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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 … Continue reading

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

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