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Works on Linux Mint 18 cinnamon installed on my laptop.
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Lightworks 12.0.2 - professional full-featured editor on Linux Mint

Lightworks 12.0.2 - professional full-featured editor on Linux Mint

Lightworks is full-featured editor with all the power, with support for all major professional broadcast formats from SD, HD, 2K and Red 4K files. Offering the same tools that professionals around the world have been using every day for the last 20 years to edit feature films, dramas, news and sports. Lightworks gives you everything you need to make your next movie look great!

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Earlier I wrote about this program here, well now the version has been updated, let's see what's new

The main features in this exciting new release include:

  • Smart Play Engine
  • A new Content Manager, for better control of your media
  • Powerful new Color Correction effects
  • Apple ProRes export (Mac OS X only)
  • Import of Final Cut Pro (FCP7) XMLs
  • Compatibility with Blackmagic Design's DaVinci Resolve
  • Integration with EditShare Flow media management system

Assemblies are available only for 64-bit systems and demand the proprietary drivers from AMD or NVIDIA.
Lightworks belongs to the category of professional tools and actively used in the film industry, competing with products such as Apple's final cut, Avid Media Composer, and Pinnacle Studio. Use Lightworks editors than once won in technical nominations Oscars andEmmys. The editor has a user-friendly interface and unrivalled set of supported features, among them the great set of tools to synchronize the video and audio, the possibility of the imposition of a variety of visual effects in real time, "native" support video with a resolution of SD, HD and 2K DPX and RED, tools for editing data, filmed with several cameras, using the GPU to accelerate compute-intensive tasks.
Install the version Lightworks for Linux can be anyone, but the free version has limited functionality. Paid advanced Assembly is distributed under subscription ($24.99 per month, $174.99 per year or $437.99 without limit of time), the differences are reduced to a wider support output formats, while the free version is limited to saving the results formats for Web (for example, MPEG4/H.264) with a resolution up to 720p.


Lightworks Pro includes support for Blackmagic, AJA and Matrox hardware I/O. Project Sharing, enabling groups of editors to all work and collaborate together within their networked environment. Export to all broadcast mastering formats such Avid DNxHD, Panasonic and Sony Formats, AVCHD, MOV, MXF, AVI. Interchange with other applications (AVID, Protools, FCP, Resolve) with AAF, OMF, EDL and Film Cutting Lists. You can even export to a distribution format MPEG-4 (Web, YouTube and Vimeo) at a maximum resolution of 1080p or to DVD and Blu-ray.
Click here for a full list of supported formats

Lightworks ProLightworks Pro

Lightworks Free is our zero-cost version of Lightworks available for everyone. Lightworks Free has all the power of Lightworks, allowing you to export only to MPEG-4 (Web, YouTube and Vimeo) at a maximum resolution of 720p.

Lightworks FREELightworks FREE


New the main feature that attracts new in this version – customizable export to H. 264/MP4 4k but it is only available for clients of service of Lightworks Pro. The application also received the ability to export to WebM, XML and YouTube 2k and 4Kbut, again, only for customers of Lightworks Pro.

New Lightworks Pro customers who purchase an annual Pro license, will also get the visual effects from Boris FX, including integrated two-dimensional and three-dimensional animation, stabilization and more.

And changed available to ordinary users, include, for example, to support import and open file and CinemaDNG effects LUTs. 

Installation Linux Mint 13/14/15/16/17/17.1:

1. Download DEB package

2. Double click on the downloaded archive, and install
  • During upload a file you will be prompted to register, so that later you could enter the program
  • After you register, you will receive an email notification with a link to confirm and activate
  • Then you can open the program, enter a user name and start using

3. Quick Start Guide

Good Luck!!!



Edited by Shekin - 2-11-2015, 11:15
Reason: Information updated

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