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comment Proper encoding for long videos from online meetings?
I've investigated an attempt to build FFmpeg in windows by myself, first by installing GNU Make and then by running FFmpeg's makefiles, however it seems that there are some shell scripts involved in the process that of course won't run in cmd or powershell. Might just be stuck with the Zeranoe build.
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comment Proper encoding for long videos from online meetings?
Yeah, I've kept the video at the original CRF, and I'm trying again with the audio set to 32kb/s. I looked at ffmpeg -h full for the AAC-specific options but I didn't see anything about VBR; however, what I've read about AAC says it should be VBR capable--any idea if this is possible with FFmpeg?
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comment Proper encoding for long videos from online meetings?
I attempted the FFmpeg command given above, but unfortunately the resulting mp4 was actually about 50% larger than the original wmv. I'll continue to play around; I suspect it has to do with configuring it to do VBR of some kind.
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comment Proper encoding for long videos from online meetings?
Does this mean you're running on osx/Linux? Do windows users have options other than Zeranoe FFmpeg builds? I got the impression that those were the only windows builds.
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comment Proper encoding for long videos from online meetings?
The FFmpeg build from 2013-01-04 doesn't recognize libfaac as an encoder. This is a difficulty I've faced both with VLC and with FFmpeg--how can I enumerate supported codecs?
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comment Proper encoding for long videos from online meetings?
Probably does--I was using VLC to do the second transcode, but it doesn't appear to support keyframes in the UI and the command line documentation is illegible. I'm going to try to FFmpeg, I think.
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comment Proper encoding for long videos from online meetings?
Yep! that's right. g2m4-wmv, then wmv-mp4.
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asked Proper encoding for long videos from online meetings?
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comment How to convert WMV to MP4?
@burnt1ce After getting the exact same error, I was able to convert a GoToMeeting wmv using Handbrake only after first transcoding with Citrix's g2mtranscoder.exe, and then using Handbrake 0.9.8.
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comment How to convert WMV to MP4?
@slhck I did try FFmpeg on its own as a first step, and while it did identify the video codec as Video: g2m (G2M4 / 0x344D3247), it resulted with error 'Unable to parse option value "-1" as pixel format'. After in-place transcoding with g2mtranscoder, I was then able to transcode normally with handbrake. I do plan on trying to get it working with FFmpeg though so I can full automate this process.
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answered How to convert WMV to MP4?
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comment How to convert WMV to MP4?
Well, in its current state (2012-12-28) SUPER appears to have become encumbered with who knows what and regardless of what it was a year ago, it's no longer a great recommendation. Downvoting isn't something personal, it's because this answer is no longer good for people visiting superuser.com now.