It's also worth mentioning that Lwks announced a while back that Lightworks will become open source. That was four years ago and I'm not entirely sure what's the current status of that, but hopefully Lightworks will go GPL at some point.
|Lightworks 11.5 running under Ubuntu 14.04|
The new Lightworks 11.5, released today, includes new features such as:
- import, Render and Export as background tasks;
- added support for Retina displays;
- YouTube export option including direct upload;
- AC3 audio decode support removing the need for third party decoders;
- fully customizable user interface;
- smarter menus with fast access Export and FX favourites;
- powerful new Multicam improvements;
- playback controls added to source and edit viewers;
- much more!
A full list of changes in the latest Lightworks 11.5 can be found HERE (PDF).
- Debian Distros: Ubuntu/Lubuntu/Xubuntu 13.10, Mint 15, 16;
- RPM Distros: Fedora 18, 19;
- Chipset: Intel i7 chipset or faster, fast AMD chipset;
- Memory: 3GB RAM or higher;
- Screen: Two high-resolution displays (1920 x1080) or above;
- Graphics card: PCI Express graphics card (NVIDIA or ATI) with 1GB or higher and support for OpenGL;
- Storage: Separate media and system drives (these can be internal or external as long as the the interface is suitably fast: eSATA Firewire 800);
- Sound: Compatible sound card and an audio monitoring system;
- Optional: Lightworks Console;
- Optional Lightworks keyboard;
- System drive: 200MB Disk space for Lightworks installation;
- Internet: Internet connection for activating Lightworks (first time only).
Download Lightworks 11.5 for Linux or Windows
If you're new to Lightworks, I suggest you take a look at the official tutorials.
via Web Upd8 - Ubuntu / Linux blog http://ift.tt/1iRbP6P