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Robert Levy
RM to Anything else
on May 2, 2011 at 10:32:39 pm

I have a client who is sitting on terabytes of old multibitrate Real Video files. Does anybody know of a way to convert these into a more flexible format?

Best case solution would be linux and scriptable so it could incorporate it into their current ffMpeg workflow.

Thanks in advance


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Craig Seeman
Re: RM to Anything else
on May 7, 2011 at 6:43:14 pm

That nobody has responded for days may show you what a disaster Real is as a codec (IMHO). There's not much in the way of compression utilities that can handle it as a source.

I've never used this but it might be worth a test if they have a free demo
http://www.realplayerconvertermac.com/

Maybe iffmpeg can handle it.
http://www.iffmpeg.com/



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Jeff Greenberg
Re: RM to Anything else
on May 8, 2011 at 12:04:19 am

As I understand it, on current systems, the FFMpeg build handles real.

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