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editing software

Postby dreamer » Fri Oct 19, 2007 1:32 am

what's the best compatible video editing software for linuxmint? if i posted this in the wrong area or there is already a thread about this, i appologize.

thanx

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Re: editing software

Postby scorp123 » Fri Oct 19, 2007 7:14 am

dreamer wrote:what's the best compatible video editing software for linuxmint?
Define 'compatible' please? :roll: 'Compatible' to what?? :lol:

Tryout kino (you can install it via Synaptic) ... maybe this is what you were looking for?

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Postby Husse » Fri Oct 19, 2007 7:14 am

Welcome to Mint dreamer
This may help
http://www.linux.com/articles/60624
Unfortunately when you google for "video editing linux" you get a bunch of hits that are too old - using kernel 2.4something - won't work :cry:
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Postby bytehopper » Fri Oct 19, 2007 7:50 am

Take a look at LiVES

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Postby scorp123 » Sat Oct 20, 2007 5:55 am

bytehopper wrote:Take a look at LiVES
Nice info page and Feisty *.deb package can be found here:
http://www.getdeb.net/app.php?name=LiVES

Infos about kino + Feisty *.deb package:
http://www.getdeb.net/app.php?name=Kino

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Re: editing software

Postby dreamer » Sat Oct 20, 2007 9:29 pm

scorp123 wrote:Define 'compatible' please? :roll: 'Compatible' to what?? :lol:


well, i have sony vegas, and it's kind of hard for me to figure out, i heard it's not very compatible with linux, and i just got linux, so that is what i mean by "compatible"

what i'm trying to do is make music videos out of my videos that i have and i want to cut certain scenes from one video and add a scene from another, will kino do that?

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Re: editing software

Postby scorp123 » Sun Oct 21, 2007 5:23 pm

dreamer wrote: well, i have sony vegas, and it's kind of hard for me to figure out, i heard it's not very compatible with linux
Was that software written for Linux? If not then it's not 'compatible' at all, and not only "not very compatible".

dreamer wrote: what i'm trying to do is make music videos out of my videos that i have and i want to cut certain scenes from one video and add a scene from another, will kino do that?
Yes. You might also want to try the other packages mentioned in this thread. Then look what works best for you.

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Postby Roel » Tue Oct 23, 2007 1:07 pm

Hello,

I'm new to video editing myself, I've been making short clips with a digital photo camera and have only recently bought a miniDV cam from ebay :D

If you get your footage from a (mini)DV camera, you definitely want Kino, it's just great. It can deinterlace and add a few effects, enough for the quick edit, you know, cut what you don't need and stuff. Just get it anyway.

If you would like some more fun take a look at Cinelerra (be sure to use the community version, not the heroine one), it does crash a lot (A LOT!) but it recovers nicely. It's often criticized for it's complicated interface but I'm a total n00b and it works just fine for me, add video tracks start mixing.

I didn't check out Lives yet but I will soon.

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Re: editing software

Postby dreamer » Tue Nov 20, 2007 7:54 pm

is there anything that works with avi videos?

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Re: editing software

Postby mint-fresh » Tue Nov 20, 2007 8:00 pm

I think Kino works with avi.

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Re: editing software

Postby dreamer » Tue Nov 20, 2007 8:16 pm

this is what i get

this is not a DV file. Do you want to import it?

when i click ok, it gives me options NTSC or PAL, what do i choose?

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Re: editing software

Postby jdriller » Sun Dec 23, 2007 12:17 am

These settings depend on where you are and what your equipment uses. Typically if you 're in the US, you'd use NTSC. Europe PAL. You can google this subject and find out for sure.

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