MakeRefMovieCLI /

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MakeRefMovieCLI
MakeRefMovieCLI.xcodeproj
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MakeRefMovieCLI

This is a minimal command line tool to create a QuickTime reference movie. Written in Objective-C, all it does is create the few required atoms. It makes no use of data rate, gestalt, component check nor quality atoms. It has no support for "upgrading" existing QuickTime movies, nor opening existing QuickTime movies (either reference movies or otherwise) in any way.

It makes use only of Objective-C Foundation, and makes useof no QuickTime APIs.

It only supports creation of URL-based reference movies, and does not support creation of alias-based reference movies.

To use it, as first argument, pass the original movie. As second argument, pass the output .mov file.

Reference movies are a convenient way to add non-.mov and non-.mp4 files into your iTunes library. You can then use converter built into iTunes to get proper .mp4 files for putting onto your iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad.

Based on information published on: https://developer.apple.com/quicktime/icefloe/dispatch015.html

Metadata

You can also add some metadata to the produced reference files. After first two arguments, just add additional options.

  • -nam <string>: name
  • -art <string>: artist
  • -alb <string>: album
  • -day <string>: release day
  • -gen <string>: genre
  • -tvsh <string>: tv show
  • -tvnn <string>: tv network
  • -tvsn <integer>: tv season number
  • -tves <integer>: tv episode number
  • -stik <integer>: media kind

Available media kinds:

1: music, 2: audio book, 6: music video, 9: movie,
10: tv show, 11: booklet, 14: ringtone

License

Copyright (c) 2012, Ivan Vučica All rights reserved.

Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions are met:

  • Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer.
  • Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer in the documentation and/or other materials provided with the distribution.

THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY THE COPYRIGHT HOLDERS AND CONTRIBUTORS "AS IS" AND ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE DISCLAIMED. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE COPYRIGHT HOLDER OR CONTRIBUTORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OF THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.

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