[FFmpeg-user] shell script for ffmpeg

motty cruz motty.cruz at gmail.com
Fri Feb 15 15:54:42 CET 2013

my question was if there is a shell script to start ffmpeg. for instance i
use the following command to capture video from command line:

ffmpeg -f x11grab -r 25 -q:v 0 out.mpg

I was hoping some one will have a script to start that command without
using the command line.


On Thu, Feb 14, 2013 at 4:11 PM, Lou <lou at lrcd.com> wrote:

> On Thu, 14 Feb 2013 15:52:25 -0800
> motty cruz <motty.cruz at gmail.com> wrote:
> > hello All, is there a utility to start ffmpeg and stop when video screen
> > capturing? i'm not good at scripts and would like to automate start
> > recording and stop recording. Thanks
> I don't totally understand your question, but you can "pause" a current
> recording by "suspending the job" with crtl+z (with the focus on the
> current console window), and then when you are ready to continue enter
> "fg" into the same console.
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