[Ardour-Dev] ardour video track

Robin Gareus robin at gareus.org
Sat Apr 18 15:31:45 PDT 2009

Grammostola Rosea wrote:
> Emanuele Costantini wrote:
>> Yes Robin!
>> Go on with it! Go on, go on, go on!
>> I'm pretty sure there will be several users like me that will switch
>> to Ardour definitely.
>> :-)
>> Emanuele
>>> The plan is to provide for a video session consisting of multiple
>>> [video] files and allow basic editing functionality as well.
>>> The aics source code already includes a couple of scripts to parse EDL
>>> and import Final Cut pro sessions, most of this is in a /works for me/
>>> state and will take some time to clean up.
>>> Integration into the ardour user-interface still has a long way to go.
>>> Currently ardour does not request/drop images when zooming in/out;
>>> that's the next step. but hey, we need to start somewhere..
> Looks interesting...
> Altough... doesn't make it Ardour more vulnerable  for bugs and more
> difficult to maintain adding all those 'new features' and doesn't it
> make ardour too heavy...

Integration in ardour is minimal, it's basically just the
user-interface. All callbacks are sent to the backend (via TCP) which is
developed independently.

> what is wrong with just Ardour and the great app Xjadeo?

Yet a video-timeline is very handy to navigate through projects and
visualize "what's going on".


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