Commands tagged theora (3)

  • Streaming HTML5 compatible video (Ogg Theora video with Vorbis sound) to an Icecast server using dvgrab, ffmpeg2theora and oggfwd. In this example I'm merging stereo sound to mono (-c 1), saving the original dv for later higher quality on-demand video (tee dvstream.dv), saving the theora stream for immediate on-demand video, and publishing the stream in Xiph's stream directory (-p and the name and description). The URL of the video will be (depending on your server) which will play in newer Firefox, Chrome and Opera web browsers. Cortado (a Java player) can easily be used for IE. Note also that I'm using port 80, which is not the default port for Icecast, this is to avoid restrictive firewalls. Also note that ffmpeg2theora 0.25 and will heed the bitrates much better than former versions because of using libtheora 1.1 or newer.

    dvgrab --format raw - | tee dvstream.dv | ffmpeg2theora -A 45 -V 400 -c 1 -f dv -x 360 -y 288 -o /dev/stdout - | tee savelivestream.ogv | oggfwd -p -d "Stream description" -n "Streamname" 80 icecastpassword /stream.ogv
    dittaeva · 2010-05-25 11:23:46 0
  • Do you have a large library of flv's you have picked up over the years using FlashGot Firefox plugin? Do you want to be able to convert them to Ogg Theora (video) at once? Try out this script... Show Sample Output

    for i in $(ls *.flv); do ffmpeg2theora -v 6 --optimize $i; done
    joenjeru · 2010-12-01 14:13:31 1
  • Is a simple script for video streaming a movie

    cat video.ogg | nc -l -p 4232 & wget -O - & sleep 10; mplayer
    el_bazza · 2010-11-29 03:34:31 1

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