Month: November 2020

  • FFmpeg tips: Quickly cut video clips or extract audio

    FFmpeg tips: Quickly cut video clips or extract audio

    You can make quick work of trimming videos or capturing just the audio with FFmpeg and a Chromebook. (This is another post on using a Chromebook as a video tool for journalists. Previously, we have shown how to Create video slideshows with ImageMagick and FFmpeg in minutes and how to use FFmpeg with Google Earth. […]

  • How to use youtube-dl to grab an online video

    How to use youtube-dl to grab an online video

    Are you journalist that needs to snag a copy of a video for reporting, for use “on air” or for use in a digital video piece? Youtube-dl is a popular tool for downloading videos from most of the common sites that has been around for a long time. Despite its name, it works not only […]