Handbrake doesn't convert MOV files with sound-solved

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David1293
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Handbrake doesn't convert MOV files with sound-solved

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Hi all
I'm very very inexperienced at using the terminal.
I've tried converting some MOV files I shot with my Finepix camera to share on the web for some friends I met when on holiday in New Orleans.
I've tried using Handbrake, but it doesn't have any sound in the converted mp4 file.
I am using Mint 18.3 Mate.
ini -Fxzd gives me:
System: Host: Ancholme Kernel: 4.15.0-29-generic x86_64 (64 bit gcc: 5.4.0)
Desktop: MATE 1.18.0 (Gtk 3.18.9-1ubuntu3.3)
Distro: Linux Mint 18.3 Sylvia
Machine: Mobo: ASRock model: Z97 Anniversary
Bios: American Megatrends v: P1.40 date: 01/16/2015
CPU: Quad core Intel Core i7-4790 (-HT-MCP-) cache: 8192 KB
flags: (lm nx sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 ssse3 vmx) bmips: 28789
clock speeds: max: 4000 MHz 1: 1718 MHz 2: 2844 MHz 3: 2372 MHz
4: 2796 MHz 5: 2421 MHz 6: 2477 MHz 7: 1732 MHz 8: 2771 MHz
Graphics: Card: NVIDIA Device 1c82 bus-ID: 01:00.0
Display Server: X.Org 1.18.4 drivers: nvidia (unloaded: fbdev,vesa,nouveau)
Resolution: 1920x1080@60.00hz
GLX Renderer: GeForce GTX 1050 Ti/PCIe/SSE2
GLX Version: 4.5.0 NVIDIA 384.130 Direct Rendering: Yes
Audio: Card-1 NVIDIA Device 0fb9 driver: snd_hda_intel bus-ID: 01:00.1
Card-2 Intel 9 Series Family HD Audio Controller
driver: snd_hda_intel bus-ID: 00:1b.0
Card-3 Logitech Webcam C270 driver: USB Audio usb-ID: 003-002
Sound: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture v: k4.15.0-29-generic
Network: Card: Intel Ethernet Connection (2) I218-V
driver: e1000e v: 3.2.6-k port: f040 bus-ID: 00:19.0
IF: enp0s25 state: up speed: 100 Mbps duplex: full mac: <filter>
Drives: HDD Total Size: 10002.0GB (23.7% used)
ID-1: /dev/sda model: ST3000DM001 size: 3000.6GB
ID-2: USB /dev/sdb model: Expansion_Desk size: 5001.0GB
ID-3: USB /dev/sdd model: External_USB_3.0 size: 2000.4GB
Optical-1: /dev/sr0 model: ASUS BC-12D2HT
rev: 1.00 dev-links: cdrom,cdrw,dvd
Features: speed: 1x multisession: yes
audio: yes dvd: yes rw: cd-r,cd-rw,dvd-r,dvd-ram state: running
Optical-2: /dev/sr1 model: ATAPI iHAS122 F
rev: EL04 dev-links: dvdrw
Features: speed: 48x multisession: yes
audio: yes dvd: yes rw: cd-r,cd-rw,dvd-r,dvd-ram state: running
Partition: ID-1: / size: 2.7T used: 202G (8%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/sda2
ID-2: swap-1 size: 17.13GB used: 0.00GB (0%) fs: swap dev: /dev/sda3
RAID: No RAID devices: /proc/mdstat, md_mod kernel module present
Sensors: System Temperatures: cpu: 39.0C mobo: N/A gpu: 0.0:34C
Fan Speeds (in rpm): cpu: N/A
Info: Processes: 239 Uptime: 3:41 Memory: 1963.9/15991.5MB
Init: systemd runlevel: 5 Gcc sys: 5.4.0
Client: Shell (bash 4.3.481) inxi: 2.2.35
david@Ancholme ~ $
Hope this gives you enough information to help me.
Regards
D
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Re: Handbrake doesn't convert MOV files with sound

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The repo version of Handbrake surprisingly does not support PCM audio, which is probably what your camera's audio is. I have the same problem converting vids from my camera.
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Re: Handbrake doesn't convert MOV files with sound

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Hi
Thanks for the reply.
Does anyone have a solution? Will it help to upgrade to 19.3?
Regards
D
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Re: Handbrake doesn't convert MOV files with sound

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I assume you mean Mint 19.0? That depends on if version 19's repo has a newer version of Handbrake. I don't know because I don't use 19.
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Re: Handbrake doesn't convert MOV files with sound

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Mint 19

Software manager 1.1.0
The flatpack version is 1.1.1

No idea if the newer version will work with .MOV..... you can download flatpacks in 18.3 I think.
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Re: Handbrake doesn't convert MOV files with sound

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David1293 wrote:
Sun Jul 29, 2018 9:15 am
I've tried using Handbrake, but it doesn't have any sound in the converted mp4 file.
Sigh.

