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 Post subject: A/V Package questions
PostPosted: Sun Mar 26, 2006 3:54 pm 
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I hope this is the right forum for this question about packages.
First off, is this the proper place to make package requests, and are such suggestions/requests appropriate given the time/manpower you have to invest in this project?
If so, packages I would love to see added to your repos:
Jahshaka - an early beta of what could turn into a great video editor - the project is getting some backing from HP, and others, but it's young - right now it's video only, audio is not working yet.
Cinepaint and Glasgow - more powerful branches of The Gimp - not sure if Glasgow has been released, but it's imminent.
PiTiVi - early beta, something to watch for now - video editing package
kdenlive - I'm not sure if this is a branch of Lives, or what, but it's undergoing a major rewrite right now - something to watch
Audacity - audio editor with lots of potential
Blender - 3D animation package - very advanced, used in Hollywood


Perhaps you already know about these, perhaps some are already available, perhaps some have been rejected, or perhaps you just don't enough time in the day.....

I do have a question about your Cinelerra package - is this packaged from the Heroine Virtual site, or this the one from CVS? I mean the one from http://cvs.cinelerra.org/

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PostPosted: Sun Mar 26, 2006 3:59 pm 
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I'm pretty sure Audacity has come stock on the CD in past releases of blag (I don't know about 49k/50k), and Blender/Cinepaint were in the repos.

And... this is the place where you can make the requests for the others in the upcoming release:
http://forums.blagblagblag.org/viewtopic.php?t=1330


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 26, 2006 5:09 pm 
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And... this is the place where you can make the requests for the others in the upcoming release:
http://forums.blagblagblag.org/viewtopic.php?t=1330[/quote]

As soon as I made that post and checked it, I noticed the sticky "suggestion box" you refer to in the above link at the top of the development forum list - another lesson in "look before you leap" - thanks for your response

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PostPosted: Sun Mar 26, 2006 7:04 pm 
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claudejones wrote:
Jahshaka - an early beta of what could turn into a great video editor - the project is getting some backing from HP, and others, but it's young - right now it's video only, audio is not working yet.


I've looked at this a number of times over the last few years. It looks interesting, but quite a pain to stuff in to an RPM.

claudejones wrote:
Cinepaint and Glasgow - more powerful branches of The Gimp - not sure if Glasgow has been released, but it's imminent.


cinepaint was even on the CD way back when, but there wasn't much demand for it. It also looks like no one has been maintaining it, but I haven't checked up on it in awhile. I've never heard of glasgow.

claudejones wrote:
PiTiVi - early beta, something to watch for now - video editing package


Never heard of it. URLs would be convenient. :)

claudejones wrote:
kdenlive - I'm not sure if this is a branch of Lives, or what, but it's undergoing a major rewrite right now - something to watch


Not familiar with it.

claudejones wrote:
Audacity - audio editor with lots of potential


Has been on the CD for a long time (since blag9k?).

claudejones wrote:
Blender - 3D animation package - very advanced, used in Hollywood


Was on the CD at one point, is now in the repo. Oh, someone requested yafray or something. Hmm. Bugzilla? :)

claudejones wrote:
I do have a question about your Cinelerra package - is this packaged from the Heroine Virtual site, or this the one from CVS? I mean the one from http://cvs.cinelerra.org/


I'm just using freshrpm's build which I think he got from CVS. He has a newer package of it too, that I don't think i've put in the repo yet.

-Jeff


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 26, 2006 7:41 pm 
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jebba wrote:
claudejones wrote:
Jahshaka - an early beta of what could turn into a great video editor - the project is getting some backing from HP, and others, but it's young - right now it's video only, audio is not working yet.


I've looked at this a number of times over the last few years. It looks interesting, but quite a pain to stuff in to an RPM.

Yes - it's not ready. Not worth spending much time on right now. Glad you're keeping an eye on it.

claudejones wrote:
Cinepaint and Glasgow - more powerful branches of The Gimp - not sure if Glasgow has been released, but it's imminent.


cinepaint was even on the CD way back when, but there wasn't much demand for it. It also looks like no one has been maintaining it, but I haven't checked up on it in awhile. I've never heard of glasgow.

It's discussed here: http://www.cinepaint.org/
Looks like they're aiming for end-of-month release.
I got cinepaint running on my blag box without issue - it's a logical part of a full video production suite, which I hope to see in Linux before long.

claudejones wrote:
PiTiVi - early beta, something to watch for now - video editing package


Never heard of it. URLs would be convenient. :)
Sure. Here you go: http://pitivi.sourceforge.net/
Again, not ready for prime-time - worth keeping an eye on...

claudejones wrote:
kdenlive - I'm not sure if this is a branch of Lives, or what, but it's undergoing a major rewrite right now - something to watch


Not familiar with it.
Here's a link: http://kdenlive.sourceforge.net/index.php
It's being ported to the mlt framework - seems to be in intensive development - worth watching...

claudejones wrote:
Audacity - audio editor with lots of potential


Has been on the CD for a long time (since blag9k?).
Sorry - I guess I missed it...

claudejones wrote:
Blender - 3D animation package - very advanced, used in Hollywood


Was on the CD at one point, is now in the repo. Oh, someone requested yafray or something. Hmm. Bugzilla? :)
Repo is fine for me - again, I must have missed it...

claudejones wrote:
I do have a question about your Cinelerra package - is this packaged from the Heroine Virtual site, or this the one from CVS? I mean the one from http://cvs.cinelerra.org/


I'm just using freshrpm's build which I think he got from CVS. He has a newer package of it too, that I don't think i've put in the repo yet.

I'm subbed to the cvs.cinelerra list - there is intense development going on these days - it's got some way to go, but it seems the most promising of the projects out there.
Thanks for the detailed responses!

-Jeff

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 Post subject: Linux in A/V
PostPosted: Fri Mar 31, 2006 10:01 am 
Hello.

As I was, a long time ago, in the A/V community, I still know where to look and how to copy/paste ;) .

Linux, Mac OS X, & Co forum on Doom9's:

http://forum.doom9.org/forumdisplay.php ... 6798c&f=63

Application links:

http://forum.doom9.org/showthread.php?t=89543

Cheers,

Mijo


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