How to install Pixeluvo on Ubuntu – Best Image Editor for Linux

Pixeluvo is a beautifully designed image and photo editor for Windows and Linux. From simple photo cropping and resizing to complex image manipulation with multiple adjustment layers and masks, Pixeluvo can handle just about all your day-to-day image editing requirements.

Features of Pixeluvo:

Pixeluvo contains a wide range of advanced features including non-destructive editing via adjustment layers, powerful color correction tools, realistic pressure-sensitive drawing tools, and many image enhancement filters. Watch this video to see some of its features in action:

Photo Editing

With Pixeluvo it is simple to crop, resize or rotate images. But of course, it doesn’t end there. With just a few clicks you can:

  • Fix perspective distortion
  • Add a vignette to your photos
  • Quickly paint out blemishes with the Spot-Heal tool
  • Transform the feel of an image with the Quick Color filter
  • Add text or captions to your images

Color Correction

Pixeluvo contains a full range of color transform filters, allowing you to quickly transform the look of an image.

  • Choose from a range of high quality presets in the Quick Color filter
  • Have complete control with the Curves and Levels filters
  • Adjust the color temperature
  • Adjust the color balance separately for shadows, mid tones, and highlights
  • Many other professional color filters

All the color correction filters can also be used in a non-destructive manner as adjustment layers, so you can come back and alter the settings at any time.

Layers and Masks:

Using layers and masks can be an incredibly powerful way to build up complex images non-destructively.

  • Create unlimited layers and blend them together using one of the many blending modes
  • Use adjustment layers to keep color adjustments editable
  • Text layers also remain editable, so the text, fonts and styling can be altered at any point
  • Add a layer mask to any layer to control which areas should be visible
  • Create masks from selections and vice versa

Powerful Tools:

Pixeluvo includes many powerful tools for editing your images. The Paintbrush tool comes with much high-quality brush presets for simulating real media, and supports pressure-sensitive graphics tablets for even better realism and control. With the various selection tools, you can quickly isolate regions for further editing. Other tools include:

  • Spot-Heal tool
  • Clone tool
  • Filter brush
  • Text tool
  • Warp tool

Modern User-Interface

Pixeluvo’s interface has been carefully designed to be intuitive, beautiful, and to stay out of your way wherever possible. We think that you should be spending your time making your images look amazing, not wrestling with the user interface. We have tried hard to make Pixeluvo as easy to use as possible, whilst at the same time making sure it is pleasing to look at.

  • Simple and intuitive controls
  • Panels can be hidden when they are not needed to allow the maximum room for your images
  • Make the most of every pixel with full-screen mode
  • Quickly view
    and switch between all open projects with ‘exposé’ view

Filters and Effects

Pixeluvo contains a wide selection of powerful filters and effects, from all kinds of blurs and distortion filters, to advanced image enhancement and unique painterly effects.

  • Turn a photo into a beautiful drawing with the charcoal and chalk filter
  • Remove noise and jpeg compression artifacts
  • Boost detail
  • Add a tilt-shift (miniturise) effect
  • And many more.


  • Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Linux.
  • At least 2Gb RAM (4Gb recommended).
  • 32 or 64-bit CPU with SSE2 support (64-bit recommended).

Follow the below steps to install Pixeluvo on Ubuntu:

Before starting the installation of the Pixeluvo package let’s update the packages & repositories of Ubuntu using the below command.

itsmarttricks@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get update   # Update Packages & Repositories

After updating the packages & repositories now we have to download the latest Pixeluvo latest .deb package from its official website. So to download the same just click on the below button.

Click Here to Download the Pixeluvo package

As you can see below I have already downloaded the Lucidor package. Refer to the output below.

itsmarttricks@ubuntu:~$ cd Downloads/
itsmarttricks@ubuntu:~/Downloads$ ls -l
total 1940
-rw-rw-r-- 1 itsmarttricks itsmarttricks 1983994 Feb  4 09:01 pixeluvo_1.6.0-2_amd64.deb.   # Downloaded Package

Now we are ready to install Pixeluvo.deb package. So let’s go ahead and install the same using the below command.

itsmarttricks@ubuntu:~$ sudo dpkg -i pixeluvo_1.6.0-2_amd64.deb # Install the Package

You can update the Pixeluvo package through your desktop standard Software Update tool or by running the following commands in your terminal.

itsmarttricks@ubuntu:~$  sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade

You can open the Pixeluvo application graphically using Search your computer box.


How to Uninstall Pixeluvo from Ubuntu?

For any reason, if you don’t like Pixeluvo and want to uninstall the application from your system use the following command.

itsmarttricks@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt remove pixeluvo

That’s all, In this article, we have explained How to install Pixeluvo on Ubuntu – A Image Editor for Linux. If you like this article, then just share it and then do subscribe to email alerts for Linux, Windows, macOS, Android, Internet, Firewall and Security, and CCTV tutorials. If you have any questions or doubts about this article, please comment.

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