Lightworks is an open source Video editing software application which can be installed on Linux, Windows and macOS operating systems. This is an alternative to commercial video editor applications such as Adobe Premiere Pro and Final Cut Pro X. In this guide we will explain how to download and install Lightworks Video Editor on Fedora Linux operating systems.
Lightworks has wide native format support available in any professional NLE. MXF, Quicktime and AVI containers, with almost every format you can think of importing natively without the need for transcoding, from ProRes, Avid DNxHD, AVC-Intra, DVCPRO HD, RED R3D, DPX, AVCHD (with AC3 audio), H.264, XDCAM EX / HD 422, all on the same timeline in real-time.
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The new release of Lightworks as of this article update is 2021.1. This version contains large number of new features and improvements. For example the project frame-rate limitation has been completely removed, allowing media with any frame-rate (including variable rate) to be imported into a project, played back, logged, and added into sequences seamlessly.
This new release also added Support for macOS 11 (Big Sur). We will do a separate guide on the installation of Lightworks Video Editor on macOS Big Sur.
Download Lightworks RPM Package
Lightworks packages for various Linux operating systems are available in the releases page from the official Lightworks website.
On Red Hat based systems such as Fedora you’ll download .RPM package. This can be done from the command line with wget/curl of manually from the downloads page.
sudo yum -y install wget wget https://cdn.lwks.com/releases/2021.1/lightworks_2021.1_r126716.rpm
Confirm that the release you’re downloading is the latest.
Install Lightworks Video Editor on Fedora
Once the package has been downloaded to the local system, install with yum command.
sudo yum localinstall lightworks_2021.1_r126716.rpm
Launch and start using Lightworks Video Editor on Fedora after installation.