.:: ffxvid for Linux/BSD ::.

ffxvid is a small yet quite capable Bash shell script written for the GNU/Linux and BSD operating systems that makes it easy to encode video files to MPEG-4 Part 2/Xvid video using the FFmpeg encoder and the libxvid library. The script succeeds my slightly famous xvidenc script which is now in maintenance mode and is no longer actively developed due to various reasons. ffxvid is released under the terms of the GNU GPLv2+ license.

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Official Doom9.org development thread: ffxvid for Linux/BSD

What the script can do

The script is primarily targeted at encoding of full-length feature films and film series but it can be used for other content as well with a few caveats (read "Limitations" below). An up-to-date list follows...

- Video stuff

- Audio stuff

- Subtitles stuff

- Other stuff

- Limitations

Requirements