How to Install Avidemux on Ubuntu 20.04 |22.04 LTS

In this guide, we will show you how to install Avidemux in Ubuntu systems.

Avidemux is a free and open-source software application for non-linear video editing and transcoding multimedia files. The developers intend it as “a simple tool for simple video processing tasks” and to allow users “to do elementary things in a very straightforward way”. It is written in C++ and uses Qt for its graphical user interface, and FFmpeg for its multimedia functions. Starting with version 2.4, Avidemux also offers a command-line interface, and since version 2.6, the original GTK port has not been maintained and is now discontinued.

Install Avidemux on Ubuntu-APT method

Follow the steps below to get started with Avidemux :

  • Update your Ubuntu system packages with running the below command:
sudo apt update -y && sudo apt upgrade -y
  • Avidemux package is not available on Ubuntu base repository. So You can install it via importing PPA repo as follows:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:xtradeb/apps -y
  • Run the command below to reflect on PPA
sudo apt update -y
  • Then install Avidemux as shown below:
sudo apt install avidemux* -y

Access Avidemux

  • Access Avidemux through the command line by running the command
  • Also you can search on the system search bar by typing Avidemux as follows
  • Avidemux will be launched as shown below

How to Remove (Uninstall) Avidemux

  • Remove Avidemux with APT Remove Method:
sudo apt autoremove avidemux* --purge
sudo add-apt-repository -r ppa:xtradeb/apps -y

Install Avidemux -Conclusion

That’s it


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