How To Install Cinelerra-CV Video Editor in Ubuntu 16.04


Cinelerra is a free video editing software package, used for Linux operating system. It is produced by Heroine Virtual, which allow the user to perform advanced compositing operations. Cinelerra is a full featured video editing system for Linux which has been around for quite awhile. In this post we will be installing Cinelerra-CV on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS using the cinelerra-cv ppa.

Installing Cinelerra

First add the cinelerra-cv package into repository by using the below command.

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:cinelerra-ppa/ppa

Once the repo is added, run the apt-get update command.

$ sudo apt-get update

And now to install.

$ sudo apt-get install cinelerra-cv

Cinelerra video editor is installed successfully. Click the cinelerra icon to open, either run the below command.

$ cinelerra

The Cinelerra homepage will open and you are now ready to add clips and start editing.

Now we are ready to load a clip. Click on the File > Load Files to upload the video file and edit it as you wish.

2 Responses to “How To Install Cinelerra-CV Video Editor in Ubuntu 16.04”

  1. M says:

    Been using kdenlive for years, and it seems to be pretty unstable for large projects. Will give this a shot, thanks for the info.

  2. elias says:

    muchas gracias!!!
    funciona perfecto
    un gran abrazo

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