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       arista-transcode -  multimedia transcoding tool for the GNOME Desktop


       arista-transcode [options] infile outfile...


       This manual page documents briefly the arista-transcode command.

       arista  is a multimedia transcoder for the GNOME Desktop which allows user to encode audio
       and video streams for a wide variety of devices.

       arista-transcode is a command line program which allows user to  encode  audio  and  video
       stream for various devices.

       Features  include  automatic  discovery  of DVD media and V4L devices, ripping from DVD or
       files, a live quality preview, and included presets for the most popular devices currently
       in use.


       This  program  follows  the usual GNU command line syntax, with long options starting with
       two dashes (`-').

       -h, --help
              Show summary of options.

       -v, --version
              Show version of program.

       -i, --info
              Show information about available devices.

       -S SUBTITLE, --subtitle=SUBTITLE
              Subtitle file to render.

       -e, --ssa
              Render embedded SSA subtitles.

       -f FONT, --font=FONT
              Font to use when rendering subtitles.

       -c, --crop
              Amount of pixels to crop before transcoding.  Specify as: Top  Right  Bottom  Left,
              default: None.

       -p PRESET, --preset=PRESET
              Preset to encode to [default].

       -d DEVICE, --device=DEVICE
              Device to encode to [computer].

       -o FILENAME, --output=FILENAME
              Output file name [auto].

       -s, --source-info
              Show information about input file and exit.

       -q, --quiet
              Don't show status and time remaining.

       -v, --verbose
              Show verbose (debug) output.

       --install-preset FILENAME
              Install a downloaded device preset file.

              Reset presets to factory defaults.




       arista-transcode was written by Daniel G. Taylor <>.

       This  manual  page  was  written  by  Alessio Treglia <>, for the Debian
       project (and may be used by others).

                                          June 23, 2011                       ARISTA-TRANSCODE(1)