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Creating PDF files from images is really easy to do with the ImageMagick suite installed. This software suite can handle over 100 different image formats and is essential to have if you manipulate large batches of images. It has all sorts of useful functions; translate, flip, mirror, rotate, scale, shear and transform images, adjust image colors, apply various special effects, or draw text, lines, polygons, ellipses and Bézier curves.
- Install imagemagick if it’s not present:
- Convert some files into a PDF file:
I have previously used Lame to convert different file formats to mp3. Having stumbled on some mp4 videos that refused to being converted to mp3 I thought I’d try my luck with FFmpeg instead.
Using FFmpeg was quite easy:
Controlling the bit-rate of the created file:
The mp4 file was converted to mp3 without problems. Mission accomplished!
Keeping track of time all over the globe is hard enough. Add to this different timezones which you may not be familiar with, and brain melt-down is imminent.
Use this timezone conversion table to bring order to chaos.
You can also use
this nifty tool to compare the time of different destinations all over the world.
An advanced tool and able to handle most file formats, is ffmpeg. Install it with:
Converting to SVCD
Convert all files in current directory to SVCD (PAL):
Convert all files in current directory to SVCD (NTSC):
Converting to VCD
Convert all files in current directory to VCD (PAL):
Convert all files in current directory to VCD (NTSC):
Combine two mpg-files to one, as mpeg:
Combine two mpg-files to one, converting to SVCD while keeping the audio in sync: