OpenShot is a feature-rich video editor for Linux. It is a open source and free software. If you are into video editing and movie making, this software is a must try for you. Recently, OpenShot 2.2 was released with added 4K video editing support and tons of new features.
OpenShot Video Editor running in elementary OS loki
Since elementary OS Loki doesn’t support PPA repositories directly, installation of OpenShot is now not a simple apt-get command. You will have to first enable PPA repository and then install OpenShot. Without that you will get error When you try to add repositories Loki will throw out error ‘sudo: add-apt-repository: command not found’. This tutorial covers the entire process.
Install OpenShot on elementary OS Loki
STEP 1: First step is to update elementary OS. Launch ‘Terminal’ and enter the following commands:
sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade
STEP 2: Next, we shall enable PPA.
sudo apt install software-properties-common
You will have to enter root password when needed.
STEP 3: Finally, you can now use apt-get to install OpenShot.
sudo apt-get install openshot
Pay attention to the ‘Terminal’. You have to enter ‘Y’ to finish installation.
Once installation is done, you can launch OpenShot from ‘Applications’.