Install Curlew Multimedia Converter On Ubuntu


Curlew Multimedia Converter is an easy to use, free and open-source multimedia converter for Linux. Curlew is written in python and GTK3 and it depends on (ffmpeg/avconv). Curlew Multimedia Converter can easily convert to over 117 different formats.

Main Features:

  • Easy to use with simple user interface.
  • Hide the advanced options with the ability to show them.
  • Convert to more than 100 different formats.
  • Show file informations (duration, remaining time, estimated size, progress value).
  • Allow to skip or remove file during conversion process.
  • Preview file before conversion.
  • Convert a specified portion of file.
  • Combine subtitle with video file.
  • Show error details if exist


  • python >= 2.7 < 3.0 python-gobject >= 3.0
  • gir1.2-gtk-3.0
  • ffmpeg >= 0.8 (or libav-tools >= 0.8)
  • mencoder
  • libavcodec-extra
  • xdg-utils
  • mediainfo

Install Curlew Multimedia Converter

Ubuntu users can also download the latest Curlew Multimedia Converter deb file from and install it manually. Once you have downloaded the deb file, run the following commands:

sudo apt-get update
sudo dpkg -i ~/Downloads/curlew_*.deb
sudo apt -f install

Ubuntu users can also install the Curlew Multimedia Converter using NoobsLab PPA. Run the following commands in terminal to install Curlew Multimedia Converter:

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

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