Documentation working group

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Documentation working group

The documentation working group has been looking at creating documentation, manuals, guides, diagnostic tools and workflows

An inicial aims was to create a common repository of documentation. There is also a video CMS solutions table.

Documentation in it's core is code, for those interested in the documentation project (flossmanuals & other related projects please sign up on the list transmission-documentation@lists.transmission.cc. to discuss the development on the manuals.

Existing Documentation

Workflow based guides on clearerchannel

Guides on Clearerchannel.org about encoding and distribution

A guide to Encoding and Uploading Video to the Internet Workflow: Encoding and Uploading Video to the Internet http://clearerchannel.org/guides/encodeupload_index.html

A guide to Creating and Using Subtitle Files Workflow Creating and Using Subtitle Files http://clearerchannel.org/guides/subtitles_index.html

Creating DVDs with multilingual subtitles Workflow Creating DVDs with mutilingual subtitles http://clearerchannel.org/guides/dvd_index.html

Remixing and reusing existing DVDs to create your own Workflow: Remixing and reusing existing DVDs to create your own http://clearerchannel.org/guides/dvdremix_index.html

Creating a very compatible Video CDrom Workflow: Creating a very compatible Video CDrom http://clearerchannel.org/guides/videocdrom_index.html

Making a Matroska file with subtitles Workflow: Creating a Matroksa file with subtitles http://clearerchannel.org/guides/matroska_index.html

Creating an Ogg Theora video file Workflow: Creating an Ogg Theora file http://clearerchannel.org/guides/ogg_index.html

Creating a Video Podcast / Vlog Workflow: Create Vlogs / Video podcasts using Media RSS http://clearerchannel.org/guides/vlog_index.html

Software based guides on Flossmanuals

Manual : Avidemux

Link : http://en.flossmanuals.net/avidemux

Content : Avidemux is a transcoding, editing, DVD ripping, and subtitling software. It is especially useful for those that wish to extract and translate subtitles. Avidemux operates on OSX, Linux, and Windows and is free software. There was no previous documentation for proposal software this software.

Manual : Azureus

Link : http://en.flossmanuals.net/Azureus

Content : Azureus is a popular BitTorrent client that can be used for downloading and uploading content. It is very popular for independent video makers as they can also upload content to the Vuze content network for free or payper- view download. Azureus operates on OSX, Linux, and Windows and is free software. There was no previous comprehensive documentation for this software.

Manual : ffmpeg2theora

Link : http://en.flossmanuals.net/ffmpeg2theora

Content : ffmpeg2theora is a transcoding software that can convert any video format into the open video format Ogg Theora. ffmpeg2theora runs on Linux, Windows, and OSX and is free software. There was no previous comprehensive documentation for this software.

Manual : archive.org

Link : http://en.flossmanuals.net/ArchiveOrg

Content : Archive.org is an online free and open repository for storing any media material. It is an excellent resource but not very well documented until now. The manual also covers installation and operation of the Archive.org FTP application “ccPublisher”.

Manual : Super Encoder

Link : http://www.suitcasemanuals.net/SuperEncoder

Content : Super Encoder is a proprietary interface for free softwares Mencoder and FFMPEG. This guide covers how to install and use Super Encoder for preparing video for DVD creation, encoding to Flash and Ogg Theora, and converting video for playback on iPods.

Manual : QuickTime Broadcaster

Link : http://www.suitcasemanuals.net/QuicktimeBroadcaster

Content : This manuals covers how to use QuickTime Broadcaster for streaming live video over the internet.

Manual : Podcasting

Link : http://www.flossmanuals.net/podcasting

Content : How to set up a podcast for delivery of audio or video podcasts.

Manual : Miro

Link : http://www.flossmanuals.net/miro

Content : Using the Miro podcast player.

More

Other Documentation

Encoding and uploading video help page put together by zoe

dynebolic documentation put together by jaromil

puredyne documentation

converge workshops put together by adnan - Co-ordinator : Adnan - a.hadzi at gold.ac.uk

questions arising

zoes questions on documentation

events

22nd, 23rd, 11am to 4pm, deckspace, london

work space

19th januray 2008, amsterdam

work space