This week we make a green screen webcam, mention upcoming laptop reviews from Entroware and Dell and reveal an Entroware laptop competition is coming soon. Then we discuss the death of the Linux desktop, this weeks command line love is using
ffmpeg to create “high quality” animated .gifs and we go over your feedback.
In this week’s show:
- We discuss what we’ve been upto recently:
- Martin has been making a green screen backdrop for Google Hangouts using a Magewell USB Capture HDMI Gen 2 and Open Broadcaster Software.
- Mark has been playing with a Dell Precision 5520 and preparing his review.
- Alan has received an Entroware Apollo laptop to review and for us to give away as a competition prize.
We discuss the death of the Linux desktop.
We share a command line lurve:
ffmpeg– Converting videos to “high quality” animated
Generate a palette
ffmpeg -y -i input.mp4 -vf fps=15,scale=448:-1:flags=lanczos,palettegen palette.png
Output the GIF using the palette
ffmpeg -i input.mp4 -i palette.png -filter_complex "fps=15,scale=448:-1:flags=lanczos[x];[x][1:v]paletteuse" output.gif
And we go over all your amazing feedback – thanks for sending it – please keep sending it!
This weeks cover image is taken from Wikimedia.
That’s all for this week! If there’s a topic you’d like us to discuss, or you have any feedback on previous shows, please send your comments and suggestions to [email protected] or Tweet us or Comment on our Facebook page or comment on our Google+ page or comment on our sub-Reddit.