[Bf-committers] Video editing in blender

Campbell Barton ideasman42 at gmail.com
Thu Jul 2 08:41:22 CEST 2015


Official blender builds from blender.org support MP3. (checked with 2.75).

If you don't use official builds, codec support depends on the version
of ffmpeg in use.

On Thu, Jul 2, 2015 at 3:49 PM, Jeffrey <italic.rendezvous at gmail.com> wrote:
> Some of the issues with these media formats is the licensing on the
> format itself. For example, you want MP3 support, but using MP3 requires
> licensing from a company to use it. Blender is strictly in the GPL
> branch of open source licenses (see more here:
> https://www.blender.org/about/license/) and does not package software
> that does not meet the same or a looser (Apache, for example) license.
>
> On 07/01/2015 08:51 PM, Jacob Godfrey wrote:
>> I use blender for video editing because for a free software it can do a
>> lot. The only problem I have run across is it's supports for video codecs
>> and audio codecs. The biggest being it does not support MP3. If blender
>> were to allow for more common codecs, I believe it could be taken seriously
>> as a video editor. I have limited knowledge in software development, but I
>> believe adding this capability in a new version of blender would be easy.
>> So I just wanted to know if any talented developers could make this
>> possible so blender can be a very effective video editor.
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