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Open source video editing: what we have now and what we need

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 74.65.31.177] on April 12, 2008 08:11 AM
I just tried openmovieeditor on my ZenWalk 5.0 installation. It functioned like it was designed by a four-year-old. Or maybe somebody wrote it in two weeks and then abandoned it. It's totally inadequate, a real POS. This has been the consistent history of Linux non-linear video editors. I see no reason that it will ever change. I have a dual boot system with Xpro so that I can run my $99 Womble MM video editor. It's dinky, but it runs circles around all of the Linux NLE's.

Don't hold your breath waiting for a real Linux video NLE that works smoothly and performs well, -it's not in the cards.

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