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Postby jhouse59 on Sun Sep 14, 2008 9:12 am

I've bought a VCR/DVD recorder. To record my home movies that are on VHS tapes. I want a software that will let me edit my home videos. So I can add music and pictures to my movies. Can anyone tell me of software that will let me edit movies? I'm looking for something like "Windows Movie Maker".
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Re: Edit Movies

Postby Acid_1 on Mon Sep 15, 2008 1:19 am

You should definitely try kdenlive then.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kdenlive

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sudo apt-get install kdenlive
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Re: Edit Movies

Postby iironjade on Mon Sep 15, 2008 4:30 am

I'd use the dvd recorder to edit rather than the computer. No software needed, no crashes or lock ups.
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Re: Edit Movies

Postby jhouse59 on Mon Sep 15, 2008 8:31 am

Acid_1 wrote:You should definitely try kdenlive then.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kdenlive

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sudo apt-get install kdenlive

Thanks. Kdenlive looks like a great program. I'm using Mint 5 (Elyssa). With the GNOME desktop. I've went to their web site. It says it's for KDE. Do you know if it will work with GNOME?

iironjade wrote:I'd use the dvd recorder to edit rather than the computer. No software needed, no crashes or lock ups.

Thanks. What I meant for edit is. I wanted to be able to add pictures and music to my home movies.
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Re: Edit Movies

Postby iironjade on Mon Sep 15, 2008 10:16 am

Sorry, my fault for not paying attention. :oops:
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Re: Edit Movies

Postby Fred on Mon Sep 15, 2008 11:50 am

Acid_1,

Thanks for the recommendation sir. This will come in handy for me too.

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Re: Edit Movies

Postby Acid_1 on Mon Sep 15, 2008 12:14 pm

It says it's for KDE. Do you know if it will work with GNOME?


Most KDE apps work in Gnome, just it loads their libraries on top of Gnome, so it slows down your pc a bit, but I wouldn't be too concerned (only while you run that app)

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