The domain: is online and should be working. The SourceForge site has a support page for the software but it’s currently incomplete. Editing clips is the bread and butter of all movie creation, so starting with that in Jahshaka seems to fit. One can realistically work with many. So I downloaded the Jahshaka editor but I have no idea how to use it (or even how to import footage) and I can’t find a user’s manual. Anyone.

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Jahshaka is intended for semi-professional moviemakers. You need this function to cut out a scene from the middle of a clip, or to split a clip into two jhshaka. Post as a guest Name. Manuall have your typical timeline on the bottom, the media on your left, and the, uhh Sign up using Email and Password. The preview at the top of the list again lets you play the selected scene. The icons use the intuitive pictograms found on any video recorder.

Jahshaka Tutorials

The table on the right of the timeline groups the details for the object selected in this view. The former computer vendor Jah Shaka not to be confused with the musician of the same name was looking for a free – but powerful – video-editing program, particularly for third-world countries, where people cannot afford to invest several thousand dollars in real-time video-editing systems. The opening shots typically suffer from camera wobble, or you forget to press the stop button and carry on filming your own feet.

Jahshaka is powerful, but the lack of documentation, along with the quirky and overloaded interface, makes the initial steps difficult for newcomers. Realize that from that same menu is where you can move tracks up and down and delete them.

The feature list sounds more like an excerpt from a catalog for an expensive real-time editing system. The quickest way to do this is to call glxgears in a terminal window. Just throw in any video you have, tell the program to convert the video to the desired mpeg format, and then run it. By clicking “Post ,anual Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.


Anytime you load a file, you are only creating a reference to the original media, not a new copy, which is incredibly awesome for saving space. Jahshaka applies your manaul immediately without the need to store them.

Users with Fedora Core will find a binary package on SourceForge [2]. The program is pretty self-explanatory, but I had jahshqka hard time trying to find the Profile button, which I’ll show you to save the hassle.

Just like its bigger sibling, Jahplayer relies on the acceleration functions of modern 3D graphics adapters, which manul the media player the ability to play some really exotic file formats. Get your virtual knives ready because now we’re splittin’ clips. Just a few clicks will help you remove these blemishes quickly from the beginning and end of the clip.

You can add as many clips as you like to this track. I started a thread on it in this same section Off topic chat … check it out. Well they still havent released v3.

Interface – Video editing with Jahshaka – Linux Magazine

Is this still out there?? I went to the SourceForge page, and clicked on the link to their website. Although Jahshaka can handle video files in many formats, it can’t currently import movies directly from a video camera. If you split the movie up into scenes at the import phase, it will make editing all the more simple. When last tried it was the most buggy piece of shit anyone could ever have the displeasure of ever using. I think is a powerful piece of software for compositing and special FX Is quite affordable and runs on Linux and Windows only.

The Mode setting is used to specify where to put the new material; Jahshaka will Append to Track by default. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. If you don’t see the media player on your left, but instead the great gaping darkness similar to the right side, then take your cursor, position it all the way to the left side of the nanual, and then click and drag out, revealing the panel with the player.


If you now drag out the bar with the mouse, you will see the list of video files that you saw on the desktop earlier.

The green time specs next to In and Out tell you when the parts you cut start and end in the majual material. The program manyal organized into many different “tabs,” the major ones being Desktop, Animation, Effects, Editing, Paint, and Text CG, along with their sub-tabs, all located manuall the bottom left-hand corner. A pipeline is essentially a protocol where only certain kinds of content are created and used during production.

In Audio Resamplingyou can set the audio frequency with which you recorded raw material. Kino, a tool that many distributions include, is a good choice. You should see something like up above. For convenience, you can drag and drop clips mmanual arrange them in the timeline.

But, make sure you don’t delete or move the original file or else the reference will be lost. The website never loaded. In this case, you can use Preview Audio to specify what to do with the sound. When working with the current version, keep this in mind and save your projects regularly. If you have a jahshaaka distribution, you might need to temporarily uninstall the packages.

To get the latter option, click on the “Tidy” button to the left of the silvery buttons below the desktop. To install the package, pop up a terminal window and enter sh jahshaka The two videos should overlap slightly, as shown in Figure 9. Deinterlace lets you select a deinterlacing method.