G. JACK Video Timeline

Displays a movie as timeline of video-frames.

gjvidtimeline can be synchronized to the jack audio connection kit transport mechanism.


two gjvideotimelines gjvideotimeline, lash_panel and qjackctl


Build and Install


  • gnome-development environment (glade-2)
  • libjack-dev , jackit-dev
  • freetype2
  • liblash-dev (optional)
  • ffmpeg: libavcodec, libavformat (optional - but highly recommended)
  • libgmp-dev (optional - framerate conversion)

compile the tar-ball:

tar tzf .../gjvidtimeline-X.X.X.tgz 
cd gjvidtimeline-*
./configure && make
sudo make install

to get and compile from SVN:

svn co https://gjvidtimeline.svn.sourceforge.net/svnroot/gjvidtimeline/trunk gjvidtimeline
cd gjvidtimeline
#svn update 
./autogen.sh && make
sudo make install


  • video timeline
  • render time-ticks
  • jack connect/disconnect
  • LASH support
  • Open Sound Control - see gjardoursync to sync zoom level w/ardour.


see also:

oss/gjvt/gjvidtimeline.txt · Last modified: 01.07.2008 17:10 by rgareus