Avidemux 2.8.1 Released with 8-Bit VP9 VDPAU Hardware Decoding, New Filters, and More

Avidemux 2.8.1 Released with 8-Bit VP9 VDPAU Hardware Decoding, New Filters, and More

Avidemux, the popular open-source, free, cross-platform non-linear video editing and transcoding software, has been updated to version 2.8.1, a big update that brings exciting new features and many enhancements. Avidemux 2.8.1 is here nine months after Avidemux 2.8.0 and introduces several new features like a 3-band equalizer, new downmix options, namely stereo headphone and headphone … Read more

Audacity 3.2 Released with Real-Time and VST3 Effects, FFmpeg 5.0 and WavPack Support

Audacity 3.2 Released with Real-Time and VST3 Effects, FFmpeg 5.0 and WavPack Support

Audacity 3.2 has been released today as the latest stable version of this powerful, free, open-source, and cross-platform audio editor software for GNU/Linux, macOS, and Windows systems. Audacity 3.2 is here almost a year after the Audacity 3.1 series and it introduces several exciting new features like real-time effects for the Audio Units, LADSPA, LV2, … Read more

Mesa 22.2 Graphics Stack Brings Improvements for Halo Infinite, Minecraft, and Other Games

Mesa 22.2 Graphics Stack Brings Improvements for Halo Infinite, Minecraft, and Other Games

The Mesa 22.2 open-source graphic stack has been officially released as yet another massive update to this open-source graphics drivers initiative for GNU/Linux distributions and other systems. Major highlights of the Mesa 22.2 graphics stack series include the ARB_robust_buffer_access_behavior extension for the D3D12 Gallium driver, GL_EXT_memory_object_win32 and GL_EXT_semaphore_win32 support for the D3D12 and Zink drivers, … Read more

Fwupd 1.8.5 Adds New Plugin to Display SMU Firmware Version on AMD APU/CPUs

Fwupd 1.8.5 Adds New Plugin to Display SMU Firmware Version on AMD APU/CPUs

Fwupd, a system daemon designed to allow session software to update firmware on GNU/Linux distributions, has been updated today to version 1.8.5, which brings new features and better hardware support. Fwupd 1.8.5 comes about three weeks after fwupd 1.8.4 and introduces a new plugin to display SMU firmware version on AMD APU/CPUs, a new android-boot … Read more

Debian GNU/Linux 12 “Bookworm” Installer Adds Windows 11 Detection, New ARM Devices

Debian GNU/Linux 12 "Bookworm" Installer Adds Windows 11 Detection, New ARM Devices

The Debian Project released today the first alpha development version of the installer for the upcoming Debian GNU/Linux 12 “Bookworm” operating system series, due for release next year. Work on Debian GNU/Linux 12 “Bookworm” kicked off a few months ago, but now there’s also an official installer for early adopters and Linux/Debian enthusiasts who want … Read more

Ubuntu Core Will Support the Matter Standard Out of the Box for IoT Devices

Ubuntu Core Will Support the Matter Standard Out of the Box for IoT Devices

Canonical announced today that it has joined the Connectivity Standards Alliance in an attempt to help set new security and reliability standards for IoT and offer Matter support for Ubuntu Core. As of today, Canonical is a participant member of the Connectivity Standards Alliance (CSA), which the company behind the popular Ubuntu Linux distribution will … Read more

GNOME 43 Released with Quick Settings, More GTK 4 Ports, and New Device Security Panel

GNOME 43 Released with Quick Settings, More GTK 4 Ports, and New Device Security Panel

The GNOME Project released today GNOME 43 as the latest and greatest version of this acclaimed desktop environment for GNU/Linux distributions, both on desktop and mobile devices. After nearly six months of development, the GNOME 43 “Guadalajara” desktop is finally here and introduces a few interesting changes, the most prominent one being the Quick Settings … Read more