Install Curlew multimedia converter in Linux mint and Ubuntu

Curlew multimedia converter is a free and open source software for Linux.It is based on ffmpeg and mencoder.

Features

  • Easy simple user interface.
  • Hide the advanced options with the ability to show them.
  • Convert 100+ formats.
  • Show file informations such as duration, remaining time, estimated size and progress value.
  • Allow to skip or remove file during conversion.
  • Preview output before conversion.
  • Convert a specified portion of file.
  • Add subtitle with video file.
  • Show error details if exists.

Installation of Curlew multimedia converter

Fire up the Terminal by pressing CTRL + ALT + T and enter the following command:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:upubuntu-com/multimedia

Update software sources list:

sudo apt-get update

Install Curlew multimedia converter in Linux mint and Ubuntu

Install Curlew multimedia converter:

sudo apt-get install curlew

Install Curlew multimedia converter in Linux mint and Ubuntu

Curlew Main Window:

Install Curlew multimedia converter in Linux mint and Ubuntu

In the Advanced tab you can set the Audio / Video bit rate, frame rate, frequency, codecs and subtitles etc.

Install Curlew multimedia converter in Linux mint and Ubuntu

Audio section

Install Curlew multimedia converter in Linux mint and Ubuntu

Video section

Install Curlew multimedia converter in Linux mint and Ubuntu

Subtitle section

Install Curlew multimedia converter in Linux mint and Ubuntu

Add a media file to be converted and select the desired Format in the Format drop down box and click Start Conversion in the menu bar.

Install Curlew multimedia converter in Linux mint and Ubuntu

Thats it. Enjoy !!

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