How To Install Synfig Studio on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Install Synfig Studio on Ubuntu 20.04

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Synfig Studio on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. For those of you who didn’t know, Synfig Studio is a free and open-source 2D animation software, designed as a powerful industrial-strength solution for creating film-quality animation using vector and bitmap artwork. Synfig Studio is available for Windows, Linux, and macOS.

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 the Synfig Studio open-source 2D animation software on Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa). You can follow the same instructions for Ubuntu 18.04, 16.04, and any other Debian-based distribution like Linux Mint.

Install Synfig Studio on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Focal Fossa

Step 1. First, make sure that all your system packages are up-to-date by running the following apt commands in the terminal.

sudo apt update
sudo apt upgrade

Step 2. Installing Synfig Studio on Ubuntu 20.04.

  • Install Synfig Studio using Snap Store.
sudo apt install snapd
sudo snap install synfigstudio
  • Install Synfig Studio from Ubuntu Repository.

By default, Synfig Studio is available on the Ubuntu base repository. Now run the following command below to install it:

sudo apt install synfig

Step 3. Accessing Synfig Studio on Ubuntu.

Once successfully installed, open the application by using synfig the command from CLI as shown below:

Install Synfig Studio on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Focal Fossa

Congratulations! You have successfully installed Synfig Studio. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the Synfig Studio free and open-source animation software on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Focal Fossa system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official Synfig Studio website.

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