GLava adds some candy to your Linux desktop. It’s not the type of application that’s ever going to set the world on fire. But if it offers a bit of harmless entertainment, what harm can it do?
Some people find audio visualizers relaxing, stimulating, or therapeutic to watch psychedelic displays. If you fall into this category, give GLava a whirl.
OK, the software does consume CPU cycles. The windowed mode consumes 30-40% of one of the cores of a reasonably powerful i5 CPU. And that takes into account that the GPU is taking some of the load (yes, the software uses hardware graphics acceleration).
Developer: Levi Webb
License: GNU General Public License v3.0
GLava is written in C. Learn C with our recommended free books and free tutorials.
Pages in this article:
Page 1 – Introduction / Installation
Page 2 – In Operation
Page 3 – Other Features
Page 4 – Summary