How to Install Videomass on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS

Videomass is a tool designed to make it easy and fast for you, the user. The program’s interface allows users of all skill levels (even those with no experience)to quickly navigate various features found in most modern-day video editing programs like Final Cut Pro or Adobe Premiere Elements without any hassle whatsoever!

Users can easily modify conversion profiles with Videomass to automate processes like transcoding or subtitles editing. The interface is designed for those who use custom FFmpeg settings and offers output files in different formats, such as MP4/H264 video containers; MKV container that supports Blu-ray discs’ playback capabilities – all this without losing quality.

In the following tutorial, you will learn how to install the latest version of Videomass on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Jammy Jellyfish using a recommended Launchpad PPA repository to provide the most up-to-date version using the command line terminal.

Update Ubuntu

Update your system to ensure all existing packages are up to date to avoid any conflicts during the installation.

sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade -y

Install Dependencies

Use the following command to install or check if the packages are installed.

sudo apt install software-properties-common apt-transport-https -y

Import Videomass PPA

First, import the PPA that contains the latest up-to-date version.

Use the following command to import the PPA as follows.

sudo apt-add-repository ppa:jeanslack/videomass -y

Install Videomass

Before running the installation command, run an apt update to reflect the new imported PPA.

sudo apt-get update

Install the software using the following command.

sudo apt install python3-videomass -y

How to Launch Videomass

Now that you have the software installed, launching can be done in a few ways.

In your terminal, use the following command.


If you would like to launch and use the terminal simultaneously, send it to the background to continue using the current terminal.

videomass &

However, this isn’t practical for desktop users, and you would use the following path on your desktop to open the path.

Activities > Show Applications > Videomass


How to Install Videomass on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS

On the first time you launch, you will go through a quick installation wizard. Once done the application will self-close, and you must re-launch.

Once the application has launched, you will arrive at your default landing screen.

How to Update Videomass

The software should update by itself with your system packages for desktop users using the APT package manager. For users that would like to check manually, use the following command in your terminal.

sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade

How to Remove (Uninstall) Videomass

Videomass, when installed, adds quite a few dependencies, so ideally, using the autoremove command is best to keep your system clean and not bloated.

sudo apt autoremove videomass --purge -y

Next, remove the imported PPA if you have no desire to re-install the software; the command will see the same as importing but with the –remove syntax added.

sudo add-apt-repository --remove ppa:jeanslack/videomass -y

Comments and Conclusion

Videomass is the perfect program for anyone looking to make quality videos without spending hours in front of a computer screen. With its easy-to-use and straightforward interface, Videomass allows users of all skill levels to quickly navigate various features found in most modern-day video editing programs like Final Cut Pro or Adobe Premiere Elements. If you’re looking for an easy way to make great videos without spending hours on tutorials, then Videomass is your program!


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