[CentOS] OT: Digital Video Editor for CentOS 5.2 - Suggestions?

Lanny Marcus lmmailinglists at gmail.com
Fri Jan 30 21:40:04 UTC 2009


On Fri, Jan 30, 2009 at 11:06 AM, Lanny Marcus <lmmailinglists at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 30, 2009 at 10:58 AM, Akemi Yagi <amyagi at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Fri, Jan 30, 2009 at 5:37 AM, Lanny Marcus <lmmailinglists at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Tue, Aug 5, 2008 at 4:36 PM, Akemi Yagi <amyagi at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>>> Cinelerra.  It is very powerful, and Dag kindly added to his repo
>>>> quite sometime ago.
>>>> http://cinelerra.org/
> <snip>
>
>> Brilliant! Thanks, Lanny, for sharing the lovely story.  It is always
>> nice to know that someone ditches the other OS and comes to Linux to
>> get jobs done.  From what you told us, your wife is no doubt a smart
>> lady.  I have yet to learn it (I know I'm behind) but I am already
>> benefiting from it via my video expert friend.

Akemi: She's *much* smarter than I am. Although, she says the only
person smarter than she is is me, because I married her. I installed
the Samsung software that came with the Camcorder and Windows Movie
Maker and 1 or 2 other applications on Windows today and none of them
can even open the .vob file. I cannot explain this to you other than
to say that Cinelerra is more intuitively obvious to use, although it
is extremely complex. I will need to RFM much much more than my wife,
to get the hang of Cinelerra. Still not sure why it produces an .xml
file instead of .avi or something else, but if I RFM, I will probably
figure that out. Some easy step(s) that we don't know about yet.
Lanny


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