Cinelerra www.osalt.com/cinelerra (Linux)
This is professional video-editing software for the Linux crowd.
Upload your clips, mix via dragand-drop, and share your fi nished videos in one spot.
HandBrake http://handbrake.m0k.org (Windows | MacOS | Linux)
Convert your DVDs to MPEG-4 video (or just the audio) for backup purposes.
Jing www.jingproject.com (Windows | MacOS)
Jing shares what’s showing on your monitor with others online, or records it for future viewing.
This online app provides Flashpowered video editing.
Miro www.getmiro.com (Windows | MacOS | Linux)
Miro combines BitTorrent downloads with video playback to become the next best thing to your DVR.
MythTV www.mythtv.org (Linux)
Use your Linux box as a homespun digital video recorder (DVR).
Songbird www.songbirdnest.com (Windows | MacOS | Linux)
The open-source answer to iTunes (from the makers of WinAmp) plays your music and videos.
TVersity www.tversity.com (Windows)
Turn your computer into a server to stream video and audio to just about any device on your network.
Our reviews call this the absolute easiest way to broadcast live video from your webcam across the Internet.
Videora Converter www.videora.com (Windows)
Convert nearly any video you can fi nd online (or on DVD) for use on any video-capable iPod or iPhone.
VLC media player www.videolan.org (Windows | MacOS | Linux)
Forget Windows Media Player. VideoLAN’s open-source VLC can replace it, and nearly every other player, too. VLC supports almost every audio format and video codec imaginable and doubles as a server for streaming your music and video to other PCs. Change its skin to make it look like the player you want—even WMP.
YouTube Uploader www.youtube.com/multifi le_installer (Windows | MacOS)
If you’ve got a lot of YouTube videos ready to go online, upload them to the site all at once with the Uploader.