Linux News Today: Introducing the SparkyLinux Multimedia Edition, a Live CD Full of Tools for Artists On the Go
Along with the announcements for the SparkyLinux 4.2 GameOver and SparkyLinux 4.2 Rescue operating systems, the SparkyLinux devs had the great pleasure of introducing the first SparkyLinux Multimedia Edition.
It would appear the SparkyLinux devs ran a poll a few weeks ago, and the Multimedia Edition was the most voted special edition of the operating system. Therefore, today we’re happy to introduce you guys to the all-new SparkyLinux 4.2 Multimedia Edition Live CD.
SparkyLinux Multimedia Edition promises to be one of the best and full-featured Live CDs for artists on the go, as it includes a large set of multimedia applications (see below for a detailed list), which help aspiring video and audio producers, as well as graphics and web designers to achive their goals.
“One of the three polls has asked you about a special editions, and Multimedia Edition won, so there is,” said the SparkyLinux developers in today’s announcement. “SparkyLinux “Multimedia” Edition features a large set of tools for creating and editing graphics, audio, video and HTML pages.”
What’s inside SparkyLinux 4.2 Multimedia Edition
SparkyLinux 4.2 Multimedia Edition boasts a great number of tools for audio manipulation, including Audacity, LMMS, Mixxx, Ardour, Guitarix, Qtractor, Rosengarden, Qsynth, Timemachine, Tuxguitar, Yoshimi, PHASEX, Bitmeter, Sound Converter, Sweep, Zita, Internet DJ Console, and Audio Tag Tool.
There are also many applications for video production, such as Avidemux, OpenShot, LiVES, DeVeDe, Transmageddon, Subtitle Editor, RecordMyDesktop, Xine, DVD Styler, dvd::rip, Video Transcoder, Xjadeo, WinFF, VideoCut, Stopmotion, OGMRip, VLC Media Player, and Brasero.
Among the graphics tool included in SparkyLinux 4.2 Multimedia Edition, we can mention Blender, GIMP, Inkscape, darktable, RawTherapee, Synfig Studio, LibreOffice Draw, Scribus, MyPaint, Phatch, ImageMagick, K-3D, as well as Simple Scan. Additionally, you can find the Blue Fish and BlueGriffon HTML editors.
Download SparkyLinux 4.2 Multimedia Edition for 64-bit and 32-bit computers right now from Softpedia. The operating system is built around the lightweight LXDE desktop environment, and below we’ve prepared a quick screenshot tour for your viewing pleasure.