[plug] Decent Video Editing Software for Linux

Jason Posavec jasonposavec at iinet.net.au
Thu Jun 12 14:25:43 WST 2008

Jason Posavec wrote:
> Mike Holland wrote:
>> Jason, what does it need to do?
>> Last time I looked (long ago), I found nothing good for DVB edits.
>> It was much easier to transcode the recording to mpeg4/avi first and 
>> edit that.  Avidemux is good for simple editing of recordings.
> Hi Mike. The only reason I use mpeg2 is because I've always thought 
> that was the better to work with. Sometimes I'm converting from avi to 
> mpeg2 to do the editing, then converting the finished product back to 
> avi. All I'm really doing is editing out ads and so forth. I might see 
> if avidemux will work on the source avi files. Thanks.
> Jason
Just downloaded and tried out avidemux . Very unstable file resulted 
from editing a simple mp4 file. Trying now an mpeg2 to see how that 
goes. I've also installed openmovieeditor (It's on the Ubuntu 
repository, which is nice). and will try that next. Will also find an 
avi to test out as well.


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