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presler

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History
« on: December 14, 2012, 10:37:27 AM »
Can anyone tell smth about history of Avidemux? How it was appeared, who was initial creators and is it earn somehow money?

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Re: History
« Reply #2 on: December 15, 2012, 07:37:13 PM »
Avidemux was written in 2001 (initially just as a simple tool to extract audio from AVI files) by Mean, who is still the main developer. It was originally (the 0.x versions) just a Linux program, the Windows version came a couple of years later. Basically, 10 years ago, it was something like "VirtualDub for Linux". AFAIK, there is no money earned, accepted or asked by anyone involved.

See the 2006 interview with Mean:

http://news.softpedia.com/news/Avidemux-Interview-38453.shtml