Install Video Cutter & Joiner ‘VidCutter’ in Ubuntu 16.04

VidCutter video trimmer app

VidCutter is an open-source app for quick and easy video trimming / splitting and merging / joining for simple quick edits.

The software is written in Python3 with the PyQt5 GUI framework, and based on FFmpeg multimedia framework.

How to install VidCutter via PPA in Ubuntu:

The developer offers the latest packages via a PPA repository, which so far supports for Ubuntu 17.04, Ubuntu 16.10, Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 14.04, and their derivatives.

1. To add the PPA, open terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T) and run command:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ozmartian/apps

Type in your password when it prompts and hit Enter.


2. Then search for and install the software using Synaptic Package Manager:

install vidcutter via Synaptic

or just run the commands below one by one in terminal:

sudo apt update

sudo apt install vidcutter

Uninstall VidCutter:

To uninstall the software, either use Synaptic Package Manager or run the command in terminal:

sudo apt remove vidcutter && sudo apt autoremove

And the PPA can be removed via System Settings -> Software & Updates -> Other Software tab.

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ml is a part time stay-at-home dad who've been using Ubuntu Desktop for a few years. He writes in the free time and wishes to share some useful tips with Ubuntu beginners and lovers.