Author: OSVideo

AXIOM Beta Crowd Funding Launch AXIOM Beta: The first open digital cinema camera apertus° was started by filmmakers who were fed up with the limitations of the tools they had to work with every day. Compared to 50 years ago, cameras today are technologically far superior, but at same time a lot less accessible. AXIOM Beta intends to fix […]

Collaborative filming, Copyrights and licenses, Hardware

Lightworks OS in progress

From the Lightworks website “As we announced in 2010, our commitment is to make Lightworks an Open Source project. Naturally, there are many legal issues and complications in doing so with a product that has over 20 years’ history.” “We’re happy to report that we are making huge strides towards completing porting Lightworks to Linux […]

Editing software, News, Software

Webm in – H264 out

From “The WebM project – a VP8 video stream and a Vorbis audio stream wrapped in a Matroska container re-branded as a WebM container – launched by Google, openly supported by every major chip maker, is going to be the major codec for Google’s Chrome web browser. Yes, Google is dropping H264 support from […]

News, Patents

For immediate redistribution

20 open source movies, that can immediately be re-edited and -distributed. (From

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Vrolijk Kerstfeest / Joyeux Noël

Vrolijk Kerstfeest / Joyeux Noël from Michael Murtaugh on Vimeo.

Editing software, Films and Projects

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 […]

Manuals, Problems and solutions

Open letter to Google: free VP8, and use it on YouTube Open letter to Google: free VP8, and use it on YouTube

The Theora codec is derived from the proprietary VP3 codec, released into the public domain by On2 Technologies. Google has now bought the On2 company. The Free Software Foundation has published an open letter to Google: “With its purchase of the On2 video compression technology company having been completed on Wednesday February 16, 2010, Google […]

News, Patents

Starwars Uncut

“Hello! You and 472 other people have the chance to recreate Star Wars: A New Hope. Below is the entire movie split up into 15 second clips. Click on one of the scenes to claim it, film it, and upload it. You can have up to three scenes! When we’re all done, we’ll stitch it […]

Collaborative filming, Films and Projects

ffmpeg2theora 0.26 released

(fwd from Theora list: ffmpeg2theora 0.26 is out – Some changes that went into this release: * use a/v sync from input container this should fix many issues that came up with variable framerates * include metadata from source in –info json output * update fmpeg * update libkate * OggIndex support, can […]

Editing software, News, Pre-production, Software

Magic Lantern os firmware

(Probably old) News for owners of a Canon Eos 5d Mark II camera who want to use their still image camera as a videocamera, there is the open source firmware upgrade MagicLantern. Installing ML gives the choice to boot the camera into either the Canon factory software or the firmware.

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