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Information

ffmpeg is better opensource tool to convert videos from one format to another format. This tool supports almost all the video formats. It is based on video codecs and audio codec libs.

Prerequisites

It requires the following libs need to be installed before compiling ffmpeg,

sudo apt-get install libavcodec-extra-52 libtheora0 libtheora-dev libvorbis0 libvorbis-dev libxvidcore-dev libxvidcore4 libfaac0 libfaad2 libavcodec52 libavformat52 libavidemux0 libavcodec-dev libavformat-dev libavutil49 libavutil-dev

Installing FFMPEG

 
Download the ffmpeg source from the following link

http://www.ffmpeg.org/releases/ffmpeg-0.8.1.tar.bz2

Compiling

bunzip2 ffmpeg-0.8.1.tar.bz2

tar xvf ffmpeg-0.8.1.tar

cd ffmpeg-0.8.1

./configure –prefix=/usr –enable-libvorbis –enable-libtheora –enable-libfaac  –enable-libxvid –disable-debug –enable-gpl –enable-nonfree –disable-yasm

make

sudo make install

Converting videos

FLV to 3GP

ffmpeg -i  youtube.flv -s qcif -vcodec h263 -acodec libfaac -ac 1 -ar 8000 -r 25 -ab 32 -y youtube.3gp

Support

If you need any help please ask me..will help to convert your videos into required format.

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