Turn downloaded movies to images
IntroductionYou know how it is you downloaded a movie fron say Youtube and you see something whizz past that makes no sense and you think I know I will capture it to an image, show my friends right - but how.
How to convert a single short movie to a progression of images
The console is such a powerful interface and really quite fast, below is the command. It is assumed that you have previously installed "ffmpeg" and it's necessary codecs.
Howto convert Mpeg or Mp4 to FLV Video file format
This is a very simple console conversion method I came across, in order to create this format it does depend to a large extent on the source file being converted from. In other words if you have a crap source file your resultant file will or may look worse, so always choose the best quality and best resolution file you can lay your hands on before converting.
FLV file converter in Linux
Using "mencoder" to create "flv" from "avi" video format files
Many website nowdays are using swf and flv file formats to play videos hosted on there site or sites, it's advantage is clear in that the file itself is often in comparison to regular video format files smaller and easier to upload so the the site is able to hold and run more video content with much less bandwidth than would normally be required.