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The domain: is online and should be working. The SourceForge site has a support page for the software but it’s currently incomplete. Editing clips is the bread and butter of all movie creation, so starting with that in Jahshaka seems to fit. One can realistically work with many. So I downloaded the Jahshaka editor but I have no idea how to use it (or even how to import footage) and I can’t find a user’s manual. Anyone.

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If you prefer to set the zoom factor yourself, just click the small magnifying glass symbol next to the red Length display. Pick the file, open it, and then you should see your file in the dark void let’s just call this the desktop.

Find mabual how to use the Jahshaka world manager, a powerful desktop based project management tool that helps you to easily create and manage virtual worlds. The program will only apply the action to these objects. Jahshaka always applies editing steps to the currently selected clip, which is displayed in a slightly darker color than the mnual clips see the “In Focus” box.

The tabs jahshaaka will be working with in this tutorial are the Desktop and the Editing tabs.

Jahshaka users manual? – FORUM

For example, Text CG takes you to a titling function, whereas Animation launches the animation module. Click on the Editing tab.

This splits the clip into two halves. Jahshaka will automatically close the gap this creates Figures 5 and 6. For example, Figure 7 shows how I applied a sepia effect to a scene to add a nostalgic touch to my holiday movie. If you look at the left border of the main window, you will see a small bar with several dots at its center.

Selected elements are slightly darker than inactive ones. You can use the mouse to drag and drop the pin to another position. By directly clicking and dragging on it from left to right, you can set the time for the respective marker for the selected video.


A pipeline is essentially a protocol where only certain kinds of content are created and used during production. Let’s take a look at the bottom of the screen now, where Jahshaka displays the full set of commands that you can use at the current time.

I think I found a possibly better compositor for free. He gave his own name to the results – Jahshaka [1]. Or even their website? So many promises but never ever delivering. The timeline helps keep the scenes in your movie in chronological order. To view the selected video, you can click the Play button or press the tiny green icon below the selected scene. The former computer vendor Jah Shaka not to be confused with the musician of the same name was looking for a free – but powerful – video-editing program, particularly for third-world countries, where people cannot afford to invest several thousand dollars in real-time video-editing systems.

Jahshaka is powerful, but the lack of documentation, along with the quirky and overloaded interface, makes the initial steps difficult for newcomers. For this next section we are going to concentrate solely on the timeline part, which is where most of the editing action happens. All nice and clean.

This means you can go straight back to the Project tab. Now you need to add another one. Again, familiar video recorder-style controls are available below the preview image.

Let’s start by removing the camera wobble. Anybody know where to find a manual for it? The effects are located at the right edge of the screen in a bar that is originally hidden, but becomes visible in editing mode.

You have your typical timeline on the bottom, the media on your left, and the, uhh Select the element you want to apply the effect to in the timeline and drag the selected effect from the sidebar onto the video. I started a thread on it in this same section Off topic chat … check it out. I downloaded Jahshaka, but I have no idea how to use it.


Jahshaka has a selection of effects for livening up parts of your video or the whole movie. The feature list sounds more like an excerpt from a catalog for an expensive real-time editing system.

Jahshaka Tutorials

Ambo 5 When working with the current version, keep this in mind and save your projects regularly. Make sure that the Desktop tab is selected, then go ahead and load a movie or picture into the program using the silvery Load button. Jahshaka is intended for semi-professional moviemakers. As a bonus, Jahshaka includes Jahplayer, a player for media of any kind. If you overload your computer with effects, you might notice that the preview starts to hang.

If you now drag out the bar with the mouse, you will see the list of video files that you saw on the desktop earlier. Deinterlace lets you select a deinterlacing method. Mpegs work on everything inside Jahshaka, png’s have good alpha support, and wav’s just sound good. Yup, what Richard said. If you are unhappy with the results, change to the Cut tab and edit the transition just like any other effect.

To tell Jahshaka to output the finished product, you need to click the camera icon in the bar on the right screen border, and select the required target format from the list.

Each scene you load is additionally listed on the left of the screen. The next obstacle occurs immediately after launching the program.