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Lightworks relies on some libraries and packages that are no longer provided by openSUSE Tumbleweed. This guide explains how to download and install dependencies manually, so that Lightworks will run on openSUSE Tumbleweed.

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Lightworks is a professional non-linear editing system (NLE) for editing and mastering digital video in various formats, including 2K and 4K resolutions, and television in PAL, NTSC, and high-definition formats. 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. Lightworks has millions of adoptors worldwide due to the software being available across three platforms in Windows, Mac and Linux. The development of an open-source version was announced in May 2010.[3] No source code of the program has yet been released.


1. Download Lightworks rpm package from Lightworks website:
2. Install lightworks rpm package. When asked by zypper or yast, choose to break lightworks by ignorning some of its dependencies.
3. Download the following rpm package for fedora30. It includes older versions of libcrypto and libssl no longer provided by openSUSE Tumbleweed:
4. Extract compat-openssl10-1.0.2o-5.fc30.x86_64.rpm package to your desktop.
5. Copy libcrypto and libssl libraries from extracted package to your /usr/lib64 folder:
  sudo cp ~/Desktop/usr/lib64/* /usr/lib64
6. Download cg.toolkit rpm package:
7. Install cg toolkit Cg-3.1_April2012_x86_64.rpm package.
8. Enjoy using Lightworks.

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