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

Lanny Marcus lmmailinglists at gmail.com
Sat Jan 31 03:00:41 UTC 2009


On Fri, Jan 30, 2009 at 7:06 PM, Joseph L. Casale
<JCasale at activenetwerx.com> wrote:
>>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.
>
> Welcome to Non-linear video editing, I haven't read up on Cinelerra but
> it saves an xml file since while you are working in a project, you are
> not touching your data. Outside of a *very* large computer, raw dv is
> useless but every time you encode it, you lose quality. It would be a very bad
> idea to encode each time you save, which would also make saves unbearably
> long.
>
> When you are done your "project" you then export(encode) it to a format
> you so desire.

Cinelerra will take a lot of reading. I installed kino a few hours ago
and was able to import the file OK and my wife is using that now.  :-)
  Quick and simple, but lacks the incredible power of Cinelerra.
Eventually, I will figure out what to do in Cinelerra, after it
produces those .xml files....


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