Puredyne is a distribution with an Ubuntu core that offers us an ideal graphical environment for multimedia creations. Its tools allow us to work on music, video and images at several levels, as well as working on the development of applications.
The distribution for the digital artist
Puredyne comes with a collection of applications to create any multimedia creation. Not for nothing, it has been designed to be capable of working with audio and video in real time, loading the kernel with the minium work possible. Furthermore, this distribution is presented within an attractive and simple graphical environment in which tools are very accessible.
Noteworthy programs available in Puredyne
- Audio: Audacity, Ardous, SuperCollider and Cuck.
- Image: GIMP, gThumb, Inkscape and Fluxus.
- Video: VLC, MPlayer, Avidemux, and Mencoder.
- Development: GCC, Subversion, Make and Mercurial.
The simplicity of Puredyne stems from both its user environment and from the fact that it comes in Live DVD format that will avoid complicated and tiresome installations.