LiVES Editing System 2.2.6 Available For Ubuntu 14.04/12.04

August 17, 2014

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LiVES, a free video editing system and VJ tool, now is at version 2.2.6, which updates for gtk+ >= 3.10.0.

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

  • cross-platforms.
  • Support multiple video formats via mplayer, mplayer2.
  • Extendable video and audio effects via plugins.
  • Support for remote control via OSC protocol.
  • Video capture from FireWire cameras and TV cards.
  • Lossless backup and crash recovery.

LiVES video editing system

The latest release 2.2.6 was released on Aug 16, with below changes:

  • Fix startup bug (regression) creating config file incorrectly.
  • Libav compatibility fixes.
  • Updates for gtk+ >= 3.10.0
  • Show warning when configured with gtk+ 3.10.x
  • Add support for freenect camera.
  • Minor code cleanups.

Install / Upgrade to LiVES 2.2.6 in Ubuntu:

For Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 12.04 and their derivatives, press Ctrl+Alt+T on keyboard to open terminal. When it opens, run the commands below one by one to get this release from PPA:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntuhandbook1/lives

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install lives

(Optional) If for some reason you want to remove it, run below commands one by one:

sudo apt-get remove lives

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

sudo apt-get update

Above commands will remove LiVES as well as the PPA from your system and update the package lists.

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