Avidemux 2.6.12 Released – How to Install in Ubuntu, Linux Mint

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Avidemux is a free and open source non-linear video and audio editor used for simple filtering, cutting and encoding jobs.

It has ability to automate tasks using Jobs and scripting. Avidemux supports multiple popular file formats for editing e.g. AVI, DVD compatible MPEG files, MP4 and ASF.

Avidemux recently released version 2.6.12 which is a minor release with bug fixes, enhancements.

Avidemux 2.6.12 Release Highlights

  • [H264] Fixed crash when saving h264 annexB in avi (Brundle)
  • [Vdpau] Fixed VDPAU resize and deinterlace when height is padded
  • [Mkv] Faster loading of VP9 and h265
  • [MP4] Supports more flavors of H265
  • [i18n] Spanish translation update by ringmaster
  • [Edit] Another frame seeking bug fixed, happened rarely
  • [All] Slightly better crash handler
  • [FFmpeg]Update to 2.7.6
  • [Muxer] Basic webm support
  • [Jobs] Fixed right-click menus with qt5

–via release notes

How to Install

Ubuntu, Linux Mint, elementary

Add getdeb repository using below steps:

    • Open Software & Updates and click on Other Software Tab
    • Click on ADD
    • Put any of the below line (based on your distribution) and press OK
deb http://archive.getdeb.net/ubuntu trusty-getdeb apps
deb http://archive.getdeb.net/ubuntu wily-getdeb apps

Add Getdeb Source

    • Run below command from terminal.
wget -q -O- http://archive.getdeb.net/getdeb-archive.key | sudo apt-key add -

Once above steps is done, install Avidemux 2.6.12 using below command from terminal.

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install avidemux2.6-qt

After install, search Avidemux in dash or find it in application menu.

Avidemux-2.6.12 Running in Ubuntu
Avidemux-2.6.12 Running in Ubuntu


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How to Uninstall

To uninstall Avidemux 2.6.12 run below commands in terminal.

sudo apt-get remove avidemux2.6-qt

Image Credits

— via Avidemux official.


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