Latest OpenShot Supports Animated Video Masking

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Openshot is a popular video editing software for Linux based platform. New version of the software is recently made available which is first major update for the software since July. One of the notable feature of this version is that it supports animated  video masking.

Some of the important features of the latest openshot:


  • Animated Masks: New “reader” property type, initially used by the Mask effect to change the image/video used by transitions and the Mask effect
  • Zoom fixes (lots of issues relating to zooming fixed)
  • Travis CI Integration
  • Undo/Redo fixes (fixing and preventing giant .osp project files)
  • Add instagram and twitter presets (DylanC)
  • New translation & language infrastructure and logic (better logic for determining current language) (Frank Dana – ferdnyc)
  • Bumping version to 2.4.3 (libopenshot dependency to 0.2.2)
  • New tutorial system, better child window management (Frank Dana – ferdnyc)
  • Improve waveform display rendering (DerGenaue)
  • Fix audio wave not rendered after completion (DylanC)
  • More framerates for YouTube HD and Vimeo HD presets (Frank Dana – ferdnyc)
  • Fixing GitLab to no longer run CI for tags, and fixing version # for daily and release builds
  • Fix bug with FFmpeg > 3.2 flushing frames (Jeff Shillitto – jeffski)


Install Openshot In Ubuntu:

Run the following  command to install Openshot.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:openshot.developers/ppa
sudo apt install openshot-qt

Or, you can download it from the official website.


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