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by thomas
Mon Sep 24, 2012 9:38 pm
Forum: Command Line Interface And Scripting
Topic: Windows script to convert all media files in a root dir?
Replies: 10
Views: 5432

Re: Windows script to convert all media files in a root dir?

@MilkmanWes Thanks for the very helpful inputs and suggestions. You opened my eyes to the potential of Windows batch scripting. I recently worked on a new project that requires extensive Windows batch scripting. Do you know of any good resources (such as books, online tutorials, etc.) that teach Win...
by thomas
Wed Mar 28, 2012 12:02 am
Forum: Command Line Interface And Scripting
Topic: Windows script to convert all media files in a root dir?
Replies: 10
Views: 5432

Re: Windows script to convert all media files in a root dir?

Found a solution: wrote a Perl script to run on Windows and don't have to deal with compiling HandBrakeCLI from source for Cygwin. Only need ActivePerl installed to run the script. Shared here with the community. use strict; use warnings; use File::Basename; # for fileparse() use File::Find; # for f...
by thomas
Wed Mar 14, 2012 4:41 pm
Forum: Command Line Interface And Scripting
Topic: Windows script to convert all media files in a root dir?
Replies: 10
Views: 5432

Windows script to convert all media files in a root dir?

1) I found several scripts on this forum but they're mostly for Linux/Mac. Does anyone know of a Windows script that fits my needs (see #2 below)? I'm fairly familiar with Linux scripting, but not Windows scripting. Is Windows scripting flexible enough or should I just go for Linux scripting? (mind ...
by thomas
Wed Mar 14, 2012 7:04 am
Forum: Windows
Topic: Real batch jobs? (yes, I've read the docs)
Replies: 1
Views: 194

Real batch jobs? (yes, I've read the docs)

Okay, I have a ton of video files in various .avi, .mpeg, .asf, .mov, .rm, etc. formats that I want to convert to .m4v format for playback on iPhone and iPad. (I personally think this is a rather common scenario). HandBrake 0.9.6 allows me to scan a folder (non-recursively) and lists all the titles ...