Category: Manuals

Cinelerra-CV Floss-Manual

Floss Manuals francophone has published a manual about the open-source professional video-editing software Cinelerra. The publication is available for download as PDF or Epub on the website of Floss Manuals, a printed version will be available soon. The publication was written and edited during a Libérathon (booksprint). Target audience The intention of the publisher was […]

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Screencast FFMPEG with sound

To make a high quality screencast with sound from the soundcard. Great if you want to record for example a webpage that contains sound. system: Ubuntu 12.04 Record without sound, image size relative to dimensions of your screen: ffmpeg -f x11grab -s `xdpyinfo | grep ‘dimensions:’|awk ‘{print $2}’` -r 25 -i :0.0 -sameq output.mkv Record […]

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Comparison of video resolutions

Comparison of video resolutions. White background denotes resolutions with less than one million pixels. Illustration to Wikipedia article ‘Video’.

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After hearing enthusiastic reports of colleagues who saw a demonstration of Toonloop during the Libre Graphics Meeting, I was curious to find out more. I installed it, worked a bit with it, and I have to say: not often am I thrilled by new software for video on GNU-Linux, but this time: Ooh yes! Toonloop […]

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html 5 video in wordpress

“ I am trying a few plugins for embedding html5 videotag in WordPress. Above is a .ogv playing natively with the help of the degradable-html5-audio-and-video plugin. The idea of the Degradable is sympathetic: The plugin enables HTML5 native playback for users with compatible browsers while offering an elegant degradation to other users through very lightweight […]

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Splitscreen Kdenlive

A bit jealous of Michaels beautiful Royal Splitscreen Xmas film, I ran a small test myself of the description how to produce a split screen in Kdenlive.

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9 video splitscreen

A simple way to combine multiple video’s on one screen. We looked around for simple tools to make a splitscreen in multiple parts, not just two, but with more fragments, so that the final result would be a checkerboard with small video’s. Unexpectedly it was hard to find. Finally, turned out it is a job […]

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Projective HTML5 Video using Canvas API

Read original post on Narendra Sisodiya’s blog: TechFandu : Tips and Tricks in Computer “When I saw, Projective Texturing with Canvas by Steven Wittens, I was amazed.” “Yesterdaynight I was trying to same with Video using SVG. SVG has affine transformation but clipping part was difficult. So I modified the Original source code by […]

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raw1394 module … encore

After installing Ubuntu 9.04 from scratch, I have had some bad flashbacks to the zillion times this problem occurred before in previous sytem installations. Capturing in Kino / dvgrab does not work because the /dev/raw1394 module is not loaded and I, as a user, have no write permissions. I found the following post helpful. It […]

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Video tag with Cortado fallback

I used this extended video tag from to display Ogg/Theora video’s on my work blog. Works great. <video src=”” width=”352″ height=”288″> <applet code=”com.fluendo.player.Cortado.class” archive=”” width=”352″ height=”288″> <param name=”url” value=””/> </applet> </video>

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