Ubuntu 18.04 and 20.04


# Build tools and other libraries
sudo apt install build-essential git
sudo apt install libcurl4-gnutls-dev # or libcurl4-openssl-dev
sudo apt install libmediainfo-dev
# ffmpeg is required at runtime to create random screenshots
sudo apt install ffmpeg

# Qt (alternative: download and install Qt from its official website)
sudo apt install qt5-default \
    qttools5-dev \
    qttools5-dev-tools \
    qtdeclarative5-dev \
    qtmultimedia5-dev \
    libqt5svg5 \
    libqt5svg5-dev \
    qml-module-qtquick-controls \


git clone https://github.com/Komet/MediaElch.git
cd MediaElch
git submodule update --init
mkdir build && cd build
qmake ..
make -j4


Run following command after building MediaElch to install it on your system.

sudo make install