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:

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– 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.

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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

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– 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

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

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