[TYPO3-english] Video conversion in TYPO3

Oliver Salzburg kinggencha at googlemail.com
Tue Nov 29 10:53:02 CET 2011

On 2011-11-29 08:15, Dmitry Dulepov wrote:
> Hi!
> 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? ;)

If only there were websites that allow users to upload and share
videos, so we could take inspiration from them... ;)

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