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Postby killme304 » Sun Feb 25, 2007 10:17 pm

I need what ever program is considered the best for amv making THAT IS FREE! Im a little on the broke side right now but windows movie maker is @#$%in me off big time. I have a good idea of what clips to show when but every time i put them in about how i want *BAM* wmm crashes again!
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Postby killme304 » Sun Feb 25, 2007 10:19 pm

o and if its not ok for me to ask this please flag me down so a mod locks this because i dont want to break rules.
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Postby Kariudo » Sun Feb 25, 2007 10:23 pm

hmm...there used to be two stickies about this...but I can only find one.
http://www.animemusicvideos.org/phpBB/v ... hp?t=61207
lists both free and not-so-free programs
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Postby killme304 » Sun Feb 25, 2007 10:45 pm

ty but i wanted opinions on which was the best (on windows) at least as far as free programs go.

(btw the link for moviexone is incorrect it said "Our apologies for the inconvenience, but the page you requested cannot be found.")
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Postby CrackTheSky » Sun Feb 25, 2007 10:53 pm

For free programs, I don't know of any out there that are very good, at least not any that run on a Windows OS. I know that Blender has the ability to do some kind of limited video editing, but it's a VERY complex program and its main function is 3D graphics. Until you save up a little, your only real option is WMM.

Sorry :/
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Postby Shazzy » Sun Feb 25, 2007 10:59 pm

If WMM is crashing, there is usually an underlying problem with your system. Try reinstalling Windows XP.
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Postby killme304 » Sun Feb 25, 2007 11:06 pm

Shazzy wrote:If WMM is crashing, there is usually an underlying problem with your system. Try reinstalling Windows XP.


The system is fine its just when i have over 1:30 of clips loaded in. Then it freezes and ive heard people say "just leave it it may unfreeze" i left it for 2 days and it was still frozen (theprogram itself anyway) maybe it just doesnt like hellsing clips?
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Postby Scintilla » Sun Feb 25, 2007 11:15 pm

CrackTheSky wrote:For free programs, I don't know of any out there that are very good, at least not any that run on a Windows OS.

What about things like <a href="http://www.bobyte.com/AviTricks/index.asp">AviTricks</a> and <a href="http://www.thugsatbay.com/tab/?q=zweistein">Zwei-Stein</a>?
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Postby NS » Sun Feb 25, 2007 11:22 pm

WMM is liek that dude, thats why WMM users get used to saving very VERY often
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Postby CrackTheSky » Sun Feb 25, 2007 11:23 pm

killme304 wrote:
Shazzy wrote:If WMM is crashing, there is usually an underlying problem with your system. Try reinstalling Windows XP.


The system is fine its just when i have over 1:30 of clips loaded in. Then it freezes and ive heard people say "just leave it it may unfreeze" i left it for 2 days and it was still frozen (theprogram itself anyway) maybe it just doesnt like hellsing clips?


Lemme guess - you're using downloaded footage, aren't you?

Scintilla wrote:What about things like AviTricks and Zwei-Stein?


Well there ya go, look at those. Didn't know about 'em ^_^
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Postby killme304 » Sun Feb 25, 2007 11:34 pm

CrackTheSky wrote:Lemme guess - you're using downloaded footage, aren't you?

Belive it or not my first "test video" which will never see the light of the internet was made using downloaded fansub Mahou Sensei Negima (i thought it was funnier than the dvd stuff) and it worked fine. But the clips i took (using the guide on the site) from my friends hellsing dvds are the ones causing the trouble.
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Postby killme304 » Sun Feb 25, 2007 11:38 pm

i downloaded avitricks and it kept tellin me to download a codec i already use so i redownloaded it and it still didnt work so i got rid of it
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Postby killme304 » Sun Feb 25, 2007 11:51 pm

zwei-stein is hurting my head...
I cant figure out how to preview where the video is actually changing instead of just one frame while the audio plays on...
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Postby killme304 » Sun Feb 25, 2007 11:55 pm

found out some of the things about zwei-stein so im sayin bye bye because it appaerntly can crash windows if you run it to long...
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Postby killme304 » Sun Feb 25, 2007 11:58 pm

killme304 wrote:i downloaded avitricks and it kept tellin me to download a codec i already use so i redownloaded it and it still didnt work so i got rid of it

re-read this and thought it was vague so ill re explain: i have the codec, avitricks said i didnt, i redownloaded the codec, avitricks still said i didnt have it. now avitricks went bye-bye.
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