Converting .WMV to H.264 in a batch on a server?

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  1. Trippanator

    Trippanator Autobot

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    Can it be done? Or how can I stream a .wmv? I have around 30 gigs of videos stored on my server to which I need to stream and I have been working on doing for almost 7 months now..But it just seems impossible.
     
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    This may be a technology question and could get a better response in the Video Game and Technology Forum.

    i have never tried converting like that, so i can't help ya there.
     
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    Well I've done that a lot at work, but I used Final Cut to do it. I would assume that there are a few video converting tools for that. But I thought that WMV was a good format to stream in already. Youtube swallows WMVs like water.

    Also, do you mean Quicktime with an H264 compression or and H264 files?
     
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    Well, when you try to stream a wmv from a server you cant go forward into the video. Which is why youtube has an on board converter which turns everything to a .flv. I could convert them all on my computer but it would take me two weeks to get them all done. which is why I need to have something like FFMPEG to convert them. Also Im using Gallery 2..but the ffmpeg there cant set the proper dimensions.
     
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    I wish I could help more. Most of the conversions I do are from 30 seconds to 2 minutes, so I have never used anything to convert that much. Episode is very helpful but might also present the same 2 week problem.
     
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    Well thank you for trying to help atleast
     

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