Video Cutting Application ‘VidCutter’ 5.0 Released with New Features

November 17, 2017

VidCutter, the simplest & fastest video cutting and joining application, has reached the 5.0 release with great new features and other changes.

VidCutter 5.0 release highlights:

  • New ‘SmartCut’ feature introduced for frame accurate cuts.
  • New progress bars on clips in timeline
  • New “View keyframes” button option available under Video Info
  • New app icon
  • Improvements to stream mapping, and standard quick cutting.
  • countless more improvements and fixes, see here.

How to Install VidCutter 5.0 in Ubuntu:

The developer’s PPA contains the latest packages for Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 17.04, Ubuntu 17.10, and their derivatives.

1. Open terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T) and run command to add the PPA:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ozmartian/apps

Type in your password (no visual feedback while typing due to security reason) when it asks and hit Enter.

2. Then update and install the app via commands:

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install vidcutter

Remove VidCutter:

To remove the software, run command in terminal:

sudo apt-get remove --autoremove vidcutter

And remove the PPA via Software & Updates utility under ‘Other Software’ tab.

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