Ciano is a free and open source multimedia file converter for Linux. You can use Ciano to convert video, audio and image file formats. Supports MP4, MPG, AVI, WMV, FLV, MKV, 3GP, MOV, VOB, OGV, WEBM video file formats, MP3, WMA, OGG, WAV, AAC, FLAC, AIFF, MMF, M4A audio file formats, JPG I will. BMP, PNG, TIF, GIF, TGA image file formats. It’s basically designed for the base OS, but it can also be installed on other Linux distributions. Convert the file using FFmpeg and ImageMagick. One of the important features is the ability to convert multiple files at the same time. Released under the open source GNU General Public License v3.0 license.
Install the Ciano multimedia file converter on Ubuntu.
On Ubuntu systems, you can install the Ciano multimedia file converter using the native .deb file packaging format and Flat Pack.
Install Ciano via Flatpak.
You can install Ciano multimedia file converter via flatpak for Ubuntu. To do this, you need to download and set up the flatpak and flathub repositories on Ubuntu. Follow the tutorial below.
How to install Flat Pack on Ubuntu:
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Reboot the system. Open the terminal app (ctrl + alt + t) on your system. Then run the following Ciano multimedia file converter flatpak install command.
flatpak install flathub com.github.robertsanseries.ciano
During the installation, you will be asked to confirm the installation of the Ciano Multimedia File Converter. Press y to enter. Then check again to install Ciano and all required applications on your Ubuntu system. Then run this command in the terminal to launch the Ciano multimedia file converter.
flatpak run com.github.robertsanseries.ciano
You can uninstall the Ciano Video Audio and Image Converter using the following command.
sudo flatpak uninstall com.github.robertsanseries.ciano
Install Ciano via deb.
Download the latest Ciano multimedia file converter in .deb file format from the Ciano download link above. You can modify the following commands based on the file name and download location. In my case, the file name is “com.github.robertsanseries.ciano_0.1.4_amd64.deb” and there is a download path in your system’s Downloads folder. Open the terminal app (Ctrl + Alt + T) and run the following commands one by one. If required, enter the Ubuntu user password.
sudo dpkg -i com.github.robertsanseries.ciano_0.1.4_amd64.deb
sudo apt install -f