How To Install Avidemux on Linux Mint 21

Install Avidemux on Linux Mint 21

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Avidemux on Linux Mint 21. For those of you who didn’t know, Avidemux is a free video editor designed for simple cutting, filtering, and encoding tasks, also supports files of various types and codecs including AVI, DVD-compatible MPEG files, MP4, and ASF. If you are looking for an easy-to-use video editor with all the features you need, then Avidemux is the right choice for you.

This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘sudo‘ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you the step-by-step installation of an Avidemux on Linux Mint 21 (Vanessa).


  • A server running one of the following operating systems: Linux Mint 21 (Vanessa).
  • It’s recommended that you use a fresh OS install to prevent any potential issues.
  • SSH access to the server (or just open Terminal if you’re on a desktop).
  • A non-root sudo useror access to the root user. We recommend acting as a non-root sudo user, however, as you can harm your system if you’re not careful when acting as the root.

Install Avidemux on Linux Mint 21 Vanessa

Step 1. Before running the tutorial below, it’s important to make sure your system is up to date by running the following apt commands in the terminal:

sudo apt update
sudo apt install software-properties-common apt-transport-https wget ca-certificates gnupg2

Step 2. Installing Avidemux on Linux Mint 21.

By default, Avidemux is not available on the Linux Mint 21 base repository. Now run the following command below to add Avidemux PPA to your Linux Mint system:

sudo gpg --no-default-keyring --keyring /usr/share/keyrings/xtradeb.gpg --keyserver --recv-keys 82BB6851C64F6880 >> /dev/null

Next, import the GPG key using the following command:

echo 'deb [signed-by=/usr/share/keyrings/xtradeb.gpg] jammy main' | sudo tee -a /etc/apt/sources.list.d/xtradeb.list

After that, update your system and you can install Avidemux on it with the help of the command shown below:

sudo apt update
sudo apt install avidemux*

Step 3. Accessing Avidemux on Linux Mint 21.

Once we finish with the installation, we will find Avidemux in the Mint menu, in the Sound & Video section or you can launch it through the terminal with the help of the command shown below:


Install Avidemux on Linux Mint 21 Vanessa

Congratulations! You have successfully installed Avidemux. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the latest version of Avidemux on the Linux Mint system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official Avidemux website.

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