Linked by Eugenia Loli on Sun 26th Mar 2006 10:02 UTC
Fedora Core It's been about 2.5 years since the first release of Fedora Core. And boy has it come long way! The new version of Fedora Core (FC) is featuring a number of goodies and performance enhancements as we describe below (and yes, it even includes a new logo).
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RE: COns can be pros.
by dumbkiwi on Sun 26th Mar 2006 19:07 UTC in reply to "COns can be pros."
dumbkiwi
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2006-01-02

I've never understood people's slavish addiction to iMovie and iDVD. Personally I find these applications to rigid in their approach, and they don't allow sufficient flexibility. Furthermore, I've never got iDVD to actually render a DVD. It always hangs part way through the process. The final killer for me is that the quality of the output when compared to both kino and mainactor v5 is just not that good. I find the quality much better on the linux apps.

Kino may be a little quirky to use, but it has some very flexible output options. Mainactor is much more traditional in terms of its interface, and is very flexible and powerful. Also the speed of its conversion from dv to mpeg2 is fantastic.

Anyway just some thoughts based on my experiences of video editing on linux and mac.

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RE[2]: COns can be pros.
by Eugenia on Sun 26th Mar 2006 19:10 in reply to "RE: COns can be pros."
Eugenia Member since:
2005-06-28

>to rigid in their approach, and they don't allow sufficient flexibility.

They are just fine for basic HOME usage. If someone wanted something more powerful, Apple already offers three other, expensive, products. But people love iMovie/iDvd exactly because they are easy to use and does all the basic things very easily.

Kino is a mix-n-mash of things, others too. Except Diva on Linux (which is still an alpha), nothing comes close to Apple's *home* multimedia offerings, at least in terms of usability. Pitivi is not as usable either.

Edited 2006-03-26 19:18

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