Sunday, January 13, 2008

random commands - ffmpeg

You can download Flash Video format files used in Youtube, metacafe and other sites using the Firefox extension Video Downloadhelper.

After downloading all the videos, run this command to convert all of them to mpeg format.

for i in *.flv; do ffmpeg -i "$i" "$i".mpg;done

ffmpeg man page.

1 comment:

Mr.Blogged said...

check that one.. an online flv converter.