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OpenShot could round out open source media production suite

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OpenShot, a very popular video editor for Linux, has launched a Kickstarter campaign to hasten its next phase of development, which will include a Macintosh and Windows port of the program.

Jonathan Thomas, the lead designer and programmer for the project, is eager to hire some extra programmers to assist with this phase of the program's development. As an open source advocate, I'm thrilled about it.

With OpenShot on Mac and Windows, millions of people worldwide will get a taste for open source software and some will inevitably develop a strong comfort level with it. There's a chance too, that some will also see fewer and fewer reasons to stick with Mac and Windows;

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