Art Alexion on 15 Mar 2010 12:10:46 -0700

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Re: [PLUG] GUI video converter recommendations

I'm trying avidemux as I already have that installed.  I've used it to
join files, and a few conversions to m4v, but not to avi.  My concern
is to lose as little of the original format and quality as possible.

On Mon, Mar 15, 2010 at 3:03 PM, John Karr <> wrote:
> For file conversion on Linux I recommend AVIDemux. VirtualDub is a better
> program if you get it installed right, but it is Windows only, and although
> the developer does test it on Wine periodically I recommend running it under
> its' native OS. I do have it running under wine, but not configured properly
> (meaning it isn't useful).
> You can also check out the slides from my presentation on Linux Multimedia
> at
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> I bought this Screenplay HD media drive from Iomega (nice), but its firmware
> is limited in the codecs that it plays.
> I have mencoder and ffmpeg installed, but I'd like to find either a GUI or a
> good konqueror service menu.
> Any recommendations?
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