Just a thought

ArtistX

Posted by stringofthoughts on March 30, 2009

ArtistX is an awesome Linux distribution for multimedia production. It’s got everything for making a simple movie to an animation movie and adding hollywood like special effects and here is the awesome thing it’s Free :D. It’s an open source software comes as a live CD.

artistx

A partial list of softwares included in the DVD:

  • 2D Graphic Software: Gimp, Inkscape, Nip2, Krita, Cinepaint, Synfig, Rawstudio, Skencil, Hugin.
  • 3D Graphic softwares: Blender, Wings3D, Kpovmodeler + Povray 3.6, K3D.
  • Video softwares: Cinelerra, Kino, Openmovieeditor, Kdenlive, Pitivi, Avidemux, Devede, and many others.
  • Video and Music players: Mplayer, Helix Player, Videolan, Xine, Kaffeine, Kmplayer, LastFM and many others.
  • Music software: PD and externals, Rosegarden, Ardour, TerminatorX, Cecilia/Csound, Gnusound, Mixxx and many others.

The DVD conatins 2500 multimedia softwares, practically everything made for the GNU/Linux platform.

Now you gotta love and start using FOSS (Free and Open Source Software)

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