[K12OSN] Great video processing program
hick518 at yahoo.com
Tue Jun 13 21:33:57 UTC 2006
Thanks for the link. I'll throw in a couple plugs for
some programs that I use, kino and qdvdauthor:
--- "Dr. Daniel Loomis" <drloomis at cox-internet.com>
> For those of you working with students to convert
> .avi video to .mpeg
> for use in making DVDs, I can wholeheartedly
> recommend KmPg2. I use it
> to convert mjpeg videos from my Canon digital camera
> into beautifully
> rendered mpeg2 with AC3 audio ready to be mastered
> using DVDStyler.
> Ideally, original videos should be 640x480 or
> higher. But even videos
> shot it 320x240 look fairly decent when scaled up to
> 720x480 NTSC video
> format. KmPg2 can even convert videos to 16x9
> The author is very helpful and works hard to resolve
> any kinds of
> difficulties that arise.
> KmPg2 does require some KDE libs, especially
> Kommander, since it is
> essentially a collection of Kommander scripts that
> access ffmpeg and
> other commandline utilities.
> Ideally, a dual cpu (perhaps also dual core) server
> is best for
> processing large videos, as the program takes good
> advantage of
> multi-threading. It even has a check box to run the
> processes in a
> lower priority so that it won't bring your system to
> its knees.
> For assembling mjpeg or other .avi files, I have
> found avidemux2 to be
> very simple to use. Just open the original file and
> then /file/append
> additional clips. avidemux2 will also convert .avi
> to .mpeg but the
> results are not as good as with KmPg2.
> Check it out at:
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