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How do I convert a color .mov movie into a flash movie in black and white?

How do I convert a color .mov movie into a flash movie in black and white?
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I'd give mplayer a try. I used it in one of my applications to automatically convert any type of video into fla videos in a predefines maximum size.
Even if it's a platform dependent piece of code, its available under allmost all platforms and is definitely calleble from Java and propably from PHP too.

http://tivo-mplayer.sourceforge.net/docs/mplayer-man.html

Search for the -zrbw option for black/white
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Thanks for the quick response Christofer I'll have a look at the tutorials and see if it helps.

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Hi Christofer, yes I do need further assistance. Thanks.
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Can you convert it to black and white and crop it in Adobe Flash cs3?
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I've managed to convert it to black and white in windows live movie maker but couldn't save it in the right format. I'm quite new to this.
Do you just want to convert one file, or do you want to create an automated conversion tool? If you just want to do it manually, try the ffmpeg tool which belongs to the mplayer tools. What is the exact output format you want? Is the system you are trying this on a Windows, Linux or Mac?
What format do you want to convert to?
Try this (it converts your black & white mov into a 320x240 pixel flv):

ffmpeg -i input-file.mov -ar 22050 -ab 128k -b 400k -s 320x240 -aspect 4:3 -f flv - | flvtool2 -U stdin output-file.flv

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