[TYPO3-english] Video conversion in TYPO3

Dmitry Dulepov dmitry.dulepov at gmail.com
Tue Nov 29 08:15:49 CET 2011


Christian Zenker wrote:
> I was planning to allow editors to upload videos to be integrated into a
> webpage. As I have never done this before, I just figured out that the
> Media CE of TYPO3 is only capable of displaying already converted videos
> (if I did not miss something!?). But for editors it would be much nicer
> just having to upload (almost) any video like they can do with images.
> So the idea came to mind that it should not be too difficult to have
> maybe a scheduler task and some tool like ffmpeg or mencoder to convert
> videos.
> But before I start writing something from scratch, I'd like to ask how
> you deal with this? Which tools do you use? Or is there an easier way
> for editors to convert videos?

Video conversion may take hours. How do you imagine that to work? :) Push 
the "Upload" button and wait hours for the browser's response? ;)

Dmitry Dulepov
TYPO3 core&security teams member
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Simplicity will save the world.

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