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Uploading video using PHP

Posted on 2009-05-18
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Dear all,

i manage to upload my videos using the following script but unable to convert it to flv nor display the thumbnails. I have followed the ffmpeg installation from this site http://www.myownserver.info/index.php/step-4-additonal-settings/11-installffmpeg.html

i'm using windows running on xampp apache on localhost.

may i know why and is thr any other alternative for me? thanks!
++++++++ uploadvideo.html++++++++++++++++++++++
 

<form name="frm" action="uploadvideopro.php" method="post" enctype="multipart/form-data" >
 

<input name="x_URL" type="file" class="form1" 

size="26">
 

<input type="submit" name="submit" value="upload" >
 

</form>
 
 

+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
 
 

+++++uploadvideopro.php+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
 

<?php
 

/***************Load FFMPEG *********************************/
 
 
 

$extension = "ffmpeg";
 

$extension_soname = $extension . "." . PHP_SHLIB_SUFFIX;
 

$extension_fullname = PHP_EXTENSION_DIR ."/". $extension_soname;
 
 
 
 
 

// load extension
 

if (!extension_loaded($extension)) {
 

dl($extension_soname) or die("Can't load extension $extension_fullname\n");
 

}
 
 
 

/***********************************************************/
 

/*****************Get the path to Extention ****************/
 
 
 

$array_path = explode("/",$_SERVER['SCRIPT_FILENAME']);
 

$dynamic_path = "";
 

for ($i=0;$i<sizeof($array_path)-1;$i++)
 

if($array_path[$i]!="")
 

$dynamic_path =$dynamic_path."/".$array_path[$i];
 

/**********************************************************/
 

/******************set folders*****************************/
 

$flvpath = "flvfiles/";
 

$moviepath = "movies/" ;
 

chmod($moviepath,0777);
 

chmod($flvpath,0777);
 

/*********************************************************/
 
 

/******************Upload and convert video *****************************/
 
 
 

if(isset($_FILES["x_URL"]))
 

{
 

$fileName = $_FILES["x_URL"]["name"];
 

$fileNameParts = explode( ".", $fileName );
 

$fileExtension = end( $fileNameParts );
 

$fileExtension = strtolower( $fileExtension );
 

if($fileExtension=="avi" || $fileExtension=="wmv" || $fileExtension=="mpeg" 

|| $fileExtension=="mpg" || $fileExtension=="mov" )
 

{
 

if ( move_uploaded_file($_FILES["x_URL"]["tmp_name"],$moviepath.$_FILES["x_URL"]["name"]) 

)
 

{
 
 
 

if( $fileExtension == "wmv" ) {
 

exec("ffmpeg -i ".$dynamic_path."/".$moviepath."".$fileName." 

-sameq -acodec mp3 -ar 22050 -ab 32 -f flv -s 320x240 ".$dynamic_path."/".$flvpath."myflv.flv");
 

}
 

if( $fileExtension == "avi" || $fileExtension=="mpg" || 

$fileExtension=="mpeg" || $fileExtension=="mov" ) {
 

exec("ffmpeg -i ".$dynamic_path."/".$moviepath."".$fileName." 

-sameq -acodec mp3 -ar 22050 -ab 32 -f flv -s 320x240 ".$dynamic_path."/".$flvpath."myflv.flv");
 

}
 

/******************create thumbnail***************/
 

exec("ffmpeg -y -i ".$dynamic_path."/".$moviepath."".$fileName." 

-vframes 1 -ss 00:00:03 -an -vcodec png -f rawvideo -s 110x90 ".$dynamic_path."/".$flvpath."myflv.png");
 
 

}
 

else
 

{
 

die("The file was not uploaded");
 

}
 

}
 
 
 

else
 

{
 

die("Please upload file only with avi, wmv, mov or mpg extension!");
 

}
 

}
 

else
 

{
 

die("File not found");
 

}
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

?>
 

++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

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Question by:bosscat
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For converting the video, always give the full path name of ffmpeg.exe on the exec function.

That means if you are converting wmv file, try this:-

if( $fileExtension == "wmv" ) {
 
exec("C:\ffmpeg -i ".$dynamic_path."/".$moviepath."".$fileName."
-sameq -acodec mp3 -ar 22050 -ab 32 -f flv -s 320x240 ".$dynamic_path."/".$flvpath."myflv.flv");
 
}

It assumes that ffmpeg is installed on c:\ (that means the path to ffmpeg.exe is c:\ffmpeg.exe)

Also your codesnippet will work if you add ffmpeg as a Environment Variable and put the path of the ffmpeg.exe as the value of environment variable.
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