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How to concatenate movies

Postby magice on Sat Feb 07, 2009 9:24 am

Hello everyone!

I have a bunch of movies file (in .flv format). I want to concatenate them into one single movies file (any format is fine). Do you know how to do that?

Thank you a lot!
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Re: How to concatenate movies

Postby Fred on Sat Feb 07, 2009 9:52 am

magice,

Wow... "Concatenate," that is an awfully big word for an old dumb country boy like me. That's one of those 75cent words! :-)

You might want to take a look at a GUI program called "Avidemux." It is relatively simple to use and should do the job for you.

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Re: How to concatenate movies

Postby solar1951 on Tue Feb 17, 2009 7:26 am

magice wrote:Hello everyone!

I have a bunch of movies file (in .flv format). I want to concatenate them into one single movies file (any format is fine). Do you know how to do that?

Thank you a lot!

Hi, dont know whether this helps but I often join video files in .avi form by
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cat 1.avi 2.avi > 3.avi

I have not tried it on more than 2 files at a time but I guess it should work.
I then have to run the result through mencoder to get the synch between audio and video
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mencoder -noidx -ovc copy -oac copy -o ouput.avi 3.avi

This results in the file output.avi, a combination of the original 1.avi and 2.avi

Have a look at the man pages for mplayer/mencoder for many, many options - only if you have a lot of time !
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