We have installed banshee on fedora. Its time to convert videos which can playable on your iPOD or iPAD. I am using handbrake for the same.

HandBrake is an open soure, GPL-licensed, multiplatform, multithreaded video trans-coder, available for Mac OS X, Linux and Windows.
Website: http://handbrake.fr/

Features :

  • Convert videos direct from DVD
  • Convert videos from most multimedia files
  • Create videos using a number of pre-defined format templates
  • Supports h264, MPEG-4, Theora, AAC, MP3 and Vorbis
  • Supports subtitles
  • Video filtering tools

To download & install HandBrake on fedora12, just run

yum install -y desktop-file-utils python yasm automake libtool m4 intltool yasm zlib-devel bzip2-devel glib2-devel gtk2-devel gstreamer-devel hal-devel libnotify-devel webkitgtk-devel gstreamer-plugins-base-devel libmkv-devel libogg-devel libsamplerate-devel libtheora-devel libvorbis-devel faad2-devel lame-devel libmpeg2-devel faac-devel a52dec bzip2 faac faad2 ffmpeg lame libdca libdvdnav libdvdread libmkv libogg libsamplerate libtheora libvorbis libmp4v2 libmpeg2 x264 zlib

wget http://handbrake.fr/rotation.php?file=HandBrake-0.9.4-Fedora_GUI_i686.rpm

rpm -ivh HandBrake-0.9.4-Fedora_GUI_i686.rpm

To convert videos, run HandBrake from Application > Sound & Video > HandBrake
Select the “Source” and in “Preset menu” select ipod.

Convert video files for an iPod or iPhone

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