Cinelerra 4.4 released with new audio processing features
While first public alpha of Lightworks for Linux is reportedly coming next month, Adam Williams released the annual update of Cinelerra.
If you've been living under a rock these past 10 years or so, Cinelerra is a free non-linear video editor for Linux that's in the “love it or hate it” league. This is mostly due to a certain disbalance between features, and both UI bling and stability.
Cinelerra 4.4 running on Ubuntu 12.04
The amount of changes is quite modest, and half of them are in the audio department. The developer claims better live audio processing, as well as audio gaps removal effect and audio oscilloscope.
Audioscope effect for audio tracks
Apart from that, you are likely to experience faster startup, more responsive interface, better recording from webcams, and you definitely get a new Bright UI theme (the toggle is in the Preferences dialog).
Surprisingly, Cinelerra 4.4 even builds out of box on stock Ubuntu 12.04 this time (and even on 32bit), albeit system-wide installation doesn't seem to work. Running the ./cinelerra binary from the bin directory works like a charm though.
By the way, since last week there is a Fedora Video Contest running. The objective is to get an awesome Fedora videos template to improve the branding of community videos. Submissions period ends on October 5th.