Drool... WAS --> Re: Autoconf Version 2.14.1

Jesse Tie Ten Quee highos at highos.com
Fri Jan 5 15:33:31 PST 2001


On Fri, Jan 05, 2001 at 06:13:09PM -0600, Oren J Byer wrote:
> I use a Hauppauge WinTV PCI card to capture the video output from my VCR and
> a generic sound card to capture the audio.

I love my WinTV...

> For sofware I was using Adobe Premiere and Xing MPEG Encoder for the audio
> and Sound Forge for the audio. Now I am looking for linux programs to use
> instead. The problem is that while Windows has better software for editing
> video, linux is better for capturing them. Bttvgrab is a very nice command
> line program for capturing and also allows for conversion to MPEG-1 or 2
> format. Broadcast 2000 looks promising as a non-linear video editor if I can
> ever get it to compile (I get errors complaining about the lack of a
> /usr/src/redhat directory).

if your worried about space (that is after you ripped them to MPEG-1/2)
you may want to look into a few of the newer MPEG-4 implementations like
DivX, very impressive (considering i'm use to DVD quality, which is
MPEG-2 =)

Jesse Tie Ten Quee - highos at highos dot com

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