Transforming arbitrary films to flash player format

For posting on Gallery (2.2 at least), converting the films to Flash format is convenient – it reduces quality, but also size (youtube?). You still need to do it offline. On a linux system, try

ffmpeg -i input.MPG -s (sizeX)x(sizeY) -ac 2 -ar 44100 -r 24 output.flv

This will recode input.MPG with two audio-channels, at 24 fps, to a flash movie.


  1. Lars - 26 December 2008 @ 21:53

    For higher quality, use

    -b 1000000

    (-b (bitrate in b/s, default is 200kb/s)

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