Odd tmp/Flashxxxxx files

Goh Lip g.lip at gmx.com
Wed Nov 11 16:31:20 GMT 2009


Nigel Ridley wrote:
> Goh Lip wrote:
>
>> I find this best, drag the 'button' to your browser bookmark toolbar.
>>
>> http://googlesystem.blogspot.com/2008/04/download-youtube-videos-as-mp4-files.html
>>

> About extracting MP3 files from downloaded youtube (.flv) files.
> This is how I do it:
> 
> First you need to install ffmpeg
> then:
> To Convert .flv to .mp3 using ffmpeg:
> ffmpeg -i name_of_video_clip.flv -vn name_of_file.mp3
> 
> Obviously you need to substitute the 'name_of_video_clip.flv' for the actual file name.
> 
> If you have a bunch of downloaded files, you can:
> 'cd path_to_.flv_files'
> then:
> for i in *.flv; do ffmpeg -i "$i" -vn "${i%flv}mp3"; done
> 
> then:
> mv *mp3 ~/Music/Mp3s  [or which_ever_path_to_dir] (to move the newly created Mp3 files to a 
> separate folder).
> 

The downloaded files are converted to mp4. Just renaming them to .mp3 
will make change files to mp3 files. Plays fine. Wonder if there's 
anything wrong with this approach? I am not really familiar with 
music/video file formats. Thanks.

Regards,
Goh Lip




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