Linux Multimedia Hacksby Kyle Rankin
The fact that Linux has more multimedia application choices than Mac OS X and Windows combined may come as a surprise to many, but not to those who know Linux well. In Linux Multimedia Hacks, author Kyle Rankin showcases the best available multimedia tools so you can maximize the entertainment capabilities of your favorite OS. Included are tips and tricks/i>
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Do you want to master the entertainment possibilities of Linux? If you do, then this book is for you! Author Kyle Rankin, has done an outstanding job of writing a book that takes the best of Linux¿s multimedia tools and shows you step by step how to use these tools to do cool things you would not have thought possible with images, audio, and video. Rankin, begins by defining hacks that are specifically for images. Then, the author describes hacks for all things video. Next, the author shows you how to get the most out of video tools under Linux, which are some of the best in the industry. The author then gives you tips for accessing and creating your own web broadcasts. Finally, he shows you hacks to help you tweak your web browser under Linux so it can get the most out of the multimedia Web. For the most part, this most excellent book allows you to look for hacks based on the multimedia type. More importantly, with this book, you¿ll be able to move quickly beyond anything you previously thought was possible, without spending a small fortune on commercial software.