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Video converter port FFmpeg updated

Published: 23rd Nov 2008, 12:41:53 | Permalink | Printable

Bug fixes and new formats supported for application that converts videos into a format playable on RISC OS computers. Also don't forget Murnong by the same author, which allows users to watch YouTube videos from their ROS desktop.

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This looks a very neat piece of work although some of the options might need explaining more.

 is a RISC OS UserAW on 23/11/08 9:09PM
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I have been waiting for something like this for a long time ( Murnong ) so was eager to download , install and try. However i cant seem to get it running as when i drag a web page tom it either straight from the filer or browser i get an error :- 'An application that loads a file of this type has not been found by the filer. Open a directory display containing the required application and try again' and then nothing. Anybody got a clue.

FFmpeg is cool. This too is long waited for. Nice one.

 is a RISC OS Usergvrace on 27/11/08 4:45PM
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I get the same error message.

 is a RISC OS UserMonty on 28/11/08 11:09AM
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Well, I sometimes get this message if I don't have either !Edit or !StrongED loaded on the iconbar.

 is a RISC OS Userbluenose on 28/11/08 6:14PM
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If you guys are having problems with conversion, why not try Zamzar ([link]) . Converts most formats. Firefox only.

 is a RISC OS Usersa110 on 28/11/08 9:09PM
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I have permanently got !StrongED loaded hasve tried with !Edit and makes no difference. Maybe its my OS version ( 5.11 ) but dont have any way of testing this though.

In reply to sa110

Can try Zamzar but dont have much luck with Firefox normally.

 is a RISC OS Usergvrace on 30/11/08 9:41AM
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