Sometimes when you watch a move, the sound is just too low, even setting your alsamixer to 100%. But you can increase your MPlayer soft volume to 300% with just a simple command.
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.
PhotoFilmStrip is an open-source application (works on both Linux and Windows) which you can use to creates movies out of your pictures in just 3 steps. First select your photos, customize the motion path and render the video. There are several output possibilities for VCD, SVCD, DVD up to FULL-HD.
Linux Video Converter makes it easy to convert your videos ready to be uploaded into video sharing websites (low-resolution high-quality). For now, it only supports YouTube but probably formats for other websites will be added soon.
VLC, the popular, cross-platform video player, finally reached version 1.0.0 today, under the codename 'Goldeneye'.
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Arista Transcoder is an easy to use multimedia transcoder for the GNOME Desktop.
This Nautilus script can convert between a variety of audio, video, image, text and create iso from another image format. It can also convert video to audio and video or pdf to individual frames. And finally, it can convert a txt file to image or .wav.
Mobile Media Converter [Windows / Linux] is a great application which allows you, thanks to ffmpeg, to convert between a variety of formats including: MP3, WMA , Ogg, Wav, MPEG, AVI, WMV, FLV, 3GP video and AMR audio and even MP4 which is very useful if you have an iPhone / iPod.
We already posted 2 solutions to help you with the Intel graphics driver in Ubuntu Jaunty and those 2 workarounds helped a lot of people:
This is a guide on how to encode audio / video in which you will find some tips & tricks for using FFmpeg and other tools.
Let's say you downloaded some videos of Youtube which all are a part of a larger video that was splitted into parts. A good idea would be to join those video files into one big file. Here's how to do that in Linux:
As you may know, there were some issues with Intel Graphic Card drivers (965: x3000 or x3100) in Ubuntu after the upgrade to Jaunty - desktop effects could not be enabled - so you could not use Compiz and other applications that needed it.
The first pre-release of Kaffeine 1.0 was released yesterday so I decided to give it a spin and see how it behaves. Since this is a pre-release, it is not intended for general use and currently lacks many features and functionality from Kaffeine 0.7.
In the new Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope, Intel graphic (video) drivers 965 (x3000 or x3100) are blacklisted so you cannot run Compiz thus your desktop effects cannot be enabled. There is a way to enable desktop effects, though this is not recommended because [...]
iPod drive data recovery tool is non-destructive and read only software that provides full recovery of your accidently deleted media files and folders. iPod corrupt disk mode retrieval tool revives your lost mp3, mp4, m4v, m4b, m4a, apple loss less audio, video songs and audible audio book.
Downloads best iPod deleted iTunes recovery tool and restore your deleted song files including mp3, mp4, m4a, m4b, midi, wav, mpeg and advance audio coding (AAC) format files. iPod songs recovery software recovers your deleted music files and folder from hard drive-based iPod Classic, touchscreen iPod Touch, video-capable iPod Nano and Compact iPod Shuffle.
A list of the best 8 Ubuntu video editors (install instructions for Ubuntu, they work on any linux distro)
There are two methods one can use to play video inside .rar files in Ubuntu (without extracting the archives).
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The version I decided to test in this review is 0.6.1 from SVN. SMPlayer basically plays anything video or audio, including DVDs, VCDs or DVD ISO images, audio CDs, MPEG, AVI or ASF. You can also play mounted images of DVDs by pointing to the directory which contains the VIDEO_TS and AUDIO_TS directories. It can also play videos from a given URL location.