You can try Cinelerra out without modifying your computer, thanks to Live DVDs that contain Cinelerra.
You just need to download the .iso file, burn it on a DVD, inser it in the drive and restart your machine.
- dyne:bolic - for multimedia production -uses Window Maker window manager
- AVLinux - based on Debian, with LXDE - contains Cinelerra 2.1.5 CV
- ArtistX - based on Ubuntu 10.04, Gnome or KDE, for multimedia
- Venenux 0.8 RC2 - Debian based - (note: version EC 0.8.2 has not CinelerraCV in it)
- Elive - debian based live CD using Enlightenment window manager
- Musix (2009) - Knoppix based - for audio production, graphic design and video editing
- openArtist (2009) - based on Ubuntu Hardy, for artists
- pho (garbure) (2004) - dedicated to video editing
More detailed instructions for every distrubution can be found in the Manual.
Cinelerra CV is included in the Arch Linux community repository. To install the "cinelerra" package enable the community repository first (See the User Guidelines for more info), then run the following command from the command line:
pacman -Sy cinelerra-cv
Cinelerra CV is included in the Ark Linux package repository. Install the "cinelerra" package using the "Install Software" tool in Mission Control, or run the following commands from a command line:
apt-get install cinelerra
Installation for Gentoo GNU/Linux is very straight forward. Simply type:
as root and it should install and run without any problems.
Note that you may need to put cinelerra in your `/etc/portage/package.keywords' file in order to unmask it:
echo "media-video/cinelerra ~x86" >> /etc/portage/package.keywords
See the Handbook for details.
More informations can be found in the Manual.
Cinelerra is not available in the default Fedora repositories, nor in the RPM Fusion and Livna repositories.
The ATrpms repository offers Cinelerra packages
If you want to compile CinelerraCV from source you can find detailed instructions on Crazed Mule's blog:
Older packages are available. See the old packages page.
Cinelerra packages for Mandriva made by PLF are ready to install. See the PLF site for more information.
You can find Cinelerra packages in the multimedia section of the Slacky.eu repository.
RPMs for openSUSE are in the Packman repositories.
You can install directly with Yast if you have Packman configured as a Yast install source.
Latest Cinelerra CV 2.2 for Ubuntu (from 8.04 Hardy Heron to the current beta release) is available from a Launchpad repo maintained by Nicola Ferralis
To add the Cinelerra PPA to your source list follow the instructions on the Launchpad page.
Once the the PPA has been enabled you can install the package with the command:
sudo apt-get install cinelerra-cv
Older packages are available too. See the old packages page.
If you want to compile CinelerraCV from source you can find detailed instructions on the Cinelerra for Grandma tutorial.