In this tutorial I will focus mostly on manipulating and converting files to free formats, which in our case will be FLAC (Free Lossless Audio Codec) and Ogg Vorbis (free lossy codec), but support for MP3 is also included where it is the case. These formats are not patented and are free to use without the need to pay for using them.Read more »
ffmpeg is a multiplatform, open-source library for video and audio files. It is usualy available in your distribution repositories, so search for it and install it.
This article will present 19 ffmpeg very useful commands.Read more »
A few days ago I downloaded a video file (.flv) from a website. I wanted to convert the video from .flv to .avi (I know it’s not a free format, but I needed to). I searched over the Internet and found out about FFmpeg. FFmpeg is a command line tool used to convert multimedia files between formats. Not only it converts video files but it also converts audio files.Read more »
Linux the cool factor
As I wrote in my last post, I think Linux is not perceived as cool by enough people.
While Linux is definitely very cool!
Last time I mentioned compiz, which gave very different responses. Some people think it's great others hate it. Today I'll throw in something completely different.
The next thing that I think makes Linux cool, is the command line!Read more »