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Lightworks Is Almost Ready For Linux Release

Free Software

Published on 18 June 2012 02:19 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Free Software
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Lightworks, the high-end non-linear video editor that was open-sourced, is almost ready to finally debut on Linux.

The Lightworks open-source announcement was covered in 2010 and was expected for a Linux debut in late 2011, then came November 2011 release plans, but the Linux version was ultimately delayed.

Half-way into 2012, we finally see the existence of the native Linux client for Lightworks and there's video of it running atop Ubuntu.

Embedded below is a video of Lightworks running on Ubuntu Linux. There isn't yet any alpha/beta release of Lightworks for Linux, but it's expected soon. No other new details for this video editor were shared at this time.


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Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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