ArtistX is a free live GNU/Linux DVD which turns a common computer into a full multimedia production studio.
It is based on Ubuntu GNU/Linux and contains nearly all the available
free audio, 2D and 3D graphics, and video software for the GNU/Linux
computing platform. It doesn't need to be installed, and boots directly
into a running system without touching hard drives. The files produced
with ArtistX can be easily stored on USB devices or CD/DVD medium while
it is running. ArtistX is a Ubuntu-based bootable DVD containing many free multimedia
software packages for audio, 2D and 3D graphics, and video production.
The goal of this project is to showcase the variety of multimedia
software available on the GNU/Linux platform and to enable creative
individuals to accomplish their tasks with the help of Free Software.
ArtistX 0.7 is based on the great Remastersys software for creating live
cd's and includes the 2.6.27
Kernel, Gnome 2.24 and KDE 4.2, Compiz Fusion and about 2500 free multimedia software,
nearly everything that exists for the GNU/Linux operating system.
Based on Ubuntu Intrepid (8.10)
Compiz Fusion for 3D Desktop effects
Most of Ubuntu Multimedia packages
Gnome 2.24 and Kde 4.2
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.
- On the DVD you can find about 2500 multimedia softwares, practically everything made for the GNU/Linux platform.