I’ve seen everybody hail Lightworks as the messiah that will make all other open source video editors irrelevant. So far, I didn’t blog about this (because frankly, life’s too short to be pessimistic, and I was also quite curious as to how it would play out and wanted to give EditShare the benefit of the doubt—after all, I’m a fan of video editing software in general).
Here’s a tricky usability question: how would you represent the actions of grouping and ungrouping clips on a timeline? (Un)grouping is used for changing the way selections affect a set of clips. It allows you, among other things, to separate and remove the audio from the video of a clip.
In my free time, I try to help other open source projects get rid of accumulated weight from the years. At GUADEC, I told the Epiphany devs that the 3.x series (with its new design direction/vision and the gradually improving Webkit backend) would be the perfect opportunity to close massive amounts of old bug reports. Indeed, there were nearly a thousand of them open.
Thanks to our friends from Ubicast, there is a nice recording of the talk I gave with Thibault in San Diego. Unlike what the title says, this is actually not a case study :) it is aimed at those of you who are wondering what GES is all about, why it matters, how it works, and why everybody should be using it to Get Things Done. If you’re interested in audio and video editing with GStreamer, you should definitely check it out.