Take the 2-minute tour ×
Ask Ubuntu is a question and answer site for Ubuntu users and developers. It's 100% free, no registration required.

Is there anyway to convert .rm to .flv using terminal? Because .rm file is not running in Mplayer in my Ubuntu 12.04.

OS Detail:
Linux HP-CQ40 3.8.0-39-generic #58~precise1-Ubuntu SMP Fri May 2 21:33:17 UTC 2014
i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux

share|improve this question
    
MPlayer should be able to play all Real Media files so this is a little odd. Could you run the file from the commandline with MPlayer and post the full terminal output here? –  andrew.46 May 21 at 0:20

2 Answers 2

Easiest is with avconv (and no special options):

avconv -i samplevideo.rm samplevideo.flv

(in case someone suggests ffmpeg: Is FFmpeg missing from the official repositories in 14.04? )

Installation of avconv:

sudo apt-get install libav-tools

For all your GUI users (yeah you!):

enter image description here

share|improve this answer
    
But Op mentioned he has 12.04 is it missing ? –  nux May 20 at 15:06
    
Its not working.prashant@HP-CQ40:~/study/Discrete_by_Shai$ avconv -i 02_lect_01.rm 02_lect_01.flv avconv version 0.8.10-4:0.8.10-0ubuntu0.12.04.1, Copyright (c) 2000-2013 the Libav developers built on Feb 6 2014 20:59:08 with gcc 4.6.3 [NULL @ 0x9d35ba0] Unsupported video codec [NULL @ 0x9d37960] Unsupported video codec Input #0, rm, from '02_lect_01.rm': Metadata: title : Untitled . Duration: 01:19:01.32, start: 0.000000, bitrate: 301 kb/s Stream #0.0: Data: [0][0][0][0] / 0x0000, 32 kb/s Stream #0.1: Data: [0][0][0][0] / 0x0000, 265 kb/s –  user236778 May 20 at 15:34
    
@RinzWind Thanks for replying at speed of ***light***(3 * 10^8 m/s). –  user236778 May 20 at 15:48

You can use ffmpeg :

ffmpeg -i file.rm file.flv
share|improve this answer
    
I tried ffmpeg also.Its result is same as avconv .No conversion. –  user236778 May 20 at 15:46

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.