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Lightworks is a non-linear editing system (NLE) for editing and mastering digital video

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Overview

Lightworks is a non-linear editing system (NLE) for editing and mastering digital video. Its features include relatively simple user interface, multiple effects and multiple output formats (Pro version).

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System Requirements

#MinimumRecommended
1Processor: Intel i7 chipset or faster, fast AMD chipset
2RAM: 3GB RAM or higher
3Display: Two high-resolution displays (1920 x1080) or above
4Graphics Card: PCI Express graphics card (NVIDIA or AMD) with 1GB or higher and support for DirectX 9 (Windows only)

Although both NVIDIA and AMD graphics cards are supported, NVIDIA is recommended as the graphics card of choice.

Recommended: NVIDIA cards K1200, K2200, K4200 and K5200

5Separate media and system drives (these can be internal or external as long as the the interface is suitably fast)
6Compatible sound card
7Disk Space: 200MB Disk space for Lightworks installation
8(Optional) a Lightworks Console
9(Optional) a Lightworks keyboard
#Minimum
1Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8/8.1 and Windows 10
2

Linux Supported Debian Distros:

  • Ubuntu/Lubuntu/Xubuntu 14.04 and higher
  • Mint 17 and higher
3

Linux Supported RPM Distros:

  • Fedora 20 and higher
4Mac 10.9 and higher

Ratings

Aggregate
3.44 
 5

Capterra4.4 
 5
based on 21 reviews
FileHippo
Windows
4 
 10
based on 428 reviews
FileHorse
x32 - Windows
7 
 10
based on 41 reviews
FileHorse
x64 - Windows
6.6 
 10
based on 31 reviews
G2CROWD3.5 
 5
based on 20 reviews
MacUpdate
macOS
4.5 
 5
based on 4 reviews
Macworld3 
 5
based on professional's opinion
PCWorld
Windows
2 
 5
based on professional's opinion
Softonic
Windows
6 
 10
based on 1699 reviews
Softonic
macOS
6 
 10
based on 34 reviews
Softpedia
x32/64 - Windows
4 
 5
based on 11 reviews
TechRadar5 
 5
based on professional's opinion
TopTenReviews3.5 
 5
based on professional's opinion

Developer

EditShare LLC

Written in

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Initial Release

1990

Repository

Lightworks being a proprietary software, its source code is not publicly hosted.

License

Proprietary, Freemium, Commercial

Alternatives

Non-Linear Editing

No alternative software available under 'Non-Linear Editing' category.


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