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

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By: hoodie
2013-10-05 14:49:07

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Rather than asign another variable to get the filename without suffix use a "string manipulations": % file="abcd.webm" ; echo ${file%%.*} abcd so, eg: for file in "$@"; do ffmpeg -i $file -vn -c:a copy ${file%%.*}.ogg ; done Also, your command seems to have a double 'ffmpeg' and all echo'ed.
khayyam · 243 weeks and 4 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
hoodie · 243 weeks and 3 days ago

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Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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