There are various softwares that can do audio/video capture and processing. Following table lists them.
|Package||Type of capture and processing||Comments||Available in repositories?|
|audacity||Audio||Exports default to wav or Vorbis/Ogg format. You need to install liblame0 to enable MP3 exporting.||universe|
|jokosher||Audio||Jokosher is a simple yet powerful multi-track studio. With it you can create and record music, podcasts and more, all from an integrated simple environment.||universe (as of edgy)|
|avidemux||Audio/Video||With avidemux you can open divx, process the audio track with the included
filters and save a part of the avi (i.e. split).
|devede||Audio/Video||Convert any mplayer/mencoder supported files to create VCD, SVCD, DVD||multiverse (as of edgy)|
|thoggen||Audio/Video||Rip your DVDs to Theora/Ogg video.|
Very simple and usable UI. No subtitles support yet. A little bit slow since theora implementation in in early stages and not optimized yet.
|dvdrip||Audio/Video||Rip your DVDs to DivX, XviD. Uses transcode as backend. Works pretty well. Very complex UI using GTK+ 1.2.||universe|
|kino||Audio/Video||Record, create, edit, and play movies recorded with DV camcorders. Exports to various formats. May require ffmpeg, lame, vorbis-tools for some functionality.||main|
|pitivi||Audio/Video||Uses GStreamer as backend.||universe|
|diva||Audio/Video||Developed using Mono. Uses GStreamer as backend.||No.http://www.diva-project.org/|
|gqcam||Audio/Video from webcam, capture only||Works with any V4L1 device.||universe|
|motion||Video||Motion detector using one or more video signals.||universe|
|mythtv||Audio/Video, from TV tuner card, capture and record||A PVR application.||multiverse|
|tvtime||Audio/Video, capture only||Television application||universe|
|xawtv||Audio/Video, from TV tuner card, capture only||TV application for X11. Works with any V4L device.||universe|
|istanbul||Video||Desktop session recorder. Saved to Theora/Ogg format. Ideal as tool to make video tutorials.|
WARNING: The package in dapper repositories is not usable at all. Get source fromhttp://live.gnome.org/Istanbul
- V4L - Video capture/overlay API of the linux kernel.