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Years late and still a beta. Not sure anyone cares anymore, but hey, go you!
Also, under arch when I try to drag the seek position in time line it does not move the system simply crashes
Yes it is still alive, he would not just abandon it like that. However 2 request if they are not being worked on, bring back the razor tool in the gui, and ad a shortcut for cutting selected clip on on seek line position. Allowing custom shortcuts for most or all functions, or common ones, would be a bonus.
Is this project still alive?
not usable in arch for me yet :/ actually just started using kdenlive
Hi! I am getting a "no such bucket" error when trying to download the Windows version via the link on the Kickstarter here? Thanks for any help!
Just look the latest update... You should've received the update contents by mail too, check your address and spam folder.
I am a backer, and have not received any links to the installer.
Really nice! Good job! I'm looking forward to stable.
anyone tried to build on arch yet?
Thanks Felipe! Much appreciated.
Congratulations on reaching Beta, Jonathan.
Backers with early access have been sent the installers. Thanks again everyone and have a great evening... I'm going to finally get some sleep now. =)
Sorry for the delay and thanks for everyone's patience. Beta released and new update posted: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/421164014/openshot-video-editor-for-windows-mac-and-linux/posts/1463269
Seriously, give us an update you POS.
Looks like he's still making forward progress: https://github.com/jonoomph
Any new updates?
Thank you for the update. I thought this project was dead and had written off my kickstarter contribution as wasted money, the 2013 beta never happened and all went quiet. It is BRILLIANT to see that you are back in the saddle. As others have said, twitter is your best friend!!! Welcome back .... :-)
Nice to hear. Congratulations. (To both you and us)
I have three requests, of which I find all reasonable:
1) Estimations for dates for alpha, beta and stable. They may be wrong, but let us know what you believe.
2) Regular updates, especially concerning delays. Once a month should be good.
3) Take care of yourself.
Check out the newest update: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/421164014/openshot-video-editor-for-windows-mac-and-linux/posts/1367913! Also, all sources are released now and everything is available on Github and LaunchPad, with complete instructions on how to get it working. However, I encourage most users to wait for my easy installers, which are coming soon. Thanks again for everyone's patience!
Dan isn't that for the Linux versions only? Version 1.4
The sources are available: https://github.com/OpenShot
Johnathan, I think it's about time you started actually releasing sources. I'm also aware there's no way you've got any money left to work on the project full time so I'm thinking you should actually take advantage of the Open Source model and start building a community. Open up a github account, start an OpenShot organization, upload your sources and make an announcement. It doesn't need to be stable, it just needs to be available.
I hope this project hasn't been abandoned. Pretty keen to ditch OS X but I need a capable video editor for Linux.
Just went through the terms of service that apply to this project. Perhaps it is time for everyone to start requesting a refund? Have to do that directly to Jonathan Thomas. He is no longer making a good faith effort for his backers.
@gnomish mustard at this point I'm not even sure I can get excited if this even comes out. I've moved my workflow to Sony Vegas and as much as I loved open shot on Linux I'm not doing much cross platform development so there's not much in it for me to relearn a different environment
@Hal Shute - I agree. One update in 12 months looks like abandonware to me. Sadly this is such a great idea I am very disappointed to see that it has been given up on.
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Let's hope it does come to this.
I'll be contacting my credit card company before long.
Some news would be good.
We'd love an update - thanks!
So... what ever happened to this project? I paid to have my name in the credits... Is there still a project for credits to pertain to?
Time for our quarterly update. Any news on this? I guess those who pay first are the first to be forgotten.
Still waiting on the Mac beta!
Has anybody received anything from this project? I have not.
Tweet? I don't use Twitter. Why not here too?
Good news people
Jonathan just tweeted he's made huge changes to the framework that runs openshot..........
As one can see, OpenShot isn't quite open despite the name. In fact, there's nothing aside of text and a library. I'm tempted to ask if the program actually exists... why not make the process transparent as it should be in the world of opensource and free software? Setup a public github/launchpad repo, accept pull requests, track issues etc. It's the common practice, release early and if you have to disappear for whatever reasons people can pick up your work and develop it further. So yeah, now it looks like vaporware, very unfortunately. Openness and secrecy aren't orthogonal, they're contradictory.
And silent again...
At least you're not still waiting for a windows version....that he promises virtually every update but has no sign of ever releasing.
I really hope we get something soon. I'm not going to be sour grapes about the fact that we paid into this and are now hardly getting updates but OpenShot was the video editor I cut my teeth on when I was still using linux only systems and I'd like to still use it from time to time without having to spin up a system that hasn't seen an update in 3 years.
Still no updates on OpenShot project? Ohh well it is time to play with shotcut.org
really hoping for a version I can play with at least a little bit soon :(
Sound of crickets
Glad I was wrong. Long time to be AFK... A 'keep alive' update monthly would be nice. Even if it is just one word with a datestamp.
Yeah, I know. Maybe we can get our hands on a beta before then? :)
like Valve would say "when its done" :)
OpenShot now *unofficially* runs on valve time