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    Where can I get Pitivi Plugins?

    Where can I get effects and transitions plugins for pitivi? Do they exist?

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    Re: Where can I get Pitivi Plugins?

    I have been wondering this myself. It feels like no one wants to admit that they don't exist or something.

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    Yeah, for some reason, it does not seem anyone has made any.
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    Re: Where can I get Pitivi Plugins?

    I've been looking around too, without any success...

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    Re: Where can I get Pitivi Plugins?

    I'd like to know this as well, and also if there is any way to get more codecs supported by it.

    Sorry to revive an old thread, but I thought it would be better than making a new one about the same thing.
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    Re: Where can I get Pitivi Plugins?

    Quote Originally Posted by 47_MasoN_47 View Post
    I'd like to know this as well, and also if there is any way to get more codecs supported by it.

    Sorry to revive an old thread, but I thought it would be better than making a new one about the same thing.
    It's okay, I'm looking for this too!

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    Re: Where can I get Pitivi Plugins?

    Yeah. PiTiVi does not have any existing transitions/plugins at the moment. This is not about "no one wants to admit it", it's publicly known. I mean, this is the first time I see such a thread, I have followed the PiTiVi mailing list and I don't remember anyone asking about this before today. And this is not because they're being dishonest, it's because they are still concentrating on getting the basic feature set done. Until that is done, there are no transitions or stuff like that (but it looks like development should speed up soon, since Brandon was hired (full-time maybe?) to give some serious love to PiTiVi now).

    They still need as much help as they can get, so if you want to learn programming Python (which is pretty much the easiest language around), consider joining in the project, and they will gladly help you get started.

    In the meantime though, PiTiVi is nowhere near being ready for general video editing. I speak as a former hobbyist video editor (doing silly films with Vegas Video).

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    Re: Where can I get Pitivi Plugins?

    Quote Originally Posted by kiddo View Post
    Yeah. PiTiVi does not have any existing transitions/plugins at the moment. This is not about "no one wants to admit it", it's publicly known. I mean, this is the first time I see such a thread, I have followed the PiTiVi mailing list and I don't remember anyone asking about this before today. And this is not because they're being dishonest, it's because they are still concentrating on getting the basic feature set done. Until that is done, there are no transitions or stuff like that (but it looks like development should speed up soon, since Brandon was hired (full-time maybe?) to give some serious love to PiTiVi now).

    They still need as much help as they can get, so if you want to learn programming Python (which is pretty much the easiest language around), consider joining in the project, and they will gladly help you get started.

    In the meantime though, PiTiVi is nowhere near being ready for general video editing. I speak as a former hobbyist video editor (doing silly films with Vegas Video).
    I just don't understand how everyone can rant and rave about a video editor that can't even do transitions, effects, subtitles and text effects, color correcting, etc. I mean, what can it be used for? Editing the timeline is about it, right?

    I had to edit a movie last night and ended up using Adobe Premiere Pro 2.0 (sadly) because I couldn't even do a transition in PiTivi!

    That being said, I have *read* there they have extend-able, modular, open-source framework there for a great video editor and that good things will come from it soon. It just doesn't seem like soon enough because Kino, OpenMovieEditor, etc. are just garbage and the state of open-source video editing is almost completely unusable.

    I've been using purely and wholly open source software for years and I must say this is one area that needs catchup.

    I offered to help PiTiVi with their website on their mailing list, but no one took me up on it. I'd help program in Python if I knew how, but I don't.

    I look forward to PiTiVi in Ubuntu 9.10, but that just feels too far away.

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    Re: Where can I get Pitivi Plugins?

    Quote Originally Posted by kiddo View Post
    Yeah. PiTiVi does not have any existing transitions/plugins at the moment. This is not about "no one wants to admit it", it's publicly known. I mean, this is the first time I see such a thread, I have followed the PiTiVi mailing list and I don't remember anyone asking about this before today. And this is not because they're being dishonest, it's because they are still concentrating on getting the basic feature set done. Until that is done, there are no transitions or stuff like that (but it looks like development should speed up soon, since Brandon was hired (full-time maybe?) to give some serious love to PiTiVi now).

    They still need as much help as they can get, so if you want to learn programming Python (which is pretty much the easiest language around), consider joining in the project, and they will gladly help you get started.

    In the meantime though, PiTiVi is nowhere near being ready for general video editing. I speak as a former hobbyist video editor (doing silly films with Vegas Video).
    I agree. What is the point of having pitvi? You can't import any clips and when you try to edit a video, it says it doesn't support files of that type even when I save it as nearly every video file that exists.
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    Re: Where can I get Pitivi Plugins?

    People should help test the newest version in the PPA

    Quote Originally Posted by nachomania View Post
    Where can I get effects and transitions plugins for pitivi? Do they exist?
    Blending, compositing, capture, effects, transitions, and more will be done within the current 0.13.x development release series. More specifically, check out the roadmap: http://www.pitivi.org/wiki/Roadmap

    Quote Originally Posted by 47_MasoN_47 View Post
    I'd like to know this as well, and also if there is any way to get more codecs supported by it.

    Sorry to revive an old thread, but I thought it would be better than making a new one about the same thing.
    PiTiVi supports every format supported by GStreamer. That's a LOT of formats. What format isn't supported?

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