This is only verified on Ubuntu 18.04, requires 64bit version.
Minimum Requirements: resolution of 1920x1080 for your primary screen, and graphics card with drivers able to run version 4 of OpenGL shaders. Suggest installing the latest graphic drivers and recommend the system uses an SSD Drive.
You will need FFmpeg installed. apt update; apt dist-upgrade; sudo apt-get install ffmpeg;
If you have trouble importing a file (e.g. mp4), you could review:
which amounts to trying this: sudo apt-get install ubuntu-restricted-extras
Some OS distributions don't have the certain libraries installed by default, these should be detected missing and listed on the splash screen for you to install via your package manager. The deployment is not fool proof yet, therefore for reference, as well as ffmpeg, EYEVJ relies on the following libraries: sqlite3, libfreetype, libpng, libjpeg.
A selection of Plugins are now available for download here