ffmpegmenu - transcode videos from your file manager

KDE users, here's a neat application that creates a 'service' in your file manager that allows you to easily convert videos to other formats using ffmpeg.

ffmpegmenu is what you need. After copying the simple script into the right directory, an action will appear in the sidebar of either Konqueror or Dolphin (your choice), which easily allows you to convert selected video to DVD, MPEG or into iPod format ...

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Using ffmpeg to convert to MP3

Now we all know we should be using free and open formats like Vorbis for our audio, right? Yeah. Unfortunately, sometimes we are restricted by what some devices will support.

If you've got some tracks in Vorbis, WAV or another format and you want to convert it to MP3 format. Now you can use the open source MP3 library LAME, but it doesn't support quite as many input ...

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