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The Digital Media Lab at The Edge provides public access to a suite of workstations with a range of professional and free and open source software (FOSS) for graphic design, audio and video editing, web and app development, game design, animation and programming.
There are now 3 different kinds of computer in the Digital Media Lab suitable for a wide range of tasks and work.
Following the release of the Queensland Government’s Roadmap to easing Queensland’s restrictions, State Library has partially re-opened to the public. We are working towards reopening spaces at The Edge. Please check the opening hours and read the conditions of entry.
The Digital Media Lab has been upgraded with 16 new HP ELITEDESK 800 PCs. These workstations have a range of professional and free and open source software (FOSS) for graphic design, audio and video editing, animation and more.
Bookings not required.
The Edge’s updated Apple Workstation is a 27INCH 3.7GHZ 4 CORE IMAC. This specialist computer to provide users with continued access to the Mac-only capabilities that were available in the previous iterations of the Digital Media Lab.
Applications available on this Apple Workstation include:
Members seeking to use the specialist Apple Workstation need to register and book.
The new Production Workstation in The Edge Digital Media Lab at State Library is a HP Z8 G4 WORKSTATION. This high-end platform suitable for heavy duty rendering and GPU intensive work. The Production Workstation can be used for:
8K Video editing
Deep (machine) Learning
Members seeking to use the specialist Production PC Workstation need to register and book.
Never used edited a video, built a website or used digital recording software before? That's okay. The Applied Creativity team at State Library regularly offers skills development opportunities for the resources available in the Recording studio, Digital Media and Fabrication Lab.
State Library members have free access to Lynda.com, both onsite at the State Library or offsite from your home, office or mobile device.
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State Library invites all creatives and makers interested in experimenting, exploring ideas, creativity and collaboration to connect with like-minded peers to participate in regular community projects, events and regular meetups.
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