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7 tricks with FFmpeg - Edit audio and video from the terminal

Mar 07, 2011, 23:34 (0 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to linuxaria for this link. ]

"FFmpeg can be considered the Swissknife of audio and video applications, with many options and possibilities. You probably already have it installed on your computer as a dependency of a program you use to watch videos or listen to music. In this article we will see some use from the command line without using graphics applications.

"But first, a presentation of ffmpeg:

"FFmpeg is a free software / open source project that produces libraries and programs for handling multimedia data. The most notable parts of FFmpeg are libavcodec, an audio/video codec library used by several other projects, libavformat, an audio/video container mux and demux library, and the ffmpeg command line program for transcoding multimedia files."

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