Linked by Eugenia Loli on Sun 7th Dec 2003 07:44 UTC
Multimedia, AV My husband and I are thinking of buying the Canon Optura Xi camcorder soon (in our opinion, the best DV camera at this range). Because I run so many OSes I always have 'embedded' in me this "thing" to only buy supported hardware by the major OSes. I am sure Optura's DV part will work fine with some Linux tools, but then what? How do I easily edit my... masterpiece and burn DVDs or VCDs via an integrated solution and send them to our families in Greece and France?
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What I'm looking for
by Spark on Sun 7th Dec 2003 09:19 UTC

While we are at it... ;)
Sometimes I'd like to small videos from a row of image files (in other words, game videos ;) ). I can convert the screenshots to an mjpeg with mjpegtools (I think), so all I need would be a simple tool which can:
- Open said mpegs for further editing
- Cut and paste of different parts of the video so I don't have to do this all by reordering image files
- Put sound in the background (ideally it would allow me to set exactly where a sound should start and stop, aligned with the video)
- Optional: Blending of different scenes (and ideally tracks) with simple effects, maybe text overlay

It wouldn't have to be done all in one app.
Does anyone know if this can be done in a rather uncomplicated (and free) way and which tools this would require?
I'm not really looking to spend much time into investigating the possibilities, but I'd like to use it sometimes if I knew the possibility would be there. ;)