • Updated supporters and donors file
  • New release of libopenshot (0.1.6)
    • Fixing Timeline::SetJSON to use a lock, and reopen the reader if already open. This fixes an issue when trying to open another project while the current project is being accessed (i.e. during playback).
    • Adding additional lock on ClearAllCache method, to prevent crash
    • Fixing a data type issues with max()
    • Big improvement with handling invalid video and audio timestamps, defaulting to more sane values (when huge crazy timestamps are detected).
    • Fixing a bug when disabling video/audio tracks on FrameMappers.
    • Adding additional bail-out code when stuck searching for a video/audio packet that probably doesn’t exist.
    • Added improved “checked frame” handling, and once 1 frame is detected as invalid, clean out any other invalid ones as well.
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How to install OpenShot Video Editor 2.3.3 on Ubuntu 17.04, Ubuntu 16.10, Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.04

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:openshot.developers/ppa

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install openshot-qt

How to uninstall OpenShot Video Editor from Ubuntu

sudo apt-get remove openshot-qt

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