Depending on the installation options, StartCom MultiMedia Edition can function as a multi-purpose workstation with built-in Web server, Database, Office Suites, Entertainment Center, Recording Studio, Video Manipulation Platform and advanced Desktop environment. In addition, the Video and Sound section offers some outstanding applications like Cinelerra, Rosegarden, Audacity and many,many sound manipulating effect tools, synthesizers, samplers, sequencers. It has virtualization (XEN) and clustering capabilities (GFS), an extensive developer platform (Eclipse) and even allows the running of many Windows® based application with the help of the included Windows API implementation (Wine). This is of course only a partial list of the StartCom MultiMedia Edition's capabilities. Many other helpful tools are just a click away. Also thanks to the new Yum Extender, installing these programs and updating this operating system was never easier.