Openshot Video Editor on openSUSE

Openshot screenshot

Figure 1 : Openshot Application on openSUSE 11.2. Click for higher resolution

OpenShot Video Editor is an open-source, non-linear video editor for Linux, built with Python, GTK, and the MLT Framework. The project was started in August 2008 by Jonathan Thomas, with the objective to provide a stable, free, and friendly to use video editor.The function much similar with Kdenlive and Kino, both are a video editor for Linux.

Features :

* Support for many video, audio, and image formats (based on FFmpeg)
* Gnome integration (drag and drop support)
* Multiple tracks
* Clip resizing, trimming, snapping, and cutting
* Video transitions with real-time previews
* Compositing, image overlays, watermarks
* Title templates, title creation
* SVG friendly, to create and include titles and credits
* Scrolling motion picture credits
* Solid color clips (including alpha compositing)
* Support for Rotoscoping / Image sequences
* Drag and drop timeline
* Frame stepping, key-mappings: J,K, and L keys
* Video encoding (based on FFmpeg)
* Key Frame animation
* Digital zooming of video clips
* Speed changes on clips (slow motion etc)
* Custom transition lumas and masks
* Re-sizing of clips (frame size)
* Audio mixing and editing
* Presets for key frame animations and layout
* Ken Burns effect (making video by panning over an image)
* Digital video effects, including brightness, gamma, hue, greyscale, chroma key (bluescreen / greenscreen), and over 20 other video effects

OpenShot Video Editor originally written for Ubuntu. Official website provided the deb installer for Ubuntu and RPM for Fedora. openSUSE rpm currently not available on OpenShot website but openSUSE user may install it with package from Packman repositories.

Install Openshot

Install with zypper on openSUSE 11.2 :
[code language=’cpp’]
zypper ar http://packman.iu-bremen.de/suse/11.2 packman-bremen
zypper ar http://download.opensuse.org/distribution/11.2/repo/oss/ oss
zypper ref && zypper in openshot
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Note that you should have the oss repos available because openshot has dependency library available on oss repo.

Note for Indonesian openSUSE user:
Please use local repo for better speed on refreshing and installing the package

[code language=’cpp’]
zypper mr -da
zypper ar http://kambing.ui.ac.id/opensuse/distribution/11.2/repo/oss/ oss-kambing
zypper ar http://kambing.ui.ac.id/opensuse/distribution/11.2/repo/non-oss/ non-oss-kambing
zypper ar http://kambing.ui.ac.id/opensuse-packman/suse/11.2/ packman-kambing
zypper ref && zypper in openshot
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