FFmpeg scripting?

Phil Davis revdev at pdslabs.net
Wed Jun 24 15:46:11 EDT 2015

Hi Tim,

Here is a resource whose "ffmpeg basics" PDF I have found well worth the 


I've used the same approach as Alex - constructing the commands and then 
running them via shell() - with ffmpeg, mediainfo and other apps from 
within LC.

Best -
Phil Davis

On 6/23/15 11:06 PM, Tim Selander wrote:
> Hi,
> Have 1,500 files of our TV program buried in an awkward file tree. I 
> want to use LC to pick out all the video files, getting  a list of 
> files with their full paths. That part I can do. Now I want to feed 
> that list of files to ffmjpeg (open source video compression program) 
> to convert to a different format.
> Assuming I'll have to use a bash script or something? This will be a 
> first for me.
> Any chance listers have used LC and ffmjpeg together, and can throw me 
> some pointers on how to do this?
> Tim Selander
> Tokyo, Japan
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