Digitising a Super 8 film

[toc] Over the past few weeks I’ve made digital copies of quite a few Super 8 films. The proper way of doing it is by scanning each frame individually but this involves expensive and hard-to-find equipment. You can send films away to various companies to be digitised properly for not too much money, but thatContinue reading “Digitising a Super 8 film”

Getting information about your video files

The other day, I wanted to find out which of the videos in my movie collection were encoded with multitrack (e.g. 5.1) sound. I found a tool for Linux called themonospot. Happily, it’s packaged with Fedora and can be installed simply by doing yum install themonospot-console Once installed it’ll quickly give you information about yourContinue reading “Getting information about your video files”