[xubuntu-users] Media File Conversion

Alok quantamcore at gmail.com
Tue Mar 13 04:57:48 UTC 2012

Why dont you use ffmpeg since you are not afraid of the command line. A
simple line like ffmpeg -i <inputfile.mkv> <outputfile.avi> can do the job.
Obvioulsy the program has got tonnes of options. you can check the online
documentation or the man pages.

On 12 March 2012 06:00, mischa falkenburg <
because_productions at myfairpoint.net> wrote:

> **
> On 03/11/2012 05:51 PM, Joshua O'Leary wrote:
> On 11/03/12 20:23, mischa falkenburg wrote:
> Hello List,
> I'd like to convert .mkv file to anything else - like maybe .avi, and what
> I've found to use is pacpl.
> Two questions:
>   1)after input of -t avi /(and then the Directory-File info), there is a
> > and no noticeable HD activity. So, is there something else to enter at
> the >?
>   2)Is there another way(program-wise)to do this that I've not been
> able to find?
> Thanks-in-advance,
> Mischa
>  Hi,
> The transmageddon (click to install) gui should do all you need, it can
> convert to a variety of multimedia formats/codecs and is very easy to use.
> If that doesn't do what you need, you could have a look at mencoder,
> ffmpeg, or even VLC's built-in conversion tools (Under Media>Convert/Save),
> there will be a tool in the packages somewhere that'll do what you need.
> Joshua
>  Thanks Joshua...I'll see what I can accomplish!
> Mischa
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