How to Install ClipGrab on Ubuntu 18.04

In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to install ClipGrab on Ubuntu 18.04. Here we show you simple ways to install ClipGrab on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. You can follow the same instructions for Ubuntu 16.04 and any other Debian based distribution like Linux Mint and Elementary OS.

ClipGrab is a multi-platform software package for free downloader and converter for YouTube, Vimeo, Facebook, and many other popular sites. It is also provide to convert the downloaded videos to other file formats such as MP3, MPEG4, and other formats.

ClipGrab offers to choose different quality options for a video. ClipGrab provides features to choose to download a high definition, standard definition or low definition version of the video. It was originally developed in the PureBasic proprietary programming language.

Installing ClipGrab on Ubuntu 18.04

Follow these steps to install ClipGrab on your Ubuntu systems:

1. Add the repository

Open your Ubuntu terminal by clicking on the terminal icon or press Ctrl+Alt+T keyboard shortcut. Add the ClipGrab repository using PPA.

$ add-apt-repository ppa:clipgrab-team/ppa

Next, your terminal asks your consent and press enter to add the repository.

2. Update and Upgrade APT List and Packages

Furthermore, you have to update apt list of available packages and their versions. Therefore, use the upgrade command to install newer versions of the packages.

$ sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade

3. Install ClipGrab

Finally, you have to run the following command to install ClipGrab.

$ sudo apt-get install clipgrab

Once the installation is completed, launch it from your application launcher.

Launch ClipGrab - How to Install ClipGrab on Ubuntu 18.04

You will see ClipGrab application is ready to use.

ClipGrab Application - How to Install ClipGrab on Ubuntu 18.04

Autoupdate ClipGrab

While ClipGrab installation process, ClipGrab repository was adding to your system. Whenever a new version is released it will automatically update through your Software Update tool. Moreover, you can verify the ClipGrab repository entries in your system sources list.

$ cat /etc/apt/sources.list.d/clipgrab-team-ubuntu-ppa-bionic.list
deb bionic main
# deb-src bionic main
# deb-src bionic main
# deb-src bionic main

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