Archive for November 2008

Youtube to MPEG or Ogg video conversion

Here is the two line method to convert a youtube video to oggvorbis video. Locate clive and ffmpeg2theora in your package and install $clive http://in.youtube.com/watch?v=6JeZ5oeAEyU (replace this with the youtube address you want) It will create a flv file. Convert…Continue Reading →

Dhvani 0.94 Released

A new version of Dhvani -The Indian Language Text to Speech System is available now. The new version comes with the following improvements/features Support for 11 languages- Hindi, Panjabi, Gujarati, Marati, Bengali, Oriya, Telugu, Kannada, Tamil , Malayalam and Pashto(Afganistan)…Continue Reading →

Gedit plugin for showing unicode codepoints

While working with Unicode text, it is often required to get the Unicode code points of text for debugging. Using python, it is very easy to get the unicode codepoints of the text. Following examples illustrates it. >>> “സന്തോഷ്”.decode(“utf-8″) u’\u0d38\u0d28\u0d4d\u0d24\u0d4b\u0d37\u0d4d’…Continue Reading →