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You can also export a widescreen movie that's not exactly 16x9 and you can trim off the black bars so you get the actual size (e.g. 2.53:1, etc).


Yes, use MPEG streamclip! You can set your in and out by using the I and O keys and export to many different codecs. The website is I've been using it professionally for years.


You can also use MPEG Streamclip for simple editing tasks like that. Just open your file, set in and out point and export again.


You can use ffmpeg, a free command-line tool, to do this Without recompression ffmpeg -ss 02:45 -t 03:05 -i orig.mp4 -c copy -map 0 -avoid_negative_ts make_zero cut.mp4 This will copy a 3m 5s portion of the original MP4, starting at 2m 45s. Since the codec of the video stream in a MP4 usually uses temporal compression, the cutpoints may not be exact and ...


You can use ffmpeg, a free command-line tool, to do this: Without letterboxing, NTSC wide pixel-aspect ffmpeg -i input.mp4 -vf "scale=720x480,setdar=16/9" -r 30000/1001 -c:v libx264 -crf 20 -c:a aac -movflags +faststart output.mp4 With letterboxing, NTSC 4:3 pixel-aspect ffmpeg -i input.mp4 -vf "pad=1920:1440:0:180,scale=720x480,setdar=4/3" -r ...


x264 is the best-in-class encoder for generating H.264 video streams and you can use it via ffmpeg, a command-line tool, to encode to a small-sized file. Get a binary from here - opt for the latest nightly/snapshot release - and run ffmpeg -i -c:v libx264 -crf 23 The output will be the same constant frame rate as the input but x264 is ...

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