OpenShot 2.1 Lands With Audio Waveform Support and Many More Features


OpenShot – Free Video Editor releases version 2.1.

OpenShot – the best entry level free and open-source video editor releases version 2.1 with many bug fixes and some major improvements. OpenShot video editor is very simple to use and powerful. It comes with all needed features for a basic video editor in Linux.

With this major 2.1 release, OpenShot brings below features:

  • Audio Waveform Support
  • Improved Property Editing
  • User-Configurable Keyboard Mappings
  • Timeline Improvements
  • Slice All @ Playhead



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OpenShot Running in Ubuntu

OpenShot Running in Ubuntu

There are more improvements and bug fixes. Refer official OpenShot blog post for more details.

Have a look at the release video!

How To Install

OpenShot binary is available via PPA for Ubuntu/Linux Mint and executable for Windows, Mac as well. It even provides an appimage binary as well which can be executed in any Linux distro.

Ubuntu, Linux Mint and other derivatives: Run below commands from terminal for installations.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:openshot.developers/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install openshot-qt

You can also download AppImage for other Linux Distributions from below link and execute it after download.

OpenShot Appimage

OpenShot 2.1 is a feature rich release which makes it more professional video editor in Linux. Drop a comment if you are facing trouble installing OpenShot. Report bugs @ GitHub.

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