Tagged: ffmpeg

Installing FFMPEG and FFPLAY on Windows

To install FFMPEG and FFPLAY on Windows (XP through 7) follow these steps: 1) download FFMPEG from http://ffmpeg.zeranoe.com/builds/win32/shared/ffmpeg-latest-win32-shared.7z 2) unzip the folders inside to c:\ffmpeg 3) set your PATH to include c:\ffmpeg\bin You can now use the powerful FFMPEG from the Windows Command Prompt. Note: if you don’t already have 7zip installed on Windows, download […]

Playing Motion JPEG 2000 (.mj2) videos from Matlab

MATLAB can create and read lossy and lossless Motion JPEG 2000 videos on Windows and Linux. You can play back Motion JPEG 2000 files on Linux with “ffplay” as follows: Linux In Terminal, type ffplay movie.mj2 where of course “movie.mj2″ is the .mj2 Motion JPEG 2000 video to be played. Windows from the Command Prompt, […]

MATLAB Linux AVI playback “only uncompressed AVI movies can be read on UNIX” error

MATLAB on Linux claims to only playback uncompressed AVI files on “UNIX” systems. However, MATLAB on Linux can’t even play all uncompressed AVI filed depending on your particular system configuration with gstreamer. The solution thus far, with MATLAB 2012a, seems to be using Motion JPEG in AVI videos. Here’s a tentative solution for playing back […]