Not so long ago I complained how dreadful video transcoding is. Turns out I was just using the wrong software. Thanks to a simple Ubuntu Software Center* search I stumbled upon this gem: Arista Transcoder. I’ve only been using it for a couple of minutes and that was enough to pick the video to transcode, admire the simplicity, speed of the process and sheer beauty of the software, and donate a few bucks to the author just a few seconds before the processing** was done.
* believe it or not, app store concept was not really invented by Apple.
** here’s the result: http://vimeo.com/18545596