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Batch video merging of thousands of files. Which software to use.

Discussion in 'Video Production' started by ThreadKiller, Nov 5, 2012.

  1. ThreadKiller

    ThreadKiller Power Member

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    So I have 1000 video files.

    I want to merge each one of them with a 10 second advertisement to create 1000 clips. The advertisement will be the same for all videos. The format will probably be avi or mpeg.

    Which video editor can do this with a batch command? Would suck to have to do this on a one-after-the-other basis.
     
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    Thx for the response Gordon. That GUI was a bit of a jungle though. I will keep on examining that program, and if I find the function I will let you know.
     
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    Negative, SUPER from erightsoft can not merge clips the way I want. I am still looking.
     
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    Super is meant for converting different file formats and codecs and it's a great tool for it and not meant for merging files though.
     
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    ffmpeg maybe, as far as i'm concerned that's the ultimate video editing tool which is capable of batch operations
    idk exactly how to do what you want, more than likely it won't be a push button solution, but you may find your answer on google
     
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    Thanks. Yeah I am checking out the FFMPEG cli syntax now. Too bad that it is such a headache.

     
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    if you are just trying to put two video files together, why not just create a simple macro....?
    Like, if you don't have a video editing app capable of doing batch process, that might be a simple solution for you...Like parrot or something.

    Backup your 1k files, then start the macro, drop in your files, export, then just delete file number one, and re rune the macro 999 times.

    That might be more simple unless you wanna get into the code of ffmpeg.