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CarlWalters
12-29-2011, 07:44 AM
I recently purchased a GoGear Vibe 4GB (SA3VBE04) for my daughter. However I run Linux (Ubuntu 11.10) on our home PCs and I cannot find a way to convert videos to a format acceptable to this Philips mp4 player. I understand that the player only supports MJPEG and that the recommended way to get video onto it is to use the Philips version of Songbird. However Philips Songbird will not run on Ubuntu (using the windows emulator - Wine).

So is there any other way to convert video to a format acceptable by this device (on a Linux/Ubuntu system)? Or even will it accept any other format (the specification would seem to indicate that it won't)

bugmenot
12-29-2011, 11:36 AM
I recently purchased a GoGear Vibe 4GB (SA3VBE04) for my daughter. However I run Linux (Ubuntu 11.10) on our home PCs and I cannot find a way to convert videos to a format acceptable to this Philips mp4 player. I understand that the player only supports MJPEG and that the recommended way to get video onto it is to use the Philips version of Songbird. However Philips Songbird will not run on Ubuntu (using the windows emulator - Wine).

So is there any other way to convert video to a format acceptable by this device (on a Linux/Ubuntu system)? Or even will it accept any other format (the specification would seem to indicate that it won't)

You can use ffmpeg from command line, the format is:


MOV Container
MJPEG video coded 160x128 512kb bitrate 25-30 fps
ADPCM audio codec samplerate of 22050Hz


This is the script I use:

#!/bin/sh
# GoGearVibeConvert.sh - converts videos to be played on Philips GoGear Vibe

[ "x$1" != "x" ] || { echo "usage: $(basename $0) <input file>" 1>&2; exit 1; }

ffmpeg -i "$1" \
-f mov \
-vcodec mjpeg -s 160x128 -b 512k -r 25 \
-acodec adpcm_ima_wav -ab 192k -ar 22050 \
-metadata title="${1}.mp4" \
"${1}.mp4"

CarlWalters
12-29-2011, 03:31 PM
You can use ffmpeg from command line, the format is:


MOV Container
MJPEG video coded 160x128 512kb bitrate 25-30 fps
ADPCM audio codec samplerate of 22050Hz




Excellent. That did the trick. Many thanks :)

sparky1062
05-13-2012, 04:40 PM
You can use ffmpeg from command line, the format is:


MOV Container
MJPEG video coded 160x128 512kb bitrate 25-30 fps
ADPCM audio codec samplerate of 22050Hz


This is the script I use:

#!/bin/sh
# GoGearVibeConvert.sh - converts videos to be played on Philips GoGear Vibe

[ "x$1" != "x" ] || { echo "usage: $(basename $0) <input file>" 1>&2; exit 1; }

ffmpeg -i "$1" \
-f mov \
-vcodec mjpeg -s 160x128 -b 512k -r 25 \
-acodec adpcm_ima_wav -ab 192k -ar 22050 \
-metadata title="${1}.mp4" \
"${1}.mp4"

I just bought a Philips GoGear Vibe 4GB model SA3VBE04/BN. The file support for videos is MJPEG[160*128]. How do I convert the videos to MJPEG if I'm using Windows 7?

akiem33
11-30-2012, 01:27 PM
I recently purchased a GoGear Vibe 4GB (SA3VBE04).However I run Windows 7.The file support for videos is MJPEG[160*128]. How do I convert the videos to MJPEG if I'm using Windows 7?Please reply...:)

akiem33
11-30-2012, 01:40 PM
I recently purchased a GoGear Vibe 4GB (SA3VBE04).However I run Windows 7.The file support for videos is MJPEG[160*128]. How do I convert the videos to MJPEG if I'm using Windows 7?Please reply...:)

Oscar
12-03-2012, 08:30 AM
Hi Sparky please start a new thread/topic