ffmpeg2theora is a powerful Theora video encoder. It supports most input formats and you can also adjust brightness, deinterlace, resize, crop, add metadata and subtitles, etc. Outputs an OGV file with Theora video and Vorbis audio. Command line application but frontends/GUIs available like FFCoder or Hyper Video Converter.
to convert your DV file, called videoclip.dv to Ogg Theora:
this will create an Ogg Theora file called videoclip.dv.ogv.
to encode with another quality, lets say Video Quality 7 and Audio Quality 3:
ffmpeg2theora -v 7 -a 3 videoclip.dv
you can also use the v2v Presets to encode your video
ffmpeg2theora -p preview videoclip.dv
ffmpeg2theora -p pro videoclip.dv
on linux you can use ffmpeg2theora to stream to an icecast server:
this needs the latest version of the icecast server and a small tool to send the ogg stream to the icecast server.
a more detailed description can be found in the Streaming HowTo
dvgrab --format raw - |
ffmpeg2theora -a 0 -v 5 -f dv -x 320 -y 240 -o /dev/stdout - |
oggfwd icecastserver 8000 pwd /theora.ogv
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