Windows Media Center to iPod video converter is an application that wraps ffmpeg.exe and uses it to convert dvr-ms files to mp4 files suitable for playback on an iPod or iPhone.
The second alpha release is up. It now has an installer !
It is released under the LGPL liscence as it includes ffmpeg.exe in the distribution.
Internally the converter converts the file by calling ffmpeg.exe using the following command line.
ffmpeg.exe -i input -acodec libfaac -ab 128kb -vcodec mpeg4 -b 1200kb -mbd 2 -flags
4mvtrell -aic 2 -cmp 2 -subcmp 2 -s 480x320 -title X output.mp4
Where input is the input file, X is the title of the video that will appear in iTunes and output.mp4 is the output file name.
You can obtain ffmpeg.exe from here http://ffdshow.faireal.net/mirror/ffmpeg/
There is currently no indication of the progress of your conversion. I suggest that you leave the show output option checked. This feature will come in a future release.
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