How to Get Rid of DTS/AC3 Audio using ffmpeg on Linux to Play MKV Files on iOS or Android

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I encountered the problem on iPhone that MKV video files with AC3 are played with no sound. The OPlayer reports to me that “According to DTS patent, DTS is forbidden to play , None of the media player on iPhone/iPad can play DTS”. However, the video file can be played in MPlayer on Linux just
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ASCII Table and ASCII Code

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This post gives the ASCII table and ASCII code with ASCII control characters and ASCII printable characters and a tool to convert ASCII codes to ASCII characters. Introduction to ASCII table and ASCII code ASCII stands for American Standard Code for Information Interchange. An ASCII code is the numerical representation of a character since computers
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Essential Firefox Add-ons to Make Firefox Better

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Firefox is highly configurable and there are lots add-ons for it. Addons make Firefox to be good. In this post, I list a set of the best add-ons that I use daily and make my life easier and happier. Essential Firefox addons Screengrab! to make screenshots and save to files or to clipboard. Foxy Gestures
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4 Ways of Converting String to Int in C++

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It is common to convert a string (std::string) to integer (int) in C++ programs. Because of the long history of C++ which has several versions with extended libraries and supports almost all C standard library functions, there are many ways to convert a string to int in C++. This post introduces how to convert a
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An Online JPG to EPS Converter

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Converting the JPG images to EPS is frequently need especially when write documents in LaTeX. I introduced how to Convert JPG Images to EPS on Linux. However, not everyone have a Linux box available at any time. We set up an Online JPG to EPS Converter to help people convert JPG to EPS. Convert JPG
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Converting Video Files for iPod/iPhone/iPad

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We usually have video files in .wmv .mpg .rmvb or .mkv formats. The iPod, iPhone or iPad only accept a limited number of video file types, such as .mov and .mp4. To play these video files in .wmv .mpg or .rmvb format, we should first convert them to .mov or .mp4 files that can played
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Useful Mplayer/Mencoder Commands

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mplayer/mencoder are powerful tools. This is a list of useful mplayer/mencoder commands. Extract the audio, convert it to PCM and write the resulting wave file to audio.wav: mplayer -vo null -hardframedrop -ao pcm:file=audio.wav video.avi Convert .wav file to .mp3 file: lame -h out.wav out.mp3 Preview a video composed of all jpeg files from the current
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