How To Install SoundConverter 2.1.5 On Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04 And Derivative Systems

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, SoundConverter is a simple and fast tool for converting audio files. It has support for all the files supported by GStreamer and converts them to Ogg, WAV, FLAC or MP3.

The latest version available is SoundConverter 2.1.5, which has been recently released, coming with the below changes:

  • Don’t write xing header if target MP3 is in CBR mode. Closes lp:1399276, thanks Chuck.
  • Fix problem when dropping files with special chars. Thanks Fonfon.
  • Update translations. Thanks Alain-Olivier.

In this article I will show you how to install Soundconverter 2.1.5 on Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Pinguy OS 14.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Deepin 2014, Peppermint Five, LXLE 14.04, Linux Lite 2 and other Ubuntu 14.04 derivative systems.

Because it is available via the GetDeb repository, installing Soundconverter 2.1.5 on Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04 and derivative systems is easy. All you have to do is add the repository and the key to your system, update the local repository index and install the soundconverter package.

Follow the instructions for your system and architecture exactly, in order to get a successful installation.

How to install Soundconverter 2.1.5 on Ubuntu 14.10 and derivative systems:

$ sudo sh -c 'echo "deb http://archive.getdeb.net/ubuntu utopic-getdeb apps" >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/getdeb.list'
$ wget -q -O - http://archive.getdeb.net/getdeb-archive.key | sudo apt-key add -
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install soundconverter

Optional, to remove soundconverter, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove soundconverter

How to install Soundconverter 2.1.5 on Ubuntu 14.04 and derivative systems:

$ sudo sh -c 'echo "deb http://archive.getdeb.net/ubuntu trusty-getdeb apps" >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/getdeb.list'
$ wget -q -O - http://archive.getdeb.net/getdeb-archive.key | sudo apt-key add -
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install soundconverter

Optional, to remove soundconverter, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove soundconverter

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