Bombono DVD

Bombono DVD


Bombono DVD 1.0.2 for Mandriva Linux 2010.2

DVD authoring program for Linux




Bombono DVD is a DVD authoring program for Linux. It is made easy to use and has nice and clean GUI (Gtk).

The main features of Bombono DVD are:

  • Excellent video viewer: Timeline and Monitor
  • Real WYSIWYG Menu Editor with live thumbnails
  • Comfortable Drag-n-Drop support
  • Transcoding, if necessary (from AVI/MKV/MOV/MPEG4...)
  • Motion menus
  • Subtitles support
  • You can author to folder, make ISO-image or burn directly to DVD
  • Reauthoring: you can import video from DVD discs



Bombono DVD Open Source Authoring Software


Changelog 1.0.2:

  • Fixes for new distros:
    • libxml++ 2.33.1 changes: projects can be opened
    • update for spumux, dvdauthor 0.7.0
  • (For experts) one line setting ~/.config/bombono-dvd/av_seek_shift: set to "-N" (e.g. -4 seconds) to avoid missing keyframes/visual artefacts of videos
  • (For experts) when building with USE_EXT_BOOST=1 & Boost >= 1.46:


Additionally, Dr. John v. Kampen has published nice article and screencast about Bombono DVD and OpenShot Video Editor.



Changelog 1.0.1:

  • Translation updates: Ukrainian (Yuri Chornoivan), Danish, Norwegian
  • Fix for loading a project: set right TV type (NTSC/PAL)
  • Fix for text buttons: highlight text precisely
  • Fix for ffmpeg running:
    • don't break on non-text log
    • ffmpeg >= 0.7(current trunk): -padX => -vf pad=X

Changelog 1.0:

  • BmD can import all that ffmpeg can handle, not only DVD-compliant videos (AVI/MKV/MOV/TS/MPG/MPEG4/WEBM/OGG/...); excellent "frame by frame" video access is retained
  • Translation updates: Finnish, French, Russian, Spanish
  • Transcoding:
    • Black padding for not DVD-aspect videos
    • All audio streams being transcoded, not only first one
    • Audio transcoding bitrate: 320kbit/s, not 448kbit/s
  • Bitrate Calculator

  • Adjust Bitrate to Fit to Disc
  • Subtitles support:
    • spumux is used for text rendering
    • Trying to guess subtitles encoding with Enca

  • Segfault fix while loading bad/legacy projects
  • Small changes:
    • Fix for non-UTF8 locales like ru_RU.KOI8-R, #40

    • Fix for running totem with a file with spaces etc
    • .bmd for projects instead of .xml
    • Online help reference in menu Help



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