This article was written in the 2013, there may have been some developments in the subject matter.
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Today's article purpose is to be a reference for those who want cut a video from one point to another with ffmpeg ( then using the terminal). Strange, true? To change what products we use highly graphical far more graphics you can imagine.
Often the video is too long to be cut, and a full program (with gui and all) consumes too many resources and slows down the system.
The syntax is very simple, in a single line of terminal specify all.
ffmpeg -ss [seconds from the beginning] -t [duration in seconds] -i [input_file] [outputfile]
It will be added to the value for the elapsed time of the video (will be the beginning of the new video) related to the topic "
-ss". This command also supports the syntax "
The argument "
-t" indicates the length of the video, This argument also supports the format "