Robert (gurdonark) wrote,
Robert
gurdonark

open shots

Last night I finished a music video for a friend's ambient music piece. The video was five and a half minutes long. I used the Linux tool Open Shot Video to create the video. I like Open Shot Video because its video editor is simple and intuitive to use. Like Windows Movie Maker, it de-emphasizes multiple features and emphasizes ease of use. But Open Shot Video handles far more formats than does Windows Movie Maker. It is perhaps a bit less stable, a little more prone to crash. But I like it as a video creation tool.

I had made a short animated sequence and shot live footage over the past few weeks, which I put together to make the film. When it was done, I sent it to my friend via sendthisfile.com.
The upload took over 3 hours. Though to my eye the video is rough and lo-fi, the recipient liked it and posted it.

Today the cold front is moving in. I must decide which hike I wish to take.I read on the internet about Woody Allen and now talking heads on CNN are talking about the shutdown.
Subscribe

  • and one bye

    Last night I took a walk in our neighborhood. The neighborhood next to ours, built by the same builder, bears the name Avondale. Avondale uses a…

  • Mild Chill

    A mild cold front brought Autumn-like less-warm temperatures. I walked in Glendover Park this morning. I saw the usual suspects: Blue Jays, a…

  • refurbs and systems

    The HP laptop I got refurbished on eBay for 70 dollars proved its worth. I use it for on-line calls and conferences. I believe this is the first…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

  • 2 comments