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Multimedia and Video


``Avifile is a library that allows programs to read and write compressed AVI files (Indeo? Video, DivX :-), etc.) under x86 Linux. (De)compression is performed with Win32 DLLs.''

yum install avifile avifile-devel


avifile [i386: fc10 fc11 fc12 c5 | x86_64: fc10 fc11 fc12 c5]
avifile-devel [i386: fc10 fc11 fc12 c5 | x86_64: fc10 fc11 fc12 c5]


Fedora package

``The Quasar DV codec (libdv) is a software codec for DV video, the encoding format used by most digital camcorders, typically those that support the IEEE 1394 (a.k.a. FireWire or i.Link) interface. Libdv was developed according to the official standards for DV video: IEC 61834 and SMPTE 314M.''

yum install libdv libdv-devel libdv-tools

ManPages: encodedv, playdv


libdv [i386: fc11 | x86_64: fc11 ]
libdv-devel [i386: fc11 | x86_64: fc11 ]
libdv-tools [i386: fc11 | x86_64: fc11 ]


``Libraw1394 provides direct access to the IEEE 1394 bus through the Linux 1394 subsystem's raw1394 user space interface.''

yum install libraw1394 libraw1394-devel


libraw1394 [i386: fc10 fc11 fc12 c5 | x86_64: fc10 fc11 fc12 c5]
libraw1394-devel [i386: fc10 fc11 fc12 c5 | x86_64: fc10 fc11 fc12 c5]


``Libavc1394 is a programming interface for the 1394 Trade Association AV/C (Audio/Video Control) Digital Interface Command Set. It is intended for use with GNU/Linux IEEE-1394 (''

yum install libavc1394 libavc1394-devel

ManPages: dvcont


libavc1394 [i386: fc10 fc11 fc12 c5 | x86_64: fc10 fc11 fc12 c5]
libavc1394-devel [i386: fc10 fc11 fc12 c5 | x86_64: fc10 fc11 fc12 c5]


Fedora package

``libdc1394 is a library that is intended to provide a high level programming interface for application developers who wish to control IEEE 1394 based cameras that conform to the 1394-based Digital Camera Specification (found at''

yum install libdc1394 libdc1394-devel


libdc1394 [i386: fc11 | x86_64: fc11 ]
libdc1394-devel [i386: fc11 | x86_64: fc11 ]


``Gscanbus is a little bus scanning, testing and topology visualizing tool for the Linux IEEE1394 subsystem, with some AV/C support, especially for controlling Camcorders and VCRs. It is intended as a debugging tool for IEEE1394 development, but can also be used to simply check your IEEE1394 setup on Linux.''

yum install gscanbus


gscanbus [i386: fc10 fc11 fc12 c5 | x86_64: fc10 fc11 fc12 c5]


Livna package

``The new generation of digital camcorders use the Digital Video (DV) data format. Kino allows you to record, create, edit, and play movies recorded with DV camcorders. Unlike other editors, this program uses many keyboard commands for fast navigating and editing inside the movie.''

yum install kino kino-devel

ManPages: kino


kino [i386: fc10 | x86_64: fc10 ]
kino-devel [i386: fc10 | x86_64: fc10 ]


``A GNOME2 titler for Kino that uses fontconfig and the Freetype2 rendering backend to Pango international text layout. Titles can be animated as well.''

yum install dvtitler


dvtitler [i386: fc10 fc11 fc12 c5 | x86_64: fc10 fc11 fc12 c5]


Livna package

``A simple converter to create Ogg Theora files.''

yum install ffmpeg2theora


ffmpeg2theora [i386: fc10 | x86_64: fc10 ]
ffmpeg2theora-devel [i386: fc10 | x86_64: fc10 ]

Kino: Kinoplus

``Provides the following effects for kino: Tweenies, Pan and Zoom, Charcoal, Pixelate, Jerky Video Filter, Multiple Image Import, ImageMagick Titler, ImageMagick Overlay, Blue Chroma Key.''

yum install kinoplus


kinoplus [i386: fc10 fc11 fc12 c5 | x86_64: fc10 fc11 fc12 c5]

