[CentOS] Audio/video recording software

Wed May 4 12:50:48 UTC 2011
Robert Heller <heller at deepsoft.com>

At Wed, 4 May 2011 14:14:59 +0200 CentOS mailing list <centos at centos.org> wrote:

> Hi everyone! :-)
> I am supposed to get (for the first time) into the world of making youtube 
> clips. I have a webcam, a microphone and a big hard drive configured and ready. 
> The question is: what would you suggest as an easy-to-use yum-installable app 
> that could handle a couple of minutes/hours of recording?
> People who are about to use it are complete noobs, and I would like to give 
> them a user interface of type "start the program, press record, talk for a 
> while, press stop, press save, quit the program". That is, if something like 
> that exists for CentOS (version 5.6, if it matters).

I wonder if Kino would do this.  Kino is availalble from the rpmforge
repo and installs cleanly via yum under CentOS 5.x.

> I don't mind proprietary/patented/nonfree A/V formats, codecs and stuff. 
> Anything goes, of a typical amateur youtube quality. I just need something 
> that generates video clips in the simplest way possible.
> Any recommendations?
> TIA, :-)
> Marko
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