[LAU] A webserver with on-the-fly format conversion?

Dominic Sacré dominic.sacre at gmx.de
Wed Aug 12 19:38:23 EDT 2009

On Tuesday 11 of August 2009 22:46:49 andy baxter wrote:
> Drupal includes a module called media mover, which uses ffmpeg to
> automatically transcode media files to the format of your choice. We
> are actually using this for video transcoding and thumbnailing, but I
> think it can be used for audio files as well. The only trouble at the
> moment is that in the 6.x version, there are some outstanding bugs
> which are currently awkward (though possible) to work around. This
> will probably be cured in time (by me if no-one else...)

Drupal is definitely overkill for what I need at the moment, I'll first 
try to get something working with a simple CGI script or similar. But of 
course the requirements might change later on, so I'll keep Media Mover 
in mind.



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