[IAEP] My videos are on Sugar Labs video site
nicestep at gmail.com
Sat Aug 8 13:28:46 EDT 2009
Yesterday I edited my Get IA Books--Read demo video and posted it on
the SugarLabs video site. I also removed the original ReadEtexts:The
Movie video and replaced it with a reencoded version. Because of
modifications I made to the mencoder.sh script run by Kino I no longer
have distorted text on the screen for either video. What was
happening before was that Kino's import was converting the 800x600
original to 720x480, which I think is the dimensions used by DVDs.
This conversion was OK, but when mencoder resizes it again to 640x480
the text on the screen got distorted. I changed the script to make
the output the same size as the original and that fixed everything.
I am planning to make a Wiki page on all the stuff I learned while
making these videos. I just managed to get Cinelerra installed on
Fedora 11. It looks kind of overwhelming. Kino was easier.
I tried embedding one of my videos in a web page outside of the Sugar
Labs video site to see if that would make it world viewable. It did
Unless I can figure out how to use Cinelerra to add a music track to
these videos I consider them done. I'd like to post them with other
Sugar videos. If anyone can suggest how I'd go about doing that I'd
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