Install Curlew Media Converter on Ubuntu 17.04

Install curlew media converter on Ubuntu Linux. curlew is a ff multi converter for Linux Ubuntu. It is super easy to use and free Multimedia Converter for Linux. Curlew is written in python and GTK3 and it depends on (ffmpeg/avconv).

Main Features:

– Easy to use and clean user interface.
– Hide the advanced options with the ability to show them.
– Convert to more than 100 different formats.
– Edit formats.
– Shutdown or suspend PC after a conversion process.
– Show file information (duration, remaining time, progress value).
– Show file details using mediainfo.
– Skip or remove file during conversion process.
– Preview file before conversion.
– Show video thumbnail.
– Convert a specified portion of file.
– Combine subtitle with video.
– Crop and pad video.
– Show error details if exist.

For Curlew:

– python >= 3.3
– python3-gi >= 3.12
– python3-dbus
– gir1.2-gtk-3.0 >> 3.12
– gir1.2-gstreamer-1.0
– libav-tools >= 0.8 (or ffmpeg)
– libavcodec-extra (Ubuntu/Debian)
– xdg-utils
– mediainfo
– gnome-icon-theme-symbolic

For installer (setup.py):

– librsvg2-bin (or something similar) to convert .svg to .png.
– intltool-debian (or intltool) to compile translations files.

Download Curlew for Linux

Ubuntu users can download and install Curlew for Linux Ubuntu from https://sourceforge.net/projects/curlew/

Install Curlew from PPA (NoobsLab PPA)

Curlew can be installed using the Noobslab PPA. Run the following command in Terminal to install Curlew:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:noobslab/apps
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install curlew

Install Curlew Media Converter on Ubuntu 17.04 originally posted on Source Digit – Latest Technology, Gadgets & Gizmos.

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