Skip to content

Instantly share code, notes, and snippets.

View portableant's full-sized avatar
Ducking and diving

Daniel Pett portableant

Ducking and diving
View GitHub Profile
dvlden /
Last active May 14, 2024 14:25
Convert video files to MP4 through FFMPEG

This is my personal list of functions that I wrote for converting mov files to mp4!

Command Flags

Flag Options Description
-codec:a libfaac, libfdk_aac, libvorbis Audio Codec
-quality best, good, realtime Video Quality
-b:a 128k, 192k, 256k, 320k Audio Bitrate
-codec:v mpeg4, libx264, libvpx-vp9 Video Codec
tombigel /
Last active May 27, 2024 23:48 — forked from a2ikm/limit.maxfiles.plist
How to Change Open Files Limit on OS X and macOS Sierra (10.8 - 10.12)

How to Change Open Files Limit on OS X and macOS

This text is the section about OS X Yosemite (which also works for macOS Sierra) from

The last time i visited this link it was dead (403), so I cloned it here from the latest snapshot in's Wayback Machine

Mac OS X

To check the current limits on your Mac OS X system, run:

joshbuchea /
Last active May 30, 2024 14:31
Semantic Commit Messages

Semantic Commit Messages

See how a minor change to your commit message style can make you a better programmer.

Format: <type>(<scope>): <subject>

<scope> is optional


phobson / wind_rose.ipynb
Last active March 3, 2024 07:17
Making a wind rose in pandas/matplotlib
Sorry, something went wrong. Reload?
Sorry, we cannot display this file.
Sorry, this file is invalid so it cannot be displayed.
jonathantneal /
Last active March 19, 2024 23:31
Local SSL websites on macOS Sierra

Local SSL websites on macOS Sierra

These instructions will guide you through the process of setting up local, trusted websites on your own computer.

These instructions are intended to be used on macOS Sierra, but they have been known to work in El Capitan, Yosemite, Mavericks, and Mountain Lion.

NOTE: You may substitute the edit command for nano, vim, or whatever the editor of your choice is. Personally, I forward the edit command to Sublime Text:

alias edit="/Applications/Sublime\"
johnchristopher /
Last active January 17, 2023 04:15
FFmpeg subtitles commands
ffmpeg -i input.mp4 \
-map 0:1 \
-c:a copy \
-y output.m4a
hanxue /
Created January 18, 2014 10:21
Cloning Github Wiki Pages
hanxue-mac:Github hanxue$ git clone
Cloning into ''...
remote: Counting objects: 1745, done.
remote: Compressing objects: 100% (1733/1733), done.
remote: Total 1745 (delta 1089), reused 10 (delta 4)
Receiving objects: 100% (1745/1745), 267.93 KiB | 35.00 KiB/s, done.
Resolving deltas: 100% (1089/1089), done.
Checking connectivity... done
hanxue-mac:Github hanxue$ ls