Kino: Timfx

``Currently, timfx features the Image Luma transition, which creates a limitless variety of high quality (interlaced) soft wipes based on the luma in images you supply, while the Color Hold filter removes all chroma from images exept for a single color that you designate (you may recall the little girl in red from the otherwise black-and-white film Schindler's List). The Blur filter efficiently blurs your video with control over the blur radius, while the Soft Focus filter can make your source footage dreamlike / romantic - you can put away those pantyhose! The Corner Out plugin is an experimental DVE transition implemented in OpenGL - over time, I hope to develop experience working with OpenGL for creating more complex DVE effects for the next-generation Kino plugin API.''

yum install timfx


timfx [i386: fc10 fc11 fc12 c5 | x86_64: fc10 fc11 fc12 c5]

Kino: Smilutils

``SMIL is the file format kino uses to save projects. Here are a collection of command line tools for SMIL manipulation.''

yum install smilutils

ManPages: image2raw, ppm2raw, raw2dv, raw2image, raw2webcam, raw2yuv, rawmultiply, smil2raw, smil2wav, smil2yuv, smilutils, xwd2raw


smilutils [i386: fc10 fc11 fc12 c5 | x86_64: fc10 fc11 fc12 c5]


Fedora package

``Dvgrab is a program which saves the audio and video data from a digital camcorder into an AVI file. These AVI files can then be processed further by other video editing programs available for Windows or Linux.''

yum install dvgrab

ManPages: dvgrab


dvgrab [i386: fc11 | x86_64: fc11 ]


Fedora package

``Coriander is a Linux graphical user interface (GUI) that let you control a Digital Camera through the IEEE1394 bus (aka FireWire, or iLink). By Digital Camera, I mean here a camera that complies with the IIDC v1.04 (or later)''

yum install coriander


coriander [i386: fc11 | x86_64: fc11 ]


Livna package

``The mjpeg programs are a set of tools that can do recording of videos and playback, simple cut-and-paste editing and the MPEG compression of audio and video under Linux.''

yum install mjpegtools mjpegtools-devel


mjpegtools [i386: fc10 | x86_64: fc10 ]
mjpegtools-devel [i386: fc10 | x86_64: fc10 ]


Livna package

``GNU VCDImager is a full-featured mastering suite for authoring, disassembling and analyzing Video CD's and Super Video CD's.''

yum install vcdimager

ManPages: cdxa2mpeg, vcddebug, vcddump, vcdimager, vcdxbuild, vcdxgen, vcdxminfo, vcdxrip


vcdimager [i386: fc10 | x86_64: fc10 ]


Fedora package

``Dvdauthor is a program that will generate a DVD movie from a valid mpeg2 stream that should play when you put it in a DVD player.''

yum install dvdauthor


dvdauthor [i386: fc11 | x86_64: fc11 ]


Fedora package

``Aqsis is a suite a tools for producing photorealistic 3D images. Aqsis is Renderman compliant, that is it conforms to the requirements laid down by the Renderman specification which is the property of Pixar. This means that it can easily be interfaced to 3D applications which output data compatible with Renderman based renderers.''

This is an open source Renderman compliant renderer.

To install type:

yum install aqsis


aqsis [i386: fc11 | x86_64: fc11 ]


``Ayam is a free 3D modelling environment for the RenderMan interface.''

To install type:

yum install ayam


ayam [i386: fc10 fc11 fc12 c5 | x86_64: fc10 fc11 fc12 c5]


Fedora package

``CinePaint is a free open source painting and image retouching program designed to work best with 35mm film and other high resolution high dynamic range images. It is the most popular open source tool in the motion picture industry - used in 2 Fast 2 Furious, Scooby-Doo, Harry Potter, Stuart Little and other feature films. CinePaint is used for painting of background mattes and for frame-by-frame retouching of movies.''

To install type:

yum install cinepaint cinepaint-devel

ManPages: cinepaint, cinepainttool


cinepaint [i386: fc11 | x86_64: fc11 ]
cinepaint-libs [i386: fc11 | x86_64: fc11 ]
cinepaint-devel [i386: fc11 | x86_64: fc11 ]


``It's about transforming the impossible into reality. If you want to make movies, you just want to defy the establishment, you want the same kind of compositing and editing suite that the big boys use, on the world's most efficient UNIX operating system, it's time for Cinelerra. Cinelerra is not for consumer use. If ease of use, simplicity, and convenience, or stylishness are your thing, you should use Virtualdub, Kino, MJPEG tools or MainActor instead.''

To install Cinelerra type:

yum install cinelerra


cinelerra [i386: fc10 fc11 fc12 c5 | x86_64: fc10 fc11 fc12 c5]

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