How to install Selene media converter on Ubuntu 17.04

How to install Selene media converter on Ubuntu 17.04

Selene is an audio/video converter for converting files to the desired audio/video formats. It is designed using a simple GUI to convert files to the desired with powerful command-line options for automated/unattended encoding. It supports almost every file format that you are likely to come across and can encode them to popular output formats like MKV, MP4, etc. It is so simple to install Selene media converter on Ubuntu, and this article covers the ground on the same method. 

Installing Selene

It is really very essential to add the necessary repository into your system, before you begin with the installation process. So, make sure you run the following command for the same purpose.

root@linuxhelp:~# apt-add-repository ppa:teejee2008/ppa
More info:
Press [ENTER] to continue or ctrl-c to cancel adding it
gpg: keybox '/tmp/tmp7la2okrk/pubring.gpg' created
gpg: /tmp/tmp7la2okrk/trustdb.gpg: trustdb created
gpg: key B5B116B72D0F61F0: public key "Launchpad PPA for Tony George" imported
gpg: no ultimately trusted keys found
gpg: Total number processed: 1
gpg:               imported: 1


Once it is done, you shall update your system by making use of the following command.  

root@linuxhelp:~# apt-get update
Hit:1 zesty-security InRelease
Hit:2 zesty InRelease 
Hit:3 zesty InRelease                      
Hit:4 zesty-updates InRelease       
Get:5 zesty InRelease [15.4 kB]
Hit:6 zesty-backports InRelease
Get:7 zesty/main amd64 Packages [1,936 B]
Get:8 zesty/main i386 Packages [1,932 B]
Fetched 20.2 kB in 3s (5,909 B/s)
Reading package lists... Done


Now, you shall proceed with the installation of Selene. Run the following command that kick starts the installation process.  

root@linuxhelp:~# apt-get install selene
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
The following additional packages will be installed:
  fdkaac ffmpeg gpac gpac-modules-base lame libavdevice57 libavfilter6
  libavresample3 libdirectfb-1.2-9 libebml4v5 libebur128-1 libenca0
  libfdk-aac1 libffms2-4 libfreenect0.5 libgif7 libgpac4 libkate-tools
  libmatroska6v5 libmediainfo0v5 liboggkate1 liboggz2 libpostproc54
  libpugixml1v5 librubberband2v5 libsdl1.2debian libsdl2-2.0-0 libsox-fmt-alsa
  libsox-fmt-base libsox2 libtinyxml2-4 libvorbisidec1 libzen0v5 mediainfo
  mkvtoolnix mplayer oggz-tools opus-tools python-pythoncard sox vorbis-tools
  vpx-tools x264 x265
Suggested packages:
Setting up sox (14.4.1-5build1) ...
Setting up libavdevice57:amd64 (7:3.2.4-1build2) ...
Setting up gpac (0.5.2-426-gc5ad4e4+dfsg5-3) ...
Setting up ffmpeg (7:3.2.4-1build2) ...
Setting up selene (17.7-0~201707260225~ubuntu17.04.1) ...
Processing triggers for libc-bin (2.24-9ubuntu2) ...


Launch your application through Ubuntu search field. 


Your Selene Media Converter looks like the one displayed in the following image. 

Next, you need to select the audio file that you need to convert. 


You can add the audio files either by dragging to the window or by clicking on the Add button. 

Once the audio file is added, you shall convert it. 

Choose the format you want to convert and click save. 

If you want to convert the video file, you shall choose your video file 

Once the video is added, you shall convert it. 

Choose the format you desire. 

With this, the installation of Selene on on Ubuntu 17.04 comes to an end. 

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