Convert to MPEG

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Diekan
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Convert to MPEG

Post by Diekan »

Hey all,

N00b question here, but I am in dire need. I have a presentation to give tomorrow and I can't for the life of me find a converter that converts downloaded video (of various formats to MPEG).

I have tried:

Winff, Vidshot, DeVeDe,,,

NONE of these have a way to covert to MPEG. I am creating the presentation on my Mint box, but will be giving it on a Windows machine. I need MPEG.

Help!

Tkx in advance.

Inkit
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Re: Convert to MPEG

Post by Inkit »

Have you tried ffmpeg. It's available in the repos and seems easy enough to use. I haven't tried it though. Here's a link that explains in a very simple manner how you use the ffmpeg command. [http://www.linuxjournal.com/article/8517].
Hope it helps.

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mikecrosoft
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Re: Convert to MPEG

Post by mikecrosoft »

Hello everyone. You can also use avidemux, its in the default software sources and the process is so easy: import file and save as mpeg. Regards!.

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Brahim Salem
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Re: Convert to MPEG

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FF Multi Converter is what you're looking for. FF Multi Converter is a simple graphical application that enables you to convert audio, video, image and document files between all popular formats, using and combining other programs. It uses ffmpeg for audio/video files, unoconv for document files and PythonMagick library for image file conversions. Common conversion options for each file type are provided. Recursive conversions are available too.

Features: * Conversions for several file formats. * Very easy to use interface. * Access to common conversion options. * Options for saving and naming files. * Recursive conversions

FF Multi Converter 1.4.0 is the latest version that has been released recently bringing more improvements and adding support for more file formats. Multi-Converter is a simple GUI that allows users to convert between many file formats such as audio, video, document and image formats.


FF-Multi-Converter 1.4.0 Installation

To install FF-Multi-Converter 1.4.0 on Linux Mint 13 (Maya) or older or Ubuntu 12.10/12.04 or older, open the terminal and run the following commands:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ffmulticonverter/stable
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install ffmulticonverter

For other non Debian-systems, you can install FF-Multi-Converter 1.4.0 from source with these commands:

cd /tmp && wget -O ffmulticonverter-1.4.0.tar.gz http://goo.gl/k7sXZ


tar -xzvf ffmulticonverter-1.4.0.tar.gz && cd ffmulticonverter-1.4.0


sudo ./setup.py install
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