Daily Archives: 2009-08-28

Snippet: FLV video encode


Using mencoder in Linux, we can convert any video to FLV and embed it in a web page with Flowplayer. In this sample video is encoded at 320×240 300 kbps and audio at 56kbps:

# mencoder -forceidx -of lavf -oac mp3lame -lameopts abr:br=56 -srate 22050 -ovc lavc -lavcopts vcodec=flv:vbitrate=300:mbd=2:mv0:trell:v4mv:cbp:last_pred=3 -vf scale=320:240 -o out.flv in.avi