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Use PHP to Combine Two Videos, or convert two video files to one flash video file

Posted on 2010-11-30
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Hello -

Does anyone know of any classes, programs, etc that I can install on my server or call to merge two video files together, or to convert two video files to one flash video file?

Here's some info:
1. I don't need to worry about the file format that comes in - I can control exactly what I get
2. The one file that gets created can be any common type - for me the big challenge is creating one.

Ideally, I'm planning on doing something like this:

A. User uploads video
B. Video hits my server - gets combined with my 10 second clip (like a commercial for my server)
C. I save one file to my archives, and make that one file available for download.

Any/all help is appreciated!

Thanks!

*Awarding 500 points on this because it's both fun and challenging! Thanks!!
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by:flubbard
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It looks like MING might give you some options, but it is a wrapper.  I'm guessing that PHP might not be the best as it is an interpreted language and would probably be much slower.  I would think that you would be better to pass it through a back end process.  You can use mencoder among other options.

hth -flub
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by:RSPANGLER_AVTIA
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Awesome- thank you for the information! That last link did it - you'd think that more people would be doing this out there!!

Many thanks!!
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by:Dushan De Silva
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It's pleasure and Thanks for the points and Grade A.  
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