Background Video Conversion
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At present my pine64 2gb board is working a treat for a nice intranet, cloud and plex media server. The only gripe I have is .avi files can't be played via the pine to my firetv stick as it hasn't the oomph to transcode on the fly. I am looking for something I can load onto the pine to run on schedule to convert .avi files to mp4 etc to be playable.

Does anyone know of anything and have experience with said thing?
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#2
Without doing any searching to find any ready to install or nearly ready to run stuff, I would be thinking about a cron task that runs a script which uses ffmpeg to do the conversion based on files located in a particular path perhaps?
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#3
Hmm not a bad shout. I'll take a look at ffmpeg and see what I can solve with it. I'll post my findings here
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