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Linux: grab audio from a video clip

I'd like to take audio track from a video clip in FLV container and save it to something playable by portable music players. Are there any easy to use tools for that? I know how to do that using ...
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Is there a single catch-all-features tracked music format?

I have an archive of old(ish) tracked music in various formats - .mod, .s3m, .it and Commodore 64 .sid files. Is there a single, well-supported, tracked music format with a super-set of the features ...
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How to convert PDF to ASCII Postscript so the contained text can be searched/replaced?

According to Chapter 3.2 of the PostScript Language Reference, "there are three encodings for the PostScript language:ASCII, binary token, and binary object sequence". We've been generating PDF files ...
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Convertion of excel file with point data into .cxt file

How can I convert a excel file (.xls extension) with point climatic data into .cxt file which is a free format text file. My intention is to calculate evopotranspiration using ETo software. But when ...
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After Effects: Mac to PC

Is it possible to open an After Effects file that's been created on a Mac with PC? I don't know what version the AE was on the Mac side, but I want to oepn it with CS3 on a PC laptop.
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Exr file sequence to mov with ffmpeg

When I convert an EXR file sequence with x264 using FFmpeg and convert the colorspace from linear to SRGB (with gamma 0.45454545) I get some heavy banding issues (most visible on a dark gradient). For ...
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Batch convert all html files in a directory into pdf files in windows?

I see one solution so far: http://www.htmldoc.org/ Are there any more out there which are suggested?
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Importer or converter for ClarisWorks cwk format?

I have several ClarisWorks documents (*.CWK) that I'd like to import into a more modern format like Microsoft Word or Open Office. It seems Star Office can apparently open cwk files, but the product ...
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Notepad++ EOL conversion difficulties from UNIX to windows. How to ensure it stays converted?

I have a .txt file which is in a UNIX/OSX format when it should be in windows. I have tried to convert it in Notepad++ through Edit>EOL Conversion>Windows format. However when I convert it in ...
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How to import MXF recordings on FCP?

I have a problem with my MXF files when I was about to import them into FCP7. It refuse to work at all. I tried couple of plug-ins and applications but nothing worked. How could I solve this problem?
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Converting a word document to XML format while preserving font information

I need to convert a Word document into an easily parseable format, so I chose XML. I found a tool which works, but it doesn't tell me which font the text is, which is my main method of parsing. Is ...
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Batch convert AppleWorks files into PDF within originating folder, delete original file?

Probably AppleScript is the way to go with this - I have found scripts online that do this, but snag on oversize printable area and put files in the same folder - I need files to stay in the folder ...
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Unattented conversion of PowerPoint presentations to video files

I want to be able to convert ppt to video files automatically, without user interaction on Windows. Like convert_ppt_to_video qqq.pptx --screen-size 1024x768 -o qqq.mkv. How it's better to attain ...
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Rending on Mac: Major codec issues with video editing software

We bought a Mac Pro thinking that it would increase the speed of rendering than on an unoptimized PC. But we ran into codec issues with MPEG and WMV. Our Tricaster PC outputs to MPEG, while it the PC ...
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virtualbox 2 vmware disk

I have a virtualbox disk I'd like to convert to a vmware disk. The disk is dynamic which makes it a lot more trickier. If I follow the instructions at ...
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vCalender(vcs) to comma-seperated(csv) format convertion

I want my Mac iCal be able to read vcs format which my older windows outlook calender is on. I thought about converting vcs calender format to csv format but I can't seem to find a website who does ...
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How to convert ts files to avi in OSX

I have tried both mencoder and ffmpeg. With ffmpeg the sound was fine but there was no picture. With mencoder the video moved at half speed so the length was doubled. How can this be done right?
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How to open a TOD video files in Mac OS X?

When I record with JVC camera, I get .MOI and .TOD files for videos. How to open these files in my Mac OS X Snow Leopard?
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EIDE to SATA converter fails to show the Hard Drive in the OS

I recently bought a new PC based on Asus Crosshair IV Formula and AMD 965 Phenom II x4. After connecting my new SATA hard drive (working perfect) I wanted to connect my old PATA drive with an EIDE ...
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How to convert an WAV audio file into Core Audio File Format (CAFF), mono, 16-bit @ 44,1 kHz?

How to convert an WAV audio file into Core Audio File Format (CAFF), mono, 16-bit @ 44,1 kHz ? The files I need have a *.caf ending. I need this exact file format to play them on in my iPhone app. I ...
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Batch convert HTML file(s) saved using IE to MHT

I have numerous web sites that I've saved over the years. I used Internet Explorer's "Save As..." option to do this. It saves the original page as an .html document, and page requirements in a ...
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Batch converting video from avc1 to xvid

I need a way to batch convert 720p video files from avc1 to xvid in Ubuntu 10.04. I'm not terribly concerned about file size, but I do wish to retain the picture quality as much as possible. I believe ...
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Convert Opera Widget into Standalone Widget

How to Convert Opera Widget into Standalone Widget?
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Batch Conversion of PaperPort MAX Files

I've got a library of MAX files from an old Visioneer Scanner that used ScanSoft PaperPort. I don't have the PC that I used to scan them anymore, and I don't have the CD for PaperPort. Does anyone ...
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Free windows software to convert DOC or PDF to WMF/EMF

I'm looking for some free software that will take text output and spit it into some sort of vector format that I can bring into other programs, preferrably EMF/WMF or EPS as these are the most common ...
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Can I move 1U hardware into a tower chassis?

I wish to setup a home web server. I bought a 'Dell PowerEdge 1850 Server' but as it's in a 1U case, the fans are small, and make far to much noise (for home use). (like Concord taking off!) So I ...