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markknecht at gmail

May 1, 2012, 9:09 AM


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Re: convert wmv to mp4? [In reply to]

On Tue, May 1, 2012 at 9:01 AM, Michael Mol <mikemol [at] gmail> wrote:
> On Tue, May 1, 2012 at 11:52 AM, Mark Knecht <markknecht [at] gmail> wrote:
>> I'm looking around on the web for ways to convert wmv files to mp4. So
>> far the most common solution seems to be ffmpeg but when I try that it
>> doesn't seem to understand the video files. The most common type of
>> comment people give is that this should be straight forward if 32-bit
>> codecs are installed. I'm running 64-bit and don't see what flags I
>> might need to set to get that?
>>
>> There is a library (libwmf) which advertises the ability to do this
>> but I don't seem to be using it in any application right now:
>>
>> * media-libs/libwmf
>>     Available versions:  0.2.8.4-r4 {{X debug doc expat xml}}
>>     Homepage:            http://wvware.sourceforge.net/
>>     Description:         library for converting WMF files
>>
>> mark [at] c2stabl ~/WMV-Test $ equery depends libwfm
>>  * These packages depend on libwfm:
>> mark [at] c2stabl ~/WMV-Test $
>>
>>
>> Anyone doing this successfully today or what to suggest how to do this?
>
> What you need is likely a combination of 'w32codecs' (which I expect
> is an ebuild somewhere) and multilib.
>
> Unfortunately, I don't have a Gentoo box I can ssh into any more, at
> least until inara and/or kaylee are fixed. But I did have this kind of
> thing working on them previously.
>
> --
> :wq
>

That's what I remembered but I don't even see that available here:

mark [at] c2stabl ~ $ eix w32codecs
No matches found.
mark [at] c2stabl ~ $

I was thinking maybe it got incorporated into something else.

Thanks,
Mark

Subject User Time
convert wmv to mp4? markknecht at gmail May 1, 2012, 8:52 AM
    Re: convert wmv to mp4? mikemol at gmail May 1, 2012, 9:01 AM
    Re: convert wmv to mp4? markknecht at gmail May 1, 2012, 9:09 AM
    Re: convert wmv to mp4? spideybr at gmail May 1, 2012, 9:37 AM
    Re: convert wmv to mp4? dwnoon at ntlworld May 1, 2012, 10:04 AM
    Re: convert wmv to mp4? stroller at stellar May 1, 2012, 10:35 AM
    Re: convert wmv to mp4? stroller at stellar May 1, 2012, 10:45 AM
    Re: convert wmv to mp4? mikemol at gmail May 1, 2012, 10:51 AM
    Re: convert wmv to mp4? michael at orlitzky May 1, 2012, 10:56 AM
        Re: convert wmv to mp4? markknecht at gmail May 1, 2012, 11:19 AM
    Re: convert wmv to mp4? markknecht at gmail May 1, 2012, 11:03 AM
    Re: convert wmv to mp4? mikemol at gmail May 1, 2012, 11:24 AM
    Re: convert wmv to mp4? stroller at stellar May 1, 2012, 11:31 AM
    Re: convert wmv to mp4? gentoo-user at hadt May 1, 2012, 11:31 AM
        Re: convert wmv to mp4? markknecht at gmail May 1, 2012, 12:01 PM
    Re: convert wmv to mp4? stroller at stellar May 1, 2012, 11:37 AM
    Re: convert wmv to mp4? markknecht at gmail May 1, 2012, 11:43 AM
    Re: convert wmv to mp4? rdalek1967 at gmail May 1, 2012, 12:00 PM
    Re: convert wmv to mp4? mikemol at gmail May 1, 2012, 12:04 PM
    Re: convert wmv to mp4? mikemol at gmail May 1, 2012, 12:08 PM
    Re: convert wmv to mp4? markknecht at gmail May 1, 2012, 12:30 PM
    Re: convert wmv to mp4? neil at digimed May 1, 2012, 12:56 PM
        Re: convert wmv to mp4? paul.hartman+gentoo at gmail May 1, 2012, 1:46 PM
    Re: convert wmv to mp4? mikemol at gmail May 1, 2012, 1:51 PM
    Re: convert wmv to mp4? paul.hartman+gentoo at gmail May 1, 2012, 2:41 PM
    Re: convert wmv to mp4? markknecht at gmail May 1, 2012, 3:14 PM
    Re: convert wmv to mp4? paul.hartman+gentoo at gmail May 1, 2012, 3:36 PM
    Re: convert wmv to mp4? markknecht at gmail May 1, 2012, 4:54 PM
    Re: convert wmv to mp4? mikemol at gmail May 1, 2012, 5:40 PM
    Re: convert wmv to mp4? mikemol at gmail May 1, 2012, 5:42 PM
    Re: convert wmv to mp4? markknecht at gmail May 1, 2012, 5:51 PM
    Re: convert wmv to mp4? mikemol at gmail May 1, 2012, 6:02 PM
    Re: convert wmv to mp4? stroller at stellar May 1, 2012, 8:53 PM
    Re: convert wmv to mp4? rdalek1967 at gmail May 1, 2012, 9:31 PM
    Re: convert wmv to mp4? jarausch at igpm May 2, 2012, 1:59 AM
    Re: convert wmv to mp4? eliezer at ngtech May 2, 2012, 6:24 AM
    Re: convert wmv to mp4? markknecht at gmail May 2, 2012, 9:24 AM
    Re: convert wmv to mp4? pandu at poluan May 2, 2012, 9:25 AM
    Re: convert wmv to mp4? kutulu at kutulu May 4, 2012, 5:11 AM

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