Convert MJPEG videos to other MJPEG video formats
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[-i num] lavfile1
[lavfile2 ... lavfileN]
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can be used to convert the recorded videos from one MJPEG
"container" format to another one. It can also be
used to split the streams, or do destructive edits.
Like all the
other mjpegtools(1) lavtrans also accept a edit list
file in place of actual video files. This allows it to be
used to construct a stand-alone copy of the editted video
sequence described in the editlist.
lavtrans can only change the container type of MJPEG video,
not the format. As such it is not possible to use it combine
streams of different format.
accepts the following options:
Specifies the output format
that should be saved.
a - output to AVI file
q - output to Qicktime file
i - output single JPEG images,
w - output WAV file (sound only!)
Convert a single frame to a
Specifies the name of the
output file If you want as output single JPEG images the
output file string must be a valid format string
Multiple filenames as input are
acceped, also mixing of edit list files and other in video
There seem to
be problems with the transoding of large Quicktime movies.
One other thing is that with interlaced movies only one
field is extracted. So you get pictures with the full
horizontal size and half vertical size.
This man page
was written by Bernhard Praschinger.
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