As could probably be predicted, there’s been a lot more press around WebM over the last ten days or so. A few articles are worth noting.
The PiTiVi team have recently announced the release of version 0.13.3 of the popular open source source non-linear video editing tool. PiTiVi is built with Python on top of the GStreamer framework.
- Fix Rendering Failures
- UI beautifications
- Switch to themeable ruler
- Speed optimisations
- Show the project name in the window title
The news is a couple of weeks old now, but I thought PiTiVi was dead and wasn’t bothered visiting their website for updates anymore. The link to their Forum still goes to a default Apache page.
The organisers of linux.conf.au have done a fantastic job in making all presentations and tutorials available to watch online – in Ogg Theora format naturally. If you were disappointed to miss out on linux.conf.au, this is the next best thing to being there.
For readers of Stream #0 the following items from the main conference may be of most interest:
- Building a video remixing web-site using Annodex [Slides OGG part A OGG part B SPX part A SPX part B]
- Anatomy of a Video Codec [Slides OGG SPX]
- Bringing kittens back to life – continuing story of open source graphics drivers [Slides OGG SPX]
- Seeking is hard: Ogg design internals [Slides OGG SPX]
- Farsight 2: Video conferencing made easy [Slides OGG SPX]
For a full list of videos from the main conference presentations, go to the main presentation page on the linux.conf.au site and the find the presentation you’re most insterested in.
In parallel to the main linux.conf.au, there was also a Multimedia Mini-conf and the good news is, videos are available online for these presentations too!
- Foundations of Open Media Software workshop summary [OGG]
- Dirac Video Compression System [OGG]
- FOSS Codecs for Online Video: Usability, Uptake and Development [OGG]
- Lightning Talks [OGG]
- Survivor Melanesia – Ethnomusicologist vs Annodex [OGG]
- Adventures in Consumer Electronics with GStreamer [OGG]
- Ingex – tapeless television production using Linux. [OGG]
A full listing from all Mini-confs is also available.
There goes the rest of your day!