[IAEP] Video ready for editing

Jim Simmons nicestep at gmail.com
Mon Aug 3 13:16:22 EDT 2009


I may make a wiki page on what I learn from this experience.  It's not
difficult to do a video like this, but there are a lot of little
details you have to work past.

James Simmons

On Mon, Aug 3, 2009 at 12:09 PM, David Farning<dfarning at sugarlabs.org> wrote:
> Thanks for pushing this forward!  One steady person pushing things
> forward makes it much easier for other to jump on board.
> This is pretty anecdotal.... I have been surprised at the number of
> times I have seen comments saying that people chose a particular
> software product  because it had a good introductory video.  While we
> currently have few people _able_ or interested in make Sugar related
> videos having them fills a great need in the project.
> thanks
> david
> On Mon, Aug 3, 2009 at 11:48 AM, Jim Simmons<nicestep at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Over the weekend I installed kino on one of my computers and I'm
>> trying to learn how to use it to edit my videos.  There are fancier
>> programs for video editing on Linux but this one does what I think I
>> need.  It can convert my .ogv files from recordmydesktop to .dv, does
>> simple non-destructive editing, allows me to create titles and
>> transitions, encodes the edited file to XVid, and runs pretty well on
>> a Pentium III.  The one thing it won't do is add a music track to my
>> video, but I couldn't legally use the music I'd like anyway.
>> I should have a video for Read Etexts later this week.  When I'm happy
>> with that I'll look at making one for Get Internet Archive Books and
>> Read.  They won't be fancy, but they should do an OK job of
>> demonstrating the use of these Activities.
>> I haven't heard anything from Dave C so I'm going to assume he's lost interest.
>> James Simmons
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