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handbrakeCLIbatch is a bash script utilizing HandbrakeCLI to batch transcode specified source files with a specified Handbrake transcoding profile.

(Handbrake is an open source, GPL-licensed, multiplatform, multithreaded video transcoder, available for Mac OS X, Linux and Windows. Handbrake Command Line Interface HandbrakeCLI is required by this script and can be downloaded from handbrake.fr site )

This script was authored and tested on Mac OS X 10.7.3 Lion.
Download and move the script at the location of your choice (e.g. /usr/local/bin)

Usage is:
handbrakeCLIbatch [-c /path/to/HandbrakeCLI]
                  [-d /path/to/destination/directory]
                  [-p transcoding_preset]
                  [-f container format]
                  [-r]
                  [source]
                  [wildcard]

    Where: [-c] optional parameter specifies the path to HandbrakeCLI. Script will
                try to determine the location of HandbrakeCLI if not specified
           [-d] optional parameter specifies path to destination of transcoded
                files. Default value is the same as source directory.
           [-p] optional parameter specifies the transcoding preset. Default value
                is "iPad"
           [-f] optional parameter specifies the container format and output file
                extension; e.g. m4v or mp4. Default value is m4v
           [-r] optional parameter traverse into subfolders within source directory
           [source] optional parameter specifies the (directory) path to source
                files. Default value is current directory
           [wildcard] optional parameter specifies wildcard to select source
                files. Default value is *.avi

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