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Q: Converting to wmv in lunux ( Answered,   0 Comments )
Subject: Converting to wmv in lunux
Category: Computers > Graphics
Asked by: dasfreak_au-ga
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Posted: 23 Sep 2006 06:47 PDT
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Question ID: 767800
How can I convert from avi/3gp etc to wmv files using linux? Given I
have a bunch of either avi, mpg or 3gp videos, is it possible to
convert these files to a wmv format?  I'm thinking it's something to
do with mencoder,ffmpg etc but the options are bewildering and
Subject: Re: Converting to wmv in lunux
Answered By: hedgie-ga on 28 Sep 2006 09:43 PDT
Hello das

FFmpeg allows Linux users to convert video files easily between a
variety of different formats.

Here is an article from Linux Journal

and here is the 
HOWTO Convert video files

mencoder can work with wmv files

 .. >  mencoder -oac copy -ovc lavc -of mpeg -o output_file.mpg your_file.wmv

as described here

you may check 

MediaCoder is an open source universal audio/video batch transcoder (converter),

A-one Video Joiner is powerful video conversion program. It supports
converting / joining almost all kinds of Video format files including
MPEG1, MPEG2, WMV, RealMedia, MOV video format files. you can convert
/ join any unknowed video to your familiar format that can play in
your computer.

(PAC) - Perl Audio ConverterIt can also convert audio from the
following video formats/extensions: RM, RV, ASF, DivX, MPG, MKV, MPEG,
AVI, MOV, OGM, QT, VCD, VOB, and WMV. ...

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