[IAEP] Video Chat, Video Editing and VOIP activities for Sugar

Sayamindu Dasgupta sayamindu at gmail.com
Fri Feb 12 10:08:44 EST 2010


On Fri, Feb 12, 2010 at 4:53 PM, Manusheel Gupta <manu at laptop.org> wrote:
> Dear friends,
> 6 developers working at SEETA will be spearheading the design and
> development of video chat, video editing and VOIP activities in Sugar
> starting Feb. 15. We have been trying to arrive at a decision on the
> approach to be followed -  designing the application and writing the code
> from ground zero vs. porting an existing open source application to Sugar.
> We have been examining a number of open source applications, and believe
> that it will be easier to port the following applications to Sugar than
> reinventing the wheel  -
> 1. Video Chat - Pidgin  (http://www.pidgin.im/)
> 2. Video Editor - PiTiVi  (http://www.pitivi.org/)

For Video Editor, you may want to take a look at OpenShot
(http://www.openshotvideo.com/). I tried it out a couple of weeks back
and it seemed to be quite impressive as far a basic video editor goes.


Sayamindu Dasgupta

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