How to convert .bik files to .webm

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Re: How to convert .bik files to .webm

Post by » 04 Nov 2014, 19:12

Create a animated Avatar or Sign from PNG-Files with FFmpeg to WEBM

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ffmpeg -i image%02d.png -c:v libvpx -minrate 1M -maxrate 1M -filter:v "setpts=2.0*PTS" -b:v 1M -c:a libvorbis output.webm
In the current folder you have to place the PNG files, the name of them should be "image01.png", "image02.png"... "image99.png".

If the PNG files have a transparent background, then the resulting webm movie has that also and that is working in Maniaplanet.

If you want to speed up/slow down the animation speed, you can change the "setpts=2.0*PTS", details you can find here: ... 2c-asetpts.

Convert a BINK Video with FFmpeg to WEBM

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ffmpeg -i avatar.bik -c:a libvorbis output.webm

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Re: How to convert .bik files to .webm

Post by Janiedaniel » 05 Nov 2014, 12:39

In addition to convert BIK video to audio format, it even enables to convert other video to audio format or convert between various audio format like FLAC, OGG, Apple Lossless, VOC, QCP, CAF, M4R, AMR, APE, DTS, MPC, WAV, MP3 and etc.

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Re: How to convert .bik files to .webm

Post by MatheusKS » 30 Nov 2014, 01:17

Besides WebM, there are a open source format known in Linux community as Theora (.ogv or .ogg). It is from the same Foundation that comes Vorbis (.ogg) audio format -
ManiaPlanet is supporting this format (for replay exporting)?
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Re: How to convert .bik files to .webm

Post by rat_in_car » 02 Dec 2014, 11:28

One format for animation is enough. BIK was cool, has very nice tool to convert anything to bik but UBI/Nadeo knows better. It will be safer if nobody suggest new formats that can replace old ones. :) I don't want to convert all my animations again. :P

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Re: How to convert .bik files to .webm

Post by xrayjay » 14 Feb 2018, 18:36

Found a easy way to convert bik to webm without any dealing with installing ffmpeg or similar, just download WinFF from here >
and these additional presets > ... l?part=0.1

Import these presets by clicking File > Import presets , do your settings and hit convert - done.
(Preferred setting for webm output is "Google" > "Google Webm Generic Widescreen" ; you can also adjust the convert settings in the ffmpeg card // hit options button up right to see them)
WinFF is free :thumbsup:
Basically it´s a GUI for ffmpeg

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