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Bash script generated command valid on console but not in script

Following puzzle: I have written a bash script with the simple task of extracting picture-less mp3 from mp4 files. The idea of this first draft is to just use avconv -i input.mp4 output.mp3 which works fine on the console. #!/bin/bash # "extract_mp3_from_mp4.sh test.mp4 test.mp3" if [ $# == 0 ];...

ffmpeg “Option preset not found.”

I am trying to convert a .mpg to .flv with ffmpeg. On other servers I got it working but here with the ffmpeg clone (avconv) it just does not do it. Originally I was working with libfaac and preset fastfirstpass but thats not available in this build so I switched...

Multiple sequential exec tasks in a single bash script

I'm trying to run the following two tasks in a bash script being triggered from a php script. Both of these are executing correctly when I comment out the other so it's obviously the way I've incorrectly laid out the complete job. They should be run sequentially, not in parallel,...

TARSOS DSP for Android: retrieving SpectralPeaks

I'm using Tarsos Dsp for android for retrieving spectral peaks from an audiofile. Since version 2, TarsosDSP doesn't use javax which should make everything a lot easier. What is bugging me is that my code is working fine but android is struggling deconding the audiofile: this seems to be made...

Infinite stream from a video file (in a loop)

Is there any way howto create an infinite h264 stream from a video file (eg. mp4, avi, ...). I'd like to use ffmpeg to transcode avi file to h264 but there's no loop option for output.