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Flash Lite Packaging Solutions

I have been working on Flash for quite sometime and have come across lot of questions about packaging and distributing SWF files that are targeted for Flash Lite. KuneriLite was the first company that provided a decent packaging solution that lets the content developer package the SWF artwork as a Symbian application for Nokia devices. … Continue reading


My never ending search for video conversion software led me to ffmpeg2theora. Another nifty tool for converting most popular video formats to Org Theora It can be downloaded from the following link A simple example that I tried on my windows machine was to convert an flv to ogv and it work instantly ffmpeg2theora-0.24.exe HD.flv

HTML 5 and vorbis

With the advent of HTML 5  and it being adopted by almost all of the famous browsers, there is very good chance that the popular video format of the web over the next few years can move away from the proprietary formats to open vorbis format. I am once again bewildered by the capabilities that … Continue reading

Converting Images to Videos and Vice Versa

For one of my tests I needed to convert my video into individual images. And once again FFMpeg was to my rescue. ffmpeg -i mytest.flv -f image2 images%04d.jpg The above command would convert the flv file into images and store the same as image0001.jpg, image0002.jpg … so on in the current directory. we can also … Continue reading

From YouTube FLV video to Ipod Mp3

My favourite bandwidth-wasting activity is downloading Comedy Clip / Tamil dramas from YouTube. We can download these FLVs with lots of utilities available on the internet, but once downloaded we would need an FLV player to play the video. But what if I wanted to play the same on my IPod shuffle or any other … Continue reading

Building FFMpeg on Windows

FFMpeg is a complete, cross-platform solution to record, convert and stream audio and video. It is a very popular video processing platform that is available on Linux. This is evident from the fact that its libavcodec library is used by VLC player. In this blog post, I will be discussing the steps to build FFMpeg … Continue reading

Hello world!

Hello World!!!! This is the second technology blog to which I am going to publish. My other blog is a compilation of problems and solutions that I come across on a daily basis. I plan not to write about technology in this blog but be more specific on programming languages, tool and their utilities. Thanks, … Continue reading