[ubuntu-za] Create a movie from slide show

Hilton Gibson hilton.gibson at gmail.com
Mon Sep 20 12:31:26 BST 2010

  I found this: http://okiebuntu.homelinux.com/blog/?p=175

Maybe what you are looking for ?

On 20/09/2010 13:21, Charl Wentzel wrote:
> On Mon, 2010-09-20 at 11:53 +0200, Charl Wentzel wrote:
>> In short, I have an OpenOffice Presentation I need to add voice and turn
>> it into a movie that can be played on a Windows box.
> Thanks for the input.  I've looked at the options and made my choice.
> Here's some feedback:
> - Add audio to presentation
> This works, but it also limits the use cases to a PC running the
> appropriate presentation software, e.g. can't be used on a DVD player
> - Export as Flash
> Very easy, but it ignores animation.  I use plenty of animation but only
> get the final state of the slides exported.  This is probably a
> limitation inside OpenOffice which might be removed in future.
> - Screencast
> This works well for a blog but if you need to voice over with several
> tries until its perfect, this approach is not ideal.
> - Pitivi/Openshot
> Although is the more difficult option it gives me the freedom to do
> things the way I need to, i.e. quality, timing, re-recording, output
> formats, etc.
> Thanks again.
> Regards
> Charl

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