[FFmpeg-user] Seeking for a method to remove sections of a video

Carlos E. R. robin.listas at telefonica.net
Sun Jun 18 19:50:15 EEST 2017

On 2017-06-18 15:02, Frank Tetzel wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I'm new to this list.
>> I'm seeking for a tool to remove the start and end sections of a movie
>> recorded from TV, plus sections on the middle (commercials), in
>> Linux. I have tried several GUI tools and they are either too complex
>> or lack some crucial feature (like handling two language audio
>> tracks). Some tools are obsolete and abandoned, do not work
>> (gopchop...).
>> I have found that ffmpeg can do the perfect conversion and cutting.
>> My problem is finding out the cut points.
>> Thus what I seek is a GUI Wrapper for ffmpeg that allows me to move
>> around the movie selecting start, end, and middle remove sections, and
>> just generate a script for ffmpeg that I can then edit and adjust with
>> my own options and run.
>> I have tried, for instance, ffmpegyag. Well, it is incapable of
>> visualizing my videos, so I can't select the cut points...
>> The closest I have is finding the points with Xine, then manually
>> concot the command line to generate sections, then concatenate using
>> method in https://trac.ffmpeg.org/wiki/Concatenate
>> I seek a GUI to automate generating the cut points in a list or
>> script.
>> Thanks :-)
> In the past I used avidemux for simple cutting jobs:
> http://fixounet.free.fr/avidemux/
> Not sure if it can handle multiple audio tracks.

It can't.

I was told that version 3 can do it, but I tried and couldn't.

> This is a full GUI application, not a ffmpeg frontend that you want.
> Just mentioning it...

Thanks anyway.

Cheers / Saludos,

		Carlos E. R.
		(from 42.2 x86_64 "Malachite" at Telcontar)

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