Screen recording and video editing with Ubuntu


Need an easy way to do screen recording?

Since I work a lot on an Ubuntu Linux distribution, just because it is simple to maintain and things are easy to install, here a short hint on tools to create and edit easily screenvideos with Ubuntu and how you install the tools for it.

A good solution for screen recording: SimpleScreenRecorder
Solution for video editing: OpenShot

How to install SimpleScreenRecorder:

  1. Open terminal
  2. In terminal run:
    sudo add-apt-repository ppa:maarten-baert/simplescreenrecorder
    sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get install simplescreenrecorder

How to install OpenShot:

  1. Open terminal
  2. In terminal run:
    sudo apt-get install openshot


Example of an edited screencast:



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