If you do a Google search on “gimp vs. photoshop” you’ll get more than seven million results. Of those, let’s say half are legit and/or not repeats. Of those, let’s say that just over three-quarters are whining about how the interface is different. Well, no shit. Different software, different interface. Let’s get qualitative.
Can’t do video on this box; it’s just too old and can’t handle the throughput. There are precious few software NLE offerings anyway. Kino? Please. It’s shit.
I’m seeing the end of this project, finally.
I realize this is all growing pains. As I learn new tools and techniques and figure out what each piece of software does this will get much easier, but damn, folks. Who do I have to fuck to get this 16:9 DV project to render to elemental streams (m2v and mp2/wav) I can actually work with?
I think Bob Parsons is making a mistake with his cavalier attitude toward the issue: if you read his blog, anyone who complains is dismissed as a prudish minority. What he forgets is that people are more likely to speak in support of something than against it, and those who are against it will simply take their money elsewhere. Like we are.