And which one of the free things is the best.
(you can’t expect anybody to buy Adobe Premier Pro, it’s frigging expensive!!)
The best free video editors are found on Linux.
Such as KDenlive, OpenShot and others…
Some interesting project is vlc media player.
(thrust me, you’re going to need a more advanced media player than windows media player. WMP is just a sample application, think demo, to demonstrate the capabilities of the Windows platform. )
Blender uses python 2.6.
Blender 2.49b Installer (10.5 MB)
Requires Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7, built with Python 2.6
Install it side by side with python 3.
Do NOT remove python 3.
Anyway here is the link to 2.6 download page:
( I can’t know if you have an 32bit or 64bit OS…[Read more]
What version of Ubuntu are you using? And are you using plain ubuntu or something else e.g. Kubuntu, EduBuntu, Ubuntu Studio
(You can also do multiple things.)
Add/install the packages that come with Ubuntu Studio.
Search in the ubuntu software center (if ubuntu 9.10) for a good video editor that can do stop motion.
Try OpenShot:…[Read more]
One thing that is missing is a decent film sorter, search function.
In the old brickfilms.com there were options for advanced search to search on every kind of property of films separately.
That functionality is really useful when searching for a specific brickfilm or just searching for the qualities the user likes in a film. Improvement…[Read more]
Blender learning resources post of mine:
I mainly recommend free software because it’s … well… free!
I hereby also recommend Linux to you, give Fedora a try, or Ubuntu. (Software is installed with a handy package manager, thousand of packages available for each distribution through this manager.)
Would advise for audio, Audacity can do the job.
(For more, on Linux and Mac…[Read more]
Blender can do that:
Would advice blender for doing most of the advanced effects.
Here is something for quickly making digital lego’s for in 3D programs:
Ldraw is a standard for digital lego bricks. It has an official library with a lot of bricks. You will need a program to make stuff with, and editor.
LD4DStudio is a very good editor for windows: http://www.ld4dstudio.nl/downloads
SR 3D Builder is also a nice program:
Or if you’re on Mac, Bricksmith is a good editor:
Linux users can always use Wine with LD4DStudio or SR…>>>[Read more]
For video editing
there are actually many nice video editors but most of the good, working ones are on Linux.
Anyway, here are a few nice ones: