Just want to give a shout-out to Audacity, which as far as I'm concerned is the open source creative tool that actually achieves the promise of open source creative tools. It gets significantly better every release and releases every few months, and the UI gets better and better (the key thing most open source tools don't achieve). If you tried Audacity a few years ago or more and decided it was unstable or clunky to use, download the latest version. You might be pleasantly surprised.


@darius We'd like to also give a shout-out to the video recording/streaming equivalent: OBS Studio.

Being new to the whole streaming thing (though pretty experienced with software in general), OBS Studio has proven to be easy enough to get started, while also being versatile enough to do extremely complex things.

@KitsuneAlicia @darius will check that out... never heard of it before but now i see its installed in my newly upgraded ubuntu studio 20.04.
we've always used kdenlive and find that really good and also very easy to use. do you have any experience of OBS vs kdenlive? or are they for different things?

@radicalresilience Sorry, our only experience is with OBS Studio, so we don't really have any answers any of your questions.

@radicalresilience A quick search shows us that kdenlive is a video editor. OBS Studio is just for streaming/recording and doesn't have editing capabilities.

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