Posts with the tag video conversion

Rotating Videos on the Command Line

Rotating videos is a task that's not that uncommon if you're filming with your camera in upright position. You can easily do this with ffmpeg:

ffmpeg -i in.mov -vf "transpose=1" out.mov

The command line tool ffmpeg is available for all major operating systems (I'm using it on Mac OS...

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record what your screen displays... with recordMyDesktop

recordMyDesktop is a commandline tool, written in C, that can be used to create a screen cast. Very useful tips can be found on: http://recordmydesktop.sourceforge.net/rug/toc.php.

There are two frontends for recordMyDesktop, written in Python:

  • gtk-recordMyDesktop (pyGtk) and
  • qt-recordMyDesktop (pyQt4).

The installation of gtk-recordmydesktop on Ubuntu works as follows:

sudo aptitude install recordmydesktop...

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