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Introduction to FFmpeg Webinar

August 16, 2022 @ 9:00 am - August 17, 2022 @ 12:00 pm



Introduction to FFmpeg Webinar is an 8 hour online workshop in which students will learn the powerful capabilities that exist using the free command-line tool FFmpeg. You will learn how to transcode, rewrap, and batch process videos – all from a command-line interface. Once integrated into a workflow, FFmpeg can reduce processing time dramatically.

General Information

On-line Webinar using Webex.

This Webinar will be conducted Tuesday, August 16, 2022 from 9am – 12pm (UTC+8) and Wednesday, August 17, 2022 from 9 am – 12pm (UTC+8).

Class Outline

Introduction to FFmpeg Webinar is an 8 hour online workshop in which students will discover the capabilities of this software project that produces libraries and programs for handling multimedia data. Processes will be explored for common analysis techniques including playback, analysis, and transcoding of digital video files. Additionally, new and improved workflows for analyzing and processing both standard and proprietary video file formats will be discussed including:

  • Understanding multimedia frameworks
  • Employing ffplay to view multimedia files
  • Building batch files to automate the multimedia analysis process
  • Applying ffmpeg to transcode multimedia files into an acceptable container

Multiple hands-on exercises will be included during each module. Class participation is required in order to achieve successful completion of the class.


Dorothy Stout is owner of Resolution Video Inc. which provides training on Forensic Multimedia Analysis and services for the examination and analysis of video, audio and image evidence. She has been involved in Forensic Video Analysis since 1998 during her career with the U.S. Postal Inspection Service and also performed as a Forensic Video Analyst for the U.S. Department of Defense Computer Forensic Laboratory (DCFL). She has worked with the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) and the Security Industry Association (SIA) as a forensic video/digital video technical consultant. Ms. Stout has been qualified as an expert and testified in all levels of the United States Courts and continues to offer expert testimony in civil and criminal cases involving video evidence. She has taught as an Adjunct Professor at the George Washington University, in Washington, DC, the University of Indianapolis, and the British Columbia Institute of Technology. Ms. Stout holds a Masters Degree in Forensic Science and a Bachelor Degree in Psychology.


August 16, 2022 @ 9:00 am
August 17, 2022 @ 12:00 pm