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DivX and MP3 Codecs for Ubuntu

When I make home videos for distribution on the web, I tend to use Microsoft Windows Movie Maker to edit the segment I want to distribute and export it to DV. Then I would load up the video segment in VirtualDub for post-processing, such as deinterlace, level, brightness/contrast, saturation, resize, etc. Finally, I'd export to XviD/MP3 format; the video portion will be encoded in XviD (similar and playable using the DivX codec), while the audio portion will be encoded in MP3. The DivX/MP3 format seems to provide the best quality and the smallest file size ratio for now.

My video process work-flow usually involves a Windows notebook PC. But I have several Linux computers around my home running various flavors of Ubuntu. My favorite right now is Ubuntu 7.10.

Last night, I made two video segments from my friend's wedding the day before. I encoded them into the DivX/MP3 format. But I moved to my living room computer (so I can watch TV with my wife) running Ubuntu to process the photos.

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