[IAEP] http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Education_Team#Commentary

Gary C Martin gary at garycmartin.com
Wed Aug 5 16:21:41 EDT 2009

Hi James,

On 5 Aug 2009, at 20:44, Jim Simmons wrote:

> Dennis,
> There is no audio on either video.
> It looks like most of the Sugar videos are on dailymotion.  I would
> post mine there if I was convinced that nobody could improve on what I
> did.  I was hoping that Dave C or someone else could take the original
> .ogv and use Final Cut Pro to make something better.

I'd offer to help, but I'm at the end of a slow pipe, out in the  
sticks, visiting family at the moment. I even gave up downloading your  
relatively small .avi as it killed the network here and was going to  
take 7hrs! Ouch (and this is in the UK).

> Virtual Dub runs on Windows only.  I use that program a lot.

As a Mac user, with access to FCP, to be honest iMovie is fantastic  
for this kind of quickie (slice, dice, titles, transitions, music). I  
should really screen capture and create some Sugar videos too (both  
for youtube and dailymotion delivery) but I'm spread rather thin just  

> I digitized my embarrassingly large Betamax collection using that
> program.  However its editing ability is limited.  You can cut out
> unneeded scenes and that's about it.  Its real strength is in
> capturing video from a TV card.

My Father's been doing the same with old cellulose, and VHS formats ;-)


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