[OS X TeX] [off topic] using iFFmpeg to convert video files?

Victor Ivrii vivrii at gmail.com
Thu Apr 25 01:32:01 CEST 2013

If the purpose is to play on iPad I would recommend Falcon Player


 which allows to play multiple video formats on iPad without conversion


On Wed, Apr 24, 2013 at 5:46 PM, Gary L. Gray <euler at psu.edu> wrote:

> Hi,
> Anyone out there have some experience converting .mov files to .m4v or
> .mp4 using iFFmpeg? I have downloaded iFFmpeg from:
> http://www.iffmpeg.com/index.html
> and have also downloaded ffmpeg binary from:
> http://www.osxexperts.net/ffmpeg/ffmpegexperts.html
> and installed the binary by dropping it on iFFmpeg. With this in mind,
> when I try to convert a .mov file, I always get an error, no matter which
> encoding setting I have tried. For example, here is the error I get using
> "iPhone/iPod Touch [.m4v]":
> I thought it might be due to the fact that iFFmpeg comes with some preset
> encoding options in a folder and I have not installed them, but I can’t
> figure out for the life of me how to do so.
> Any advice would be greatly appreciated.
> Thank you.
> Gary
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Victor Ivrii, Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of Toronto
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