New version of Openshot video editor released

Popular opensource video editing software, Openshot released  version 1.4.1 today. According to the developers, it is a full featured release instead of a minor bug fix release. The main highlights of this release are:

  • New 3D animation (wireframe text)
  • New Titles (gold)
  • New Effects (fish eye)
  • New Animation Presets
  • Support for Blender 2.6.X
  • Localization fixes (seg faults, audio volume, rotation effect)
  • UI bugs (disappearing icons using some GTK themes)
  • Improved Help Manual
  • Improved Title UI (interactive font list)
  • Improved Precision (clip length, default image length)
  • Tons of bug fixes! 
Full list of bug report can be accessed here.
Openshot can be found in Ubuntu repositories. However, you can install the latest version of Openshot using the ppa below.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:openshot.developers/ppa

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install openshot frei0r-plugins

If you wish to remove the ppa and choose to stay with the stable version from ubuntu repositories the type the following command:

sudo apt-get install ppa-purge
sudo ppa-purge ppa:openshot.developers/ppa

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