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~ Video Skimmer

# Transcripts and commentary for long boring videos on YouTube! #

  * Present your videos with transcripts and running commentary.
  * Let your users skip to the good parts.

  Designed for:

  * News organizations
  * Producers comfortable with the command line
  * Raw video from court transcripts, Political Speeches, Uncut Interviews. In
    short: lengthy video.

~ Documentation

  #Wiki: https://github.com/propublica/vid-skim/wikis
  #RDoc: http://rdoc.info/projects/propublica/vid-skim

~ Getting Started

  Install the gem

    >> sudo gem install vid-skim

  Install the directory structure.

    >> vidskim install video-skimmer

  Under ./video-skimmer/ you'll see an html and and videos directory. 
  Put your vidskim json or expanded files in ./video-skimmer/videos/ (see the
  wiki for formatting info).

  Once your json is complete run:

    >> vidskim build video-skimmer

  And you'll see some html files that look something like this:
     http://projects.propublica.org/skimmer/ron_boline