NAME

FFmpeg::Command - A wrapper class for ffmpeg command line utility.

DESCRIPTION

A simple interface for using ffmpeg command line utility.

SYNOPSIS

    use FFmpeg::Command;

    my $ffmpeg = FFmpeg::Command->new('/usr/local/bin/ffmpeg');

    $ffmpeg->input_options({
        file => $input_file,
    });

    # Set timeout
    $ffmpeg->timeout(300);

    # Convert a video file into iPod playable format.
    $ffmpeg->output_options({
        file   => $output_file,
        device => 'ipod',
    });

    my $result = $ffmpeg->exec();

    croak $ffmpeg->errstr unless $result;

    # This is same as above.
    $ffmpeg->output_options({
        file                => $output_file,
        format              => 'mp4',
        video_codec         => 'mpeg4',
        bitrate             => 600,
        frame_size          => '320x240',
        audio_codec         => 'aac',
        audio_sampling_rate => 48000,
        audio_bit_rate      => 64,
    });

    $ffmpeg->exec();


    # Convert a video file into PSP playable format.
    $ffmpeg->output_options({
        file  => $output_file,
        device => 'psp',
    });

    $ffmpeg->exec();

    # This is same as above.
    $ffmpeg->output_options({
        file                => $output_file,
        format              => 'psp',
        video_codec         => 'mpeg4',
        bitrate             => 600,
        frame_size          => '320x240',
        audio_codec         => 'aac',
        audio_sampling_rate => 48000,
        audio_bit_rate      => 64,
    });

    $ffmpeg->exec();

    # Execute ffmpeg with any options you like.
    # This sample code takes a screnn shot.
    $ffmpeg->input_file($input_file);
    $ffmpeg->output_file($output_file);

    $ffmpeg->options(
        '-y',
        '-f'       => 'image2',
        '-pix_fmt' => 'jpg',
        '-vframes' => 1,
        '-ss'      => 30,
        '-s'       => '320x240',
        '-an',
    );

    $ffmeg->exec();

METHODS

new('/usr/bin/ffmpeg')

Contructs FFmpeg::Command object.It takes a path of ffmpeg command. You can omit this argument and this module searches ffmpeg command within PATH environment variable.

timeout()

Set command timeout.Default is 0.

input_options({ %options })

Specify input file name and input options.(Now no options are available.)

file

a file name of input file.

output_options({ %options })

Specify output file name and output options.

Avaiable options are:

file

a file name of output file.

format

Output video format.

video_codec

Output video codec.

bitrate

Output video bitrate.

frame_size

Output video screen size.

audio_codec

Output audio code.

audio_sampling_rate

Output audio sampling rate.

audio_bit_rate

Output audio bit rate.

title

Set the title.

author

Set the author.

comment

Set the comment.

input_file('/path/to/inpuf_file')

Specify input file name using with options() method.

output_file('/path/to/output_file')

Specify output file name using with options() method.

options( @options )

Specify ffmpeg command options directly.

execute()

Executes ffmpeg comman with specified options.

exec()

An alias of execute()

stdout()

Get ffmpeg command output to stdout.

stderr()

Get ffmpeg command output to stderr.

AUTHOR

Gosuke Miyashita, <gosukenator at gmail.com>

BUGS

Please report any bugs or feature requests to bug-ffmpeg-command at rt.cpan.org, or through the web interface at http://rt.cpan.org/NoAuth/ReportBug.html?Queue=FFmpeg-Command. I will be notified, and then you'll automatically be notified of progress on your bug as I make changes.

SUPPORT

You can find documentation for this module with the perldoc command.

    perldoc FFmpeg::Command

You can also look for information at:

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

COPYRIGHT & LICENSE

Copyright 2006 Gosuke Miyashita, all rights reserved.

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.