Batch script to convert all ?

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theUnknown
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Batch script to convert all ?

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Hello,

I am looking for some help to convert all my mp4 in a folder and it's subfolders to mkv . Converted files should be in the same folder and preset should be H.264 720p.

I tried GUI but it's very time consuming as I have thousands of video source folder.

Thanks in advance.
theUnknown
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Re: Batch script to convert all ?

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Btw I use MacBook.
theUnknown
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Re: Batch script to convert all ?

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This app solved my problem if anyone interested.
http://hbbatchbeast.io
indiedoroid
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Terrible --- Batch Folder is broken

Post by indiedoroid »

It doesn't work. I select the folder, but handbrake still just converts 1 file.

Thank you for the free software... but it's really frustrating to use. I have 1000 videos to convert... I have to drag in one by one ...
Woodstock
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Re: Batch script to convert all ?

Post by Woodstock »

You're looking in the wrong section if you're expecting the command line version to do "batch conversion" without scripting.

Typically, when someone raises this lament about the GRAPHIC user interface, the issue is found by looking at Tools->Preferences->Output Files, and finding that they have a template that automatically give the same output file name for every input file, so only the last one remains.

What are you using on that page?
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