FINALLY: A Bash Progress Indicator for ffmpeg that WORKS

I decided to write a progress indicator for ffmpeg video conversions. This was much much much harder than I ever anticipated. I was in for a tough time. Annoyingly, for what ever reason, ffmpeg doesn't use Carriage Returns and Line Feeds in the expected way when it outputs its output during a conversion, resulting in … Continue reading FINALLY: A Bash Progress Indicator for ffmpeg that WORKS

Automatically Update FFMPEG and x264 From Source / SVN In Ubuntu

Whenever I wish to install and use the rather excellent video and audio transcode programs ffmpeg and x264 I have used FakeOutdoorsman's excellent How To from the Ubuntu Forums. However, constantly typing out all the commands, especially when updating, is a pain in the arse. I thus decided, with FakeOutdoorsman's permission, to write some scripts … Continue reading Automatically Update FFMPEG and x264 From Source / SVN In Ubuntu