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Remux .m4v (and probably others) to .mkv

January 19, 2012 2 comments

Easy.

ffmpeg|avconv -i input.m4v -vcodec copy -acodec copy out.mkv

So easy this post is actually done here.

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Use ffmpeg to merge multiple avi files

October 25, 2011 Leave a comment
cat avi1.avi avi2.avi avix.avi > avi_all.avi
ffmpeg -i avi_all.avi -acodec copy -vcodec copy avi_all_reindexed.avi
Categories: unix Tags: ,

Split a video file on the command line

October 13, 2011 Leave a comment

Since it’s so insanely useful and installing/using the common graphical video editors is pretty much a pita:

ffmpeg -ss 00:15:00.0 -t 00:10:0.0 -i <source>.foo -vcodec copy -acodec copy <destination>.foo

Above command clips everything to the 15 minute mark, puts the following 10 minutes into the destination file and then clips everything after that.
If you leave out the -t parameter, everything from the -ss mark to the end gets copied to the destination file. Useful and fast.

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