[theora] Mac user needs help on Theora

Ralph Giles giles at xiph.org
Tue Aug 29 21:47:13 PDT 2006

On Tue, Jul 25, 2006 at 03:52:44AM -0700, j c wrote:

> I was trying to get some info on converting qt movies
> to theora format on a Mac, but so far I have no idea.
> I have Mplayer, also ffmpeg2theora. but it doesn't do
> anything with my QTime DV or any other format file. 
> please help. I want to be part of the openvideo
> competition :-)

Sadly, we don't have export support. You can try exporting to "raw" DV 
instead of the quicktime version. ffmpeg2theora might have a better 
chance of handling that.

Also, I've heard VLC has a transcode option hidden in the menus. If it 
can play your dv export you might look at that.


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