Tuesday, May 2, 2017

How to install LiVES Video Editor 2.8.5 Ubuntu 16.04 & Higher

   LiVES is a Video Editing System. It is designed to be simple to use, yet powerful. It is small in size, yet it has many advanced features.

    LiVES mixes realtime video performance and non-linear editing in one professional quality application. It will let you start editing and making video right away, without having to worry about formats, frame sizes, or framerates. It is a very flexible tool which is used by both professional VJ's and video editors - mix and switch clips from the keyboard, use dozens of realtime effects, trim and edit your clips in the clip editor, and bring them together using the multitrack timeline.

LiVES 2.8.5 Changelog:
  • Fix audio loss when inserting without audio in clip editor (regression).
  • Fix compiler error and warnings for gcc 7 (https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=853520)
  • Fix regression in mkv_decoder.
  • Fix compiler warnings for openGL plugin.
  • Change max seek allowed from 1 second to 2 seconds in avformat decoder.
  • Update css state selectors for gtk 3.18+
  • Experimental support for Wayland.
  • Updated translation to Ukranian (thaks Yuri).

Installation instructions:

Add the PPA to your system, update the local repository index and install the Firefox package:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntuhandbook1/lives

$ sudo apt-get update

$ sudo apt-get install lives lives-plugins
    Optional, to remove Firefox, do:

 $ sudo apt-get remove lives lives-plugins && sudo apt-get autoremove


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