editing audio and video with ffmpeg - scripts and youtube videos


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I have written some shell scripts (bourne shell not bash)
for basic video and audio editing tasks with ffmpeg

A lot of the open source video editors dont really compare to Final Cut Pro or Davinci Resolve,
and can be difficult to get hardware encoding working

Thats why i decided to write some shell scripts for basic editing tasks with ffmpeg,
so i dont have to use a video editor

ffmpeg-scripts on github

curve2ffmpeg on github

The bourne shell scripts are all BSD based so no GNU tools, syntax or bashisms,
and the youtube videos for all the scripts were created using Freebsd

The scripts let you perform tasks like

trimming audio and video
extract a frame from a video
combine video and audio
fading video clips
cross fading video clips
overlay a video clip on top of another video clip
adding srt subtitles to a video clip as a subtitles track
apply the ken burns effect to an image
normalizing audio levels
creating a waveform of the audio in a clip
converting a image into a video file
creating a lower third video title using the files filename
colour correcting videos using gimp curves