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Lightworks On Linux Shows Signs Of Life

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Published on 18 March 2013 05:41 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Free Software
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It's been a long-time coming, but the Linux port of the award-winning high-end Lightworks non-linear video editor is moving along.

The Linux port has taken much longer than originally anticipated when plans were laid in 2010. Now in 2013, they are still doing alpha testing with a small, exclusive sub-set of Linux users.

For those wondering about the current state of Lightworks on Linux, RedShark has posted a new video showing the state of the video editor on Ubuntu. The video is embedded below.

The Linux beta is said to be "very close."

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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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