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PostPosted: Thu Mar 27, 2008 10:31 am 
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Dear all,

I have a web page where some friends upload videos (.mov, .wmv, .mp4 and .3gp).
I want to convert these videos into .swf and play them in my page.

Somebody told me about ffmpeg. I've downloaded it and I have no idea if its the good thing to use, and how to use it.
My web server is Linux based .. Can ffmpeg convert the videos online or I have to use it locally and them upload the swf to my web server??

I have a PC with Windows XP and little knowledge of Unix. I don't even know how if Unix can be used in a PC with just Windows XP installed or if there's any program to emulate it.

I do not know how or where to start .. please help!

Thanks a lot in advance!


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PostPosted: Sat Apr 12, 2008 11:14 pm 
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Your getting into some tricky waters here.

Is your server dedicated or shared hosting?

Do you have shell access?

You can install a version of FFMPEG (along with a ton of other goodies) on a shared server. I've done it. But you might first ask your hosting company if FFMPEG is available already.

If you are looking to work with a script that will allow for video upload and conversion I would suggest Dolphin from the people at http://www.boonex.com - Ive used it for 3 sites. Awesome - Has FFMPGE built in!

And no, with ffmpeg, the videos convert server side, you do not convert.

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