[mythtv-users] Video editor outside of Myth?

Lan Barnes lan at falleagle.net
Fri Nov 30 19:34:33 UTC 2007

On Fri, November 30, 2007 9:49 am, John Drescher wrote:
>> For a lot of reasons, I'm going to be switching Myth boxes. I've decided
>> that my recordings really aren't worth the trouble of dragging over
>> (lots
>> of Sponge Bob and Simpsons -- brilliant in their way, but not "Citizen
>> Kane"). So I plan to just start fresh.
>> But, there is some stuff (Frontline and "Battlestar Galactica") where I
>> might want to cut the commercials and burn CD/DVDs.
>> So my question is, is there a good video editor for Linux (OSS) outside
>> of
>> Myth? Or should I just stick with Myth on another monitor?
> I use projectX to do all my commercial cutting. Most of the time I use
> the myth interface to do set the cutpoints and I use a shell script to
> fire off projectx to do the cutting. On top of that there were
> occasions in which I have used the gui from projectx for that as well.
> For the command line stuff I have a script (pxcut.sh)  that gets the
> cut points out of myth and calls projectx. You can find the latest
> here:
> http://www.nabble.com/Alternative-Commercial-Cut-Mechanism-t4786315s15552.html
> John


Actually, it occurs to me that I'll still have all the myth tools on the
old box, and I doubt if one needs capture cards for transcoding/cutting.
Maybe I'm all set w/o realizing it.

Lan Barnes

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