Improving Your Content: Tips, Tricks and Goodies
Integral to Linux entertainment is the customizability that each application or program offers. This is what causes the extreme usability and power of the platform. In this section, we will look at some of the many different tricks and tips for different Linux creative software that can help you improve your craft and allow you to gain more satisfaction with your creative pursuits.
Converting between file formats may seem a daunting chore for most of us. After all, why do we need more than ten types of files just to play music? We must remember thateach file format has its given pros and cons, and thus has its own audience. However, switching file formats to fit your needs should not be that difficult in Linux. Below are articles which will be very helpful in teaching you how to convert between audio and video file formats in Linux.
Many consider the GIMP to be the crowning achievement of Linux as a creative tool. The GIMP is an extremely powerful image manipulation tool which can do many varied tasks from simple image correction to adding special effects for videos. Its secret is the extreme customizability using third-party plugins, brushes and other modifications to make the GIMP suit your needs. If you are doing a transition from Photoshop to the GIMP, you may find some difficulty in the different layout and workflow. The articles below may help in easing the transition.
Scribus is another up and coming software tool in Linux. Scribus is a desktop publishing software, which allows you make professional-looking print meda like documents, books, invitations and the like. Scribus is gaining prominence today due to its being an extremely cheaper and potentially more powerful alternative to other commercial desktop publishing suites. Below are some tips we have for those who wish to explore Scribus.