[GRASS-user] Creating 3D Vector file (v.in.ascii) for eventual use in NVIZ

Hamish hamish_nospam at yahoo.com
Tue Oct 3 22:05:31 EDT 2006

> > >> Could these tutorials be actual MPEG movies showing screen
> > >captures of what was done?   I've seen such kinds of tutorials
> > >put out by different companies (e.g., ESRI), but I don't know how
> > >difficult it would be to do or whether the resulting MPEG would
> > >be unmanageably large etc.
> > > 
> > > I would suggest use flash instead of mpegs
> > 
> > Yes flash is a nice small format.
> > There is a free tool available to create flash
> > tutorials from a vnc session.
> > 
> > http://www.unixuser.org/~euske/vnc2swf/
Craig Aumann wrote:
> On question I have is how people have dealt with the audio track.  Two
> options seem possible.   Record while capturing the screen as is
> illustrated in one of the examples, or capture the audio at a later
> time and use edit.py to add it in.  Are there practical pros/cons to
> either approach? 

no idea for the flash animations, but for MPEG:  (mjpegtools)

 mplex video_stream audio_stream -o with_audio.mpg

> Also, does there exist something like "arecord" for windows to capture
> the audio track? This linux user would appreciate some examples of how
> screen and audio capture could be done on windows. 

"Audacity" is platform independent for sound capture.


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