Linked by Eugenia Loli on Mon 11th Jan 2010 08:10 UTC
Multimedia, AV I followed the hype: Reddit, Slashdot's front page, months of thumbs up on my blog and various video forums by Linux users for OpenShot. Given that I'm longing for a usable Linux video editor since 2003, and given that OpenShot version 1.0 had just been released, I naturally gave it a go, by also downloading its provided dependencies on my Ubuntu Linux 9.10.
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VideoLAN Movie Creator
by tijsco on Mon 11th Jan 2010 09:01 UTC
tijsco
Member since:
2010-01-11

What's your opinion about this new project of VLC:
http://vlmc.org/

Looks interesting to me.

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RE: VideoLAN Movie Creator
by Eugenia on Mon 11th Jan 2010 09:06 in reply to "VideoLAN Movie Creator"
Eugenia Member since:
2005-06-28

From what I've seen from it so far, is that it's progressing in the wrong way: two preview panels are old-school. Also, I don't think I can wait another 5 years for it become stable (since that project is still in its infancy). So I don't consider it a contender.

As far as I'm concerned, if you want to do some real work with video editing, even just as an amateur-but-serious videographer, you still need to use Windows or Mac. It's unfortunate, but I see *useful* video editing on GNU/Linux as the final frontier for the platform. I'm still "on the waiting".

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concurrentcoder Member since:
2008-04-16

5 years may be true for this project, but not because it is in its infancy. The last version of iMovie took a few months to develop by one software engineer, this was all mentioned when Steve Jobs demonstrated the app at its premiere. There may or may not be a lesson in all of that for the Linux community.

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