OpenShot Video Editor 2.5.0 was released a few days ago and supports hardware acceleration of exciting new features.
OpenShot 2.5.0 provides experimental support for hardware acceleration. If there is a supported encoder / decoder, you will see some new options available. This can significantly improve performance on some systems.
Also, the keyframe system has been completely rewritten to provide real-time interpolated values, and no longer caches the entire value set.
Other changes openshot 2.5.0 include:
- Export and import of EDLs and XML.
- Improved thumbnail generation via local HTTP server
- Blender 2.8+ support
- Ability to recover previous saves
- Many fixes and improvements to SVG support.
- Improved resize of preview window in OpenShot
- Disable metric until opt-in
- Export, build, and cross-platform improvements.
How to install OpenShot 2.5.0 on Ubuntu:
OpenShot has Official PPA Not currently updated for a new release.
You can execute the command (Ctrl + Alt + T) in the terminal to add the PPA repository and receive future software updates via the Software Updater utility.
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:openshot.developers/ppa
Or just download 64-bit
.appimage Files from the OpenShot website:
.appimage Make it executable in the Properties> Permissions file. Finally, run .appimage to launch Openshot Video Editor 2.5.0.