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better quality than windows movie maker?

Post by D.C.I » Sun May 27, 2007 3:02 pm

does anyone know of any other free video edititng software with transitions and such, that outputs a better quality video than windows movie maker?
i tried a few like programs such as adobe after effects and unlead movie creator and stuff but my specs are too guff to run them at the moment
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Post by Genete » Sun May 27, 2007 10:01 pm

You can try with
http://www.jahshaka.org/
I've tried the linux version and is a little diificult to manage. Also need a strong computer (like all non linear video editors).
Only specific for linux you can also try
http://heroinewarrior.com/cinelerra.php3 "cinelerra"
http://kino.schirmacher.de/ "KINO"
http://www.uchian.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/kdenlive.html "kdenlive"
http://www.xs4all.nl/~salsaman/lives/ "lives" (also for windows)

I usually use cinelerra and have used sometimes Lives.

Maybe someone else knows more free ones.
Taken from this web:
http://alts.homelinux.net/index.php

Also check out this thread:
viewtopic.php?t=17

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Post by Touched » Mon May 28, 2007 11:46 am

I tried the Windows version of Jahshaka a month ago, and not only was it extremely difficult to use (coming from a background of Premiere, After FX, and Avid), but the quality was almost unusable. I managed to get a usable file by rendering out a much higher than needed size, then shrinking it down in VirtualDub.
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Post by heyvern » Mon May 28, 2007 12:25 pm

I tried the Windows version of Jahshaka a month ago, and not only was it extremely difficult to use... but the quality was almost unusable.
Thanks Touched!

I thought it was just me being unfamiliar with "linux" applications. I never even figured out how to render... my brain started to hurt. It could be a tad more intuitive if you ask me. ;)

I used the Mac version.

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Post by Genete » Mon May 28, 2007 1:33 pm

heyvern wrote:
I tried the Windows version of Jahshaka a month ago, and not only was it extremely difficult to use... but the quality was almost unusable.
Thanks Touched!

I thought it was just me being unfamiliar with "linux" applications. I never even figured out how to render... my brain started to hurt. It could be a tad more intuitive if you ask me. ;)

I used the Mac version.

-vern
In fact jahshaka interface is similar to blender (another one with an interface who thrill to beginners). My favorite is cinelerra (but only for linux). Also have its own interface (not gnome nor KDE) but is easier.
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Post by Touched » Mon May 28, 2007 1:52 pm

I do envy you that nice-looking Cinelerra! I've searched high and low for a Windows port, but I think they're using it as bait to try to get more people to convert to Linux. :wink:
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