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 (‘-’).
Show summary of options.
Show version of program.
Show information about available devices.
-S SUBTITLE, --subtitle=SUBTITLE
Subtitle file to render.
-f FONT, --font=FONT
Font to use when rendering subtitles.
-p PRESET, --preset=PRESET
Preset to encode to [default].
-d DEVICE, --device=DEVICE
Device to encode to [computer].
Show information about input file and exit.
Don’t show status and time remaining.
Show verbose (debug) output.
Check for and download updated device presets if they are
arista-transcode was written by Daniel G. Taylor <dan@programmer-
This manual page was written by Alessio Treglia
<email@example.com>, for the Ubuntu project (and may be used by
July 16, 2009