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posted by chromas on Wednesday June 13 2018, @03:00PM   Printer-friendly
from the art dept.

ASIFA-Hollywood is encouraging its members to try popular open source software programs for themselves and to participate in the online communities. In particular, ASIFA is recommending Audacity, Blender, Gimp, Inkscape, Krita, Notepad ++, Open Broadcaster, and Synfig. The goal is to foster better tools and art for everyone.

The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood continues its commitment to open source animation technology this month with a special development sponsorship to Synfig, a 2D vector graphics animation program. The amount awarded was $2000. This grant will help keep their new developer employed full-time, working on bug-fixes and improving stability of the free and open source software. ASIFA members are encouraged to download and experiment with the software today at

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  • (Score: 0) by Anonymous Coward on Wednesday June 13 2018, @05:12PM (1 child)

    by Anonymous Coward on Wednesday June 13 2018, @05:12PM (#692411)

    Or there's non-tools []

    I don't see what the problem with audacity is, the .aud file format sucks but anything else is likely PEBKAC where people who didn't learn to record and edit on tape have hundreds of tracks because they can't bring themselves to commit / bounce.

  • (Score: 2) by Knowledge Troll on Wednesday June 13 2018, @08:55PM

    by Knowledge Troll (5948) on Wednesday June 13 2018, @08:55PM (#692522) Journal

    Try setting up an auto-ducking system in Audacity - it would take a specific plugin. With a full DAW you can do something like auto-duck by arranging a signal processing chain and splitting the detector input from the input that will be processed on a dynamic range compressor. That's just the start.