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ffmpeg: remove audio from movie

Heddi Nabbisen
An ICT designer/developer and a security monk with "a cool brain and a warm heart". OpenBSD/Rust etc. Interested in social issues and relationships. Founder of Scqr Inc.
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ffmpeg is an open source command-line tool that enables us to convert audio or video formats.

-an option disables audio recording.
You can remove audio from movie:

$ ffmpeg -i example.mp4 -an example-nosound.mp4
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Beside, an instant one-liner program to process multiple files with fish shell is like this:

$ for x in ./*.mp4; ffmpeg -i $x -an $; end
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Heddi Nabbisen Author

Hi, anabero. Thank you for your information with the link.
That's the first to me. I'll try it 😊
Well, I have often felt impressed to know mobile apps have got much more convenient...