VIdeo Editing

How to install LiVES Video Editor 2.8.7 on Ubuntu & UNIX Systems

LiVES Video Editor 2.8.7 recently released, is a Video Editing System, designed to be simple to use, but yet very powerful. LiVES comes with many advanced features. It is considered good enough to be used as a VJ tool for professional performances, as well as a video editor is capable of creating dazzling clips in a huge variety of formats. Before we proceed on how to install LiVES on Ubuntu, lets take a quick look at its features.

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LiVES Features

  • LiVES mixes realtime video performance and non-linear editing in one professional quality application
  • It let’s you start editing and making video right away, without having to worry about formats, frame sizes, or framerates
  • It’s 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, as well as bring them together using the multitrack timeline
  • You can also even record your performance in real time, and then edit it further or render it straight away
  • LiVES is frame and sample accurate, and it can be controlled remotely or scripted for use as a video server
  • It supports all of the latest free standards

LiVES 2.8.7 Changelog

  • Remove glad.h dependence on khr
  • Prompt for clip name when rendering to new clip
  • Fix autolives toy
  • Increase default frame size to 1024×768 for new installs
  • Allow override of frame size when encoding to ffmpeg / h264 format
  • Fix breakage in the threaded progress window
  • Updated Ukrainian translation (Yuri)

How to install LiVES 2.8.7 on Ubuntu 17.04, Ubuntu 16.10, Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 14.04

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntuhandbook1/lives

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install lives lives-plugins

How to uninstall LiVES from Ubuntu

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

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