As of today, April 25, 2019, Ubuntu Studio 16.04 LTS has reached the end of its support cycle. We strongly urge all users of 16.04 to upgrade to Ubuntu Studio 18.04 and add the Ubuntu Studio Backports PPA for support through April 2021. Our next LTS release, 20.04, is expected in April 2020. Ubuntu Studio […]
Welcome to Ubuntu Studio
Ubuntu Studio is a free and open operating system for creative people.
We provide the full range of multimedia content creation applications for each of our workflows: audio, graphics, video, photography and publishing.
Whether your aim is recording, mixing, mastering, live processing, or even coding, there is a variety of tools for you.
With a full suite of audio applications Ubuntu Studio can support you with these tasks and many more.
Graphic design and modeling applications such as GIMP, Inkscape and Blender are provided. Along with plugins like dcraw to help with RAW camera files and wacom-tools for people with Wacom drawing tablets.
From home movies to full length HD films, Ubuntu Studio supports you all the way to final render for your video.
Ubuntu Studio also provides an application suite for 3D modeling, animation, and compositing.
Post production effects, like lens flares, color grading, and chroma key/alpha over, are available to support your creative vision.
Import pictures from your camera or other devices.
Edit, process and organize your photos with such applications as Openshot and Darktable, and publish them to social web sites.
Want to publish a book, or a e-book?
Whether you’re heading for the printing press, or need to have a particular format for a phone reader, it is possible to achieve professional results on Ubuntu Studio.
Council Chair Erich Eickmeyer will be in Bellingham, WA, USA this weekend for Linux Fest Northwest 2019, and will be bringing his audio setup to demonstrate Ubuntu Studio at the Ubuntu table. Check out the post on his personal blog!
Back in April 2018, Ubuntu Studio 18.04 was released as a non-LTS (Long-Term Support) version, which limited its support cycle to end January 2019. This was due to a number of factors, from the involvement of the team members at the time to the number of team members. In January 2019, the team came up […]
The Ubuntu Studio team is pleased to announce the release of Ubuntu Studio 19.04, code-named “Disco Dingo”. This marks Ubuntu Studio’s 25th release, and is its largest and most feature-full release in a long while. This release is a regular release and as such, it is supported for 9 months. For those requiring longer-term support, […]
The Ubuntu Studio team is pleased to announce the beta release of Ubuntu Studio 19.04, codenamed Disco Dingo. While this beta is reasonably free of any showstopper CD build or installer bugs, you may find some bugs within. This image is, however, reasonably representative of what you will find when Ubuntu Studio 19.04 is released […]
During a meeting of the Ubuntu Developer Membership Board on March 11, 2019, two Ubuntu Studio developers, Council Chair Erich Eickmeyer and Council Member Ross Gammon, successfully applied for and received upload rights to Ubuntu Studio’s core packages, fulfilling the requirements prescribed in https://wiki.ubuntu.com/RecognizedFlavors. We would like to thank the community for staying with us […]
The following is a statement about the recent activity regarding Ubuntu Studio’s status as an official flavor of Ubuntu from council chair, Erich Eickmeyer: Hello Ubuntu Studio Community, As you have probably heard by now, Ubuntu Studio’s status as an official flavor of Ubuntu was recently called into question. You can read more here: https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/technical-board/2019-March/002428.html […]
With Ubuntu 19.04’s feature freeze quickly approaching, we would like to announce the new updates coming to Ubuntu Studio 19.04. Updated Ubuntu Studio Controls This is really a bit of a bugfix for the version of Ubuntu Studio Controls that landed in 18.10. Ubuntu Studio Controls dramatically simplifies audio setup for the JACK Audio Connection […]
The Ubuntu Studio team has been working on some exciting things since the release of Ubuntu Studio 18.10 back in October, and we thought we should update the community on these things. Ubuntu Studio Installer In the past, the “Ubuntu Studio Metapackage Installer” has served to allow those that choose to install metapackages in Ubuntu […]
The Ubuntu Studio team is pleased to announce the release of Ubuntu Studio 18.10 “Cosmic Cuttlefish”. As a regular release, this version of Ubuntu Studio will be supported for 9 months. Since it’s just out, you may experience some issues, so you might want to wait a bit before upgrading. Please see the release notes […]