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Media Production (Pop!_OS)

Bring Your Imagination to Life

There's something special about telling stories. And the more tools you have at your disposal, the more vivid and dynamic your story telling can be.

Pop!_OS supports world class story-telling tools that when combined with System76 hardware, create an unparalleled system for content creation.


Blender is the free and open source 3D creation suite. It supports the entirety of the 3D pipeline‚ÄĒmodeling, rigging, animation, simulation, rendering, compositing and motion tracking, video editing and 2D animation pipeline.

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Godot Game Engine

Godot provides a huge set of common tools, so you can just focus on making your game without reinventing the wheel.

Godot is completely free and open-source under the very permissive MIT license. No strings attached, no royalties, nothing. Your game is yours, down to the last line of engine code.

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Lightworks is a non-linear editing system for editing and mastering digital video. It was an early developer of computer-based non-linear editing systems, and has been in development since 1989 and won a 2017 EMMY Award for pioneering digital nonlinear editing.

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OBS Studio

Open Broadcaster Software is a free and open-source cross-platform streaming and recording program built with Qt and maintained by the OBS Project.

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LMMS is a digital audio workstation application. Produce music with your computer by creating melodies and beats, synthesizing and mixing sounds, arranging samples and much more.

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Natron is a powerful Digital Compositor that can handle your 2D/2.5D needs. Its robust OIIO file formats and OpenFX architecture is what make Natron the most flexible open source compositor for the visual effects community.

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Inkscape is a free and open-source vector graphics editor. This software can be used to create or edit vector graphics such as illustrations, diagrams, line arts, charts, logos, icons and complex paintings.

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GIMP is a free and open-source raster graphics editor used for image retouching and editing, free-form drawing, converting between different image formats, and more specialized tasks.

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Krita is a free and open source raster graphics editor that is primarily focused on digital drawing and painting. It features an OpenGL-accelerated canvas, non-destructive layers and masks, an advanced brush engine, and support for many drawing tablets.

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Flowblade is a multitrack non-linear video editor with a set of industry standard editing tools suitable for beginners and masters alike to help make your vision a reality of image and sound.

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Shotcut is a free, open source, cross-platform video editor. It has wide format support, various device and transport options, and an intuitive but customizable user interface.

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