Popular Linux video editor, OpenShot, has just been updated to version 1.4.3 and this brief tutorial is going to show you how to install or upgrade to it in Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise Pangolin).

This release brings many changes as well as new features including, a new dark theme, 3D animations and effects, and others.

For a more detailed changelog, please click here.


  • Install / Upgrade to OpenShot 1.4.3 in Ubuntu 12.04
  • Enjoy!

To get started, press Ctrl – Alt – T on your keyboard to open the terminal. When it opens, run the commands below to add its PPA.

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




Finally, run the commands below to install OpenShot and other plugins.

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