Join Steve Heffernan for an in-depth discussion in this video Encoding audio formats with VLC, part of HTML5: Video and Audio in Depth.
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To create our audio files, we are going to use a program called VLC.…VLC is a free media player that can play just about any type of file and we can…also use it for encoding our audio files.…First you will need to download and install VLC, which you can find at…http://www.videolan.org/vlc.…All right, when we open VLC we are presented with the media player and the first…thing we need to do is open the file that we want to encode.…So I am going to open our audio source which is in our _audio assets folder and…it's our podcast-audio.mov.…
(Music playing)…And you can see it starts playing that as if we want…to listen to it, but we don't right now.…What we want to do is to go under the File menu and select the…Streaming/Exporting Wizard.…We will open that up and now we are basically taking through a step by step…process to create the files that we want.…The first step is to select Transcode/ Save to file and click Next and then…select in our Existing playlist, we find our podcast-audio movie.…So we will choose the first one in the list and then check the audio checkbox…
- Understanding the differences in media formats
- Preloading, autoplaying, and looping in HTML5
- Setting a video's width and height attributes
- Displaying subtitles and captions
- Generating embed code with an embed code builder
- Encoding files using HandBrake, Firefogg, and VLC
- Creating a load progress bar
- Recognizing Android and iOS issues
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Video and Audio Basics
Understanding the format war3m 53s
2. Embedding Video and Audio
3. Falling Back to Alternative Playback Methods
4. Encoding Audio and Video Files
6. Known Issues and Workarounds
7. Audio and Video in the Wild
Further exploration1m 40s
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