Professional video editor Lightworks 11.5 for Linux

Lightworks For Linux

Lightworks is a system of non-linear editing, from the company EditShare .
After four years of development the company EditShare released Lightworks 11.5, the first stable version of its flagship video editor for the Linux platform. It is noteworthy that the issue of 11.5 submitted simultaneously to the Windows version, is built on a single code base and opportunities of inferior version of the editor for Windows. To download the prepared binary packages in formats deb and rpm suitable for installation in Ubuntu 13.10, Mint 15/16 and Fedora 18/19.
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 and Emmys. 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 ($7.99 per month, $79.99 per year or $279.99 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. 


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The paid version also available advanced tools for sharing projects, the possibility of output in stereoscopic 3D, support of choose of placement of the project, rendering support and Hardware I/O. However, contrary to original plans, the free version added support for some of the capabilities that were previously reserved for the Pro version, for example, the ability to add captions and support importing all professional and consumer formats.
Download the program from the following link:

  • 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

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