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Shotcut 24.02 Open-Source Video Editor Released with Ambisonic Audio Support

Coming a month after Shotcut 24.01, the Shotcut 24.02 release is here to add support for the full-sphere surround sound format called Ambisonic in Settings > Audio Channels. Ambisonic audio is often used with 360° video and can be output as spherical or reframed to a rectangle.

GNOME 46 to Ship with Experimental Variable Refresh Rate (VRR) Support

Yes, you’re reading it right, after more than three years of work by the Mutter (GNOME’s window and composite manager) developers, the variable refresh rate (VRR) support has been merged today and will be available as part of the upcoming GNOME 46 desktop environment series as an experimental feature.

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Mesa 23.3 Linux Graphics Stack Brings the NVK Vulkan Driver for NVIDIA Hardware

posted by Marius Nestor on Nov 29, 2023

Mesa 23.3

Highlights of Mesa 23.3 include the NVK Vulkan driver developed by Collabora for NVIDIA hardware, which recently reached Vulkan 1.0 conformance, OpenGL ES 3.1 support for the Asahi driver, VK_EXT_pipeline_robustness support for the Intel ANV Vulkan driver, VK_KHR_maintenance5 support for the Radeon RADV Vulkan driver, as well as VK_KHR_cooperative_matrix support for RADV/GFX11+ hardware.

The Asahi driver also received support for several new OpenGL extensions, namely GL_ARB_compute_shader, GL_ARB_shader_atomic_counters, GL_ARB_shader_image_load_store, GL_ARB_shader_image_size, GL_ARB_shader_storage_buffer_object, GL_ARB_sample_shading, GL_OES_sample_variables, GL_OES_shader_multisample_interpolation, and GL_OES_gpu_shader5.

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