i want to convert my movies to avi xvid with the frame size 700x292 so that i can watch it on my tv.But i don't know which software in ubuntu will help me.I tried arista transcoder but it does not have the option to resize the frame.
You have to install ffmpeg and its GUI application called WinFF
For compehensive use, you need to install it with following command:
You can transcode the video with WinFF.
If with terminal you can done this with command:
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If it is a mp4 video named Myvideo and needed output video is Output.avi with preset medium, 3000k bitrate and size 700x292,
Then the command is :
I have found Handbrake to be a real pleasure. https://trac.handbrake.fr/wiki/PictureSettings He also has a ppa for Ubuntu. https://launchpad.net/~stebbins/+archive/handbrake-releases
If your comfortable using the command line, then I highly suggest you take a look at ffmpeg which is the best video conversion utility available on linux imo. It does not come installed automatically on Ubuntu but is available in the standard repos.
Once that's installed you can use command