Every Monday, we'll show you how to do something new and simple with Apple's built-in command line application. You don't need any fancy software, or a knowledge of coding to do any of these. All you need is a keyboard to type 'em out!
Proving that the Terminal is great for many different tasks (not just those that are text-based), we’ll show you just how easy it can be to convert videos to various formats using the freely available ffmpeg command line program. With the fast ffmpeg program, you can convert between new and even archaic video formats with relative ease. Continue reading and we’ll show you how.
Chalk one up for Cupertino. The MPEG Licensing Authority gave the green light to indefinitely extend royalty-free Internet broadcasting licensing of its H.264 video codec to end users. The advantage that Google's WebM once had, comes up short.