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

Akemi Yagi amyagi at gmail.com
Tue Aug 5 21:47:59 UTC 2008

On Tue, Aug 5, 2008 at 2:36 PM, Akemi Yagi <amyagi at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 5, 2008 at 2:26 PM, Lanny Marcus <lmmailinglists at gmail.com> wrote:
>> We are finally going to replace our VHS-C  Camcorder, with a Digital
>> Camcorder, tomorrow. Looking for suggestions,
>> for Digital Video Editor to use on CentOS 5.2. Preferably, something
>> in the CentOS or RPMForge repositories and easy to use. TIA!
> Hi Lanny,
> Cinelerra.  It is very powerful, and Dag kindly added to his repo
> quite sometime ago.
> http://cinelerra.org/
> The only "problem" is that, because it is so powerful and feature
> rich, learning curve is very steep.  I have yet to learn it myself but
> I already know its capabilities through my best Linux friend who is an
> expert in video editing.

Hi again,

If your camcorder connects to the computer through firewire, there is
one caution: kino may not be able to see the firewire port under
CentOS.  More details are in this forum thread:


In there, I (toracat) admit that my workstation that handles our
camcorder is still running FC6.  This was for other reasons, but now
that I know kino does not work on CentOS (with its firewire support),
I cannot make the switch.

Just wanted to give you some heads up.


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