# Open source

Timelord utilizes a binary of the open source project FFmpeg and the libx264 library. This binary is released under the GNU GPL license. Its unmodified source code is available here.

# Build configuration

FFmpeg was compiled based on these guides using the following configuration.

./configure  --prefix=/usr/local --enable-gpl --enable-libass \
--enable-libfreetype --enable-libmp3lame --enable-libtheora --enable-libvorbis \
--enable-libvpx --enable-libx264 --enable-libx265 --enable-libopus --enable-libxvid \

# Usage

The binary is called from the command line with the arguments:

ffmpeg -y -i FILEINPATH -c:v libx264 -profile:v high -pix_fmt yuv420p -preset veryfast -crf 22 -vf "scale=WIDTH:-1, crop=trunc(iw/2)*2:trunc(ih/2)*2" FILEOUTPATH

# Binary path

The FFmpeg binary bundled with the extension, but may be accessed and replaced by doing a manual installation. From the installation path, FFmpeg may be found at:


# Debug flag

Editing an unsigned Adobe extension requires enabling the debug flag.

  • Mac: In the Terminal, type: defaults write com.adobe.CSXS.8 PlayerDebugMode 1
  • Windows: Openregedit > HKEY_CURRENT_USER/Software/Adobe/CSXS.8, then add a new entry PlayerDebugMode of type “string” with the value of “1”.

# Redistribution compliance

The FFmpeg source code is available online but in complicance with GNU GPL, a copy of such source code also can be obtained from us on physical media for a period of three years after our last shipment of this product by requesting such a copy from help@battleaxe.co and payment of $20.00 USD with the following shipping information:

  • The source code you request by name
  • Product Name/ID which contains subject open source software
  • Your name
  • Company, Division and Attention (if you are a company or any other entities)
  • Address, Zip code, Country and Telephone number
  • E-mail