Hello,<br><br><div><span class="gmail_quote">On 8/21/07, <b class="gmail_sendername">Ivo Emanuel Gonçalves</b> <<a href="mailto:email@example.com">firstname.lastname@example.org</a>> wrote:</span><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="border-left: 1px solid rgb(204, 204, 204); margin: 0pt 0pt 0pt 0.8ex; padding-left: 1ex;">
On 8/21/07, Hannes Hauswedell <<a href="mailto:email@example.com">firstname.lastname@example.org</a>> wrote:</blockquote><div><br>[...] <br></div><br><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="border-left: 1px solid rgb(204, 204, 204); margin: 0pt 0pt 0pt 0.8ex; padding-left: 1ex;">
> and a simple<br>> convert-from-anything-to-OGG program for windows that we could offer, so as<br>> to give less reasons of being turned down (maybe something like that could be<br>> hacked from vlc).<br><br>
As I see it, we would like to offer a Qt4 application that would work<br>on most operating systems with a simple drag&drop interface to convert<br>files to our formats (Theora, Vorbis, Speex, FLAC, etc.). However,<br>
nobody here is available to work on this right now, which leaves me to<br>hire someone from outside to do so. And we need funds to hire<br>someone.<br></blockquote></div><br>For the Theora case... It shouldn't be too difficult to do something quick and dirty on Windows.
<br><br>Use the ffmpeg2theora Windows binary... and create a C# GUI program that uses "System.Diagnostics.Start" to run it.<br><br><a href="http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/system.diagnostics.process.start.aspx">
http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/system.diagnostics.process.start.aspx</a><br><br>You'd need to add some drag-and-drop functionality and maybe an item on the pop-up menu you see when you right-click on files (which is done with some additions to the registry I believe).
<br><br><br>However... I think one thing that is needed is seamless integration of Ogg Theora video creation in the video editors out there. (Like Final Cut Pro, iMovie, Adobe Premiere, etc etc.)<br><br>This is the message I've been getting from artists I've been talking to.
<br><br>Just getting this on Mac alone would go a long way.<br><br>Although alot of the people watching videos on the web are on MS Windows... alot of the people putting out videos on the web are creating those videos on the Mac.
<br><br>I'd say Ogg Theora creation on the Mac... with seamless integration into Final Cut Pro and iMovie is something to shoot for.<br><br clear="all"><br>See ya<br><br>-- <br> Charles Iliya Krempeaux, B.Sc. <<a href="http://ChangeLog.ca/">
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