Archive for the 'FFmpeg' tag

Placing “moov atom” at the beginning of an MPEG-4 video with FFMpeg

According to Atomic Parsley’s article on media meta data, MPEG-4 files consist of atoms (or boxes). One of these important atoms is called the moov atom, and this moov atom contains mdat data...
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Speed up image extraction with ffmpeg

A product requirement for a media management application I am building is to automatically extract a user-defined number of images from an uploaded video file. The user can request for up to 20...
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Getting FFmpeg running properly on Debian Lenny

We have been using FFmpeg quite a bit lately for a number of projects.  One such project has us encoding uploaded videos into a variety of formats including mpeg4 for iOS devices.  So we fired up...
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