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This converts a mp3 file "infile" to a CBR 128 kbps high quality (according to Winamp) mp3 "128/outfile", joint-stereo, using LAME.
Takes two input video files and an external audio track and encodes them together to an MPEG-4 DivX output video file with the correct size ready for uploading.
That way, you can make a mix on the fly with the mp3 files in the current directory to make a bunch mp3 file.
Rips DVD to lossless encoded video file. Reencodes audio to CBR MP3 for correct audio to video syncing. Be sure to have enough free disk space.
record audio notes or meetings
requires arecord and lame
run mp3gain on the resulting file to increase the volume / quality
ctrl-c to stop recording
Record audio to an MP3 file via ALSA. Adjust -i argument according to arecord -l output.
Gives MPEG-4/DivX output video file ready for uploading to YouTube from FLV file downloaded from the site and your own subtitle file UTF-8 encoded. No resizing needed. (?)
The quality ranges between 0 to 9, with the smaller number indicates a higher quality file but bigger too.