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strips ogg audio from webm video ( no reencoding )

Terminal - strips ogg audio from webm video ( no reencoding )
for file in "$@"; do name=$(basename "$file" .webm) echo ffmpeg -i $file -vn -c:a copy $name.ogg ffmpeg -i "$file" -vn -c:a copy "$name.ogg" done
2013-10-05 14:49:07
User: hoodie
Functions: basename echo file
strips ogg audio from webm video ( no reencoding )

Strips the audio track from a webm video. Use this in combination with clive or youtube-dl.


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Rather than asign another variable to get the filename without suffix use a "string manipulations":

% file="abcd.webm" ; echo ${file%%.*}


so, eg:

for file in "$@"; do ffmpeg -i $file -vn -c:a copy ${file%%.*}.ogg ; done

Also, your command seems to have a double 'ffmpeg' and all echo'ed.

Comment by khayyam 109 weeks and 2 days ago

The problem is that ffmepg can not demux the vorbis stream if there is non but rather a mp4 audio stream, in that case it will fail. Which is why this very short script only works on webm. I would like to see a script which determines the input codecs and acts accordingly :D

Comment by hoodie 109 weeks and 1 day ago

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