[FFmpeg-user] CLI ffmpeg on MacOS

Adrian Dusa dusa.adrian at gmail.com
Sat Oct 1 18:58:36 CEST 2011

Apologies for bumping up this thread, I only would like to know if
there is a solution or not: should I dig further?

On Wed, Sep 28, 2011 at 08:22, Adrian Dusa <dusa.adrian at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear list,
> I am recently working on a Mac (64bit, Lion), and wanted to use the
> CLI version of the ffmpeg just like in my former Linux box.
> The previous command, to grab a portion of the screen, was:
> ffmpeg -f alsa -i pulse -f x11grab -r 15 -s 500x500 -i :0.0+304,198
> -vcodec libx264 -vpre lossless_ultrafast -threads 0 blahvideo.mkv
> Obviously, the options cannot be the same in the Mac box (there's no
> alsa, there's no x11grab), and after much researching on the web I
> finally got to my last resource, that is asking this list.
> Is is possible to mimic the above command on a Mac?
> Thanks in advance,
> Adrian

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