[plug] Decent Video Editing Software for Linux

Bernd Felsche berfel at innovative.iinet.net.au
Thu Jun 12 19:07:07 WST 2008

Jason Posavec <jasonposavec at iinet.net.au> wrote:

>Hoping somebody can point me in the right direction. I need a linux 
>equivalent of Pinnacles Studio, which is currently the sole piece of 
>software requiring me to maintain Windows in my home. I've slowly 
>replaced every piece of software I use with a superior linux equivalent, 
>but cannot find anything to match Studio. Gopchop crashes if it even 
>looks at mpeg2 files. Basically that's all I use Studio for - editing 
>mpeg2 files.

I use Cinelerra. Mainly for DV-source editing. It works "well".

But bombs quite easily, but I guess because of that instability, it
keeps a session "backup" which can be recovered after a restart,
putting the edit state back to the command immediately before the
one that crashed.

One thing that I've noticed with Cinelerra is that it slows down
dramatically when you are dealing with about 4000 or more scenes in
the same "movie". That probably won't be much of an issue for most
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