Install VidCutter on Linux Mint 20 - Step by Step Process ?

VidCutter is simply an open source quality video editing software for video trimming and merging. It lets you cut, split or trim large video files in to smaller, easier to share clips. Basically, VidCutter is available for Linux, Windows and macOS system. It's built using Python and Qt5, and uses FFmpeg as its decoding and encoding backend. 

Here at LinuxAPT, as part of our Server Management Services, we regularly help our Customers to perform related video editing queries on Linux Systems.

In this context, we shall look into the step by step installation procedure of VidCutter on a Linux Mint 20 system.

Steps to Install VidCutter on a Linux Mint 20 System

We can install VidCutter on Linux Mint 20 by performing the outlined steps.

1. Update the System

To ensure that the system is up to date, it is recommended that you update it using the below command:

$ sudo apt update

2. Install the Snap Daemon

Here, install Snap Daemon with the help of the APT package manager by running the below command:

$ sudo apt install snapd

3. Install VidCutter through the Snap Daemon:

Now, we will install VidCutter on our Linux Mint 20 system by running the below command:

$ sudo snap install vidcutter

After Installation, you will see the VidCutter version installed via the system's terminal.

4. Launch VidCutter

To get started with VidCutter, simply launch it through the terminal with the below command:

$ vidcutter

How to Uninstall VidCutter from a Linux Mint 20 System?

We can use the Snap Daemon to remove VidCutter from our system as well by executing the following command:

$ sudo snap remove vidcutter

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This article covers how to install VidCutter on a Linux Mint 20 machine. In fact, VidCutter is a cross-platform video cutting or trimmer software for Linux.

Features of VidCutter video editor:

  • Open source Software.
  • Cross-platform app available for Linux, Windows and MacOS.
  • Supports most of the common video formats such as: AVI, MP4, MPEG 1/2, WMV, MP3, MOV, 3GP, FLV etc.
  • Simple interface.
  • Trims and merges the videos.

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