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Crop a video using FFMPEG

Crop a video using FFMPEG

In this article we will show you how to crop a video file to given dimensions using ffmpeg.

Convert videos to MKV using FFMPEG

Convert videos to MKV using FFMPEG

In this article we will show you how to convert any video supported by FFMPEG to a video file in MKV format using FFMPEG command-line tool, and how to use some of the different encoders that can be used with this container.

Convert videos to 3GP format using FFMPEG

Convert videos to 3GP format using FFMPEG

In this article we will show you how to convert any video supported by the FFMPEG software to 3GP format using different encoders.

How to extract and join video files using ffmpeg

In this article we show how to extract parts of a video file. Also we show how you can join two or more videos into one video concatenating them.

Convert videos to MP4 format using ffmpeg

Convert videos to MP4 format using ffmpeg

In this article we will show you how to convert any video file to MP4 format using H264 video codec.

Transforming a video file to remove the sound

In this article we show you how to remove the audio track of a video file so that the video only conatins the video stream and the audio track is removed so can we get a smaller file.

Changing the resolution of a video using ffmpeg

In this article we show you how you can change the resolution of a video file to downsize it, or to change it to a size that is suitable to your needs. I also teach you to handle the different options for not maintaining the same aspect ratio (or width-height ratio)

Convert a video into an animated GIF using ffmpeg

In this article we show you how to convert any video to an animated GIF file format. As a result of this process we obtain an animated GIF, which is a video format of lower quality than other formats, besides occupying much more space. However, they have the advantage of being supported by virtually all devices and browsers, and they are massively used in sites like forums or other participatory sites.

Convert videos to FLV format using ffmpeg

In this article we show you how to convert any video to FLV format. The FLV format is one of the most used formats on the Internet for players based on Flash video. Although it is now falling somewhat into disuse because there are now better and more modern formats (MP4 or WEBM).

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