Is there an open source audiovisual tool for you?

by Adam Hodgkinson

Interacting with, and managing audiovisual digital content can require a whole range of tools. These tools span enterprise grade software down to very small applications designed to help individuals. And while there are some tremendous proprietary tools out there, they may not always be financially attainable for an organisation due to its size or nature of business. The alternative is to look to the open source market, which is a thriving community of developers building, among other things, audiovisual applications designed for universal access. 

A recent post on Datamation provides a good list of various open source tools related to digital AV content. They are not all high quality tools but may suit a particular purpose for a particular organisation.

Open source tools