The new emerging NLE for GNU/Linux

This page contains a collection of general background information — + usually stuff the insiders know already, but which might be helpful for new people to understand the rationale and the specific decisions taken within the project.

Note more contents to be added occasionally

→ see also the User documentation and Tutorials

About the history

As with many open source projects, it is difficult to determine the absolute beginnings precisely. There was no “kick off” meeting with some people to decide “now we’ll start writing a video editing software”. Rather, the initiators of the project were all suffering from some well-known problems when using Cinelerra

Development methods and coding standards

The Clean Code movement evolves around a set of principles and practices to guide a professional attitude for software developers. The original pages with extensive explanations are unfortunately written in German.

→ we provide a condensed outline of the principles in English…