[mythtv-users] previewing cutlists
kscales at xplornet.com
Wed Oct 3 04:47:17 UTC 2007
Jerome Yuzyk wrote:
> I am editing down a 4-hour news program to capture just a few segments of
> interest. I know how to edit, but how to preview my cutlist before committing
> to transcoding?
> What's a better tool for video-editing? A video equivalent to Audacity (or
For my 2 cents, the nicest tool for editing recordings is VideoRedo, and
it's well worth the US$50. It does frame-accurate edits, and using the
thumbnails and audio display, you can make very good cuts.
It runs quite well under recent versions of "wine". (Yeah, it will
still crash, but this almost always happens for me AFTER returning from
writing the edited file -- I haven't had it fail during an editing
session prior to writing the output file for a couple of months, under
fairly heavy use.)
I currently use wine/VideoRedo from my Ubuntu desktop, and mount my Myth
recordings directory via NFS. (You probably won't want to run VRD
directly on your Myth box.)
If you are using Windows for your desktop, you can set up Samba on your
Myth backend to access your recordings.
(No, I am not associated with VideoRedo, but do support it as a happy
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