If you don't need to edit/crop/etc the videos, try ffmpeg (or "avconv" the new name...?) in a terminal. It's actually pretty simple to just convert formats, and you could automate converting a bunch of videos at once.

E.g., this copies the audio and video but changes the "container" from mov to mp4:

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ffmpeg -i movie.mov -vcodec copy -acodec copy out.mp4
https://stackoverflow.com/questions/120 ... les-to-mp4
Please edit your original post title to include [SOLVED] if/when it is solved!
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Re: Handbrake doesn't convert MOV files with sound

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Hi
Thanks for the reply. Yes, of course that's what I should have typed.
I think I might upgrade.
Regards
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Re: Handbrake doesn't convert MOV files with sound

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Hi
Just seen the other two replies as I was typing my last.
Why, sigh? I don't know much, I admit that.
I do want to learn, but am finding the learning curve a bit steep atm.
Thanks for the information.
Regards
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Re: Handbrake doesn't convert MOV files with sound

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Hi
So, tried that, but I get no such file. I have moved all the files from an external drive to my home directory.
How do I get the terminal to see the file?
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D
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Re: Handbrake doesn't convert MOV files with sound

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Hi David1293,

I just read your post and the good replies to it. Here are my thoughts on this as well.

Assuming you have "ffmpeg" already installed, if not install it, you can simply install WinFF from the Software Manager or Synaptic Package Manager and use that.

You might also consider updating ffmpeg to version 3.x in Linux Mint 18.x or 17.x, Linux Mint 19 already has ffmpeg v3.x.

Handbrake has a PPA for their current version

How to Install HandBrake 1.1.0 in Ubuntu 18.04/17.10/16.04 | UbuntuHandbook
http://ubuntuhandbook.org/index.php/201 ... 7-1016-04/

Hope this helps ...
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Re: Handbrake doesn't convert MOV files with sound

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Hi
Many thanks for the replies.
I think I'll try using the updated version of Handbrake, which is usually so simple to use.
I would also like to learn how to use FFmpeg, but I'm not sure how to name the files correctly in the terminal. I already have it installed. At the moment, I have them in my home directory, a separate folder called Nola18.
Thanks again
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Re: Handbrake doesn't convert MOV files with sound-solved

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Hi
Thanks, I have worked it out. In fact I had used winff a long time ago and had forgotten all about it. It seems to have worked well.
Many thanks for all of your replies
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Re: Handbrake doesn't convert MOV files with sound

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Flemur wrote:
Sun Jul 29, 2018 10:22 am
[ ... ] try ffmpeg (or "avconv" the new name...?)
By now old one again in fact; avconv (rather, "libav") was a relatively short-lived fork of ffmpeg, now dead again: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Libav.
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Re: Handbrake doesn't convert MOV files with sound-solved

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Hi David1293,

You are welcome from all of us that replied...

FYI: How to Install FFmpeg 3.2 via PPA in Ubuntu 16.04 (Linux Mint 18.x & 17.x)
http://tipsonubuntu.com/2016/11/02/inst ... ntu-16-04/
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Re: Handbrake doesn't convert MOV files with sound

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rene wrote:
Sun Jul 29, 2018 11:39 am
By now old one again in fact; avconv (rather, "libav") was a relatively short-lived fork of ffmpeg, now dead again: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Libav.
Good!

Synaptic sez:

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libav-tools
Compatibility links for libav-tools (transitional package)
This is a transitional package that provides the following links:
 * avconv  -> ffmpeg
 * avplay  -> ffplay
 * avprobe -> ffprobe
This package can be removed, when nothing uses the av* program names anymore.
Please edit your original post title to include [SOLVED] if/when it is solved!
Your data and OS are backed up....right?
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Re: Handbrake doesn't convert MOV files with sound-solved

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Another option you could try is OpenShot Video Editor
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