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hi I'm a youtuber and I need to install my ArcSoft Showbiz capture software but when I put the disc in it comes up with raw files and wont run the set-up menu, also when I try to download things from the internet it wont let me open them it comes up with raw files and wont start the program.

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Video processing in wine with Windows software is probably a bad idea. Look at the other questions on site that refer to native video editing software for better results. It's not an answer, but a recommendation, so it's a comment not an answer. –  hbdgaf Jul 25 '13 at 10:44
    
I used wine. thanks for the help. I would not be able to youtube without your help. –  macauley Jul 25 '13 at 11:24

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It seems that you are trying to run a windows application in Ubuntu for that you have to first install wine and then try running the setup file directly from your media.

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This is valid. A quick google search turned up it's Windows only software. I still don't think video production in Wine is a good idea. –  hbdgaf Jul 25 '13 at 10:49
    
where do i install wine from ?? –  macauley Jul 25 '13 at 10:50
    
    
you can install wine right from software center. –  user177282 Jul 25 '13 at 11:13
    
I used wine. thanks for the help. I would not be able to youtube without your help. –  macauley Jul 25 '13 at 11:24

You can install Wine, and then install your software true it.
But I don't think video editing on Ubuntu via Wine is a good idea...

There are a bunch of native programs for Ubuntu that surely will work better that "ArcSoft Showbiz" via Wine.

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I used wine. thanks for the help. I would not be able to youtube without your help. –  macauley Jul 25 '13 at 11:23
    
@macauley If your problem is answered, close the topic by selecting any answer as accepted (Below the UpVote / DownVote buttons). –  Gediminas Jeremiah Gudelis Jul 25 '13 at 12:08
    
what would these programs be ?? –  macauley Jul 25 '13 at 13:20
    
its capturing through my vcap –  macauley Jul 25 '13 at 13:21
    
The Lighworks is the best (IMO), but it is still BETA as for now. I myself am using OpenShot pretty frequently. –  Gediminas Jeremiah Gudelis Jul 25 '13 at 13:50

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