From the mind of a G33k
Possibly switching to DaVinci Resolve
I'm trying out a new video editor called "DaVinci Resolve". Sadly in Linux it doesn't support H.264 out the box. I've created a small perl script that you can use to convert your videos. Make sure you have perl and ffmpeg installed. Make it executable with "chmod +x lgrecode" then drop the file in any folder with your raw video files and launch it by doing "./lgrecode".