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LiVES - LiVES is a Video Editing System


lives <video_file> <start_time> <frames> [ -help ] [ -version ] [ -set setname | -noset ]
[ -nogui ] [ -aplayer ap ] [ -jackopts opts ] [ -norecover | -recover ] [ -oscstart port |
-nooscstart ] [ -devicemap mapfile ]


This manual page documents briefly the lives command.

LiVES lets you start editing and making video right away, without having to worry about
formats, frame sizes, or framerates. LiVES will let you start creating your own tools,
utilities and effects via the built in RFX builder.


-help Show all commandline options and exit

Print the version, copyright and licensing details, and exit

-set setname
Start up lives and autoload set setname

-noset Do not load any set on startup

-nogui Do not show the GUI (experimental)

-aplayer ap
Start with selected audio player. ap can be mplayer, sox or jack. Note: This sets
the audio player permanently. You can change it in preferences.

-jackopts opts
opts is a bitmap of jack startup options [1 = jack transport client, 2 = jack
transport master, 4 = start jack transport server, 8 = pause audio when video
paused, 16 = start jack audio server] Note: jackopts are temporary, only for this
instance. You need to set them in Preferences if you want to make permanent

Force no loading of crash recovery

Force loading of crash recovery (if present)

-oscstart port
Start OSC listener on UDP port port if LiVES is compiled with OSC support

Do not start OSC listener

-devicemap mapfile
Load in device mapping file mapfile at startup

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