AV Linux is a free custom shop modded and rodded 32bit+PAE computer Operating System designed to turn a regular old (or fairly new) PC or Intel Mac into an Audio/Graphics/Video workstation appliance. An appliance..? Yes, imagine your Workstation computer being as reliable as that old Frigidaire in the garage! AV Linux features a complete customized Debian Linux XFCE4 4.10 Desktop Environment with the added bonus of a handpicked selection of pre-tested and pre-configured Audio, Graphics and Video content creation software demonstrating the excellence of Open-Source and also includes many unique Commercial Demos. Great care has been taken to represent mature and productive applications many with custom builds to enhance their reliability and best show how far Linux has come as a Content Creation platform. A veritable treasure chest of Linux and Cross-Platform favourites are pre-installed, Ardour, Audacity, Blender, Cinelerra, Handbrake, Hydrogen, Kdenlive, LinuxDSP (demos), LMMS, Mixbus (demo),  Openshot, Renoise (demo) and VLC Media Player are just the tip of the iceberg. AV Linux is distributed as a free LiveDVD ISO image that can be downloaded, burned and run from a DVD-R(W) copied and run from a USB Key or installed to a computer's hard drive. For more detailed information please take time to read the PDF User Manual and licensing info shown below.

**AV Linux does not install on newer Windows 8 UEFI computers with GPT partitions, an MSDOS partition table is required.
**PAE enables access to up to 64gb of RAM, however any single application can only access a maximum of 4Gb of RAM.

**AV Linux is currently customized. tested and intended for English locales only, it does support international keyboard layouts.

Read the AV Linux Manual

  Read the AV Linux EULI

  Read the Release Notes

  Download AV Linux via Torrent  (Please choose torrent option if possible) 

  Download AV Linux from the ISO FTP (*Limited Bandwidth* Consider torrent or a Mirror)

Download AV Linux from  linuxaudio.org  Mirror

  Download AV Linux from Linux Freedom Mirror

Sincere thanks to the providers of the donated torrent and Mirror facilities!

AV Linux is independently developed. If you have found it useful please consider making a donation of any size. Donations acknowledge the project 'as-is' and do not fund future developments. Sincere thanks to all who have donated!


AV Linux is the primary recommended Linux OS for the phenomenal Harrison Mixbus DAW and features the only currently available demo version of Mixbus on the LiveDVD. You can purchase the full version license key through the AV Linux Mixbus store link at no extra cost and help support AV Linux development.

Support AV Linux through this unique micropayment system.

Flattr this

Related Projects and Links:

Ardour DAW
Harrison Mixbus
LinuxDSP Plugins
Cinelerra Video Editor
Kdenlive Video Editor
Openshot Video Editor
Loomer Plugins
Libre Music Production