Category: Editing software

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

Animated Route in Cinelerra

Have a look at this excellent explanation of how to achieve something so simple, yet complicated as visualising a line that moves from A to B, by our favorite Cinelerra hacker the Mule. The wackiest bit in this guide is a project in itself: how to the customise shadewipes in Cinelerra, which is well described […]

Editing software, Manuals

Article: Blender, working in 3d

Sumit Sarkar, a visual artist whose character based artwork takes the form of digital and canvas paintings, digital sculpture, and aerosol art, was invited to write Blender: working in 3d for the Digital Artists Handbook. The article offers a helping hand to anybody who would like to start working with Blender. Written by an artist […]

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Article: Video editing with OS tools

“Video editing with open source tools”, a new article written by Valentina Messeri and Eleonora Oreggia, has been added to the Digital Artists Handbook. After a quick-step through the most common workflow (capture, edit, manipulate, export), the article ‘showcases’ quite a number of available FLOSS video softwares, mostly for time-line editing, which is quite useful […]

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Blender talk – LGM 2009 – Montreal

From Montreal, at Libre Graphics Meeting, two talks about blender, the 3D open source software presented by Martin Poirier and Bassam Kurdali. The main subject was about the animation’s potential uses and the different steps to make a film. So more for the initiated people and animation side. You can see the video here : […]

Editing software

Open Mail to the Lumiera Community

(Fwd. from the Piksel mailinglist, thanks Hadrian) Dear Lumiera Community ———————- Lumiera is a huge project, we will depend on every possible contribution. Sitting and waiting for other people to finish it would bring us nowhere, and if people want to use it they will need to consider to contributing; every little step counts. We […]

Editing software, News

Cinelerra is a she

When you follow the OSvideo blog and other sites on video, you will probably have noticed that video often is a predominantly male domain where guys like to revel in tech-talk about hardware, devices, or cunning code hacks. Thanks to Raffaella Traniello and the The Newbies’ front of Cinelerra we are reminded that our favorite […]

Editing software, Manuals

Crazed Cinelerra 1080P

Dealing with a new media format in Linux and Cinelerra is never easy. But if you have patience, it is very satisfying to get a project done that makes your friends say “Wow” or have a laugh. Cinelerra enthusiast the Mule bought himself a new Canon 5D still-image camera and posts findings of his experiments […]

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Kaltura 1.0

Hi, I’m excited to update you that today we have officially launched our open source video module for Drupal, a leading open source Content Management Platform used by more than a million sites. Kaltura’s All in One Video Module enables Drupal site-builders to easily add video and rich-media functionalities to their Drupal sites. The module […]

Annotation tools, Editing software, News

Tips for Transcoding Cinelerra Compatible Video with FFmpeg, MEncoder

Alexander Grundner is a San Francisco Peninsula based web publisher who likes to play with Linux in his free time. He posts some tips on transcoding video on his blog that might be helpfull for all you Cinelerra lovers. Thanks Doma

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